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GUO transport boss, Godwin Okeke kidnapped

Awka – BARELY a week after the kidnap of a popular Nollywood actor, Chief Pete Edochie in Onitsha, Anambra state, another notable figure in the state, this time, a popular Onitsha based transporter and industrialist, Chief Godwin Okeke, popularly known as G.U.O, was kidnapped yesterday at about 9.45 am by armed men, numbering about 12 in front of All Saints Cathedral Onitsha.

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EFCC effects more arrests

* Heat turns on CBN as “debtors” dispute figures * Apex bank officials divided over action; dissenters may lose jobs The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested two more bank executives in continuation of its inquisition into the affairs of the banks. The latest on the list of arrested persons are: John Waha,
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EFCC vows to hold on to arrested bank CEOs

The drama and war of words over the sack of five banks’ boards and managing directors; and the subsequent publication of a list of debtors by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, continued yesterday, with the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mrs Farida Waziri, vowing that the arrested executives would not be released until all the debts have been recovered, even as the apex bank said it would soon release list of more debtors.

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EFCC gives Dangote, Otedola, others 7 days to pay

The Econom ic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday issued a seven-day ultimatum to all those who borrowed from the five banks whose executive officers were sacked by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, last week to pay up or face prosecution even as foreign bankers have stopped honouring letters of credits from their Nigerian counterparts following the action of the Nigerian apex bank.

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