This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Sunday, 21st, February 2021.
Abducted Kagara Schoolchildren, Others May Regain Freedom Today – Gumi
Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, on Saturday said the abducted students of the Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State might be released today.
Recall that bandits in the early hours of Wednesday stormed the school and kidnapped 27 pupils and 15 staff members after killing a Senior Secondary School 3 pupil.
How my removal as PDP secretary Led To Jonathan’s Defeat In 2015 – Oyinlola
Former Governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, on Saturday noted that former President, Goodluck Jonathan, lost that 2015 presidential election due to his removal as the Peoples Democratic Party National Secretary.
Oyinlola during an interview with Punch noted that he did not stay in the party because the former President believed that former Governors had no electoral value.
Boko Haram Insurgents Capture Borno Community, Hoist Flag
Boko Haram insurgents have hoisted their flag in parts of Marte local government of Borno State, military sources said.
In a report by Channels TV, the insurgents repeatedly attacked the local government within the week and captured it.
[Full Interview]: Why I Abducted Kankara Schoolboys – Notorious Bandit Leader Reveals
His name suddenly shot into the public reckoning when he was unmasked as the kingpin who orchestrated the kidnap of 340 schoolboys from a boarding school in Kankara, Katsina State.
In an interview with Daily Trust, Auwal Daudawa, originally from Zurmi in Zamfara State, recounted how he picked up arms and why he decided to lay down his arms under an amnesty programme by the Zamfara State Government.
Our People Are Ready To Restore Biafra – Nnamdi Kanu Spits Fire
Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has warned that the people of the south-east are ready to restore Biafra.
Naija News recalls that the military had on Thursday launched a land and air operations against operatives of Eastern Security Network (ESN) believed to be in the forests in Orlu and its environs.