Buhari salutes Abdulrazak on his elevation as NGF chairman

by Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Abdul Rahman Abdul Razak on his elevation as the new Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF). In a congratulatory message issued by his spokesman Malam Garba Shehu on Friday in Abuja, Buhari urged the governor to do his best in providing leadership for the forum. … Read more

U-20 World Cup: CAF salutes Flying Eagles after victory against Dominican Republic

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria celebrate after the team’s 2-1 win against the Dominican Republic by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The two-time finalists bounced back from a goal down to beat debutants in their opening game at the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup on Sunday. CAF took to social media to praise Ladan … Read more

Buhari salutes Ekun on 50th anniversary as table tennis champion

President Muhammadu Buhari joined former national champion Waheed Ekun to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his table tennis national title at the first National Sports Festival in 1973. The President, in a statement by his media aide Mr. Femi Adesina in Abuja on Wednesday, commended Ekun, the international table tennis coach, for representing Nigeria […] … Read more

‘From the streets of Nigeria to the world’s history books’, Drogba salutes Osimhen

Cote d’Ivoire and Chelsea legend Didier Drogba salutes Victor Osimhen after his record-breaking goal in Napoli’s 1-0 home win against Fiorentina on Sunday. Osimhen became the top African goal scorer in Serie A with 47 goals. Nigeria Super Eagles striker broke former AC Milan’s record. […] The post ‘From the streets of Nigeria to the … Read more

UN salutes ‘inspiring’ life of civil rights champion Harry Belafonte

by Cecilia Ologunagaba UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday led a UN-wide tribute to legendary singer, entertainer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte, who died at the age of 96. “In this hour of grief, let us be inspired by his example and strive to defend the dignity and rights of every human being, everywhere,” … Read more

Eid-ul-Fitr: Sarkar Ugwuyani salutes Muslims, chants peace, love, unity

As Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr to mark the end of Ramadan, Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuyani has urged Nigerians to look at the celebration as a morale-booster in our nation’s quest for peace, unity and progress. has invoked. In his Sallah message, Governor Ugwuanyi congratulated Muslim believers on the successful conclusion of Ramadan, adding that the … Read more

APC Salutes Adebutu for Filing of Petition – THISDAYLIVE

James Sowole in Abeokuta The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ogun State, has described the filing of a petition by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in the 2023 Election Hon Oladipupo Adebutu, as a welcome development. Adebutu has filed his petition challenging the outcome of the March 18 election at the Ogun state governorship … Read more

Abiodun salutes Tinubu at 71 – Punch Newspapers

The Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has felicitated with the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on his 71st birthday. The governor, in a statement, by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, on Wednesday,  described Tinubu as an icon of progressive politics in the country. He noted that the septuagenarian had contributed immensely to the political … Read more