Save Naira: CBN Sells $20,000 Forex To BDCs At Reduced Rate Of N1,301/$


the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has once again begun providing foreign exchange to Bureau de Change (BDCs) operators as a way of increasing liquidity in the forex market.

Herbert Wigwe, Wife, Son’s Funeral To Hold March 4 – 10, 2024

Funeral rites for the late Group Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc, Dr Herbert Wigwe, his wife, and son, who died in a helicopter crash near the California-Nevada border in the United States recently, have been fixed.

Protest: Nigerians Should Bear With Tinubu – Aide


Special Assistant to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Public Affairs, Aliyu Audu has waded into the nationwide protest and lamentations from Nigerians over the prevailing economic crisis in the country and has asked for more time as the Federal Government seeks to aliviate the sufferings of the masses

Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger Withdrawal May Stop $500m Projects, Threaten Regional Security, Jobs – ECOWAS

ECOWAS has said the move by Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to withdraw their membership could lead to the suspension of ECOWAS projects valued at over $500 million in those countries.  

Obi Condoles With Victims Of Onitsha Building Collapse, Urges Strict Compliance With Standards

Mr. Peter Obi, has expressed sadness over the lives lost in the building collapse at Ochanja Market in Onitsha on Tuesday.

Abure’s Arrest Pinnacle Of Rascality – Peter Obi


Mr Peter Obi expressed dismay over the manner in which the party National chairman, Julius Abure, was arrested on Wednesday.

CBN Raises Benchmark Interest Rate To 22.75%


he Central Bank of Nigeria has raised the monetary policy rate (MPR) by 400 basis points to a record 22.75 per cent. This was announced by the CBN governor, Yemi Cardoso

Hardship: NLC Suspends Protest, Extends Ultimatum To Continue Dialogue With Nigerian Govt


The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its nationwide protest against economic hardship in the country.

Akpabio Withdraws Claim Of Nigerian Govt Giving N30bn To Each State Governor


Nigeria’s Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, has withdrawn his statement that the Federal Government allegedly gave N30 billion to each state governor to cushion the effect of the high cost of things in the country. Akpabio apologised to the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) under the leadership of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State. This came after the Senate President held a meeting with the NGF Chairman and some other governors in Abuja on Monday. Akpabio had, at a plenary sitting last Tuesday, said an “unverified report” indicated that state governors received N30 billion each from the Federation Account to cushion the

Air Peace Crashes London Flight Fares, Sells Return Economy Class For N1.2m, Business N4m


Ahead of  March 30 commencement of of London flight service, Air Peace has published online its flight schedules, offering unbeatable fares, reports Prime Business Africa.

Nigerian Govt May Scrap Some Agencies, Merge Others As Tinubu Set To Implement Oronsaye Report


There are indications that Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu has decided to implement the Stephen Oronsaye report on reform of the civil service. This measure is part of efforts to cut the cost of governance as many agencies will either be scrapped or merged with another. READ ALSO: Tinubu’s 60% Slash Of Official Entourage And The Quest For Cutting Cost Of Governance According to Special Adviser Information and Strategy to President Tinubu, Bayo Onanuga, who broke the news on Monday afternoon, “Tinubu and the Federal Executive Council today decided to implement the report. Many agencies will be scrapped and many others will

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