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CBN to monitor banks’ lending to politicians ahead of 2019 elections

CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday said it would monitor the rate at which banks provide loans to politicians to finance their campaign spending ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Governor of the CBN, Mr Godwin Emefiele, disclosed this while briefing journalists shortly after a two-day Monetary Policy …

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Court postpones Zuma corruption case until end of November

Ex-South African President Jacob Zuma

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma appeared in court Friday over a $2.5-billion (2.15-billion-euro) corruption case linked to a 1990s arms deal, but the judge adjourned the case until the end of November. Zuma, who was forced to resign in February, has been charged with 16 counts of fraud, racketeering …

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Money laundering: Court remands Kaduna ex-Kaduna Yero


  A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna has ordered that the former governor of Kaduna State, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero, and three others be remanded in prison custody, pending the determination of a bail application. Yero was charged with the former Kaduna State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), …

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