Welcome to the summary of Nigeria news now breaking for Monday 25th April 2022.
Bauchi Governor Asked Atiku To Step Down
Bauchi State’s Governor, Bala Mohammed, has advised erstwhile vice president, Atiku Abubakar, to quit the presidential race and support him.
Also, the erstwhile Minister of the Federal Capital Territory said that he is experienced, young and agile to rule the country.
Number of Victims in Illegal Refinery Fire Rises
The total number of victims in the illegal oil refinery fire calamity in Abacheke Kpofire, Imo State is now 110.
The most recent discovery was a pregnant woman with a blown-up stomach leading to the exposure of the developing infant.
Besides, Mr Ifeanyi Nnaji, who is the Operational Head of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) confirmed the figure.
Buhari Describes Illegal Refinery Fire as National Disaster
President Muhammadu Buhari said that the fire incident is a national disaster.
Furthermore, he ordered all security agencies to fish out those running lawless refineries in the country.
Rain Wreaks Havoc in Lagos
Some areas in Lagos witnessed damage to properties after yesterday’s early morning rain that came with the storm.
Besides, the storm destroyed cars and many buildings on Muri Okunola Street, in Victoria Island, according to residents.
ISWAP Claimed Attack On Kogi Police Station Attack
The Islamic State in West African Province (ISWAP) said that it was behind Saturday’s police station attack in Kogi State.
The loation of the station is Adavi in Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State.
Moreover, the attackers killed no fewer than three cops.
Security Officers Arrest Bandit Leader
The joint military/security operation known as Operation Whirl Stroke, OPWS, has arrested Leggi Jibrin.
Jibrin is the wanted boss of a syndicate intimidating residents of Taraba, Nasarawa and Benue State.
In addition, the security forces arrested him after slugging it out with them in a gun duel.
That is the summary of Nigeria news now breaking for Monday 25th April 2022.