Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Friday 14th February 2020

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Friday 14th February 2020

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Friday 14th February 2020 on some of the nation newspapers .

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Your utterance inconsequential, PDP tells Oshiomhole

Wike to APC chair: Don’t destabilise Nigeria   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the statement credited to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, that no one would be inaugurated as governor of Bayelsa State, following yesterday’s sack of the Governor-elect, David Lyon, by the Supreme Court as empty and inconsequential. PDP said in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan that Oshiomhole should steer clear of Bayelsa State as his alleged plot to trigger violence in the state has failed.…

Kidnappers, bandits take over national parks –Senate

…calls on security agencies to keep surveillance   The Senate, yesterday, raised the alarm that the nation’s national parks have been infiltrated by bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements, resulting in the killing of rangers and commuters. Accordingly, the Senate called for the mainstreaming of the National Park Service into the National Security architecture, in line with the resolution of the 12th National Council on Environment. It also urged relevant security agencies in the country to be involved in park protection and surveillance, as well as training in firearms and…



Auno attack: Group condemns attack on Buhari

A group of Borno State citizens living in Abuja under the umbrella of Borno Coalition for Justice (BCJ) has condemned the booing of President Muhammadu Buhari by residents of Maiduguri, during his sympathy visits to the state on Wednesday over the killings of travellers at Auno by terrorists. The group at a press conference yesterday alleged that the attempt to embarrass the President was a hatchet job perpetrated by Borno State governor’s aides. Mohammed Ali, who spoke on behalf of the coalition, said the ‘despicable plot at embarrassing President Buhari by…

Obasanjo seeks end to wildlife destruction

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday called for concerted efforts by stakeholders to end indiscriminate destruction of wildlife and animals in Nigeria. Obasanjo, who spoke at a breakfast meeting with members of the Pangolin Conservation Guild of Nigeria, said biodiversity conservation must be given as much attention as the issue of climate change. The meeting, which was held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, was part of activities lined up to commemorate the 2020 World Pangolin Day, scheduled for February 15. Professors Olajumoke Morenikeji and Ray Jansen, who…

Economic stakeholders advocate more realistic budget

  Following inconsistency and huge variance witnessed in the nation’s budgets over the years some economic stakeholders have called for a more realistic budget that would quicken the pace of infrastructural growth in the country. This was part of the communique issued at the end of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC yearly budget seminar. The seminar which held in Lagos yesterday, had as its theme ‘Leveraging the 2020 Budget and Finance Act for the Growth of the Nigerian Capital Market’ The stakeholders frowned at the huge budget variance the…

AfDB: Malpass’ claims are inaccurate, not fact-based

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, has faulted the World Bank President, David Malpass, on his recent comments on Africa’s debt profile. In a statement yesterday, Adesina said the World Bank President’s statement is: “Inaccurate and not fact based.” The statement reads: “In several news reports, World Bank President, David Malpass, was recently quoted as saying some Multilateral Development Banks, including the African Development Bank, have a tendency to lend too quickly and in the process, add to the continent’s debt problems. “This statement is…

Keystone Bank partners NCF on tree planting campaign

In a bid to ensure sustainable cities and communities under the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 of the United Nations (UN), Keystone Bank Limited has partnered with the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) on a tree planting campaign in Lagos State. The trees are expected to absorb carbon dioxide in the environment and create an ecosystem that will help to reduce pollution.    Speaking on the campaign in Lagos recently, Mr. Adeyemi Odusanya, an Executive Director of the bank, said some staff members of Keystone Bank recently visited the NCF office…



Boko Haram: Senate asks military to set up base at Auno

Lawan insists non-performing security heads should go   Following the brutal attack and killing of over 30 persons on Sunday at Auno community in Borno State, the Senate, yesterday, asked the Defence Headquarters to set up a military base in the area. The Senate passed the resolution as a result of the point of order raised by the former Governor of Borno State, Senator Kashim Shettima (APC, Borno Central). Auno community has become a victim of frequent attacks by insurgents, having witnessed five different attacks from the Boko Haram terrorists…

Sultan to Oyetola: You’re a man of impeccable character, worthy of emulation

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has described Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola as a humble man with impeccable character worthy of emulation. Abubakar, who was in Osun to join other royal fathers at a one-day National Summit on Security organised by the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding, branded Oyetola as “Mr. Humility.” The Sultan, who made these remarks on Wednesday at a dinner organised in his honour by Oyetola at the Government House, Osogbo, the State capital added that he never met with him on various…

Insecurity: Lawan calls for restructuring of police

President of the Senate, Dr.Ahmad Lawan, yesterday called for a holistic restructuring of the security architecture of the Nigeria Police Force, equipping of police training institutions and training of men and officers of the force to be able to operate more effectively. Lawan also cautioned that the leadership of the National Assembly would no longer tolerate continuous killing of Nigerians by criminals who activities were threatening the security of the country. He expressed these positions in his remarks on a Bill for an Act to repeal the Police Act and…

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