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    Shagari alive, preaches peaceful conduct of polls

Shagari alive, preaches peaceful conduct of polls

Shehu Shagari, second republican president of Nigeria, has cleared the air on the rumour of his death, calling for a peaceful conduct of the forthcoming general election. Shagari, who spoke at his residence in Sokoto on Monday, said it was important to shun violence. “Nobody should sponsor or perpetrate violence as the country belongs to all of us,” he said. “Politicians in the [...]

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    Buhari pays Shagari post-90th-birthday visit

Buhari pays Shagari post-90th-birthday visit

Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is currently in Sokoto state to pay a courtesy visit to former president, Shehu Shagari, whose 90th birthday ceremony he missed due to his United Kingdom trip. Buhari returned from the UK on Friday since February 19 when he embarked on a trip whose highlight was a speech at the Royal Institute of International [...]

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    GMB: I toppled Shagari, yet he shows me civility

GMB: I toppled Shagari, yet he shows me civility

Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has congratulated Shehu Shagari, a former president, on his 90th birthday, saying the nonagenarian shows him “civility and courtesy” despite ousting his government in 1983. “Although, I am physically unable to be present as I am abroad on previously-arranged assignments, I wish to send my good wishes to former President Shehu [...]

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    [OBITUARY] Dikko: The man they couldn’t kidnap

[OBITUARY] Dikko: The man they couldn’t kidnap

There must be something about Alhaji Umaru Dikko and London: this is the city where he survived drugging in 1984 and this is the city where he could not survive strokes 30 years after.   The second republic politician, who was generally regarded as the de facto No. 2 in the government of Alhaji Shehu Shagari from 1979 to 1983, died [...]

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