Following a successful state visit to Lagos, President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after inaugurating some developmental projects executed by the Lagos State Government. President Buhari and his entourage departed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at exactly 3:20 pm en route to Abuja.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has further suspended proceedings and actions on the Imo North senatorial election result, which had earlier been declared inconclusive. The commission made its position known in a statement signed by Mallam Mohammed Haruna, INEC National Commissioner and Member, Information and Voter Education Committee.
The candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu in the 2019 presidential candidate has announced his withdrawal from partisan politics, as he labels the Nigerian youth “the biggest disappointment.” Recall that Moghalu, who came 14th position with only 21,886 total votes in the last election, announced his withdrawal during a chat with Arise News TV in Abuja.
One of the leading contenders for the position of the Senate President in the 9th National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume has denied media reports that the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has prevailed on him to shelve his ambition following the decision of the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to endorse Senator Ahmed Lawan for the seat.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Federal Government to prosecute state governments or employers of labour who refuse to remit money into the retirement benefits account of workers. The President of the Council, Ayubba Wabba made the call on Sunday in an interview with Punch in Abuja.
Following the statement credited to the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali on Tuesday accusing some traditional rulers of aiding banditry in Zamfara State. In reaction to the Ministers statement the Zamfara state council of chiefs has issued a press briefing on Thursday in Gusau, the state capital, after an emergency meeting of the council of chiefs,