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Eze Osuji Commiserates with Kaduna State Gov, others over Death of Emir, Describes Deceased As Family Friend



Traditional Ruler of Onicha Uboma, HRH Eze Barr Abel Osuji has condoled with the Governor of Kaduna State, mallam Elrufai over the death of Emir of Zaria, Alhaji Dr. Shehu Idris, LLD, OFR Emir of Zazzau Emirate Of Kaduna State.

This is even as he described the late Emir as a bosom and family friend of the Osuji Royal Family.

In a press release signed by Eze Osuji himself and made available to Lead, the Traditional Ruler further consoled with the immediate family of the deceased and the entire people of Zaria while praying to God to give them the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.

I received with rude shock the death of Emir Idris, may his soul rest in peace, the release reads in parts.


Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Stop Attending Marriage Counselling, Might Divorce.



A formal split between Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West might be quick drawing closer, a source discloses to PEOPLE magazine.

As indicated by the source, the stars, who got married in May 2014, have “totally” quit going to marriage counselling. A different insider had revealed to PEOPLE recently that the couple was in conjugal treatment with an end goal to rescue their cracked relationship.

“He is conversing with divorce lawyers this week,” the source adds of the 43-year-old Grammy champ.

Delegates of Kardashian and West have not reacted to demands for comment.

The news comes under about fourteen days after various sources had said that the Keeping Up with The Kardashians star, 40, plans to seek legal separation from West and has been working with a prominent divorce attorney, Laura Wasser.

“They are only not in the same spot with regards to their future as a family and Kim approves of it,” an insider uncovered.

Also Read: Didier Drogba, African Football Legend Divorces Wife

Kardashian and West offer little girls North, 7, and Chicago, 3, and children Saint, 5, and Psalm, who turns 2 in May. As the truth star pursues her law degree and keeps on battling for criminal equity reform, she needs to maintain her focus on her youngsters and her vocation career

“Kim understands how she needs to manage her life. She needs to continue to live in L.A., make the best life for the children and focus on her work interests,” said the insider

As indicated by sources, following almost seven years of marriage, Kardashian feels her future doesn’t line up with West’s, particularly following his 2020 presidential run and questionable Twitter rants.

“Kim has gotten freer and has become upset with his antics, rants, the presidential campaign and tweets. The romantic tale between Kim and Kanye has been over for quite a while. They adored each other but have an excessive number of differences,” a TV industry source said

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PDP Woos Ex-gov, Okorocha As He Ridicules APC, Plans Party



The Senator representing Imo West and former governor of Imo State, Chief Rochas Okorocha, on Monday took a swipe at the All Progressives Congress, saying the party was formed in a hurry with the motive of hijacking power from the Peoples Democratic Party in 2015.

Okorocha, in an interview with journalists in Abuja, said he and other politicians who are progress-minded were perfecting a plan to form a new political party.

But the PDP pleaded with the former governor to return to the opposition party instead of going the wrong way as he did in 2014.

According to the Ex-governor, the body language of the Nigerians, speaks volume of the fact that they are not pleased with what is going on in Nigeria.

The Senator who is a founding member of the All Progressive Congress (APC), last week launched a project of the Rivers State Government on the invitation of the state Governor, Nyesom Wike.

At the event, he beckoned on the good people in the APC and the PDP to come together and rescue the nation in 2023.

On Monday he said there was a pressing need for the regrouping of the ‘good politicians’ to bring back restore public confidence in governance and remedy the country.

“The movement for a new Nigeria has commenced and we must come join forces, I mean progressive Nigerians, to make the country work”, Okorocha stated.

Asked if the promise of the new political movement for a new Nigeria would not be in like manner to that of the APC in 2015, he stated that the APC was formed in a hurry in order to take power from the PDP without much emphasis on the character of those leading the movement.

