The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has been released from the Kuje prison after spending 18 months in custody.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has saluted the resilience of the Nigerian workers and assured of a better future in the face of the current economic challenges facing the country.
The Director of information, Nigerian Defence Headquarters, John Enenche, has reassured Nigerians that the military is still on top of the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East in spite of recent attacks and suicide bombings in the region.
Pope Francis is in Egypt on a visit aimed at improving Christian-Muslim dialogue, three weeks after bombing of two Coptic churches killed 45 people.
Reports say the bail conditions were met in the presence of the Chairman of the South East Senate caucus, Enyinnaya Abaribe, a Jewish High Chief Priest, Immanuu-El Shalom and a Chartered Accountant residing in Abuja, Tochukwu Uchendu.
Katsina State, where both President Muhammadu Buhari and the DSS Director General, Lawal Daura hails from, has 51 recruits, 7 more than the entire South East which has 44 recruits.
Apart rebuilding the school, other interventions will include teacher’s training , provision of teaching aids and creation of a means of livelihood through empowerment of women and youths, said Tijani Tumsa, deputy chairman of the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative, PCNI.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, noted that it was observed that the balance of the ecological fund appears to be dwindling, despite the fact that no money has been paid to any state from the fund since President Buhari assumed office almost two years ago.
Senate majority Ahmed Lawan, however, pointed out that the police raid on the residence of the chairman of the Senate committee on appropriation, Danjuma Goje, had slowed down the progress made on the budget.
The committee had written the suspended SGF on Wednesday, asking him to appear before its hearing on Thursday, but his aides reportedly refused to accept the letter.