This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 23rd, February 2021.
Senate To Screen Service Chiefs Behind Closed Doors Today
The Senate joint committees on Army, Navy, and Air force will begin the screening of the newly appointed service chiefs behind closed doors today.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Thompson Sekibo, disclosed this while speaking to The PUNCH on Monday evening.
Hundreds Trapped As Boko Haram Take Over Marte
Following the dislodgement of Nigerians troops by Boko Haram insurgents from Marte Local Government Area of Borno State over a week ago, hundreds of people have been trapped in towns and villages.
Naija News had reported earlier that the deadly insurgents had hoisted their flag in parts of Marte LGA.
Presidency’s Intervention Saved Imo – Okorocha (Video)
Former governor of Imo State and the lawmaker representing Imo West Senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, on Monday, lambasted his predecessor, Hope Uzodinma, for issuing his arrest on Sunday unsealing the Royal Spring Palm Estate linked to his wife, Nkechi.
Okorocha challenged Governor Uzodinma while addressing a gathering in Owerri, the state capital.
Herdsmen Are Not Criminals, Fulani Treated Unfairly – Isa Yuguda
A former Governor of Bauchi State, Isa Yuguda, has kicked against the profiling Fulani herdsmen as criminals, stressing that they are treated unfairly in Nigeria.
He stated this after revalidating as a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), at the Destination Bauchi Hotel, on Monday.
Ortom vs Bala: PDP Reacts As Two Governors Publicly Bash Each Other Over Herdsmen
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed that steps have been taken to reconcile Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom and his Bauchi State counterpart, Bala Mohammed who have been at loggerheads in recent times.
It will be recalled the two governors, both elected on the platform of the PDP have publicly disagreed on the use of guns by herdsmen and how the activities of herdsmen generally out to be managed in the country.