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Neeraj Chopra became India's first javelin champion at the Commonwealth Games and joined the country's small band of athletics gold medallists with a mighty throw of 86.47m on Saturday.
The European Union Electoral Observation Misson in Lagos says it has 20 teams currently monitoring the process of the general election across the country.
At the traditional homestead of the Senate President Bukola Saraki, Agbaji, Kwara State, a great number of citizens arrived early to cast their votes but there were no INEC officials on ground.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has expressed dissatisfaction with the Independent National Electoral Commission following the malfunctioning of the card reader at Agasa polling unit 11 where the Governor and his wife were registered to vote.
Major roads and streets in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi capital, on Saturday witnessed a heavy presence of joint security operatives deployed to conduct stop and search on vehicles.
The vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Peter Obi, has raised the alarm over alleged harassment and intimidation by security operatives in the state Friday night.
Former Super Eagles’ left back Taye Taiwo has warned young Nigerian footballers against starting off their overseas adventure at lowly rated leagues noting that it would eventually kill their career.
Jimi Agbaje, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos State, has described as unacceptable, the dearth of mentors and other instruments that necessarily and positively inspire young people.
Senator Magnus Abe has challenged the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, to swallow his pride and take responsibility for the crisis that has plagued the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State.
The Presidency has said that President Muhamamdu Buhari, will speak on the elections postponement after Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) briefing.
The All Progressives Congress has petitioned security agencies over what it termed the gruesome attack on the party’s Kwara South Senatorial District candidate, Hon. Lola Ashiru, allegedly by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim.