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CBN Injects Fresh $500m Into Forex Market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has committed $500 million into the forex market. Hakama Sidi-Ali, Acting Director of the Corporate Communications Department at the CBN, disclosed this in a statement on Monday. Sidi-Ali reiterated the bank’s commitment to “settling…

JUST IN: Abducted Lagos PDP chairman Philip Aivoji regains freedom

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Lagos Chapter, Philip Aivoji, has regained freedom four days after gunmen along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway abducted him.Lagos PDP Publicity Secretary, Hakeem Amode, confirmed this in a terse statement on Monday. The Nation learnt Aivoji…

Feature

ECOWAS kicks as Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso moves to quit

The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS Commission) says it is yet to receive a formal notification from Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso about their intention to quit the regional bloc. It was reacting after the…

Fubara Appoints Ex-Factional Speaker Of Rivers Assembly As Chief Of Staff

Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State has appointed Edison Ehie, former factional speaker of the state house of assembly, as his Chief of Staff. Ehie, who was majority leader of the assembly, was impeached in the early stage of the…

Umahi orders arrest of traders on Enugu-PH expressway

Traders on the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, which is still undergoing rehabilitation risk jail terms as the Minister of Works, Mr David Umahi on Saturday, ordered the arrest of persons trading on the completed section of the Aba axis of the…

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Ondo Guber: Akeredolu Anointed Me To Succeed Him, Says Ex-Finance Commissioner

A financial expert and former Commissioner for Finance in Ondo State, Mr Wale Akinterinwa, has revealed that the late governor of the state, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu anointed him as his successor before his death. This just as Akinterinwa who is a…

Sport

Amusan shatters 25-year African 60m hurdles record

Nigerian sprinter, Tobi Amusan, has set a new African women’s 60-metre hurdles indoor record with a time of 7.77 seconds. The performance came at the Astana Indoor Meet in Kazakhstan on Saturday. Amusan shattered fellow Nigerian, Gloria Alozie’s longstanding continental…

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Navy arrests retired soldier with 400kg hemp in Kogi

The Nigerian Navy Ship Lugard, Lokoja, has arrested a retired soldier and a civilian with over 400 kilogrammes of substance suspected to be hemp along the Ajaokuta-Lokoja Road in Kogi State. The two suspects, a retired corporal in the army,…

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Abdulrazaq signs N292.7b 2024 Kwara appropriation bill into law

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has signed a sum of N292.7 billion 2024 appropriation bill into law.The governor called it another bold step to expand infrastructure and grow the economic base of the state on a sustainable basis. Mallam Abdulrazaq…

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Armed herdsmen abduct three policemen, steal rifles in Delta state

Three mobile policemen attached to PMF 51, Oghara, have reportedly been abducted by suspected herdsmen in the Ohoror community along the East-West Road in the Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. The kidnappers also seized the service AK47…