The Department of State Services (DSS) has raised alarm that some interest groups is planning to launch ethno-religious violence in the country. The secret police issued the warning today through its Public Relation Officer (PRO), Dr. Peter Afunaya. According to the statement, states like Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto, Rivers, Plateau, Oyo, and some part of the South Eastern states of the country are amongst the places pencilled to witness violence if issues are not managed.
The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde says he would not sit down and watch enemies of peace ignite an ethnic war under his watch as the chief security officer of the state. This was made known through the Chief Press Secretary of the governor, Taiwo Adisa, yesterday shortly after the governor finished having a security meeting with security agencies in the Ibarapa area of the state.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has gone against the ridiculous claim by some Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari is a clone and that Nigeria has “a new Buhari from Sudan” in Aso Rock. Mr. Obasanjo made the above statement while answering questions in a virtual interview with historian, Toyin Falola, on Sunday. He also expressed concern over the incessant attacks on innocent and insecurity in the North West of the country, where President Muhammadu Buhari is from.
The Federal Government has today extended the National Identity Number, NIN, registration deadline for another 8 weeks to accommodate more Nigerian subscribers. This was made known through a statement signed by, Mr. Kayode Adegoke, Head, Corporate, National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, and was made available to newsmen.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed an Academy Adjutant of the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA), Lt-Col Yusuf Muktar Dodo as his new Aide-De-Camp (ADC), Garba Shehu Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity confirmed the appointment. According to Shehu, Dodo will take over from Col. Abubakar Lawal who is set to proceed on a promotion course and on completion will be promoted to Brig-Gen alongside his mates. The promotion course is a five-month Strategic and Defence Course in Santiago, Chile, between March 8 and July 30, 2021.