Shekau Abubakar Mocks Nigerian Army
Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, in fresh audio released on Thursday mocked troops of the Nigerian Army.
In a video in which only a voice believed to be his could be heard with his pictures and scenes from the North, Shekau who spoke in Hausa claimed responsibility for the bomb explosions that rocked Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Tuesday.
Shekau said an infiltration team carried out the attacking, stressing that the Nigerian military has failed to put his group in check.
He also dissociated himself from a farm reportedly belonging to him that was recently burnt by the Nigerian military.
Finance Minister Speaks
The Federal Government of Nigeria has insisted that the nation’s external debt rate can not be described as unreasonable.
Despite the accrued N31 trillion external debts, the incumbent government in a statement by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, said the borrowing by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration can not be considered too high yet.
PDP Sends Warning To APC
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Uche Secondus has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) to leave former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-kayode alone.
The warning was given by Secondus after a meeting with the former Aviation minister in the administration of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Secondus and Fani-Kayode was joined at the meeting at his residence by the PDP National Working Committee (NWC).
Secondus said APC should focus on fixing Nigeria’s broken economy and security, rather than poaching opposition members.
Female Students Abducted Again In Zamfara
Gunmen have kidnapped some students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Talata Mafara local government area of Zamfara State.
Daily Trust gathered that the incident happened in the early hours of Friday.
A resident of Kawaye village identified as Sadi Kawaye told Daily Trust that his daughters, Mansura and Sakina were among those abducted.
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