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Naira Closes At N362 As CBN Injects $547m

In anticipation of Sallah holiday, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday raised the total intervention for the week to 547 million dollars as against 195 million dollars offred the previous week. The CBN spokesman, Mr Isaac Okorafor in a statement in Abuja, said that the intervention would uplift the Naira exchange rate, boost liquidity in the forex market and ensure ... Read More »

Fayose Gave Nnamdi Kanu Commendation For His Display Of Humility And Commitment To Peace By Attending The Meeting With South-east Governor

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has charged the Federal Government to look into political solution for the agitations by ethnic-based groups in the country rather than the employment of what he described as “brute force”. In his statement he also hailed governors of the South East states for their meeting with leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), ... Read More »

News Flash! Five Nigerian Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia Read

Five Nigerian pilgrims to this year’s hajj in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, have passed on, Premium Times reports. This was disclosed by the chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Abdullahi Mohammed, on Tuesday, August 29 in Islam’s holiest city. According to the report, he made the disclosure at the 2017 pre-Arafat meeting with Hajj stakeholders. He was however ... Read More »

Shocker: Heavily Pregnant Mother Found Dumped In River After ‘Womb Raiders’ Cut Baby Out Of Her

A heavily pregnant woman has been found dead inside a river after womb raiders cut off her baby from inside her. The body of a missing mum-to-be has been found dumped in a river, Daily Star UK reports. Savanna Lafontaine-Greywind was found ‘wrapped in plastic after “womb raiders” stole her baby by cutting it out of her’. The 22-year-old’s body ... Read More »

Lagos State Govt Begins Demolition Of 114 Weak Buildings

In other to tackle the high rate of building collapse in Lagos state, the government started the demolition of 114 marked houses proven to be weak, yesterday. 57 of the 114 building would be demolished in the first season of demolition, Vanguard reports. Reports disclosed that officials of Lagos State Building control Agency, (LASBCA) arrived Lagos Island yesterday, where not ... Read More »

Why We Won’t Meet With FG Today – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU has shunned a meeting scheduled with the Federal Government today to address the concerns raised in an earlier agreement between them for which ASUU has been on strike. ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi told newsmen that the education body had submitted a proposal to the federal government and is yet to receive a reply ... Read More »

EFCC Freezes N8.6billion In Patience Jonathan’s Friend, Bola Shagaya’s Accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen over N8, 627,458,773.36 billion in three accounts of Hajiya Muinat Bola Shagaya, an associate and friend of a former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. Shagaya’s relationship with about 10 firms/account names are also being investigated by the anti-graft agency, The Nation learnt yesterday. But Shagaya, who did not hold any public ... Read More »

FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, Sept. 1 and Monday, Sept. 4 as Public Holidays to mark the Eid-el-Kabir celebration. ‎ The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau‎, made the statement on behalf of the Federal Government on Monday in Abuja. Dr Rufai Attahiru, overseeing the Office of the Permanent Secretary in the ministry signed the statement in Abuja ... Read More »

Medical Doctor Allegedly Beats Wife To Stupor In Bauchi. (Photos)

One Dr Samaila Zakari Wase, said to be a medical doctor at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi has been accused of serious domestic violence. Abdulmumin Suleiman shared on his Facebook alongside photos earlier, stating that the lady with bruises on her body was beaten to that extent by her husband. Suleiman wrote: “She was beaten to stupor by ... Read More »

NIS bans cash payments at passport offices

The Nigeria Immigration Service has banned cash payments for passport processing as part of efforts to eliminate corruption at all passport offices nationwide.‎ NIS spokesperson, Sunday James, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja. He‎ said that the Comptroller General of the NIS, Mr Muhammad Babandede, has directed that henceforth all payments ... Read More »