Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Wednesday, 10th, February, 2021

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This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, 10th, February 2021.

Why Sheikh Gumi’s Negotiation With Bandits May Fail – Report

A report by SBM Intelligence, Nigeria’s geopolitical intelligence platform, has stated that the peace deal initiated by a renowned Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, with bandits may fail.

Recall that Gumi had visited bandits camp to spread the message of Islam and peace to the Fulani herdsmen and rid the country of kidnappings and banditry.

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Labour Kicks As FG Mulls Increase In Fuel Price

The Organised Labour has warned the Federal Government against fresh moves to increase petrol pump price following the rise of crude oil price above $60 per barrel in the international market.

Recall that top officials of two major marketers’ associations had suggested that the pump price of petrol should be between N185 and N200 per litre to reflect the further rise in crude oil prices.

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Buhari Can’t Speak On Every Matter, Including Herdsmen Crisis – Presidency

The presidency on Tuesday said that President Muhammadu Buhari cannot respond to every matter including the herdsmen crisis rocking parts of the nation.

Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media, Femi Adesina, stated this while appearing on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme.

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We’ll Flush Out Criminals Disguising As Fulani Herdsmen In Edo – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has assured residents in the state of full protection against bandits and perpetrators of all sorts of evils in the state.

Speaking at a town hall meeting held at Odighi community of Ovia North Local Government Area on Tuesday, February 9, the governor vowed to send packing all criminals from his domain.

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Anyim Speaks On Snubbing PDP Zonal Meeting, Rift With Chairman

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator Anyim Pius Ayim, has debunked reports that he shunned the Southeast zonal meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Reports had emerged on social media accusing the former Senate President of boycotting the meeting which was held in Enugu on Monday over his rift with the zonal caretaker committee chairman of PDP, Ali Odefa.

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