This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Saturday, 24th, April 2021.
NAF Helicopters, Troops Save IGP’s Hometown From Boko Haram Attack
Troops of the Nigerian Military on Friday prevented Boko Haram fighters from overrunning Gaidam town in Yobe State.
Naija News reports that Gaidam is the hometown of the newly appointed Acting Inspector-General of Police, Baba Alkali, and the immediate past governor of Yobe State, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam.
Pantami: Presidency’s Statement Confirms Sympathy For Terrorism — PDP
President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has been condemned by the Peoples Democratic Party for defending the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, over pro-terrorist comments he made in the past.
Recall that the President’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, in a statement on Thursday condemned the calls for the Minister’s removal from office.
Adeosun’s Certificate Forgery Worse Than Pantami’s Terrorism Views – Presidency
The Presidency has backed its statement supporting the embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami.
Recall that the presidency had earlier defended Pantami on Thursday, accusing the minister’s enemies and some Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies of being behind the “smear campaign” against him.
Bandits Kill Three Students Abducted From Kaduna Varsity
Bandits who stormed Greenfield University, a privately-owned tertiary institution in Kaduna State, and kidnapped some students have killed three of the students abducted on Wednesday.
Southeast Governors Under IPOB’s Death List – Ikpeazu
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has cautioned the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and followers against instigating a civil war in the country.
Naija News understands that Ikpeazu while speaking during his visit to the Osasu Igbinedion pan-African television studio in Abuja on Thursday evening, alleged that all southeast governors have been placed under Fatwa (death sentence) by the IPOB.
Source: Naija News