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Buhari reacts as fire engulfs primary school, kills over 20 pupils in Niamey

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday expressed deep sorrow over the loss of lives after fire enveloped a primary school in Niamey, Niger Republic, killing more than 20 children.

In a message to President Mohammed Bazoum, the government and people of Nigeria’s  northern neighbour, President Buhari described the fire incident leading to the death of the mostly three to five year olds as “heart wrenching and extremely horrific.”


“On behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, we commiserate with our brotherly neighbours on this tragic loss.


“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, families and communities affected by this unfortunate incident. Wishing quick recovery to those who were injured,” the President added.

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Days after forgiving ailing Ada Jesus, Nollywood actress Rita Edochie mourns on her birthday

Veteran Nollywood actress Rita Edochie is currently in a state of mourning as she celebrates her birthday today.

This comes barely a few days after the actress took to her social media page to confirm she has forgiven ailing Nigerian comedian Ada Jesus for peddling rumours about her and controversial clergy Odumejeje.

In a post shared on her Instagram page, the actress said she could not celebrate her birthday following her niece's death.

She captioned the post thus: MY NIECE MARTHA NWOSISI WILL BE LAID TO REST TODAY. TODAY 16TH APRIL IS MY BIRTHDAY BUT CAN NOT CELEBRATE IT. REST ON MARTHA FOR GOD ALMIGHTY KNOWS THE BEST.

Reacting to the post, some fans and Nollywood stars such as Anita Joseph, Ngozi Ezeonu,...

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‘I am surprised at how young girls are trying to live up to a standard that does not exist on social media’ – Singer, Simi

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Senational singer, Simi has poured out her mind on how surprised she is at how young girls are trying to live up to a standard that does not exist on social media.

According the mother of one, social media has killed the self esteem of many people because they are deceived with many untrue things.

Simi used the opportunity to encourage self-love as she condemns the idea of struggling to satisfy social media people.

In her words;

“Yo LOVE YOURSELF as you are!! Its great to do things for yourself that you want… But the moment you become consumed with looking or presenting yourself a certain way, so people that honestly, truly don’t care about you on social media can tell you...

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Seven high profile personality arrested for sponsoring bandits in Zamfara State

The Zamfara State police have arrested seven serving military officers for allegedly supporting banditry activities in the state.

Sources gathered the military personnel were supplying bandits with logistics and information.

This was made known by the commissioner for information, Hon. Ibrahim Magaji Dosara while addressing journalists at the state ministry of information in Gusau, the state capital.

Ibrahim Magaji Dosara said that the police had informed the government that the seven military men have been sabotaging the present administration's peace accord and reconciliation program.

According to the Dosara, the police's information revealed the police arrested the logistics’ suppliers and the bandits with enough exhibits capable of dealing with them by the land laws.

The commissioner added the...

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