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Some deposit money banks acting on the directive of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have sent notices to their customers warning that identities and Bank Verification Number (BVN) of those who contravene the apex bank’s new forex policy on overseas personal and business travels will be published. The CBN had also directed that travelers […]

Forensic experts said their findings confirmed that live ammunition used in killing #EndSARS protesters in Lekki belonged to the Nigerian Army. Live ammunition fired at #EndSARS protesters in Lekki Toll-Gate, Lagos were registered to the Nigerian Army, findings by a forensic company, Sentinel Forensic Limited have shown. In its testimony before the Judicial Panel of […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has stated categorically that it has no intention of converting forex in domiciliary accounts of bank customers to naira as a way of checking the shortage of US dollars in the country. This is according to a press release put out by the apex bank and seen by Nairametrics. […]

The federal government says the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) should not be expected to generate revenue for the government since its mandate was to act as a regulator of maritime safety and security. The minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, in a statement by the ministry’s director of press and public relations, Eric […]

Federation of Agricultural Commodity Association of Nigeria (FACAN) says Nigeria’s agricultural export stood at N127 billion in the first quarter of 2021. The organisation says the figure represents a 128 per cent increase, compared to N55.8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2020. Edo chapter chairman of FACAN, Enahoro Ojiefoh, stated this during the distribution […]

The Federal Government says the approved design for the Dawachiki, Kano Train Station will be a mega station similar to the Ebute-Metta train station in Lagos. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made this known in a statement by the Director of Press and Public Relations of the ministry, Eric Ojiekwe, on Saturday. Mr Amaechi, when […]

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, southwest Nigeria, Professor Jacob Adeniyi is dead. This newspaper gathered on Saturday that Prof. Adeniyi died at his residence in Bodija area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. It was learnt that the professor of computer science exited this world after a brief illness. He was […]

A former Deputy Speaker of Adamawa State House of Assembly, Kwamoti La’ori, has decried what he called “the under-performance of the country’s annual budget.” The House of Reps member representing Numan/Demsa/Lamurde Federal Constituency of Adamawa State on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, stated this while addressing journalists in Yola, following the inauguration of some […]

Academic Staff Union of University ASUU, Kano zone has called on the Nigerian government to urgently address the proliferation of state owned universities in order to salvage the educational system of the country. The chairman Kano Zone of the union, Professor Abdulkadir Muhammad made the call at a press briefing after the end of a […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Kano Zone, has described the Nigerian government as insincere and deceptive for failing to honour the Memorandum of Action, MoA signed on December 23 last year. Addressing journalists at the headquarters of the union on Friday, the chairman the zone, Professor Abdulkadir Muhammad said as part of the […]


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