Missing Air Force Alpha jet found, pilots whereabout unknown
The missing Alpha jet of the Nigerian Air Force has been found. It was found to have crashed at Abba-Jille in Konduga LGA of Borno State.
The location of the crash is approximates 30Kilometers outskirt from the city of Maiduguri.
The fighter jet was seen flying around Goni Kurmiri and Njimia villages after attacking terrorist locations at the Sambisa axis.
The whereabout of the pilot and co-pilot, is unknown.
Easter: Don’t Let ‘Mischief Mongers’ Divide This Country, Buhari Tells Nigerians
President Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerians not to allow mischief mongers to divide the country.
The President in his Easter message to Christians on Thursday assured Nigerians that the insecurity situation in the country will become a thing of the past.
As Christians celebrate Easter, the President says it is an opportunity to renew hope and faith, show love and appreciation to one another, and not to despair, no matter the challenges of the period.
Nigerian Returnees From Saudi Arabia Allege Abandonment By FG
The latest badge of Nigerian returnees from Saudi Arabia has alleged that the country’s consulate in Saudi Arabia is returning more citizens of the neighboring Niger Republic than Nigerians, who are stuck in deportation camps in the Arabian country.
The affected Nigerians who served mostly as house helps in Saudi Arabia also accused their former bosses of sexually molesting and maltreating them while in their service.
Narrating his ordeal to newsmen in Abuja, a returnee, who spoke in the Hausa language, lamented the dehumanising treatment they were subjected to in Saudi Arabia.
But reacting, the Nigerian government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs called for calm while addressing the allegations.
The Consular-General in the Ministry, Ambassador Akinremi Bolaji, said the Federal Government would launch a probe into the incident.
Again, FG extends deadline for NIN-SIM linkage
Following a Ministerial Task Force meeting, the federal government (FG) has again extended the deadline for NIN-SIM data linkage.
The meeting took place on Thursday, April 1, 2021 and an approval was given to extend the period of the NIN-SIM linkage to the 6th of May, 2021.
According to a joint statement by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), President Muhammadu Buhari approved and endorsed the extension when the need for it was presented to him.
Buhari’s ex-Personal Secretary, Baba Marafa is dead
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of his former Personal Secretary at the Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF), Mohammed Baba Marafa.
In a condolence message issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Thursday in Abuja, the president conveyed his condolences to the family of the deceased, the Lamido of Adamawa, the Waziri family of Adamawa and the Alkali Hamma Joda family as well as the Adamawa State Government over the passing of Marafa.