This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Friday, 18th, December 2020.
Breaking: Katsina State Govt Confirms Release Of Kidnapped Kankara Schoolboys
The Katsina State government has confirmed that the kidnapped students from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State have been released.
The development was confirmed on Thursday evening by the Secretary to the Katsina State Government, Mustapha Inuwa.
How We Rescued Kankara Students Without Paying Ransom – Masari
The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari has explained that no ransom was paid to secure the release of schoolboys kidnapped from the government secondary school in Kankara, Katsina State.
Recall the Katsina State government had earlier revealed the students have been rescued from their captors and will soon reunite with their parents and families in Katsina State.
Rescue Of kidnapped Katsina Schoolboys A Big Relief – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed relief over the release of the kidnapped students of the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State.
Naija News reports that the abducted students were on Thursday released from Boko Haram captivity.
APC ‘Identifies’ North-West Governor As Responsible For Banditry And Kidnapping In Nigeria
Nigeria’s ruling political party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed that a North-West Governor is behind the cases of banditry and kidnappings rampant in the country.
The party made the allegation in a statement on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Yekini Nabena which it claimed is based on an intelligence report.
PDP Reps To Drag AGF Malami To Court, Demand Buhari’s Impeachment
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has stated that it will drag the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, to court over the invitation of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The PDP Rep caucus said it will challenge the position of Malami that the national assembly lacks powers to invite Buhari to brief it on security matters.