This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, 14th, April 2021.
Okorocha Breaks Silence On EFCC Arrest
The lawmaker representing Imo West senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, has broken silence on his arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged misappropriation of public funds.
Recall that the former Governor of Imo State was arrested by the commission on Tuesday at his Unity House office located at Garki, Abuja.
CAN Tells NASS To Drop Hijab Bill And Face Insecurity
The National Assembly of Nigeria has been asked to focus on important challenges in the country, including insecurity and forget the move to enforce the wearing of Hijab in public places.
Naija News understands that the call was made by the National body of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).
Borno: Boko Haram Attacks Damasak Town Again
Boko Haram insurgents on Tuesday attacked Damasak town in the Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State.
A military source that spoke with SaharaReporters disclosed that the terrorists, however, were repelled by the soldiers of the 145 Battalion.
Protesters Block Gbajabiamila, Accuse Him Of Ignorance
Legislative workers, on Tuesday, welcomed lawmakers of the upper and lower legislative Chambers with protest over non-payment of allowances.
The aides earlier positioned themselves and blocked the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila whom they said has been feigning ignorance of their demands since 2019.
South-East: IPOB Threatens To Kill Members Of New Security Outfit
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Tuesday, warned Igbo youths against joining the security outfit which was recently launched by South-East Governors.