So This Happened: CBN Orders Acceptance of Old Naira Notes, 18 Female Prison Guards Dismissed, and Robbery Using POS Device in Oyo State
CBN Orders Acceptance of Old Naira Notes
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued an order mandating commercial banks in the country to accept and dispense old naira notes as legal tender. This decision was made after widespread complaints about the difficulty Nigerians were facing in getting new naira notes from banks. The order requires banks to ensure that their Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) dispense old naira notes alongside new ones. The CBN directive also requires banks to make old naira notes available to customers who request them.
18 Female Prison Guards Dismissed for Illicit Affairs with Male Inmates
In the UK, 18 female prison guards have been dismissed for having illicit sexual affairs with male inmates at a prison in London. According to sources, the guards facilitated these affairs by leaving cell doors unlocked and enabling the inmates to have access to mobile phones. This led to serious concerns about the security of the prison and the potential for illegal activities to take place. The guards have been dismissed following an internal investigation by the prison authorities.
Robbery Using Point-of-Sale Device in Oyo State
A robbery has taken place in the Eleshin area of the Olomo community in Apete, Ido Local Government Area of Oyo State. The suspects, who are still at large, used a point-of-sale device to hold up their victims and steal their cash. It is unclear whether the device belonged to the robbers or was stolen. The incident has raised concerns about the increasing use of technology by criminals to perpetrate crimes. The authorities have urged the public to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity in their communities.