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Fire razes 6 shops in Kano market

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No fewer than six shops were burnt at Kofar Wambai Jewelry Market (Kasuwar ‘Yan Yeri) in Kano on Friday night.

The Director of the State Fire Service, Alhaji Sagir Madaki, told newsmen in Kano on Saturday that the fire burnt six shops.

He said “we received a distress call from Kofar Wambai Police Division at about 8:57p.m that there was fire outbreak at the market.

”On receiving the information, we quickly sent some of our personnel and fire fighting vehicle to the scene of the incident at about 9:05p.m to quench the fire.”

Madaki said that with the quick intervention of fire service personnel it took 55 minutes to put it under control so as not to spread to other shops.

The director said the cause of the fire was under investigation.

He advised traders at the market and other residents to be more careful and desist from using instruments capable of triggering fire as a way of guarding against future occurence.

The director also advised the people to keep fire bucket, fire blanket and fire extinguisher that would enablethem to curtail the spread of fire before calling on the fire service.

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Ugwuanyi, Ekweremadu hailed for political peace, good governance in Enugu

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The Governor of Enugu State, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, have been extolled for the political peace and development strides in the State.

The commendation came from various speakers at the fundraising dinner in Enugu organised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Enugu West Senatorial District, to support the party’s candidates for various offices in the 2019 general elections.

They noted that unlike previously, Enugu was heading into a major election without crisis.

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RICO Groups, Sir Eric Chime described both leaders as agents of peace, political stability, and good governance in Enugu State.

He observed that the synergy between the state government and the state’s federal lawmakers had translated to massive grassroots development in Enugu State.

He said: “The synergy and sincere brotherhood shared by Governor Ugwuanyi and Senator Ekweremadu has brought peace, unity, political stability and good governance to our State. Enugu State has witnessed purposeful, responsive leadership and massive infrastructural development, which have uplifted the living conditions of our people.

“This is exemplified in all sectors- economy; road infrastructures, water projects, health, education, among others. Our choice is to support them to continue the good work because we cannot change a winning team”.

Also speaking, the Zonal Chairman of the PDP in Enugu West Senatorial District, Ozo Okey Ozoani, said both men had given governance a human and for being youth and sport-friendly.

“I will not end this speech without mentioning the Governor’s impact in sports development, which has earned the Rangers International both the league title and the AITEO Cup in the last three years”.

“In the same vein, Senator Ekweremadu has also committed himself to sponsoring of the annual youth sports competition, which has also contributed immensely in enriching the Rangers International feeder team and development of various sports talents”.

The fundraising dinner witnessed a large turnout of friends and well-wishers, who called for support for PDP candidates in Enugu West Senatorial District and beyond.

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Jubril of Sudan: Nnamdi Kanu suspends live broadcast, reveals next action

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Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has suspended his live broadcast earlier slated for Saturday.

The suspension of the broadcast was made known in a terse statement by his deputy, Alphonsus Okafor-Mefor, via his Facebook page.

Recall that Kanu since his reappearance in Israel penultimate month has been consistent in making weekly exposé on the alleged impersonation of ‘dead’ President Muhammadu Buhari by a Sudanese stage play actor, Jubril Aminu Al-Sudani.

However, Okafor-Mefor informed that instead of a fresh broadcast this weekend, a repeat edition would be played back after which the IPOB leader would host an interactive session on Radio Biafra.

“There won’t be a live broadcast from our leader (Nnamdi Kanu) on Saturday. In place of it, we shall do a repeat and interactive session will follow,” Okafor-Mefor said.

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu had last Wednesday alleged that the so-called Jubril Al-Sudani had confirmed his claim that he was an impostor.

Kanu made the claim in reference to a picture of the President responding to cheers from his supporters by raising his fist.

The IPOB leader had earlier said during a previous broadcast that “the president” would no longer wave his supporters because he had different palm print from the “real Muhammadu Buhari”

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Buhari talks tough, says war against Boko Haram is ‘fight to finish

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday declared that the war against Boko Haram “is a fight to the finish”.

Buhari made the declaration while addressing the extraordinary summit of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission and Benin in Abuja.

The President lamented that the Boko Haram crisis had worsened the already bad situation in the Lake Chad region.

He lamented that the “Lake Chad region has suffered decades of neglect and poor infrastructural development.”

Stressing that the neglect has been worsened by Boko Haram attacks, Buhari called for cooperation from the leaders to tackle insurgency.

He stressed that “the time has come for the evil of Boko Haram to be brought to a definitive end.”

Buhari urged the leaders to “remain resolute and committed in our collective efforts at attaining peace as well as eradicating terrorism and violent extremism from the sub-region”.

“The time has come for the evil of Boko Haram to be brought to a definitive end.

“I am sure that this summit will take the right decisions in this regard. This is a fight to the finish. We must, and we will, by the grace of God, wipe out terrorism from our sub-region,” he said.

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