This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Saturday, 20th, February 2021.
Fayose Is An Opportunist, Liability To PDP – Makinde’s Ally Fire Ex-Governor
A former Senate Deputy Chief Whip, Senator Hosea Agboola, has lambasted former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, for describing Governor Seyi Makinde as a ‘baby governor.’
Speaking on Thursday while welcoming some loyalists of a former governor of Oyo State and leader of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Rashidi Ladoja, Agboola described Fayose as a liability to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
West Africa Won’t Contain Us If Nigeria Breaks – Tinubu
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Friday, warned that if there is a crisis in Nigeria, entire West Africa will not be enough to accommodate us.
The former Governor of Lagos State noted that despite the crisis of insurgency, banditry in all aspects of security, God that made this country will protect us.
Kagara School Abduction: Gumi Leads Niger SSG, Govt Delegation To Meet With Bandits
Prominent Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has led a Niger State government delegation headed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane to meet with bandits in the state.
The meeting is part of efforts targeted at facilitating the release of the abducted Kagara students and staff as well as the abducted passengers of Niger State Transport Authority mass transit.
Bandits Who Met With Sheikh Gumi Vow To Deal With El-Rufai
Bandits operating between Tegina in Niger State and Birnin Gwari in Kaduna State, during their meeting with Sheikh Ahmad Gumi on Thursday at Tegina forest, threatened to deal with Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State.
A top source that spoke with SaharaReporters noted that the bandits disclosed this during a peace meeting with the Islamic cleric.
Gov Hope Uzodinma Reveals Why He Brought Soldiers Into Orlu
The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has revealed that he was the one that brought soldiers into the Orlu community of the state.
Speaking at a press briefing on Friday through the state Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Cyprian Akaolisa, the Governor accused the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by Nnamdi Kanu of planning to use the Eastern Security Network (ESN) to cause trouble in the area.