Former captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, on Friday led a group known as PDP Ward 2 Ward Initiative to the Presidential Villa Abuja to endorse President Goodluck Jonathan for second term. Addressing State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with the president, Yobo said Jonathan deserved a second term to continue the "good work" he had started.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it had set up a Task Force on how to ensure that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country voted in the 2015 general elections. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by Mr Kayode Idowu, Chief Press Secretary to the commission’s chairman.
The military said it had yet to verify reports of alleged kidnapping of scores of villagers at Gumsuri in Borno, earlier in the week. It said that the report was being investigated. This is contained in a statement posted in the Defence Headquarters website on Friday.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria FAAN has issued a statement today Friday 19th December through its General Manager, Corporate Communications, Yakubu Dati, advising operators of all cargo flights to find alternative entry points for their cargo