These are the top five stories you should monitor today.
- 15-year-old killer herdsman sentenced to death for murder
A 15-year-old Fulani herdsman, Haruna Usman was convicted to death by a Kogi State High Court on Tuesday.
Usman was said to have been guilty of stabbing one Happy David to death following an argument while trying to graze on the farm of the parents of the deceased.
2. How EFCC found $9.8m, £74,000 in ex-NNPC boss’ house – Witness
A witness at the ongoing trial of Andrew Yakubu at the Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday narrated how the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) found $9.8m and £74,000 in the defendant’s house in Kaduna.
3. We’ll get information about Buhari’s health from those with him – Garba Shehu
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu has said the Presidential media team will base its information on President Muhammadu Buhari’s health from third party information.
Shehu said this while featuring on a programme, Sunrise Daily, on Channels Television on Tuesday.
4. N’Assembly increases 2017 budget by N143bn
The National Assembly has increased the 2017 budget by over N143bn.
The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation on Tuesday had presented its report at the plenary.
5. Mercy Aigbe’s estranged husband reportedly remanded in prison
The story of Nigerian actress, Mercy Aigbe and her husband, Lanre Gentry, is not leaving the news stands as soon as expected.
While Nigerians have been waiting for what would happen next, a handle on Instagram, @officialbestofnollywood has reported that Lanre Gentry has been remanded in Kirikiri prison.