1) Breaking: Mama Taraba Aisha Al-Hassan is dead
Aisha Al-Hassan, a former minister of Women Affairs and Senator, has died.
She was 61 years old.
Aisha who is famously known as Mama Taraba died on Friday in Cairo.
Her media aide confirmed her death to Channels Television on Friday.
Aisha twice contested for the governorship seat in her home state, but she failed.
Her last public office was as Minister of Women Affairs.
2) Update: We shot 11 IPOB members dead in Imo – Army
The Nigerian Army on Friday said a joint team of soldiers and police shot 11 members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) dead as they attempted to attack Area Command and Police Station in Orlu LGA of Imo State.
Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, in a statement on Friday said a gang of IPOB/ESN terrorists mounted in vehicles on Thursday, 6 May 2021, stormed Orlu town with intention to attack the compound housing the Area Command and Police Station in Orlu LGA of Imo State.
3) You Cannot Abuse Everyone In Nigeria And Demand Presidency, El-Rufai Tells Igbo People
The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has said that the Nigerian President of Igbo extraction will only happen if the people of the South-East stop threatening the country with secession.
El-Rufai said the regions that have produced Presidents that ruled Nigeria achieved the feats by negotiating with people and political parties, stressing that politics has to do with negotiations and convincing others on why they should vote for the candidates.
4) This is what you get for ignoring my warning on Buhari in 2015, Kanu mocks Nigerians
The leader of the proscribed Igbo separatist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has mocked Nigerians for ignoring his 2015 warnings on President Muhammadu Buhari when he claimed he foresaw the activities of Fulani herdsmen if Buhari was voted into power.
Kanu who took to micro blogging platform, Twitter on Friday, to remind Nigerians of his warning, said he foresaw what was going to happen and with the current insecurity in every part of the country today, he has been justified.
5) Some people are mercilessly against Nigeria – President Buhari
Present Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said some persons are not working for the progress of Nigeria and are mercilessly against the country.
The president stated this on Friday during the 6th regular meeting with the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC), led by Professor Doyin Salami at the State House, Abuja.
6) Insecurity: Buba Galadima Reveals Solution To Current Crisis
A former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Buba Galadima, has suggested a possible way out of the insecurity challenges confronting Nigeria.
Galadima while interacting with newsmen earlier on the spate of insecurity in the country, the signing of the electoral act will play a better role in tackling the nation’s biggest threat (insecurity) at the moment.
He, however, condemned his former friend Buhari for refusing to give consent to the electoral act since he assumed power in 2015. According to Galadima, the electoral act will help get the right people into power, a situation that would reduce the rate of insecurity.
7) Insecurity: Buhari Doesn’t Care If Dead Bodies Litter All Roads — Wike
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has expressed that the federal government does not care if people are killed and their corpses litter streets across the country.
He stated this on Thursday when he hosted members of the south-south zonal working committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Port Harcourt.
Wike expressed that the federal government has lost the capacity to address insecurity.
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