Here are the stories that drove conversation today:
72.7m PVCs collected – INEC
This is 86.63 per cent of registered voters, who collected their PVCs. According to INEC, 11, 228, 582 PVCs remain uncollected as of today.
I have not resigned – Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Thursday has debunked the rumour of his alleged resignation as the Vice President of the country, Via his verified Twitter handle, Professor Osinbajo said, “Misleading/fake news is on the rise especially in this season when Nigerians will make a choice about who will govern them for the next four years. I have not resigned! I remain committed to the service of the Nigerian people under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.”
Deportation of 723 Nigerians from Ghana disturbing – Presidency
The Presidency has expressed concerns about the deportation of 723 Nigerians by the authorities in Ghana since 2018. The reaction came through the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Thursday.
The Kwara state police command on Thursday arrested four persons in connection with the attack on All Progressives Congress (APC) Kwara South senatorial district candidate Lola Ashiru. Suspected hoodlums loyal to Kwara south Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Rafiu Ibrahim had on Tuesday allegedly attacked the campaign train of Architect Ashiru in Ojoku, Oyun local government area of Kwara state, killing two APC members in the process.