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The Authentic Mogajis (family heads) in Ibadanland on Friday evening decried what it called “unguarded verbal assaults” on the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, by the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, said the commission is considering banning the use of mobile phones at polling units.
President Muhammadu Buhari has delegated authority to the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Mustapha Maihaja, to declare a “national disaster’’ in the event that anticipated flooding turns a reality in parts of the country.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Minister of State Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, as the replacement for Kemi Adeosun who resigned as the minister for finance on Friday.
Mrs Kemi Adeosun, the finance minister until today, in her letter of resignation to President Muhammadu Buhari responded for the first time officially to the allegation of forging the NYSC exemption certificate, by expressing profound shock.
Damasak, the location of 145 Batallion of the Nigerian Army remained calm on Thursday after troops inflicted heavy casualty on the Boko Haram terrorists.
Both coach Gernot Rohr and captain Ahmed Musa said the Super Eagles were happy to win their first points in the 2019 AFCON qualifiers at the expense of hosts Seychelles.
Former Kano State governor, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, has expressed confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will conduct a credible presidential primary to elect a strong candidate that will clinch the presidency in 2019.
Petty traders are not required to tender their Permanent Voter Card (PVC) before benefitting from the TraderMoni scheme, the presidency has said.