— President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday took stock of his performance for the past 10 months at the helm and concluded that he has effectively charted the course to tackle the myriad of problems bedeviling the nation. (The Guardian)
— Boko Haram militants Wednesday abducted 16 women from Sabongari village in Madagali area of Adamawa State. Residents told Daily Trust correspondent that the women were fishing at the Magar River with some men when eight gunmen seized them. (Daily Trust)
— The Federal Government said it hoped to recover looted funds that were stashed in the United Arab Emirates.
The government stated that it had no figure of looted funds kept in the UAE, but hinted that the amount could be huge. (The Punch)
— President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday dubbed Rivers State as Nigeria’s most deadly state, even as he offered profuse apologies for the ill-tempered elections conducted under his watch in Kogi, Bayelsa and Rivers states. (Vanguard) Enditem