This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Thursday, 15th, April 2021.
ISWAP Releases Video Of Saturday’s Attack On Damasak, Borno
The Islamic State West African Province fighters have released videos of its attack on Damasak town, Borno State on Saturday.
Naija News had earlier reported that the terrorists attacked the town and burnt United Nations facilities, forcing humanitarian workers to run for their lives.
Fani-Kayode: Ganduje A Decrepit Old Relic And Toothless Dinosaur [Full Text]
Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has berated Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State over comments credited to him concerning Igbo and Yoruba.
Naija News reports that Ganduje was quoted to have said that northerners occupy 80 per cent of the Nigerian population, adding that minority tribes like Igbo and Yoruba should respect them.
Chibok Girls Still On Our Mind – Presidency
President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, on Wednesday, reassured parents of schoolgirls of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 that they remain on the minds of the government.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement, noted that the government is working on securing the release of the schoolgirls.
PDP: I Have Conceded Defeat But South-West Congress Election Was A Scam— Fayose
The former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has described the Peoples Democratic Party’s South-West Congress conducted on Monday as a scan.
Recall that Taofeek Arapaja, the candidate of the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, emerged as the party’s new South-West Zonal Chairman on Monday.
You Lied – FG Replies Obaseki On Printing Of N60bn For Allocation Sharing
The Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday replied Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki over his claims that Nigeria is broke and the government had to print an additional N60bn to augment March allocation to States.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed who spoke to state house correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting said the claim by Obaseki is a lie.