This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Saturday, 26th, December 2020.
Army Should Be More Proactive – Ndume Reacts To Boko Haram Christmas Eve Attacks
The Senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume has urged the Nigerian Military to be more proactive in dealing with Boko Haram and other criminal attacks in Nigeria.
The Senator on Friday in his reaction to the Christmas eve attack by suspected Boko Haram gunmen on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2020, at Pemi, a ward under Chibok LGA of Borno state in which six people were killed, condemned the action of the terrorists.
Boko Haram Attacks Chibok On Christmas Eve, Burns Church
Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2020, attacked Pemi, a ward under Chibok LGA of Borno state, killing six people.
Naija News reports that the Boko Haram members burnt down the EYN (Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria) also known as Church of the Brethren in Nigeria.
Jigawa State: APC May Lose 2023 Election – Gov. Badaru
Jigawa State Governor, Muhammad Badaru, on Friday, claimed that the ruling All Progressives Congress may lose the forthcoming elections in the state if the crisis in the party persists.
Badaru while speaking at the inauguration of the APC caretaker committee in Duste, state’s capital, said he would no longer tolerate any party member associating with factions in the state.
Adamawa: Gov Fintiri Reacts As Boko Haram Kill Two
Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, on Friday, confirmed that two people have lost their lives in the attack on the Garkida area of the state by Boko Haram.
Fintiri in a statement released through his spokesman, Humwashi Wonosikou, condemned the attack on Garkida town in Gombi Local Government Area.
‘There Could’ve Been Coup Or War If Buhari Isn’t President’ – Kukah
Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah, on Friday claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government owns Nigerians an explanation as to where the country is heading to.
The cleric noted that there could have been a coup or war if a non-Northern Muslim had emerged as the President of this country.