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Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Tuesday, 15th, September, 2020

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This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria Today, 15th, September, 2020.

FG Gives Update On Reopening Of Universities, Other Tertiary Institutions

The federal government of Nigeria on Monday, 14th September, disclosed that a final decision has not been taken on the reopening of tertiary institutions in the country but the COVID-19 situation is been reviewed.

Minister of State for Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, who spoke on Monday during the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing in Abuja, said the universities need to get clearance and procedures from the National Universities Commission (NUC) before reopening.

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Boko Haram Commander: What Mailafia Said As He Arrived DSS Office For The Third Time

Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Monday, 14th September honoured the invitation of the Department of State Services (DSS).

As earlier reported by Naija News, Mailafia visited the DSS office in Jos, the Plateau state capital, for the third time in what is expected to be another round of investigation.

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Chief Of Army Staff, Buratai, Allegedly Orders Torture Of Nigerian Soldier Over Criticism

Lance Corporal Martins Idakpini, is undergoing severe torture at a military base in Sokoto on the orders of Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, according to SaharaReporters

Recall that Idakpini was arrested in June after making a viral video where he condemned Buratai for the failings of the Nigerian Army to combat and Boko Haram terror group.

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Edo: INEC Speaks On Readiness For Saturday’s Governorship Election

The people of Edo State has been assured by the Independent National Electoral Commission, of a free, fair and credible governorship election on Saturday.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Dr Johnson Sinikiem, stated this during a stakeholders’ meeting in Benin, the state capital, on Monday.

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Obaseki Was Treated Badly – Oyegun Refuses To Endorse Ize-Iyamu

John Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has condemned the treatment of Governor Godwin Obaseki when he was in the APC.

Naija News reports that Obaseki had dumped the APC and decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after he was disqualified from contesting the Edo governorship election.

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