The commendation came after the government, through Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, confirmed the release of the girls which it said was as a result of combined efforts among security agencies, the military, the government of Switzerland, the Red Cross, local and international NGOs.
The federal government has confirmed the releaset of 82 Chibok girls from Boko Haram captivity on Saturday evening as earlier reported by icirnigeria.org
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, on Thursday met behind closed-doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The nominees – Stephen Ocheni and Suleiman Hassan – were confirmed after fielding questions from the lawmakers during Wednesday’s plenary at the floor of the Senate.
The President has been out of sight for some time now, heightening speculations about the state of his health.
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.
President Buhari’s state of health has been a huge source of controversy in recent times, since he returned from a nearly 50-day medical trip in the United Kingdom.
“Our demands are simple: a full and unqualified apology from Abubakar and the presidency, and the unconditional restoration of the reportorial access and privileges withdrawn from our reporter. The apology should be addressed to our reporter and our newspaper,” an editorial by The Punch read.
Operatives of the Department of State Service, DSS, has raided the office of National Pension Commission, PenCom, in Abuja, on Saturday.
He is James Momoh, a professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; and Director of Energy Services and Controls at Howard University, United States of America.