Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Wednesday, 20th, January, 2021
This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, 20th, December 2021.
NIN To SIM: FG Announces New Deadline
The earlier announced deadline for Nigerians to register and link their National Identification Number (NIN) to their Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards, has been revoked.
Naija News understands that the Federal Government had earlier declared that all SIMs not linked with the NIN would be blocked on January 19, 2021.
Buhari Will Be Remembered Like Trump –Fayose
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday, said Nigerians can not wait for the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to end like Americans are waiting for Donald Trump to vacate the White House.
Fayose stated this in a post on his Twitter on Tuesday, some hours to the end of the Trump presidency.
INEC Announces Date For 2021 Anambra Governorship Election
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced November 6 as the date for the conduct of the 2021 governorship election in Anambra State.
The INEC Chairman of Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye, made this known in a statement on Tuesday, 19th January 2021.
Bayelsa Assembly Speaks On Plot To Impeach Governor Diri
The Bayelsa State House of Assembly on Tuesday dismissed reports that it had concluded plans to impeach Governor Douye Diri.
Naija News reports that this was made known by the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Orientation and Strategy, Mr Tare Porri.
Council Elections: INEC Speaks On Underage Voting In Kano
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied reports of underage voting during the local government elections that took place last Saturday in Kano State.
On January 16, Nigerians took to social media to condemn the electoral body for allowing children to vote in the local government elections that took place in the state.
Source: Naija News