Minister for Women Affairs, Aisha Jumai Hassan, slumped yesterday at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Fufore local government area of Adamawa State.

She was inside the camp’s store to inspect foodstuff and other items supplied by the Federal Government.

The long wait for justice on the Kogi gubernatorial election reached a climax, yesterday, as the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) deployed over 1,000 personnel to all parts of the state to avert breakdown of law and order before and after today’s anticipated Supreme Court ruling.

Exactly eight days to the rescheduled governorship polls in Edo State, some political parties are again pushing for a shift in the election.

The Guardian learnt that four political parties had written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) asking that the polls be shifted to October 8.

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has emphasised the need for far-reaching reforms in the nation’s criminal justice system and the decentralisation of the Nigeria Police Force for effective service delivery.

The vice president made the appeal in Abeokuta, Ogun State’s capital at the 20th celebration of the death of the late Mrs Bisoye Tejuoso.

President Muhammadu Buhari has described as disheartening the number of people that have been displaced from their ancestral homes due to the activities of Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria’s northeast.

The Nigerian leader made the statement on Monday at the opening of high level plenary on Addressing Movements of Refugees and Migrants at the UN Headquarters in New York.

The people of Mgbuitanwo community in Emohua, Emohua Local Government Area, Rivers State, last week, held a three- day fast and prayer programme for God to intervene in the unrelenting cult activities in the area.


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