This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Saturday, 12th, December 2020.
Gunmen Abduct Dozens Of Students At Kankara Secondary School, Katsina
Naija News has learned that a large number of students from a science secondary school in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State have been abducted by gunmen.
According to HumAngle, gunmen stormed the dormitory and abducted them early Saturday morning.
COVID-19: El-Rufai Goes Into Self-Isolation Again
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has gone into self-isolation after a member of his immediate family and senior aides tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Kaduna governor made this known in a broadcast on Friday evening shared via his social media pages.e
Finally, Buhari Returns To Daeura After Eleven Months
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday jetted out of Abuja for his hometown, Daura in Katsina State, to begin a seven-day private visit.
Naija News reports that this is President Buhari’s first visit since December 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Boko Haram Still Occupy Part Of Sambisa Forest – Zulum
Despite claims that the Boko Haram terrorists group have been chased out of Sambisa forest by the federal government, Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno says the insurgents still occupy part of the forest.
Speaking while appearing on Channels Television on Friday, Zulum revealed that Boko Haram are still occupying the shores of the Lake Chad, Sambisa forest and Madra Hills.
Wike Faults AGF Malami For Buhari’s House Of Reps Snub
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has slammed the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami for turning the House of Representative’s invitation to President Muhammadu Buhari into a legal issue.
Naija News reports that President Buhari snubbed a scheduled appearance before lawmakers on the security challenges rocking the country last Thursday.