Nigerian Presidency News
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificates of return to Governor Nyesom Wike of River, the state deputy governor-elect, Ipalibo Harry Banigo and members-elect of the Rivers House of Assembly.
The presidency said in a statement signed by presidential spokesperson Garba Shehu that Buhari is in Chad to seek cooperation of other African nations to stop inflow of small arms in Nigeria.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has cautioned depot owners and terminal operators against selling petrol above the official ex-depot price of N133.28 per litter.
Emerging report from The Nation indicates that about $56million of the $1.09billion Malabu oil block cash was used by a former minister of petroleum resources to buy a jet.
The House of Representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to appear before it and address Nigerians on the spate of insecurity across the country within 48 hours.
The federal government has issued a fresh warning to the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar against resorting to self-help over the outcome of the February 23 presidential election.