This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, 6th, December 2021.
FG Didn’t Increase Electricity Tariffs – Keyamo
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, on Tuesday, noted that the Federal Government did not increase electricity tariffs but adjusted some bands for users to pay what they are supposed to pay.
Keyamo disclosed this while speaking on Channels TV’s Politics Today programme, on Tuesday night.
Boko Haram Attack Borno Village, Residents Flee Homes
Suspected members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect have attacked a community in Askira/Uba local government area of Borno state forcing residents to flee their homes.
The deadly groups are currently setting houses ablaze at Womdeo village in Askira/Uba council of Borno state, DailyTrust reports.
Court Orders Sowore, Others Detention, Adjourns Till January 8th
A Magistrate Court in Wuse 2 Abuja has ordered the continued detention of the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, and others.
Naija News reports that Mabel Segun-Bello, in her judgement on Monday, also adjourned the case till January 8, 2021.
2023: Tinubu Has Right To Contest For President – Osoba
Former Governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, on Tuesday, stated that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has the right to contest for president in 2023.
He said, “Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as an individual has the right to put himself forward, we have not zeroed in on an individual. Zeroing in on any individual will destroy our efforts now but Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has a right to pursue his own agenda.”
FG May Announce Nationwide Lockdown Over COVID-19 Second-Wave
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned that the federal government may be forced imposed another nationwide lockdown over the second-wave of the deadly virus.
Speaking on a television programme on Sunday, the National Coordinator of the PTF, Dr Sani Aliyu, lamented that despite the deadly nature of the second-wave Nigerians have refused to adhere to safety protocols.
Source: Naija News