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Today's Headlines: Jangebe Abduction Will Be The Last - Buhari, 40 Criminal Suspects Arrested in FCT

Controversy Surrounds Zamfara Students' Release

The release of schoolgirls abducted on Friday from Government Secondary School in Jangebe, Zamfara County, sparked controversy. 

The abducted schoolgirls were said to have been released and were waiting to be transported to Gusau, the state capital, at the Emir of Anka's palace earlier on Sunday. 

Suleiman Tunau Anka, the state commissioner for information and culture, tweeted Sunday afternoon that the students have not yet been released. 


Jangebe Abduction Will Be The Last - Buhari

Nigerians have been assured by President Muhammadu Buhari that the abduction of female students from Government Girls Science Secondary School, Jangebe, on Friday will be the last. 

Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation, relayed the President's statement on Sunday, leading a high-powered federal government delegation to sympathize with the people and government of Zamfara. 

He claimed that the federal government had devised new measures that would put an end to all forms of criminality in the country.


Ndume Urges Buhari To Sign Executive Order On Unexplained Wealth

Senator Ali Ndume, the former Senate Leader, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to sign an Executive Order activating the Unexplained Wealth Act and streamlining the work of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). 

Ndume, who spoke with journalists over the weekend, said the President had the constitutional right to issue the Executive Order, which could not be challenged in court, and that the Executive should also send a bill to the National Assembly to domesticate the Act.


40 Suspects Arrested For Criminal Offences In FCT

The Police Command of the Federal Capital Territory, or FCT, has announced the arrest of 40 suspects in connection with various criminal offenses. 

According to NAN, Mariam Yusuf, the Police Public Relations Officer in the FCT, made the announcement in a statement on Sunday, February 28, 2021, in Abuja. 

Car snatching, drug peddling, armed robbery, and public nuisance within the territory are among the offenses mentioned by Yusuf.


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Buhari Jangebe Muhammadu Buhari Suleiman Tunau Anka Zamfara County

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