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Former Minister Of , Madam Obiageli Ezekwesili has reacted to reports that the administration of Muhammadu Buhari was ready to seek new loan from the World Bank.

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World Bank’s Vice President for Africa, Hafez Ghanem, had confirmed Nigerian Government’s approach for a new loan to the tune of  $2.5bn.

This is in addition to a $2.4bn already accessed by the FG from the global financial institution in 2018. There also exist other financial institutions the country currently service loans in.

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Reacting on Friday via her page, the chartered accountant stated that no amount of borrowings was enough to substitute for Structural Reforms of an – suggesting needed other means, than borrowing, to rvive its .

Recall that the Debt Management had in July declared a rise (by 2.3%) to $81.27 billion (N24.947 trillion) of the Nation’s debt profile.

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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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Scores killed as armed men attack bank and police station in Kogi state (graphic photos/video)

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A gunmen attack at a Bank branch in Isanlu town in Yagba East local government area of Kogi State and a police station in the town on Thursday June 4, has left many dead.

 

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Though details of the attack is still sketchy at the moment, it was however gathered that the robbers first stormed Isanlu Divisional Police Station where they killed those present. They thereafter proceeded to the bank where they also killed more people.

 

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Kogi state’s police spokesperson told Daily Trust;

 

“Attacks on a bank and police formation was reported by civilians but I can’t give you details because the DPO on ground cannot be reached yet but the Deputy Commissioner of Police is on his way to assess the situation.”

 

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It was alleged that the robbers operated for more than 1 hour in the Kogi community. Here are tweets which captured the gory sight below;

 

 

 

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No punishment too harsh for rapists – MSSN

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The Muslim Students ’ Society of in Lagos State has recommended stiffer punishment for rapists in the country .
The Amirah ( female leader ) of the MSSN in Lagos State , Basheeroh Majekodunmi, made this known in a press statement to condemn the rape and killing of undergraduates in Nigeria .
Majekodunmi said this a few hours after members of the House of Representatives rejected castration as a punishment for rapists in Nigeria on Thursday .
She lamented the rape and murder of 18 – year -old Barakat Bello , a student of the Department of Science Laboratory Technology , Federal College of Animal Health and Production , Moor Plantation , Ibadan on Monday .

She expressed worry that Barakat’s killing came a few days after the gruesome rape and killing of Uwavera Omozuwa , a 22 -year – old Microbiology student of the University of Benin inside the Redeemed Christian Church of God parish at Ikpoba Hill , Edo , by unknown assailants .
Majekodunmi said , “We are deeply disturbed about the plethora of abuses to which our girls are being subjected especially in Nigeria .
“We wish to emphasise that no sanction is too harsh for rapists who coerce people into sex.
“Also , the violation of female rights to , freedom of religion , thought and expression has become worrisome and highly depressing.
“Government and its agencies must protect all women from various forms of oppression they go through. All avoidable emotional traumas being inflicted on our girls must be stopped forthwith

“We join the rest of the world to recognise the sensitive place of the girl child as a vulnerable specie of humankind .”
Also , the Federation of Muslim Women ’ s Associations in Nigeria , Oyo State chapter in a statement on Thursday , called for a thorough investigation and arrest of the perpetrators of all cases of rape and other violent abuse of girls and women in Nigeria .
The Oyo State Amirah of FOMWAN , Alhaja Bushra Oloso , said the rape and murder of Bello , a member of the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria , Akinyele Area Council , on Monday , was one too many .
“Barakat Bello , Uwavera Omozuwa , Tina and others must not die in vain . We must all speak with one voice to condemn all forms of evil against women .
“It could be anyone we know . The attackers may be lurking somewhere in our neighborhood.
“We demand that the security operatives do whatever it takes to apprehend the rapists and murderers in our midst ,” Oloso said .

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