A 20-year-old self-confessed sniper of the dreaded Eiye confraternity in Lagos State, Mariam Abiola, Monday revealed how she killed four rival gang members in the Ilasamaja area of the state. Abiola, who admitted dropping out of school in Senior Secondary School 3, was arrested on Monday morning.
The apex Igbo social-political organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has reacted to the security siege on the home of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremmadu.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has met behind closed doors with the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele.
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on Tuesday left the Monetary Policy Rate unchanged at 14 per cent.The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, announced the decision of the committee at the end of a two-day meeting held at the apex bank’s headquarters in Abuja.
Buhari and Issoufou oversee the signing of the MoU which was done on behalf of their countries by Kachikwu for Nigeria and Foumakoye Gado, minister of Petroleum, for Niger respectively.
SUNDAY ODE, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday lauded the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to export crude oil from Niger to Nigeria and construction of refinery facilities.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reacted to the defection of 15 Senators from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to its fold.PDP, a former ruling party said the defection was a victory to Nigeria’s democracy.
15 All Progressives Congress, APC, Senators Tuesday morning defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. We brings to you the list of the defected senators who anchored their reason on the current crisis and faction in the ruling party.
President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger Republic.
President Mahammadou Issoufou of the Republic of Niger on Monday arrived in Abuja to join his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari to witness the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Nigeria and Niger on Hydrocarbons Pipeline and Refinery.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue State.
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has dismissed some Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirants in the state who declared yesterday that he (Ortom) was not welcomed in the party.
The police Tuesday morning blocked the Senate President Bukola Saraki’s convoy at Lake Chad junction in Abuja.Saraki’s residence is located on the Lake Chad road.