Today's Headlines: Suspected Bandits Strike Again, Governor Nyesom Wike Speaks Again And Others.
Lai Mohammed Speaks Again
Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says those calling for the trial of the ex-service chiefs by the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the Hague are unpatriotic.
FG Extends NIN-SIM Linkage
The ongoing National Identification Number and Subscriber Identity Module integration exercise has been extended by eight weeks, the Federal Government announced on Tuesday morning.
It said the new deadline was now April 6, 2021.
Suspected Bandits Strike Again
Suspected gunmen believed to be bandits in the early hours of Tuesday attacked Kanyan and Sabon Gida communities in Kurebe Ward in Niger State, killing 27 residents, and injuring 20 others.
It was also gathered that the bandits also kidnapped no fewer than 40 persons during the attack which happened around 1 am on Tuesday.
Herdsmen Accused Of Kidnapping In Abia
The Abia state government has accused herders of kidnapping citizens of the state.
John Okiyi Kalu, the state commissioner for information, made the allegation in a statement on Monday.
He said the state government also condemned the destruction of farmlands by cows grazing openly.
The commissioner said Okezie Ikpeazu, the state governor, has directed security operatives to investigate the destruction farmlands and the kidnapping cases in Abia north senatorial district.
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