This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Thursday, 29th, April 2021.
Buhari: DSS Releases Usman Bugaje After Eight Hour Grilling
The Department of State Security (DSS) has released Usman Bugaje after he was arrested for criticising President Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of the nation’s security situation.
It was gathered that Bugaje, a politician and scholar, was arrested by the secret police after appearing on AIT.
Mastermind Of Kankara Abduction Makes U-Turn, Returns To Forest
The mastermind of over 300 student’s abduction in Kankara, Katsina State, Auwal Daudawa, has returned back to the forest, less than three months after his repentance.
The development was confirmed by a security source and two others sources close to the bandits, Daily Trust claims.
Presidency Lied, There Is No Proof That Pantami Has Repented – Pyrates
The National Association of Seadogs also known as the Pyrates Confraternity has insisted that the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami must resign.
This is as the group accused the presidency of lying about its submission that Pantami made extremist remarks when he was young but has now changed.
How Boko Haram Is Recruiting Yobe Residents With N20,000 Per Household
Members of the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), are reportedly inducing residents of Geidam, Yobe State, with cash gifts while hoping to get some of them to join.
The group had shared N20,000 to well over 50 households as of Tuesday evening, HumAngle reports.
“We Didn’t Vote For Them To Be In This Situation” – Sheikh Laments Insecurity In Nigeria
A prominent Kaduna based Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi has lamented that the security situation in Nigeria is worrisome, calling on the government at all levels to do more.
The Sheikh lamented that nobody feels safe again due to the alarming rate of cases of insecurity in all parts of the country.