Governor Obaseki has said a former governor, Adams Oshiomhole, taught him to fight political godfathers. Obaseki made the statement when receiving the House of Representatives committee set up to look into the Edo assembly crisis.
Some students of Usman Dan Fodio University (UDUS) Sokoto have staged a protest in support of the establishment of the Ruga settlements across the 36 states of the federation. The students held the protests on Saturday, July 13.
Senator Orji Kalu, representing Abia north senatorial district has advised Nigerians not to lose hope, saying that he foresees a brighter future for the country under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Ninety-three people comprising of 87 passengers and six crew members on board a plane operated by Air Peace were fortunate to have escaped unhurt when the plane skidded off the Port Harcourt airport runway.
The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwanu Akinolu, has called on Nigerians to desist from characterising the Fulanis in the country as bad. The traditional ruler said the attitudes of few bad eggs should not be rubbed on the entire tribe.
Ahmad Shakur has been appointed by the federal government as the acting director of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR). Shakur was appointed following the expiration of the 4-year tenure of the current director.