This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Thursday, 1st, April 2021.
Boko Haram: Nigerian Air Force Combat Aircraft ‘Disappears’
The Nigerian Air Force has declared one of its aircraft lost radar contact when on a mission.
In a statement on Wednesday, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet said the plane was “on a routine mission in support of own troops at one of the Theatres of Operation in the Northern part of Nigeria”.
Unknown Gunmen Attack Ex-CBN Gov, Soludo, Kill Policemen
Unknown gunmen, on Wednesday, attacked the former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, in his home town.
It was reported that Soludo was attacked at Isuofia in Aguata Local Government Area, during an interactive session between him and some Isuofia youths.
UK Medical Trip: Buhari Legally Right But Morally Wrong – Abaribe
Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has said President Muhammadu Buhari was morally wrong to travel to the UK for a medical check-up.
Buhari on Tuesday afternoon, departed the shores of Nigeria for London, the United Kingdom through the Abuja International Airport.
FG Beg Doctors Not To Embark On Nationwide Strike
The Federal Government has asked the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to consider the plight of the 80 per cent of the citizenry in need of healthcare and shelve its planned nationwide strike.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, made the appeal during a conciliatory meeting with the leadership of NARD in Abuja.
North vs South: Nasarawa Governor Reveals Zone That Should Get 2023 Presidency
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has stated that Nigeria’s next president come 2023 should come from the southern part of the country.
He stated this on Wednesday at the Government House in Lafia, the state capital, when he received supporters of Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura calling for the ex-governor to become All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman.