— Though President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday received the transmission of the Appropriation bill (2016 Budget) which was recently passed by the National Assembly, there are indications he might not be in a hurry to assent to it because the document does not contain details of the breakdown. (The Guardian)
— The Minister of State for Petroleum Ibe Kachikwu appeared before the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources on Tuesday to give reasons for the acute fuel scarcity across the country and the efforts being made by his ministry to resolve the embarrassing situation.
He regretted the situation and apologized to Nigerians, who he said were really going through difficult moments, and promised that the scarcity would end before April 7. (The Punch)
— An Army officer, Col. Samaila Inusa, who was kidnapped on Saturday was found dead at about 6 p.m. local time on Tuesday, the Army said. (Daily Trust) Enditem