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Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.

12 die, 26 injured in Kano auto crash

Federal Road Safety Corps yesterday in Kano confirmed that 12 people died in a ghastly auto crash along Wudil-Maiduguri road in Gaya Local Government Area of the state. =
President Muhammadu Buhari assured on Wednesday that he will do everything within his power to “carry everyone along on my last lap as a democratically-elected leader.” 1

President Buhari: I’m devoted to Nigeria’s unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to the unity of Nigeria. He vowed to devote all his time and energy to promote it for the benefit of Nigerians.
President Muhammadu Buhari assured on Wednesday that he will do everything within his power to “carry everyone along on my last lap as a democratically-elected leader.” 2

President Buhari: I’ll carry everyone along

President Muhammadu Buhari assured on Wednesday that he will do everything within his power to “carry everyone along on my last lap as a democratically-elected leader.”

Central bank alerts on fraudulent loan schemes

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday warned loan seekers and owners of small-scale businesses to beware of fraudulent loan offers purportedly by the Federal Government.

N1 billion contract debt: Central bank, 14 banks deny overseeing Imo’s account

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and 14 other banks out of the 17 ordered by an FCT High Court to show cause why plea for garnishee of alleged accounts operated by Imo Government should not be made absolute, had denied overseeing the state’s accounts.

Farmer docked for alleged kidnapping

The police on Tuesday arraigned a farmer, Ahmed Abdullahi, in a Wuse Zone II Magistrates’ Court in Abuja for allegedly kidnapping a young man in Abuja.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Jigawa guber: Mohammed Badaru picks Umar Namadi as deputy

Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State, has chosen Umar Namadi, as his running mate in 2019.

Central bank: Spraying, hawking of naira notes to attract jail term

Nigerians who sell new naira notes or spray cash at parties will now be tried at mobile courts and sent to six months jail as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) mulls increasing the number of items on the not eligible for foreign exchange.

CBN: Mobile court coming to jail currency hawkers, offenders

To curb the hawking and reckless abuse of the Naira, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is working with the law enforcement agencies, the judiciary and the Federal Ministry of Justice to set up mobile court that will try the Naira offenders on the spot.

Foreign reserves drop to $46.37 billion, lowest in five months

The 30 days moving average of the Nigerian external reserves was down to a five – month low dropping to $46.37 billion, the lowest level since March this year.

Central bank directs banks to give loans to agricultural, manufacturing companies at 9 percent

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it will support banks to enable them to give loans to players in the agricultural and manufacturing sector at a single digit interest rate.

CBN gives incentives to importers using Chinese Yuan

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has come up with fresh incentives for importers as it seeks to replace the use of Dollars with the Yuan as the currency of importation from China. It has also assured Nigerians that it has enough arsenals to defend the Naira.

Fear grips N-Power beneficiaries over two-year limit

Scores of batch ‘A’ N-Power Teach beneficiaries, a social investment programme designed to engage unemployed graduates interested in teaching, have expressed fear over the two years limit of the programme.

Federation invites 40 wrestlers to camp for Africa Youth Games

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) says it has invited 40 athletes for camping ahead of the 2018 Africa Youth Games (AYG) in Algeria.

Nigeria unveils 12 wrestlers, five officials for Commonwealth games

The Nigerian Wrestling Federation (NWF) has unveiled 12 athletes and five officials to represent the country at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Two men docked for allegedly blocking Governor Bello’s convoy

Two men, Ahmed Abdullahi, and Nura Musa, were on Tuesday arraigned in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly blocking the convoy of Kogi Gov. Yahaya Bello.

Federal govt won’t lose N1.1 billion revenue to Etisalat transfer – NCC

Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Dambatta, has assured that new investors expected to take over 9mobile telecommunications will pay all outstanding debts, including the N1.1bn spectrum band fee to the federal government.

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Jamal Lewis is mobbed by his Norwich teammates – and substitutes – after scoring his first Premier League goal to cut down Leicester. JASONPIX-Shutterstock

Norwich secure crucial 1-0 win against Leicester

Norwich boosted their bid for Premier League survival as Jamal Lewis fired the bottom club to a crucial 1-0 win over third-placed Leicester on Friday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said in terms of business opportunities, employment and earnings, the entertainment industry is an unexplored keg of potentialities.

Coronavirus: Don’t fall for fake news – minister

The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Enugu council poll: Police announce restriction of movement

Police Command in Enugu State has announced the restriction of human and vehicular movements in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29, for Local Government Elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Coronavirus: Nigeria urged to suspend flights from affected countries

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Coronavirus: Nigerians should hold President Buhari responsible – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if Coronavirus leads to any major calamity in Nigeria.