This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Thursday, 4th, March 2021.
Zamfara: Matawalle Reveals Ethnic Behind Jangebe Girls Abduction
Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, on Wednesday noted that those who kidnapped the schoolgirls from Government Secondary School, Jangebe are of Hausa and Fulani ethnicity.
The Peoples Democratic Party chieftain stated this while speaking on Channels TV on Wednesday.
North vs South: Northern Traders End Food Stuffs Blockade
The Leadership of Cattle and Foodstuff dealers under the aegis of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria has agreed to resume the movement of food supplies from the north to the south.
Naija News gathered that the agreement was reached after a meeting between the trade union leadership and Governor Yahaya Bello in Abuja.
Buhari Orders Soldiers, Police To Shoot Anyone Seen With AK-47
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday directed the Nigerian Army, Police and other security agencies to shoot anyone seen with AK-47.
Naija News reports that this was made known by the President’s media assistant, Garba Shehu, during an interview with the BBC.
Boko Haram Releases Pastor It Threatened To Kill If Govt Fails To Pay Ransom
The dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group has released Pastor Bulus Yakuru, the pastor it threatened to kill if the government doesn’t pay a ransom within one week.
The cleric was said to have been released on Wednesday evening hours before the deadline given by the terrorists expired.
Zamfara: Finally, Matawalle Names First Person Responsible For Jangebe Girls Abduction
The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Wednesday accused the watchman of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, where the schoolgirls were abducted last Friday of being complicit in the incident.
Naija News had earlier reported that the Governor disclosed that repentant bandits met with their unrepentant counterparts to secure the release of the schoolgirls.