This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Friday, 26th, March 2021.
Arewa Group Backs Amaechi, Tinubu, Akpabio, Others To Succeed Buhari [Full List]
The Arewa Mandate Initiative (AMI) has backed Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Rotimi Amaechi, Orji Uzor Kalu and others to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
The AMI in a statement issued by Malam Muhammad Mubarak, FCT, Coordinator and Alhaji Aminu Muhammed, Sokoto Secretary respectively, said the endorsement was in line with the gentleman agreement reached by the leaders of the party at the formative stage in 2015.
Buhari’s Shoot-On-Sight Order Hindering Rescue Of Abducted Kaduna Students – Gumi
Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi, on Thursday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s shoot-on-order is hindering the release of the abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Kaduna.
Buhari Blames Unemployment In Rural Areas For Insecurity
President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed unemployment and lack of opportunities in most rural communities for insecurity being witnessed in parts of the country.
Buhari stated this while receiving members of the Fertilizer Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
2023: Yoruba People Cause Their Own Downfall Every Thirty Years — Oluwo Of Iwo
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called on the Yoruba people to join hands together to produce the next president in 2023 rather than clamour for the Oduduwa Republic.
The monarch noted that it is not the right time for the region to clamour for a sovereign nation, adding that it was a disruptive agenda for the region.
2023: Just Like Masari, Zulum Calls For Power Shift To South
The Governor of Borno State, Babagan Zulum, said Southern Nigeria should produce the successor of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Speaking on Thursday in Abuja, at a book launch by former Director-General of NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside, the governor said a power shift to Southern Nigeria is the best way to solve the growing agitations in the country.