Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Monday, 1st, February, 2021
This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Monday, 1st, February 2021.
I Don’t Believe In Buhari From Sudan, But The Buhari I Knew Has Changed – Obasanjo
Obasanjo noted that he used to know Buhari as a military man when he worked with him, but the current Buhari who is the democratic President of Nigeria has fallen far below the standards expected from him.
Chief Of Defence Staff, Irabor Speaks On Chibok Girls Escaping From Boko Haram
Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Lucky Irabor has declared that no Chibok schoolgirl is in the custody of the military at the moment.
Irabor spoke on Sunday while interacting with newsmen in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital at the Theatre Command of Operation Lafiya Dole.
President Buhari Keeps Silent As IGP Adamu Retires Today
President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to react to the expiration of the tenure of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.
Naija News reports that Adamu is expected to leave the office on Monday (today), having reached the mandatory retirement age and having completed his 35 years maximum to stay in the police, having enlisted on February 2, 1986.
COVID-19: What Nigerians Should Do To Avert Lockdown – Presidency
The Presidency has advised Nigerians to continue to observe all COVID-19 guidelines in order to avert fresh lockdown in the country.
In a statement on Sunday, Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu, said the only way to forestall another lockdown in the country is compliance with the mandatory wearing of masks and observation of social distance.
COVID-19: Don’t Emulate Buhari, APC – PDP Warns Nigerians
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are not interested in the well being of Nigerians.
The PDP spoke against the background that President Buhari was seen in public disregarding COVID-19 protocols on social distancing and the use of facemasks during his visit to Daura in Katsina State on Saturday.
Source: Naija News