This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Wednesday,12th, February 2020.
Boko Haram: Nepotism, Clannishness Dominates Our Military – Bishop Kukah Roasts Buhari Govt
The Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, had accused President Muhammadu Buhari of failing to act upon his promise to end Boko Haram insurgency on the country.
Speaking at the funeral mass of Seminarian Michael Nnadi at Good Shepherd Seminary, Kaduna, Bishop Kukah stated that nepotism and clannishness had taken over the military and other security agencies in the country.
Just In: Fire Razes Popular Osun Market
An inferno has destroyed goods worth millions of naira at Atakumosa Central Market, Adeti, Ilesha, in Osun State, Naija News reports.
It was gathered that the fire which started around 1 am on Tuesday morning affected several shops located at the entrance of the market.
Senator Shettima Reacts As Boko Haram Kills Travellers In Borno
Former Borno State Governor, Senator Kashim Shettima, has called on the Nigerian Defence Headquarters to constitute a panel to look into the killing of 30 travellers in Auno, Borno State by Boko Haram.
Naija News recalls that a fresh attack by Boko Haram terrorists on Borno State had resulted in the death of at least 30 persons while no less than 18 vehicles were also completely burnt.
ECOWAS Leaders To Invest $1billion Against Terrorism
The Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has finally agreed to invest a total of $1billion on war chest against terrorism and other security challenges in the sub-region and the Sahel.
President Muhammadu Buhari made this known during a high-level meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council on the State of Peace and Security in Africa at the 33rd African Union(AU) summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the weekend. Buhari also commended the renewed vigour by ECOWAS members to mobilise their own resources to combat terrorism.
EFCC Seizes Theodore Orji, Sons’ Passports Over Alleged #150b Fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized the travel documents of a former Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji over allegation #150 billion fraud.
The anti-graft body also seized the travel documents of the Abia State House of Assembly Speaker Chinendum Orji Eyinanya and Ogbonna Orji.