President Buhari mourns soccer legend, Pele

By Ismaila Chafe, Abuja.   President Muhammadu Buhari has joined world leaders in expressing grief over the death of Brazilian soccer legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pele.   The world’s greatest football player succumbed to death on…
Atiku mourns George Obiozor, says an “Iroko” tree has fallen

By Emmanuel Oloniruha, Abuja. Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday grieved over the death of the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Prof. George Obiozor.   The former Vice-President, in a statement personally…
Buhari grieves over Queen Elizabeth’s death

By Ismaila Chafe, Abuja.   President Muhammadu Buhari says he received with immense sadness the news of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.   The Nigerian leader expressed his sadness in a condolence message issued by…
UN chief mourns Queen Elizabeth II

By Cecilia Ologunagba, New York.   United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II for her unwavering, lifelong dedication to serving her people.   Guterres in a statement said that he…
Buhari mourns ex-NNN MD, Tukur Othman

By Ismaila Chafe, Abuja.   President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of the former Managing Director of the New Nigerian Newspapers (NNN), Malam Tukur Othman.   The president’s reaction to the demise of the veteran journalist is…
IBB mourns ex-spokesman, Duro Onabule

By Aminu Garko, Minna.   Former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, has expressed sadness over the death of his ex-Chief Press Secretary, Chief Duro Onabule.   This is contained in a condolence message, signed by Babangida and made available to…
Buhari mourns veteran broadcaster, Yusuf Katsina

By Ismaila Chafe, Abuja.   President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of veteran broadcaster, Alhaji Yusuf Katsina, describing him as a gentleman and a dedicated journalist.   The president expressed his grief in a statement by his media…