A former head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar, faults a trending reports on social media that claimed he is critically ill. Abubakar says he is in Minna, his home town in Niger state and not in any hospital in the UK.
Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated his conviction that Nigeria has great hopes towards development as its success is key to Africa’s development. He made the statement at the 8th convocation lecture of the Osun State University.
A former acting governor of Kogi state, Clarence Olafemi, has said he may soon defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) due to the injustices he has suffered in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The daughter of an Adamawa based politician, Aishat Ardo, who was one of the residents of Abuja reportedly kidnapped has been freed by her abductors. She was reportedly released after the said sum of $15,000 ransom was paid.
Clayson Monyela, a spokesperson for the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in South Africa has accused Nigeria of overreacting to the recent xenophobic attack in the country.
President Buhari has reportedly approved contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of 15 roads nationwide worth over N182bn. The approval for the road projects was made at the maiden edition of the FEC meeting.