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CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN): IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN)

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From Naijaloft Central Bank of nigeria (CBN) gets new governor as Soludo steps down as governor of the Central Bank of nigeria (CBN).
The president of nigeria on the expiration of Chukwuma Soludo’s term as the governor of the Central Bank of nigeria (CBN) has nominated Lamido Sanusi as the new governor of the Central Bank of nigeria (CBN). Soludo’s term as the Central Bank of nigeria (CBN) ends officially on the 3rd of June. Lamido Sanusi is the current chief executive officer of First Bank of Nigeria Plc.
If Lamido Sanusi is confirmed as the governor of the Central Bank of nigeria (CBN), it is believed the selection of Mr Sanusi as the Central Bank of nigeria (CBN) governor could mark the start of tougher regulation in Nigeria’s banking sector.

Sanusi would be the first Central Bank of nigeria (CBN) governor to be screened by the Senate as stipulated in the Central Bank of nigeria (CBN) Act which came into force after the appointment of the outgoing Central Bank of nigeria (CBN) Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo.

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on some parts of Port-Harcourt, the state capital.

The Governor made this known during a broadcast on Sunday where he noted that the curfew begins from Monday 23rd November 2020.

The statement noted that the upsurge noticed by the state government in cases of cult activities, other forms of violence, and killings is responsible for the curfew.

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Wike in the statement declared that the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to a one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market will be affected.

He added that no form of trading, human or vehicular movement is allowed in the affected areas until further notice.

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamafara, Bello Matawalle has announced the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

According to reports, ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.

Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.

The Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Muhammed Dauran revealed that the victims were released without paying a ransom.

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He stated they were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.

Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in all parts of the state.

 

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Police Confirm Abduction Of Nasarawa APC Chairman

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Police Confirm Abduction Of Nasarawa APC Chairman

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The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, Philip Shekwor, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

According to reports, Shekwor was abducted on Saturday night at his residence along Dunamis church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia.

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Confirming the incident, Police Commissioner Bola Longe said the unidentified gunmen in large number stormed the residence of the APC chairman in Lafia around 11 pm and took him away to an unknown destination.

According to him, security agencies had reacted swiftly by deploying personnel to different forest locations to ensure the safe release of the APC chieftain.

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