Taliban leader Mullah Omar died two years ago in Pakistan, a spokesman for Afghanistan's security services says. Abdul Hassib Seddiqi told the BBC's Afghan Service that Mullah Omar had died of health problems at a hospital in Pakistan.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained that the sale of two of the nation's oil oil refineries had been concluded before he exited office in 2007, saying his successor, the late Umaru Yar'Adua, reversed the sale due to “pressure”.
Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto state, Alhaji Usman Danmadamin-Isa, has assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari would deliver the change he promised.
YAOUNDE: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari began a two-day visit to Cameroon on Wednesday in a bid to soothe fractious ties between the West African neighbors and strengthen cooperation against Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Following media reports of the passing of the Ooni of Ife, O Okunade Sijuwade, sympathisers on Wednesday morning, trooped to his palace to confirm the development.
Federal Govt. plans to sell ₦195.17Billion ($981 million) worth of 3-month, 6-month and 1-year Treasury bills on August 5, the central bank of Nigeria (CBN) said on Wednesday.