This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Saturday, 24th, December 2021.
National Assembly Postpones Resumption
Members of the National Assembly will not be resuming on January 26, 2021, as earlier scheduled.
In a statement on Saturday by the Clerk to the National Assembly, Arc. Ojo Amos, the lawmakers will now resume on Tuesday, February 9, 2020.
Oyo: Inspector-General Of Police Orders Arrest Of Sunday Igboho
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho over the quit order issued to Fulani herdsmen in Oyo State.
The Cable reports the senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Garba Shehu was quoted by BBC Hausa on Friday to have confirmed the arrest order.
Supreme Court Declines Family’s Request To Unfreeze Abacha’s Foreign Accounts
The Supreme Court has again declined the request by the family of the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, to unfreeze their foreign accounts.
The appeal filed by Ali Abacha, brother of the late head of state, was dismissed by a five-man panel of justices led by Sylvester Ngwuta. The panel held that the suit lacks merit.
Nothing Must Happen To Sunday Igboho – Nnamdi Kanu Warns Oyo CP, Onadeko
The IPOB leader stated this while reacting to the call for the arrest of the Yoruba activist who ordered Fulani herdsmen to vacate a village in Oyo State.
APC Postpones Membership Registration
The ruling All Progressives Congress has postponed its nationwide membership registration/revalidation exercise which was expected to begin this Monday.
The development was revealed in a statement titled “Notice” and released by the Secretary of the Caretaker/National Convention Planning Committee of the party, Senator John Akpanudoedehe, in Abuja, on Saturday.