This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, 2nd, November 2020.
Maina Will Be Extradited To Nigeria Soon – Police
The Nigerian Police Force on Tuesday commenced the processes to extradite the former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who was arrested in Niamey, Niger Republic.
I Appreciate Your Patience With Me – President Buhari Thanks Nigerians
President Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerians that he appreciates their patience with him as he leads the country through challenging economic terrains.
The President said this on Tuesday during the virtual commissioning of the National Gas Expansion Programme and National Auto-gas Roll-out Initiative at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Senate Confirms Yakubu As INEC Chairman
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has been confirmed as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a second term of five years.
Naija News reports that the Senate confirmed Yakubu during plenary on Tuesday.
Military Destroys Houses Of Boko Haram Leaders
The Defence Headquarters, on Tuesday, disclosed that the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, destroyed some residents of Boko Haram leaders in Sambisa forest and Yale areas of Borno State.
DHQ in its statement noted that the attack led to the killing some terrorists on Monday.
Insecurity: I Will Be Surprised If Buhari Honours Lawmakers Invite – Fayose
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has described members of the House of Representatives as a mere toothless bulldogs’ who only exist on paper in the eyes of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Peoples Democratic Party chieftain stated this while reacting to the lawmaker’s call for Buhari to appear before the house over insecurity in the country.
Source: Naija News