This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 1st, November 2020
#ZabarmariMassacre: 35 Decomposing Bodies Freshly Discovered By Troops In Borno
At least another 35 decomposing bodies have been found on Monday in the Zabarmari area of Borno State where Boko Haram killed some Nigerian rice farmers on Saturday.
The fresh discoveries which bring the total figures already accounted for to 78 are coming after the 43 as reported earlier were buried at the event attended by Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum.
Borno Massacre: Lawan Leads FG Delegation On Condolence Visit
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday, led the federal government delegation to Borno State on a condolence visit following the killing of farmers at the weekend by terrorists.
Members of the delegation include the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, Ministers of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, Communications and Digital Economy, Ali Pantami and the Minister of State for Agriculture, Mustapha Baba Shehuri.
Boko Haram: Nigeria Will Continue To Be At The Mercy Of Terrorists Until… Lai Mohammed
Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has submitted that Nigeria has been finding it difficult to fully overcome Boko Haram and other insurgents because it has not been able to acquire needed weapons to combat the insurgents.
The Minister who spoke on Monday in Makurdi, the Benue State capital added that the country may continue to be at the mercy of these terrorists until it gets the needed global support to acquire equipment and platforms to effectively wage the war.
NYSC: FG Fixes Date For Batch B’s Resumption In Camp
The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, on Monday, fixed December 3 as resumption date for Batch B stream 2 of the National Youth Service Corps.
The development was disclosed by Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of PTF during the task force’s media briefing in Abuja.
Shema Speaks On Dumping PDP For APC
Former Governor of Katsina State, Shehu Shema, has reacted to the alleged plan to dump the Peoples Democratic Party for the All Progressives Congress.
Shema on Monday denied the reported plan to join the opposition party while speaking with journalists in Katsina, after the inauguration of the state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus and Elders Committees.
Source: Naija News