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The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has distanced the organisation from the news making the rounds that it called for the decriminalisation of cannabis in Nigeria.
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again claimed that the outcome of last Saturday governorship election in Ekiti State was not a true reflection of the wishes of the electorate but the handiwork of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which it accused of altering votes cast in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
The body of a middle-aged man reportedly killed by a hit-and-run truck was found at Costain area of Lagos on Wednesday, reports the News Agency of Nigeria.
The electoral commission, INEC, has said it is concerned about the rampant buying of votes during elections such as witnessed in the recently concluded Ekiti governorship election.
Sen. Dino Melaye on Wednesday condemned the burning down of a block of four classrooms he donated to Government Girls Secondary School, Sarki Noma, Lokoja by unknown arsonists.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the N242 billion request by President Muhammadu Buhari from National Assembly to fund next year’s general elections is a plot to frustrate the general elections.
“I am directed to bring to the notice of all members and clubs that the resumption date of the 2017/2018 season earlier scheduled for Wednesday 18th July 2018 has been put on hold,” read a statement signed by executive secretary of the Club Owners Association, Alloy Chukwuemeka.
Tonto, who is yet to provide reasons for the change, posted a picture of her voter’s card on her Instagram page reflecting her new name.
The minister of power, works and housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has revealed that one of the things President Muhammadu Buhari sought to change by approving the Executive Order 5 was the inclusion of Nigerians in the productivity cycle and to enable them get preferential opportunities for jobs that would be created in the country.
A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago said it has received funding to pursue its plans to make and sell artificially grown meat to restaurants in 2021.
The Cameroonian government has launched a probe into a video circulated online that appears to show men in military uniform shooting dead two women and two children for being suspected members of the Islamist group Boko Haram.