Journalists barred as Buhari meets 82 released Chibok girls
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday evening received the newly released 82 Chibok girls at his official residence in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The girls were accompanied by the Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan. Journalists and State House correspondents were reportedly not allowed to have access to the venue.
JAMB registers 1.7 million Candidates for UTME, highest in history
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said 1.7 million candidates registered for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The examination body said the figure is the highest in its 39-year existence.
Buhari travels to London for indefinite medical follow-up
President Muhammadu Buhari is traveling to London tonight for medical follow-up. This was revealed by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. Buhari’s trip is coming 57 days after he arrived from London.
Chibok Girls: Buhari is a man of his words – Dogara
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has said President Muhammadu Buhari is a man of his words.Dogara said this while reacting to the release of 82 Chibok girls by Boko Haram insurgents.
Macron elected French President
Emmanuel Macron has been elected President of France winning 65 and 66 per cent of the votes. The 39-year-old defeated far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen. Le Pen conceded defeat and said she called Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him.