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A gorilla has been accused of swallowing N6.8million in the Kano Zoological Gardens, BBC Pidgin reports.

A officer in the zoo was quoted as saying the gorilla “sneaked into their ” and carted away the money, before swallowing it.

The incident was said to have happened during the Sallah celebrations.

Umar Kobo, the managing director of the zoo, confirmed that the money is missing and that the issue is being investigated.

“The issue is under investigations for now and I don’t want to say anything on the matter, many journalists have come to meet me but I don’t want to talk anything.

“What I can confirm is that money is missing,” Kobo said.

Abdullahi Haruna, the Police spokesman in Kano, was quoted as confirming that 10 persons, including those on duty when the money went missing, have been arrested.

“Yes, it is that money from five days of Sallah festivities is missing from the Kano zoo,” he reportedly said, adding: “As at now, we have arrested 10 members of staff of the zoo including the security man and those working in the finance unit.”

 

Source: Daily post

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Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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FULL LIST OF BIGGEST AND LEAST DEBTOR STATES IN NIGERIA – SEE WHERE YOUR STATE FALLS

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Recent figures released to the public by the Debt Management , shows that the richest state in the country, Lagos State, is its biggest debtor as well. The state was said to have accumulated N542 billion in domestic debt as at March 2019.

The Debt Management Office in its figures published, further listed Rivers and Delta States, both of which are oil producing states, as occupying the second and third positions respectively.

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According to the , Rivers State has a domestic debt figure put at N225.6 billion, while Delta which follows closely at third, has a domestic debt figure of N223.4 billion.

Another oil rich state, Akwa Ibom, sits in the fourth position with a huge debt profile at N199.7 billion. At fifth place is Cross River State with a domestic debt profile put at N167.2 billion.

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The Federal Capital Territory, which is dependent on the Federal Government for funds occupies the sixth spot with a debt profile of N163.5 billion.

In the seventh, eighth and ninth spots is Osun with a debt burden of N247 billion, Bayelsa at N133.3 billion and Kano State with N121.3 billion debts profile respectively.

Ekiti state completes the top ten with a debt burden of N118 billion.

See the full list below.

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Suspected herdsmen have reportedly shot a hunter to death in Orin Ekiti, sparking protest in the area.

The hunter, Emmanuel Ilori, was said to have been killed at midnight while hunting for animals with some of his colleagues.

This came barely 24hrs after a lady was murdered at Ise Ekiti.

one of the hunters, Mr Adeniyi Ajayi, who was in the bush when the incident occured, explained that they met herdsmen numbering about 30 in the abandoned piggery farm in the town and when they attempted to inquire what they were doing in the farm the herdsmen opened fire on them thus resulting in the death of Ilori.

He claimed that “the herdsmen were kidnappers using the forest as a hideout.

“Subsequently the corpse of the hunter had been taken away by security officers for further investigation.”

During a visit to the scene items such as knife, cutlass, dagger, and slipers were recovered.

People of Orin community have staged a protest over the incident.

They called on government to take pragmatic measures to check the menace of herdsmen.

The protesters, who were sobbing, made burn fire on the streets of the community to show their grievances over the killing.

Addressing newsmen during the protest, High chief Francis Falua and Chairman of Rice Farmers in Ekiti State, Mr Kolawole Rotimi explained that one pregnant woman was also allegedly killed by same herdsmen last year.

They appealed to Governor Kayode Fayemi to wade into the matter before it gets out of hand, adding that the herdsmen have been attacking farmers and feeding their cattles with their farm produce.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Ekiti State, Caleb Ikechukwu confirmed the incident and said a manhunt has been launched to arrest the perpetrators.

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