Police parades 23 suspects in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command on Thursday paraded no fewer than 23 suspects alleged to have committed various crimes including banditry, kidnapping and theft. The suspects were said to have been arrested during recent operations by the police in the command. Among the suspect was a 20-year-old man, Sani Haruna, from Kwakwara village in the Safana Local Government Area of …

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I will attend trial when doctor certifies my knee healed – Maina

The Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, has said he will resume his trial only when his doctor gives him a clean bill of health. Maina, who claimed to be suffering from knee injuries, spoke in a recorded video clip which circulated online on Thursday. The about six-and-a-half-minute-long video clip showed him fielding questions from an …

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CBN cautions against fraudulent loan offers, investment schemes

The Central Bank of Nigeria has asked the public to beware of fraudulent loan offers and investment schemes. The acting Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, Osita Nwanisobi, said this in a statement on Thursday entitled ‘Beware of fraudulent loan offers, investment schemes.’ It said its attention had been drawn to fraudulent messages and videos in social media circles requesting unsuspecting loans …

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Debts, salaries take 52.6% as FG budgets N13.08tn for 2021

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, presented to the National Assembly, N13.08tn budget estimates for 2021 with N3.12tn (23.85 per cent) earmarked for debt servicing. Buhari, who said the nation’s economy might relapse into recession, stated that N3.85tn (29.43 per cent) was voted for capital projects, while personnel costs (salaries and allowances) would gulp N3.76tn (28.75 per …

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EndSARS protests: Policeman shot dead in Delta, youths demand to see IG

• Falz, Runtown lead protesters in Lagos Adelani Adepegba, Deji Lambo, Dele Ogunyemi, Gibson Achonu and Adeyinka Adedipe A police Corporal, simply identified as Stanley, attached to the Ughelli Police Area Command, Ughelli, Delta State, was on Thursday shot dead by suspected hoodlums, who hijacked the #EndSARS protest, which began peacefully in the town. The deceased was reportedly shot by …

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