The re-election bid of Governor Godwin Obaseki has received a major as General Yakubu Gowon, endorsed the governor for second term saying that he has done well in infrastructure and economic development in the state.
The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has asked Nigerians to stop eating foreign rice noting that they are poisonous.
Reports claimed that Nigerian Senate on Thursday, May 16, passed the Public Holiday Act Amendment Bill to recognise June 12 as the new Democracy Day.
The Senate has announced that the health minister, Isaac Adewole, will on Tuesday, May 21, appear before it to disclose the current state of facilities in Nigeria teaching hospitals.
Police in Edo on Thursday, May 16, said they had arrested four suspected members of Boko Haram who escaped into the state after perpetrating heinous crimes in neighbouring Kogi.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, May 16, departed the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja for Saudi Arabia.