This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 2nd, March 2021.
DSS Releases Sacked Ganduje’s Aide, Salihu Yakasai
The Department of State Security Service (DSS) has reportedly released Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, a former spokesman to the Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
Yakasai’s release was confirmed by his elder brother, Umar Yakasai.
APC Governors’ Forum DG Slams Buhari On Insecurity, Says Situation No Longer Acceptable
The Director-General of the All Progressives Governors Forum, Dr. Salihu Lukman has told President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently find a solution to the rising spate of insecurity and poverty in the country.
Lukman in his submission said poverty is feeding insecurity in the country and the government must find practical ways to deal with the issues.
Apologise For Insulting Gov Yahaya Bello – APC Tells Sen. Abaribe
The Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has been called on by the All Progressives Congress to apologise for ‘criticising’ Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State.
The deputy spokesman of the ruling party, Yekini Nabena, in a statement released on Monday, said, “legal action” will be instituted against the senator if he failed to publicly apologise to Bello, saying that his utterances against the governor were “false, irresponsible and malicious.”
Why It’s Very Difficult To Speak Truth To Power In Nigeria – Peter Obi
The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election, Peter Obi, has said that it is very difficult to speak the truth to power in Nigeria.
Obi made this known while speaking on Monday in Abuja at the launch of ‘Made in Aba’, a book written by the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe.
Dino Melaye Drags Yahaya Bello To EFCC, ICPC, Others
A group known as the Anti-Corruption Network has submitted a petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the US Embassy, British High Commission, and Transparency International against the Yahaya Bello-led Kogi government.
Naija News gathered that former Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, is a member of the anti-corruption group.