This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 2nd, February 2021.
Buhari Approves Establishment Of Federal Polytechnic In Plateau
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, February 1 consented to the construction of Federal Polytechnic, Shendam in Plateau State.
The development was confirmed in a Twitter post a few hours ago by Bashir Ahmad, the President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Naija News reports.
Herdsmen: We Didn’t Seek Sunday Igboho’s Help – Ogun Govt
Governor Dapo Abiodun-led government has denied the report that it reached out to Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho to end herdsmen killings.
Maina Gets New Lawyer As Judge Adjourns His Corruption Case
The trial of the former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina has been adjourned till February 19, 2021.
The matter was adjourned on Monday by Justice Okon Abang of the federal high court in Abuja.
Do Not Join APC If You Don’t Have Money – Akeredolu
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has asked only those ready to contribute financially to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to join the party.
He stated this while speaking during a stakeholders’ meeting ahead of the party’s membership registration and revalidation exercise scheduled to commence on Tuesday across the 3009 polling units of the state.
COVID-19 Vaccine: No One Is Safe Until… – FG
The Federal Government on Monday warned that nobody is safe from the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) until everyone gets vaccinated.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, stated this during a sensitization meeting with leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).