This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Thursday, 17th, December 2020.
2023: Yerima Declares Intention For Presidency
The former Governor of Zamfara State, Sani Yerima, has declared his intention to run for the presidency in the 2023 general elections.
Yerima also dismissed claims that the All Progressives Congress, APC, has a plan for zoning.
DHQ Denies Military Negotiating With Katsina Schoolboys Abductors
The Nigerian Military has stated that it was not in negotiation with the abductors of over 333 students of the Government Science Secondary School (GSSS) in Kankara, Katsina State.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operation, Maj. Gen. John Enenche made this known while addressing newsmen at the Army headquarters in Abuja.
Abducted Katsina Schoolboys In Zamfara Forest – Gov. Masari
Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, on Wednesday noted that the students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, abducted last Friday are in a forest in Zamfara State.
Masari while speaking with BBC Hausa on Wednesday night, said he got information that the students are in Zamfara.
Falana Tackles Former Nigerian Leaders Agitating For Restructuring
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has lambasted some former leaders of Nigeria who have joined the league of those agitating for restructuring after leaving office.
The popular lawyer wondered why they failed to execute the restructuring project while they were in power.
Appeal Court Strike Out Sambo Dasuki’s Indictment
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has dismissed the indictment delivered against a former National Security Adviser (NSA) to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Mallam Sambo Dasuki by the Federal High Court.
Naija News recalls that in convicting a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spokesperson, Olisa Metuh, for money laundering, the Justice Okon Abang High court had indicted Dasuki.