This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Thursday, 4th, February 2021.
APC Will Remain Strong After Buhari’s Tenure – Uzodinma
The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, on Wednesday said the ruling All Progressives Congress will remain strong when President Muhammadu Buhari ends his tenure in 2023.
The progressives governor stated this while speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme.
Nobody Will Lose Sleep If Fulani Herdsmen Return To North — Afenifere
Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Wednesday, noted that nobody will lose sleep if Fulani herdsmen return to the north.
Recall that Fulani herdsmen were called on to return to the North by Northern Elders Forum if they don’t feel safe in their host communities.
Strike May Last Up To Three Months – SSANU President Warns
The National President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, Mohammed Ibrahim, on Wednesday, warned that the planned strike by non-teaching staff in the universities may last up to three months.
Ibrahim stated this while speaking on a Punch online live interview on Wednesday.
Buhari Approves Establishment Of 20 New Private Universities [Full List]
President Muhammadu Buhari through the Federal Executive Council has approved a memo from the Ministry of Education for the establishment of 20 new private universities across the country.
Naija News understands that the 20 new private universities are to be given provisional licenses to run for three years while the ministry monitors and evaluates their growth.
‘Fulani Slaves’: Fani-Kayode Asks Ooni Of Ife To Forgive Sunday Igboho
Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has begged the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, to forgive Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly called Sunday Igboho.
Naija News recalls that Sunday Igboho had claimed the Ooni disappointed the Yoruba people when he visited President Muhammadu Buhari over the herdsmen crisis.