Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, a senator representing Rivers east in the upper legislative chamber and the minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani lost out.
The Nigerian Meteorological agency (NiMet), has predicted partly cloudy weather conditions with chances of thunderstorm and moderate/light rainfall activities over most parts of the country on Friday, October 19.
The Kano government, on Thursday, October 18, approved compulsory drug test for all political appointees, its civil servants and any student that is seeking admission into the tertiary institutions in the state.
The meeting of the National Security Council presided by President Buhari on Thursday, October 18, raised security concern over post-election violence and stockpiling of weapons by desperate politicians across the country.
Lere Olayinka, a media aide to the immediate past governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of keeping his principal in detention just to satisfy the powers that be.
Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has called for the abolition of death sentence in Nigeria, stressing that the country, as a major player in the International community, should discontinue the death sentence policy.