40-year-old Abdulrasheed Bawa will take over as the EFCC chairman, becoming the 6th man to head the anti-graft agency which was established in 2003 by Obasanjo.
The group said IPOB and its leadership has exposed themselves as having links to terrorist groups and the government must act in the manner expected of it.
A forum of professionals in the south-south has warned against media reports aimed at tarnishing the image of government officials from the oil-rich region.
The minister state of petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva has been appointed by OPEC as its special envoy for further consultations with some member-states.
A former interim deputy governor of plateau state, Jethro Akun is dead. The death of the politician was confirmed in a statement by the Plateau state government
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Folashade Joseph as the MD/CEO of Nigeria's agricultural insurance agency, NAIC, for another term.