This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Sunday, 14th, March 2021.
Kaduna: President Buhari Issues Fresh Warning To Terrorists, Bandits, Others
President Muhamadu Buhari has warned terrorists, bandits, and other criminals targeting schools in the country that he won’t allow them to destroy the educational system in the country.
The President issued the stern warning in a statement on Saturday through his spokesperson, Garba Shehu where he reacted to the recent abduction of students from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State who were abducted on Thursday night from their school premises.
Kidnappers Of Kaduna Students Release Video, Demand N500m
Bandits who kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Igabi local government area of Kaduna State, have requested for a ransom of N500 million to release the students.
According to DailyTrust, three parents of the victims have confirmed that the bandits have requested for the sum of N500 million.
FG Not Ready To Protect Nigerians- Gani Adams
Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams has said the federal government and security agents are not ready to protect Nigerians.
Speaking in an interview with The Sun, he also accused the Muhammadu Buhari administration of playing the ethnic card on issues of security.
Bandits: Sacked Ganduje Aide, Salihu Yakasai ‘Attacks’ Buhari Again
A former media aide to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, Salihu Tanko Yakasai (Dawisu) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of confusing bandits with his orders.
Yakasai on Saturday mockingly declared that President Buhari is confusing bandits and terrorists in the country with conflicting ultimatums and “stern warnings”.
2023: Even If I Am Contesting I Can’t Start Campaign Now – Amaechi
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said he is focused on delivering on the various railway projects across the country and not the 2023 election.
Amaechi, who served two terms as governor of Rivers State and was also speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly for eight years, warned Nigerians to stop distracting him because he is not a politician.