This is just as Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has affirmed its ‘B/B’ long and short-term sovereign credit ratings on Nigeria. The agency also assigned a “stable outlook” on the country.
Qatar's central bank has asked US regulators to investigate an Emirati bank that Doha accuses of waging "financial warfare" against it.
Despite Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) effort to promote financial inclusion, the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) banking industry statistics shows that the number of customers using financial services reduced in 2017.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned against rising risks in the banking sector leading to banks borrowing a total of N2.496 trillion from Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) during the last three months of 2017 according to data obtained from the apex bank at the weekend.
Sterling Bank Plc has taken its financial inclusion drive to the next level with the training of over 20,000 secondary school students nationwide, to mark the 2018 edition of the Financial Literacy Day.
The British pound recovered Friday from weakness prompted by a Russian decision to expel British diplomats, as the world rallied in support for London in a crisis sparked by the poisoning of a double agent, analysts said.
One of Nigeria’s most reliable financial institutions, Keystone Bank Limited has launched ‘KeyServ’ (An Agency Banking Proposition) to serve customers outside its conventional brick & Mortar mode of banking.
The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, said on Thursday the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting would hold between seven and 10 days after the Senate confirms the list of deputy governors and MPC members submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), bank operators and other stakeholders in the financial sector on Thursday deliberated on ways to ensure financial inclusion of additional 7.6 million Nigerians in 2018.
The foremost institutional Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has released its audited financial results for the year ended December 31, 2017 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges.
Google has announced it will ban advertisements that promote cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) starting from June.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in its quest to guarantee the availability of foreign exchange for customers’ needs has injected another 210 million dollars into the foreign exchange market.
Ifedayo Akindoju, President of Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF), on Tuesday identified Tennis academy as key to building great stars in Nigeria capable of competing globally.
China will waive income tax for three years for foreign investors trading the country’s new crude futures contract, the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday.
Turkey has vowed to expand its operation in Syria's Afrin region to other Kurdish-held areas further east, prompting fears for a possible confrontation with US troops stationed in the area.
U.S. and Israeli officials lambasted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday after the premier called the American ambassador to Israel a “son of a dog” and a “settler” in a fiery speech the day before.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi chapter, has suspended its 72-day old strike to enable further negotiations with the state government.
Chelsea cannot stop Lionel Messi in the second leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie at Camp Nou, according to former Spain international Gaizka Mendieta.
The United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC), yesterday, passed a vote of no confidence in the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), saying its leadership has failed workers.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has vowed that the controversial Neighbourhood Watch which has generated so much agrimony has come to stay as it fashioned like the one in Lagos.
Tottenham Hotspur strolled into the semifinals of the FA Cup with a Christian Eriksen-inspired 3-0 victory over Swansea City.
Cesc Fabregas says that he is motivated to face Lionel Messi on Wednesday and is ready to do everything possible to make life uncomfortable for his former Barcelona club-mate.