For more than a decade, Boko Haram fighters have terrorised civilians and exchanged fire with soldiers around Lake Chad, where the borders of Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad meet. They have killed an estimated 30,000 people and displaced two and a half million.
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Alhaji Abba Kyari, the chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, and one of the most powerful men in the country, died on April 17, 2020 in a cardiology hospital in Lagos. He was said to be 67. Alhaji Kyari was said to have amassed more power than any previous chief of staff in Nigeria’s history
SUSPENDED AMNESTY BOSS – DOKUBO BRIBED, THREATENED NSA – MONGUNO, AMNESTY COMMITTEE OVER REINSTATEMENT
Security sources from the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and the Department of State Security (DSS), have expressed their frustrations on the purported sham investigations carried out by the Interim Caretaker Committee overseeing the Niger Delta Presidential Amnesty Programme.
According to @NCDCgov, Abba Kyari tested positive to covid 19 on the 24/03/2020, alongside the Gov of Bauchi state. It was categorically stated that both cases had travel histories with Germany & the UK.
Biya on Thursday met with the French ambassador Christophe Guilhou at the presidency. His official social media handles shared a photo of the two men.
The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has postponed the Senior School Certificate Examination organised by the West African Examinations Council and the National Examinations Council due to the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country.
Insults mean nothing to me. They only fuel my resolve and strengthen my determination. They are like water off a duck’s back and neither can they deter me from speaking my mind on any pressing or burning issue no matter how unpopular my position may be.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Kyari tested positive for the respiratory virus 10 days after he returned to the country from a trip to Germany where he had a meeting with officials of Siemens in Munich on Nigeria’s electricity expansion programme.
In a statement on Saturday morning to POLITICS NIGERIA, the Presidency announced the passage of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari.
NIGER DELTA TRADITIONAL RULERS, EX-AGITATORS URGE CONTRACTORS, SUBMIT REQUESTED DOCUMENTS TO NSA CARETAKER COMMITTEE
Traditional rulers, ex-agitators and stakeholders from the nine Niger Delta states have called on the shortlisted Amnesty contractors to urgently submit all documentations prior to the 21st April 2020 deadline as published by the Niger Delta Presidential Amnesty Programme Interim Caretaker Committee which is presently composed of Only Northerners. The stakeholders urge all contractor not to wait until the deadline date before submitting their documentations as time is of the essence. An online documents submission portal has been setup by the Office of the National Security Adviser to upload all documentations