Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Monday, 3rd, May, 2021

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This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Monday, 3rd, May 2021.

Ooni Of Ife, Alaafin Of Oyo Speak On Rising Insecurity In South West

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has urged the Federal Government to tackle the rising insecurity in the South West.

Speaking over the weekend in Lagos during the 51st birthday celebration of Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba Land, Iba Gani Adams, Ogunwusi asked the government to ensure that the region is safe.

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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Is My Spiritual Son, Brother – Fr Mbaka

The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, on Sunday described the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, as his spiritual son and brother.

Recall that Mbaka last week prayed that God will bless the IPOB leader for standing up for his people who are being maltreated by the government.

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Nobody Can Stop Agitation For Oduduwa Republic – Akintoye

Prominent Yoruba leader, Prof. Banji Akintoye has said nobody can stop the agitation for Yoruba self-determination.

In a statement on Sunday by the spokesman of the Ilana Omo Odua, Maxwell Adeleye, the leader said the agitation for the Oduduwa Republic will be realised.

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Insecurity: Afenifere Refusal To Support Buhari Justified – Fasoranti

The leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, has said the nation’s rising insecurity has justified the group’s refusal to back President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 and 2019.

He stated this at the 70th-anniversary thanksgiving service of the Ondo State chapter of Afenifere held at Saint David Cathedral, Akure, the State capital, on Sunday.

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IPOB: Senator Abaribe Reveals Those Behind Southeast Killings

Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has cleared the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and other pro-Biafran agitators of being behind the killing of security operatives in the Southeast.

Speaking with The Nation after he delivered a keynote address at the Nigeria Bar Association Owerri Branch 2021 Law Week, the lawmaker said the attacks were being carried out by those he described as ‘fifth columnists imported into Igboland’ whose key motivation was the destabilization of Igboland.

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Source: Newspot

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