This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 4th, May 2021.
Embattled Isa Pantami Extends NIN-SIM Linkage
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Malam Isa Pantami has extended the ongoing National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) integration exercise.
Naija News reports that the NIN-SIM linkage exercise has now been extended till June 30, 2021.
Military Not Interested In Removing Buhari – DHQ
The Nigerian Military has declared that it has no intention of taking over the leadership of Nigeria but would rather continue to fulfil its roles as stated in the constitution.
The military authorities also warned Nigerian politicians to stop inciting the military to take over Nigeria’s leadership.
Bandits Threaten To Kill Remaining Students Abducted From Kaduna Private Varsity
Bandits that abducted students of Greenfield University, Kaduna State, have threatened to kill the remaining 17 students.
Recall that bandits abducted twenty-two students and a member of staff from the school campus along the Kaduna-Abuja highway on April 20.
Imo: Police Arrest Suspected Sponsor Of Deadly Attacks
Security operatives have arrested a 42-year-old man, identified as Nnamdi Okafor from the Amanachi community in the Orsu Local Government Area of Imo state.
Naija News reports that Okafor is reportedly the mastermind behind the recent deadly attacks in the state.
Boko Haram Insurgents Have Become Confident Under Buhari – Secondus
National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has said that Boko Haram insurgents have become confident under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Monday, Secondus said Buhari has failed to tackle the rising insecurity across the country.
Source: Naija News