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Ekwueme Was Committed To The Unity Of Nigeria – Osinbajo

The Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the late former Vice-President, Alex Ekwueme, was committed to the unity of Nigeria throughout his lifetime. Osinbajo made the statement during a Parade of Honour for Ekwueme mounted at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Monday as part of the last respects by the Federal Government for him. He expressed the…

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Ekwueme Finally Flown Abroad

The Second Republic Vice-President, Alex Ekwueme, was on Sunday airlifted abroad for further medical treatment. Mr. Ekwueme was hospitalised at Memfys Hospital of Neurosurgery, Enugu, for chest infection on October 29. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the elder statesman departed the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, around 8:30 a.m. on Sunday in a…

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Buhari Orders Air Ambulance For Ekwueme’s Evacuation Abroad For Treatment

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an air ambulance that will immediately evacuate ailing former vice president Alex Ekwueme to a medical facility abroad for treatment. The federal government will bear the cost of transport and medicals. Ekwueme, who is believed to be gravely ill, is being treated in a local hospital. An Aso Rock statement…

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Hot Topics Of The Week!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this segment. Chinua Achebe Laid To Rest. His burial was attended by president Goodluck Jonathan (who literally held up Achebe’s book), Ghana’s President John Mahama, most of the Eastern states governor and members of the international…

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