President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians for an apology over the persisted fuel scarcity experienced across the country since October. He blamed the cause of the scarcity on stakeholders in the petroleum industry who according to him have refused to embrace change.
Located on Akpakpava Road in Benin city, the Holy Aruosa (the eye of God) Cathedral is an historical church on its own. The church which was founded about 500 years ago does not need any advertisement. It has a large number of people as its followers and the Oba of Benin is its spiritual head.
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state was recently pictured kneeling to lead a prayer session at the government house in the state. He was joined in the special meeting by the deputy governor of the state, Dr Kolapo Olusola; Mrs Feyisetan Fayose and wife of the deputy governor, Mrs Janet Olusola.
In a statement made available to journalists, Senator Stella Oduah representing Anambra-North Senatorial District described the budget as “very robust and seemingly thorough and well-thought out” while also expressing hope that it would address many of the economic and security situations that Nigerians currently face.
Five days after a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja ordered the release of the director of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, the state security service (SSS) is yet to release him. Nnamdi kanu’s brother, Prince Kanu, said the SSS allegedly plan is to kill Kanu on transporting him to Kaduna.
Solomon Arase, the Inspector-General of Police, has revealed when and how Shitte Muslims in detention in connection with the recent violence in Zaria, Kaduna state, can be visited by their friends, relatives and lawyers. The leader of Shiites Ibrahim El-Zakzaky can be visited at any time by observing necessary legitimate procedures.
The wife of the president of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, visited people living with HIV/AIDS at the National Hospital in Abuja. She was accompanied by Dolapo Osinbajo, the wife of the vice president, and other dignitaries.
The Presidency has said that the 2016 budget will focus on job creation in every sector in the country. Buhari vowed that the federal government will invest to safeguard lives and properties of Nigerians in order for them to operate in secure environments.