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Saturday, March 25, 2017

FG approves temporary closure of Abuja airport

The Federal Government has approved the temporary closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, with effect from the midnight of Tuesday March 7. This...
President Buhari

Soludo criticizes Buhari’s economy approach

The President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s style of governance is worsening the fragile economy of the country, former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria...

CBN explains why the naira is getting stronger

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said the recent appreciation of the Naira against other currencies was the result of its market monitoring and...
Bukola Saraki

Bukola Saraki advises Nigerian universities

Dr Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, has urged Nigerian universities to be agents of community development rather than being Jack-of-all-trades, running all-comers’ programmes. Saraki gave...
senate

National Assembly to probe CBN, Finance Ministry

The House of Representatives says it will investigate the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) and the Federal Ministry of Finance over unpaid capital shares...

Kenyans leaders in mobile money transactions, Nigeria is second

Kenyans moved a record $33 billion via mobile money platforms such as Safaricom, Airtel or Mobikash in 2016, up from $27.8 billion from the...

Xenophobia: Ekweremadu leads 7-man Senate team to South Africa

The Nigerian Senate today resolved to send a seven-man team to South Africa, to probe the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians. The team is led by...

Walter Onnoghen confirmed as Chief Justice of Nigeria

Justice Walter Onnoghen has been unanimously confirmed Nigeria’s chief justice after some one hour of grilling by the Nigerian Senate. His name was forwarded for...

Tinubu: I am not running for president

All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has vehemently denied reports that he was planning to run for the presidency of Nigeria. In...

Austria arrests 2 Nigerians over sex trade

Austrian police have arrested two Nigerians  on suspicion of forcing young women into prostitution, in part through voodoo rites. Police spokesman Johann Baumschlager said in...