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Stakeholders in the Federal government initiated Home Grown School Feeding Programme for primary Schools in Ogun State have pleaded with the federal government to ensure its proper scrutiny in order to ensure success of the programme.
Following earlier preparation for the Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections, traders and other businesses outlets were not expected to open in Kaduna like in any other part of the country.
Bayero University Kano Lecturer, Mr Joseph Dameh, said he was not surprised with the sudden decision by INEC to postpone the election as there was no proper arrangement for the exercise.
A Spanish priest and four customs officers were killed during attacks by alleged jihadists in Burkina Faso, which is struggling with a bloody Islamist insurgency, local sources said.
Some residents of Asaba and environs who had earlier fixed some social activities for February 23, the new date for the Presidential/National polls, have lamented over the postponement.
One time Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Aisha Ismail, has decried the suspension of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, describing it as a shame.
One foreign newspaper said Nigerians have to choose between a former dictator and an alleged kleptocrat. Another one, The Guardian of London, was not so diplomatic. It said Nigerians have to decide between “a stingy rightwing dictator and an established thief.”
Cameroon opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who says he was cheated out of the presidency in elections last year, has been charged with “rebellion” and “insurrection”, one of his lawyers said Wednesday.
Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari reelection campaign, says the United States has displayed its double standard for the world to see.
Nigeria Champions Lobi Stars forced Wydad Casablanca to a goalless draw in the CAF Champions League Group A encounter played in Rabat, Morocco on Tuesday.
Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Wednesday released preliminary report on the helicopter crash involving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Kabba, Kogi state penultimate Saturday.