Meet Ladi Kwali, the woman at the back of the twenty naira note.

Many Nigerians are oblivious to the story of the woman whose picture adorns the back of 20 naira note they spend on a daily. At the back of the 20 naira note is Ladi Kwali’s picture, a celebrated potter who hailed from the northern part of Nigeria.

Ladi Kwali was born in the village of Kwali, which is located in the Gwari region of present day Abuja, where pottery was indigenous female tradition.

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Senate adjourns over Melaye, summons IGP

The Senate on Wednesday adjourned its plenary in solidarity with one of their colleagues Sen. Dino Melaye who was arrested and humiliated with men of the Police Force.

The decision of the Senate followed a motion moved by Senator Sam Anyanwu over the arrest of their colleagues. An yanwu had decried that the police refused he and other colleagues from seeing Melaye at the hospital.

However, the prayer that the senate adjourn was moved by Senator Mao Ohuabunwa who insisted that there was no need for the senate to sit about and debate when the health condition of their colleague was unknown.

NAN

Fight Corruption, Stop Hounding Our Members, PDP to APC

Ekweremadu: Fight Corruption, Stop Hounding Our Members, PDP Tells FG. We are in full support of any genuine anti-graft war, but the -led FG obsession with Ekweremadu is another clear indication that the APC is not ready to fight corruption, except hounding opposition

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Dapchi girls: President Buhari speaks about fate of only remaining victim in captivity as Muslim group warns.

Dapchi girls: President Buhari speaks about fate of only remaining victim in captivity as Muslim group warns: https://www.naija.ng/1159317-president-buhari-lone-dapchi-girl-captivity-return-parents.html

How To Conquer Nigeria’s Biggest Problem? — Renaissance Guru

Former chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the last election, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has said that Nigeria’s biggest problem to its democracy is the corrupt politicians. He said this in one of the National dailies, Vanguard newspaper, a few days ago. This timely statement came at no better time than now. Interestingly, Nigeria has […]

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Mo Farah to go head-to-head with Usain Bolt

Sir Mo Farah has today announced he will play for England in this year’s eagerly anticipated Soccer Aid for Unicef match on ITV.

Set to take centre stage at Old Trafford on Sunday 10th June, four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah will play for his home nation and be on the opposing side of his good friend, and fellow Olympian, Usain Bolt.

100 per cent of all public donations will go towards supporting the work protecting children in the UK and globally.

The international friendly takes place just four days before the World Cup in Russia begins,’’ ITV reports.

Source: NAN

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