This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Thursday, 25th, March 2021.
Boko Haram: After Two-Month Blackout Power Returns To Maiduguri
The Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) has restored power supply to Maiduguri, the Borno capital, and other areas in the state.
Recall that Boko Haram terrorists had reportedly destroyed some power stations and transmission lines, cutting Maiduguri from the national grid for two months.
Fayemi: I Was Attacked By Police… APC Governors Not Against Restructuring
Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Ekiti Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has revealed that he was a victim of a police attack.
Speaking on Wednesday during a virtual event hosted by the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, he said he was attacked by the police in spite of his position as a sitting governor.
Makinde Never Asked Me To Kill Ex-Rep Majority Leader’
The Chairman of Motor Parks Disciplinary Committee, also known as Motor Parks Management System in Oyo State, Mukaila Lamidi, has denied the claim that he is after the life of former House of Representatives Majority Leader, Mulikat Adeola-Akande.
Lamidi who is popularly called Auxillary also denied that he was instructed by the state Governor, Seyi Makinde to carry out the killing.
2023: ‘APC Not In A Hurry To Hold National Convention’
The National Secretary of National Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Committee, Senator John Akpanudoedehe, has said the APC national convention may not hold as planned in June.
He stated this while speaking to ThisDay in reaction to speculations that the committee is seeking another six-month tenure extension.
2023: Group Reveals Agreement On Who Will Replace Buhari
The South West Agenda (SWAGA) group has alleged that there is an agreement in place that the southern region will produce Nigeria’s next president after the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The group’s vice chairman, Senator Adesoji Akanbi said on Wednesday that the agreement is between the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) and Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), noting that both agreed that the ACN block will produce a candidate from the south.