• Masari heads 7-member election primary c’ttee
• Again, EFCC arrests Ize-Iyamu
EBOJELE AKHERE PATRICK, Benin
Twelve aspirants (11 males and one female) have been cleared to contest the Edo state All Progressives Congress, APC Governorship primaries holding tomorrow in Benin City, the state capital.
MUSA BABA AHMED and JONAS EZIEKE, Abuja
The House of Representatives has directed the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, (NERC) to suspend any planned increase in electricity tariff until its investigation into activities of players in the sector is concluded.
VICTOR OGUNJE, ADO EKITI
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has again petitioned the Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, praying him to prosecute suspects in the June 21, 2014 governorship election fraud in Ekiti State as captured in an audio tape secretly recorded by Captain Sagir Koli.
AHMED MARI, Maiduguri
Many people were said to have been killed, while several others injured when Boko Haram insurgents invaded and took over Marte and Kirenoa towns of Marte local government area of Borno state.