The Rumble in First Bank

It started as little snippets and messages like whispers, on social media platforms – something was brewing in First Bank. The Central Bank of Nigeria obviously got wind of what …

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BUHARI ‘MEETS’ US SECRETARY OF STATE

(Excerpt From The Transcript of the Virtual Meeting Between President Muhammadu Buhari and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday, April 27, 2021) Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and Foreign …

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World Earth Day/Climate Change – Whither Africa, Whither Nigeria?

The 22nd of April every year is set aside to mark World Earth Day, and yesterday was no different. The day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement …

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Governor Obaseki Raises Alarm Over Nigeria’s Rising Debt Profile

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has raised an alarm over the country’s rising debt profile and lack of income from sources other than crude oil. He spoke in Benin …

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LASG COMPLETES FIVE-YEAR MASTER PLAN FOR AGRIC SECTOR

Lagos State Government says it has completed its five-year agricultural master plan to boost food production in the State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed in a message to a summit on …

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If Boko Haram Can Shoot Down A Military Plane……

Many of us heaved a sigh of relief when the Nigerian Air Force came out to say there was no truth that Boko Haram shot down its missing Alpha jet …

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Olu of Warri: Que Sera Sera!

A new Olu of Warri emerged today and it was a classic case of ‘Whatever will be will be’. Prince Utieyinoritsetsola ‘Tsola’ Emiko, son of Atuwatse ll, the 19th Olu …

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CBN’s ‘Naira-4-Dollar’ Scheme Takes Off

The Central Bank of Nigeria’s ‘Naira-4-Dollar’ Scheme for diaspora remittances took off today. The scheme provides that recipients of diaspora remittances through CBN’s International Money Transfer operators, IMTOs will be …

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Nigerian Stock Exchange Launches E-Filing Portal

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, (NSE) has launched its e-Filing Portal, X-Filing, to enhance securities listing. X-Filing is a fully integrated, secure web interface designed to enable the submission and processing …

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For Goodluck Jonathan, Another International Award

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan over the weekend received the African Leadership Magazine ‘Africa Peace and Security Leader of the Year 2020’ award at a virtual ceremony to mark the …

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