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Father And Children Arrested For Alleged Kidnapping In Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command have arrested an alleged kidnap syndicate made up of members of the same family. Oweniwe Okpara from Delta State and three of his children, Samson Okpara, Bright Okpara and Eze Okpara were arrested in Ajaka area of Sagamu. Ogun State Police Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspects were all arrested for their roles in the kidnap of eight persons at different times. Arrested alongside the suspects is one Christian Ishaha who had accommodated them. “In the course of investigation, it was discovered that three other members of the family constituting the criminal gang namely; Godwin Okpara, Godspower Okpara and Mathew Okpara are the armed squad of the syndicate, while Samson, Bright and Eze Okpara were the ones spying on their targeted victims. One Emmanuel Joseph, a native of Ebele in Edo State was later recruited into the fold, having confronted their sister, Eze Okpara, to tell him the source of money they count every day. They subsequently opened u

Buhari Finally Speaks On The Cause Of The Recession


President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented that Nigeria was thrown into recession due to the misfortunes of the oil industry.
The President made this claim while inaugurating the governing boards of three parastatals of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources:.......
the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation; Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board and the Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
All the boards have the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, as their chairman.

Buhari noted that the boards were inaugurated at a time when the global petroleum industry is witnessing a downturn in purchase.


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This, he regretted, has also translated into dwindling production by most producer nations.
“Nigeria has been hit by the misfortunes of oil industry but several countries have been hit much harder,” he said.
Meanwhile, Dr Hassan Lawal, a former minister of Labour and Productivity, has assured that the ongoing economic policies and decisions under President Muhammadu Buhari will bring Nigeria out of recession.
 

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