The ex-governor said, “The APC was a hasty arrangement. It was hurriedly set up to take power when the then government was drifting. The APC would have been better until individuals who were not its members; individuals who came for congratulatory messages, hijacked the party and became lords.”

Also Read: Imo APC Crisis: Uzodinma Finally Cages Out Okorocha

In PDP’s reaction to this, it said it was not a part of those worried by the plan by Okorocha and a few of his friends to form a new political party.

National Publicity Secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a telephone interview with a correspondent, in Abuja, on Monday, explained that the PDP was happy that more Nigerians especially individuals like the former Imo State governor had seen the deceit the APC represented.

Ologbondiyan said, “Our advice to people like Okorocha is for him to say no to making the same mistake more than once, any party hastily put together like the APC because of the polls are bound to be victims of the same errors.

“He should instead come over to the PDP, a party structured properly with a pedigree of performance. We’ve made some mistakes before now and we’ve learnt our lessons. Nigerians now know the disparity between a well-structured political party which is very much concerned about them and an association of unhappy men who only formed group to grab power for power sake.”

When reached out to, the National Secretary of the Caretaker/ Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee of the APC, Senator John Akpan Udoedeghe, turned down comments on Okorocha’s pronouncement on plans to float a new political party.

He stated, “The Senator is an honored member of our great party, I have nothing to say.”

Be that as it may, a high-ranking member of the APC who is closely familiar with the thinking within the party leadership said the party did not accommodate any fears.

The source stated, “Politics is a game of numbers as much as it is a game of interests. So, if a number of individuals want to converge and go through the process of birthing a new political party, can anyone succeed in stopping them.”

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Nigeria’s Longest Rigid Pavement and The First of its Kind, Located in Kogi State Has Been Completed by The Dangote Group



It is the first of its kind, top engineers opined, in a statement from the company on Sunday.

The 43km Obajana-Kabba road constructed by Dangote Industries Limited (DIL), is described by drivers as the nation’s most strategic highway that is supporting travellers between the North and the South.

A statement from the Corporate Communications Department of the group said: “Concrete roads last more than asphalt roads and do not have potholes. They do not need regular maintenance as asphalt roads do. They save fuel for drivers and protect tyres from wear and tear.”

Olatunbosun Kalejaiye, the Project Director, said the rigid pavement of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project has been finished while the shoulders are being put in order.

Olatunbosun Kalejaiye, the Project Director, said the inflexible asphalt of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project has been finished while the shoulders are being dressed.

The Site Engineer, Samuel Obosi guaranteed that the double carriageway will be durable and less vulnerable to potholes and repairs like asphalt roads which will also reduce the rate of road accidents.

Also Read: Police Brutality Returns To Imo As Passer By Loses Life TO Officers At Njaba

A few drivers said it is currently among the busiest roads“Thank God it is a concrete road. It can withstand any heavy-duty vehicle,” Alhaji Lamidi Sikiru, a driver said.

John Moses, a member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, said his taxi business is booming contrasted to when the road was in an awful state and scarcely used.

Representative of Apa Bunu Kingdom, Sam Omosayil, lauded Dangote Group, saying the road has pulled in a great deal of businesses along it.

The Bajana of Obajana Land, King Idowu Senibi, described the project as massive and the first of its sort anyplace in Nigeria.

Talking, the customary head of Akpata Land, Frederick Durojaiye Balogun, said his people are exceptionally pleased with Alhaji Aliko Dangote, adding that the Dangote Cement, Obajana plant, which is the single biggest cement plant on the planet, has brought honour and respect to their kingdoms.


King of Okebunku Land in Kabba Bunu Local Government, Timothy Omonile, complimented Dangote and charged other philanthropists to copy him.

President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, had said plans are brewing to reform Nigerian roads with concrete to cut spending on repairs.

“We will be building concrete roads in the nation so that anytime we construct a road, we do not have to go back to repair after the third raining season, but move on and use the resources to

The Group had commissioned the 26km Itori-Ibese concrete road as a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project.

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