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Today's Headlines: 40 Year Old Bandits Informant Arrested, LASU Reacts To Killing Of Former Student

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Police arrest 40-year-old bandits’ informant in Katsina

The police command in Katsina has arrested a 40-year-old man suspected to be a bandits’ informant in Faskari Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

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Gambo Isah, a spokesperson for the command, disclosed this while briefing the press on Friday in Katsina.

“On August 12, a 40-year-old man, resident of Godiya village, in Faskari LGA, was overheard discussing with a notorious bandits’ leader, Ado Buji on phone, and was strongly suspected by the community to be an informant of the bandits.

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According to Mr Isah, in the course of the police carrying out their investigation, “the suspect confessed to the crime and stated that some time ago he was given N800,000 to buy essential needs for the bandits in their camp.”

The command spokesperson further said that “The suspect also stated that another 35-year-old man, a resident of Ruwan Godiya village, in Faskari LGA was the one who introduced him to the bandits’ leader, Buji. He was later traced and arrested.

LASU reacts to killing of former student

The Management of the Lagos State University, LASU, has reacted to the killing of a former student of the institution, Mr Nurudeen Alowonle, popularly called ‘Omomeewa.’

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The university, in a statement signed by the Coordinator, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, CIPPR, Mr Ademola Adekoya, on Friday, said though the deceased was on campus on the day of the incident, he was promptly attended to.

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“The university management received with great shock, report of an attack on a former student of the University, Mr. Nurudeen Alowonle, A.K.A Omomeewa, and a staff of the University, Mr. Waheed Majekodunmi, a Senior Assistant Registrar, which led to the untimely death of the former. The incident took place in the evening of Wednesday 18th August, 2021 outside the University campus, along the Egbeda Igando Road.

2023 Presidency: ‘APC govs begging Jonathan, promising to give him automatic ticket’ – PDP youths

Youths of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday revealed moves of the All Progressives Congress, APC, governors, ahead of the 2023 presidential election.

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The National Youth Coordinator of PDP youths, Usman Okai Austin, alleged that APC governors are “lobbying, romancing, and begging” former President Goodluck Jonathan to join the ruling party.

Speaking exclusively with DAILY POST, Okai alleged that APC governors including its Caretaker National Chairman, Mai Mala Buni plans to give Jonathan an automatic presidential ticket in 2023, if he defects to the ruling party.

Okai made the remark while rubbishing claims by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on the fight against insurgency.

N35b Bond Suit: Group Denies Link With Saraki

Kwara Stakeholders Consultative Forum which sued the state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, and others on a proposed N35bn bond, has denied any connection with a former governor of the state, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki.

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The group in a statement signed by its chairman, Alh Ayodele Olaegbe, said linking Saraki to the group was not only outrageous but an attempt to deflect the public attention from the issue of impropriety of the bond.

“For the avoidance of doubt, Kwara Stakeholders Consultative Forum is a registered non-governmental organisation committed to good governance by scrutinising activities of government and ensuring equity, peace and justice in the state.

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