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Latest Breaking News In Nigeria This Morning, Thursday 16th Of July, 2020

BREAKING;CBN seeks power to freeze crime suspects’ accounts

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has contacted the Senate to authorize it to freeze suspect accounts.

The CBN appealed on Wednesday at a public hearing by the Senate Committee on its 2004 law to repeal the Banking and Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA) and to re-enact the 2020 Banking and Other Financial Institutions Act.

The CBN, which was represented at the hearing by the Director of Legal Services, Mr. Kofo Salam-Alada, proposed to the Senate to reinstate the powers of the CBN governor "to file a motion with the court to freeze accounts that are considered." civil offenses are associated with offenses and other persons. “

BREAKING;IABC, experts to tackle communication issues in pandemic

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), the West Africa Interest Group Chapter, and communications experts will host a webinar today to address communication issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a statement by IABC Nigeria President Chido Nwakanma, the webinar with five communications experts looked at the opportunities and challenges the coronavirus pandemic had created in managing corporate and individual communications in West Africa.

It was noted that the IABC West Africa Interest Group was part of the African chapter of the IABC, which provides a platform for West African business communicators, offers networking opportunities, and offers experts the opportunity to impart and profess their expertise in this profession to mentees.

BREAKING;Do not panic, police assure Ebonyi residents

The Ebonyi State Police Command yesterday assured residents not to panic after armed robbers reportedly informed them of their planned attack.

Ebonyi State Commissioner Philip Maku informed journalists in Abakaliki of the incident and said the command had received no notification of an armed robber's letter, but assured them of a tight safety net across the state to curb possible attacks.

He urged people to ignore the rumor of the alleged letter that no one has evidence that such a letter warns criminals and those who want to destabilize the state should rethink because the command has taken adequate security measures to protect them.

BREAKING;Buhari, Lawan, Kogi Gov Mourn First Female Combat Helicopter Pilot

President Muhammadu Buhari; President of the Senate Dr. Ahmad Lawan; Kogi's governor, Yahaya Bello, and the Federal Executive Council (FEC) mourned yesterday for Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria's first female attack helicopter pilot.

The late pilot's father, Mr. Akintunde Arotile, also described her death as shocking and devastating to all family members.

The President's special adviser for media and public relations, Femi Adesina, said the president lamented the loss of the promising officer, whose short stay on Earth, he said, would have a major impact on the nation, particularly in the area of ​​peace and security.

Adesina said the president welcomed Arotile's bravery in the field to protect the country from the onslaught of bandits and terrorists, and said that her memory was indelible and her efforts would never be forgotten.

BREAKING;Gunmen Kill Two Persons, Abduct One in Nasarawa

Suspected kidnappers invaded Gudi, the hometown of Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa, Akwanga, last Tuesday evening, killing two people and kidnapping others.

The victims are both nephews and nieces of former information minister Labaran Maku.

It was found that the armed men stormed the residence of Salisu Usman, the immediate older brother of Labaran Maku, along the Gudi railway line at around 8 p.m. last Tuesday night and sporadically shot to kill his daughter and take his son and wife to an unknown destination.

BREAKING;PDP governors, others meet to strategise on Edo governorship polls

The candidate asks the court to disqualify Ize-iyamu as the PDP rejects the attack on Gani Audu The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors met in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for the election victory for Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State ensure.

Part of the resolution of the meeting, which was hosted by Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike, chairman of the National Campaign Council for the election of Edo governor, was to ensure that the south-south geopolitical zone remains under control the PDP stands.

The governors of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, were present at yesterday's meeting. his counterpart in Oyo State, Seyi Mankinde; Govenror Wike and other members of the National Campaign Council, chairs and secretaries of all Edo 2020 subcommittees.

The meeting was the first to be held by the governors to develop strategies to help the PDP win in the Edo state governor election on September 19, 2020 since the inauguration of the 77-member National Campaign Council by the PDP's National Working Committee in July ensure 7, 2020 in Abuja.

BREAKING;Kidnappers hang man on tree after collecting N1m ransom

The kidnapping gang was arrested by officers from the Rivers Police Department anti-kidnapping unit for allegedly hanging Mr. Ereba Dinabari on a tree until he died after collecting N1 million in ransom for his release.

Suspects Osundu Uchendu, 25, and Ambulem Amos, 23, were arrested during a follow-up to Dinabari's kidnapping that took place in Woji, Port Harcourt, on May 15 this year.

The activists chased the suspects to the state's Okrika local government area, where they hid. We found that the victim was killed after a misunderstanding between the gang leader and his members, who believed that the victim had not paid the agreed ransom without knowing that the leader had already collected the money.

Dinabari was kept in the forest for five days, and on the fifth day the gang hung him on a tree in a forest in Alesa, the state's government district, where he died and his body decomposed.

BREAKING;One kidnapper shot dead, two victims rescued in Ogun

Ogun State Police Command personnel shot and killed two suspected kidnappers along Sagamu-Ijebu Ode Road yesterday.

The incident occurred when the Shagamu division policeman, Okiki Agunbiade, was on a routine patrol with his men and saw a Sienna bus with the registration number MUS 86 FN with some inmates, whose suspicious look caught the police officers' attention and prompted them to to stop vehicle.

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