Today's Headlines: Unknown Bandits Attack Travelers Again, Herdsmen Kill Another Nigerian & Others.
Ezekwesili Speaks Again
Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has faulted the ban on cryptocurrency trading placed by the Central Bank of Nigeria.
The CBN gave the order as seen in a statement issued on Friday, stressing that all banking institutions are to close the accounts of customers with cryptocurrency transactions immediately.
The apex bank added that breaches of the directive will attract severe regulatory sanctions.
Reacting to the ban, Ezekwesili slammed the CBN, saying the order makes the country appear unprepared to embrace the future.
Okonjo-Iweala Thanks Buhari
Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has thanked Nigerians and President Muhammadu Buhari for their support following her emergence as the sole candidate for the top job at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
She also extended her appreciation to the United States government after the country endorsed her to become the Director-General of the global trade body.
Unknown Bandits Attack Travelers Again
Bandits have opened fire on six commuters along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road.
The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this in a Friday statement.
He said the bandits, who were on the run from aggressive patrols by security agencies in the Birnin Gwari general area, took to the highway around Ungwan Dangedda, adding that as they retreated, they shot at several vehicles.
One commercial vehicle driver was said to have been hit and lost control of the vehicle, which somersaulted several times before coming to a stop.
Herdsmen Kill Another Nigerian
Some criminal suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed a cousin to the Senior Special Assistant to the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu on new media, Gani Muhammed Ajowa.
The media aide to the Ondo State Governor in a post on his Facebook account on Friday identified his cousin as Dayo Ibiye.
Ajowa in his post wrote, “Fulani herders just killed my first cousin on his farm in Ajowa”
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