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The Nigeria Police Force has moved the key suspects of the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robberies from the police headquarters in Abuja back to Southwest to enable the recovery of firearms used in the deadly robberies.
Former lawmakers on Monday, June 11 backed Senate president Saraki, and governor Ahmed over an alleged plot to link them to the activities of kidnappers and cultists, who were arrested in some parts of the state.
A bridge on the Mokwa-Jebba road in Kwara state collapsed in the night of Saturday, June 9, following heavy rainfall. The incident resulted in heavy vehicular traffic, according to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).
Honourable Moshood Mustapha, a former member of the House of Representatives, on Friday, June 8, said he has no hand in the rift between Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
The claims making the rounds that lawmakers of the National Assembly issued a threat of impeachment to President Muhammadu Buhari was on Thursday, June 7, denied by the minister of information and culture, Lai Muhammed.
The Nigerian police has arrested two more suspects in relation to the Offa bank robbery. This was contained in a statement by Jimoh Moshood, the spokesperson of the police in which he said Saraki was implicated.
The Olofa of Offa, Mufutau Gbadamosi, has stated that his people will not be part of any plot to embarrass or ridicule Senate President Bukola Saraki. His comment was conveyed in a statement released on Wednesday.
Protesters in Offa have thrown their weight behind the police in its move to probe Bukola Saraki over the robbery that took place in the town. They protested under the Association of Concerned Offa Indigenes Home and Abroad.
Some women in Ilorin, Kwara state came together on Tuesday, June 5, to perform a special prayer for the Senate President and former governor, Bukola Saraki, who was recently of sponsoring thugs who robbed five banks in Offa.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has called on the Senate president, Bukola Saraki, to respond to the allegations that have been leveled against him by the police over the confession of some suspects.
When asked for the relationship between him and the Senate President Bukola Saraki, one of the suspects arrested for the bank robbery in Offa, Kwara, Ayoade Akinnibosun, confessed to being a political thug of the Senate President.
The Nigerian police has cancelled its summon of Senate president, Bukola Saraki which had earlier asked him to appear before it after allegation of being linked to the Offa bank robbery. Saraki said he plans to do as he is told.
The police have released the full list of suspects arrested in connection with April 5 multiple bank robbery in Offa Kwara state, during which 33 persons, including nine policemen, were killed. They also released list of exhibits.
The Nigeria Police Force spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, while parading suspects arrested for the Offa bank robbery said the force has invited the Senate President of Nigeria, Bukola Saraki, whose name came up during investigation.
The police have revealed circumstances that led to the invitation of Senate President Bukola Saraki over April 5 multiple bank robbery in Offa Kwara state. Police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood who announced this in Abuja.
Bukola Saraki has denied involvement in Offa robbery attack. The Senate president also declared his willingness to appear before the police for questioning over the matter. He urged the public to disregard the allegation.
The Kwara state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed through his senior special assistant on media and communication denied the police alleged allegations of sponsoring, funding, arming or otherwise supporting political thuggery.
Senate president Bukola Saraki has been invited by the police over the deadly robbery that took place at Offa, Kwara state. The Senate president was invited to answer to allegations surrounding his links to the armed robbers.
A former president of the Court of Appeal and ex-chairman of of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), Mustapha Akanbi, is dead. Akanbi died Sunday morning, June 3, around 1.am in Ilorin, Kwara state.
A socio-political group, has said that the complaint by Bukola Saraki and the Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed over the transfer of some suspected cultists to the force headquarters in Abuja from the state is ridiculous.
A statement by Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, where he is the current Chancellor said Gambari’s appointment letter, dated Friday, May 11, was signed by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad AI Hussein.
One of the suspects, Michael Adikwu, a dismissed policeman, who was arrested after being declared wanted in connection with the April 5 bank robbery in Offa, Kwara state, has revealed why he organised the attack.
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