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Buhari to return to Nigeria soon...
President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is returning soon to continue the project of fixing Nigeria after a time of rest in London.
President Buhari spoke in a telephone conversation with Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State at the weekend during which the two men paid compliments to one another on what they had done in office.
Omateki Computer boss, Florence Seriki is dead
Founder of Omatek Computer Ventures, Mrs Florence Seriki is dead. She died at the Lagos University teaching Hospital (LUTH) after a long battle with cancer.
She was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the first completely knocked down Computer
factories in Nigeria and Ghana.
Fayose Begs Buhari to speak with him
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari, to speak with him to prove he is hale and hearty instead of shopping for outsiders to speak with.
Fayose said Nigerians would be more convinced if the president spoke with him.
The governor in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, noted that Buhari had reportedly in one week spoken with the king of Morocco and the president of the African Union.
Fayose said, “If their problem is that they are looking for a credible person who can help them convince Nigerians that all is well with our President, I’m their best bet.
“Let the president speak with me. If I tell Nigerians that the president spoke with me, Nigerians will believe.
“Since they are eager for the president to speak to people; believing in this way to convince Nigerians that their President is hale and hearty, let president Buhari talk to me. I can be reached on 08035024994. I am credible and Nigerians will believe me”, he said.
Thousands gather in Zaria to pray for Buhari
Thousands of Muslim faithful have gathered in Zaria, Kaduna State to offer prayers for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari and his safe return back to Nigeria, this is even as the President has been severally declared as hale and hearty by his aides.
Buhari travelled to London in January on a 10-day vacation adding that during this period, he would see his doctor for some medical examinations. He however extended his stay in a letter to the National Assembly saying this was on the advice of his doctors.
Many chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have since visited him while some claim that they have spoken with him on phone.
Prayer sessions have been carried out in Kebbi, Kano and other such areas.
There are also speculations that the president was being shielded by a cabal, but this has not been substantiated.
Obasanjo Builds Mosque In Abeokuta To Celebrate 80th Birthday
The mosque was commissioned by the Emir of Ilorin. HRH, Alh. Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, Dan Kano and other dignitaries. Islamic Lecture was delivered by a renowned Islamic scholar, Sheikh Sulaiman Faruq Onikigipa. Baba don try!