This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 23rd, March 2021.
2023: PDP To Pick Atiku Or Saraki, Buries South Presidential Ambition
It was gathered that the PDP is planning to repeat the 2019 formula, which is used to contest against President Muhammadu Buhari – an election they believe Buhari did not win but muscled Atiku out with the power of incumbency.
Merchants Of Violence Responsible For Insecurity In Nigeria – Minister
The Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi has declared that some ‘merchants of violence benefitting from insecurity are responsible for the current security challenges in Nigeria.
The Minister stated this on Monday during a One-Day National Defence and Security Summit held in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
Blame Governor Ganduje If Anything Happens To Me – Journalist Who Exposed Bribery Video
The Publisher of Daily Nigerian, Jaafar Jaafar, who released a video showing the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, stuffing dollars in his pockets, has cried out that the governor should be held responsible if anything happens to him.
Jaafar made these claims days after the Governor granted an interview on the video which showed him collecting dollars.
Biafra/Oduduwa: Army Issues Warning To Sunday Igboho, Asari Dokubo
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. -Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru has warned that the Nigerian Army will soon clamp down on separatist agitators such as Sunday Igboho and Asari Dokubo.
Naija News reports that the Attahiru gave the warning in Uyo at the first Commanding Officers’ Workshop 2021.
APC To Suspend National Convention Over ‘Religious Matters’ Among Others
The All Progressives Congress, APC is reportedly on the verge of suspending its National Convention earlier scheduled for June 2021.
A report monitored by Naija News on The PUNCH revealed that the possible postponement of the convention was connected to the upcoming religious festivals.