***Says Buhari not serious about ending ASUU strike
JONAS EZIEKE, Abuja
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has challenged northern Nigerian elders to raise their voices against the endemic insecurity in the region just as they did during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Davido has reacted to the traditional marriage between popular Nigerian singers, Simi and Adekunle Gold.The traditional wedding held in Victoria Island on Wednesday, with few guests in attendance.
Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Thursday claimed he is being castigated by some leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), because of his achievements and commitment to the development of Abeokuta, the state capital, ahead of other regions in the State.
Juventus are leading the race to sign Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey when his contract expires at the end of the season.The 28-year-old’s current preference is to join the Italian champions but, contrary to some reports, he has yet to make a final decision and will continue to consider offers from a number of Europe’s leading clubs.
PAMELA EBOH, Awka
Three children were on Thursday roasted to death by a mysterious fire in a shop along High Tension School Road, Ugwuagba, Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Mike Pompeo gave the US commitment during a visit to Egypt.
The US will work with allies to “expel every last Iranian boot” from Syria, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.Mr Pompeo warned there would be no US reconstruction aid for areas controlled by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad until Iran and its proxies had left.
CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said it would raise treasury bills worth N823.43 billion in the first quarter of 2019.
Alhaji Isa Mustapha Agwai I, the Emir of Lafia and Chairman Nasarawa State traditional council of chiefs is dead.The Emir died at the age of 84 on Thursday.
AHMED MARI, Maiduguri
The troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole have dealt with the members of Boko Haram insurgents affiliated to Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP in Baga general area and other parts of northern Borno.
…Reaffirms commitment to complete ongoing projects
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said plans have been firmed up to roll out the Bus Reform Project of the State Government in March with 820 high and medium capacity buses, saying that the initiative would redefine public transportation and make the State to be globally competitive.