The Nigerian Army has denied reports that the salaries of soldiers in 1 Mechanized Division, Kaduna, had been illegally deducted from.
The division described the report as false and unfounded.
Oil marketers have said that queues for petrol in major cities across the country will not disappear completely until May.
This is coming as motorists and other petrol seekers still formed queues in front of many filling stations that had the product in Abuja, Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Kwara, Kaduna, Niger, Imo, Enugu ,Rivers and Nasarawa states.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has closed the Government House Clinic and redeployed its medical personnel to public hospitals.
A senior officer of the Nigerian Army, Colonel Samaila Inusa has been abducted in by unknown gunmen in Kaduna.
Veteran goalkeeper, Essam El Hadary is a major injury doubt for Egypt in Friday’s AFCON 2017 qualifier against Nigeria in Kaduna as he appears to be nursing a knee injury and did not take part in his team’s training at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium.
MUSA BABA AHMED, JONAS EZIEKE, Abuja
Following the recent report of a World Airport Survey by the Cable News Network (CNN) which downgraded Nigerian Airports as some of the worst airports it the global avaition industry, the House of Representatives has directed its Committee on Aviation to launch an investigation into the factors that led to such a poor rating.
SUNDAY ODE and MUSA BABA AHMED, Abuja with agency reports
Following recent xenophobic attacks by South Africans on Nigerians and other Africans living in South Africa,the House of Representatives yesterday urged the Federal Government to immediately recall the nation’s Ambassador to South Africa for proper consultations with a view to taking appropriate actions.
However, a move to compel the government to sever diplomatic ties with the former apartheid nation suffered defeat on the floor of the House.