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Over 100 mummified coffins discovered in the ancient city of Saqqara, Egypt

 Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered more than 100 delicately carved wooden coffins, some with mummies inside and 40 funeral statues in the ancient burial ground located in the city of Saqqara, the Egyptian antiquity authorities said, calling the discovery the biggest find on the site this year. The sealed, wooden coffins, some containing mummies, date back as far as 2,500 years and are in perfect state of preservation," Khaled el-Enany, Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, told reporters in Saqqara on Saturday. The fine condition of the coffins meant that they were possibly the last resting places for the richest people, officials said. There were other objects discovered in the site which include, funeral masks, canopy jars and amulets. "This finding is very significant because it shows that Saqqara was the main burial site of the 26th Dynasty," said Zahi Hawass, an Egyptologist. The artifacts and coffins will eventually be displayed in a variety of museum

"I have never spoken to anyone about running for office, and I have not allowed anyone to post my pictures on social media. Asiya Balaraba Ganduje has denied rumours that she'll be contesting for the 2023 elections

Humanitarian  advocate, Hajiya Asiya Balaraba Ganduje daughter of His Excellency the Governor of Kano State, (Fulani of Zannan Laisu Fika) has disaffirm rumors that she will be running for the Tofa, Rimin Gado and Dawakin Local Government Areas. Tofa in the House of Representatives for the 2023 election season. Asiya Balaraba Ganduje  ( pic: Twitter ) Balaraba countered a report by Sahara Reporters stating that His Excellency the Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, had asked his children to withdraw their candidature from the incumbent, Tijjani Abdulkadir Jobe. Hajiya Asiya Balaraba Ganduje says she is not a politician and has no intention of running for office. "I am currently a civil servant and I am happy with the way I am doing my job. "I'm not interested in politics at all and I'm running for office." She said. Hajia Asiya Balaraba Ganduje further urged the public to disregard such slanderous rumors spread by others to tarnish their image. In