This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Thursday, 3rd, June 2021.
Fulani Herdsmen From Mali, Chad, Others Plotting Attacks In S/West – Amotekun
The Oyo State chapter of the South-West Security Network, aka Amotekun, has revealed that foreign Fulani herdsmen are plotting to attack forests in the region.
Naija News reports that this was made known on Wednesday by the chairman of the chapter, General Kunle Togun (rtd).
Malami Speaks On Sending ‘Secret Memo’ Asking Buhari To Suspend Nigeria’s Constitution
Nigeria’s Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has denied issuing a secret memo urging President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the country’s constitution and declare martial law.
The Minister also said it is unbelievable that such a memo can originate from his office as he remains a firm believer in the tenets of democracy and constitutional order.
How Poverty Can Be Defeated In Nigeria – Atiku
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has said that eliminating poverty from Nigeria can be achieved if there is a political will.
A statement on Thursday by his media aide, Paul Ibe, quoted Atiku as saying at the commissioning of two factories and one microfinance bank, in Yola, the Adamawa State, on Monday.
Former Ondo State Governor, Mimiko Set To Join APC
Former Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko has reportedly concluded plans to dump the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The former Governor is said to have held series of meetings in Abuja with the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, the Chairman of the APC National Caretaker Committee and governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni as well as two other governors to prepare the ground for his defection to APC.
Gov Wike A Pan Nigerian Hero, Black Scorpion Against IPOB Terrorists – Garba
Former presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba, has hailed Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State for his actions against the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
Naija News reports that the All Progressive Congress member while reacting to a video of the governor shared on Twitter by political and social commentator, Kayode Ogundamisi, described Wike as a pan Nigerian hero.