The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reacted to criticisms that met the appointment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s niece, Amina Zakari as head of its collation centre for the forthcoming presidential election. While the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and many other political parties have rejected the appointment, the development has caused outrage on social media.
Senator Dino Melaye has submitted himself to the police after seven days of siege on his Abuja residence. Melaye, who represents Kogi west senatorial district in the upper chamber, was accused of culpable homicide, an allegation he denied. The police had vowed not to leave Melaye’s residence without arresting him.
The daytime talk show host played peacemaker between the comedian and The Academy Friday, giving Hart a full hour to promote his new movie, The Upside, and defend his decision to step down from hosting the 2019 Oscars. Speaking without interruption for nearly six minutes, Hart told her it was "unreal" to be invited to host the award show live on ABC Feb. 24.
The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has extended the 50% discount on business name registration till March 31, in what appears to be a call on Nigerians to register their businesses at N5000, down from as much as N10,000 previously. The commission took to its Twitter page on Thursday, January 3, to urge Nigerians to take advantage of the window, adding that it took the decision to deepen the benefits of its reform initiatives.
In Nigeria, with over 250 ethnic groups, there are so many traditions that it's hard to keep track of them all. When it comes to marriage traditions, the story is the same. However, there are some similarities — man sees woman, proceeds to seek hand-in-marriage from girl's parents, pays some form of compensation and goes home with wife.