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Thursday, April 27, 2017

CBN slashes dollar rate to N360

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has slashed the rate at which it sells dollars to Bureaux De Change (BDCs) in Nigeria to N360 and...

Tax bill of half a billion dollars for former Thai premier Thaksin

Bangkok (dpa) - Thailand on Tuesday issued a tax summons worth 17.6 billion baht (511 million dollars) to former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra over...

German police step up search for stolen 100-kilogram gold coin

Berlin (dpa) – German police stepped up their search Tuesday for thieves who, in a daring robbery, made off with a 100-kilogram gold coin...

Slaughterhouse crackdown prompts Indian meat sellers to strike

New Delhi (dpa) - Meat sellers walked off the job in one of India's biggest states Monday, charging that a crackdown on slaughterhouses -...

British police say 7 arrested after Westminster terrorist attack

London (dpa) - Seven people have been arrested and six addresses raided in connection with the deadly car-and-knife rampage outside the British parliament, police...

Apple launches red iPhone

Apple has announced a new special-edition iPhone with a red aluminium finish, a first for Apple smartphones, as part of a drive to raise...

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: NABFEME Launches Exclusive Empowerment and Networking Organization for African Female Executives

Foremost women’s networking and empowerment non-profit, the National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment (NABFEME) has launched its first chapter in...
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Exchange Rates: Naira improves to N460 to the Dollar

The Naira traded at N460 in the parallel markets against the US Dollars, rising significantly after it was traded at N520 earlier in the week. Many...

AMCON strikes again, takes over OAS Helicopters

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over Odengene Air-Shuttle Services, known more as OAS Helicopters in Lagos following a court order....

US to pump $1b into Nigeria’s power sector

Power Africa, an initiative by the US government to light up Africa, on Tuesday said it was planning to invest about one billion dollars...