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The Nasarawa State Government is soliciting the cooperation and partnership of banks operating in the state to enable it execute its key policies aimed at bringing rapid development across the state.
The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan, has called on students and youths to imbibe the habit of saving, stressing that it would make them financially responsible and stable.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued licences to 15 mobile money operators as part of its drive towards increasing financial inclusion.
Briefing the media Saturday in Ogere, Ogun State, after the Bankers’ Committee Retreat, the CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said the initiatives are in consonance with theme of the event, ‘Delivering increasing Growth through Digital Finance for the Nigerian Economy.’
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Monday, stressed that he supports the closure of the Nigerian border as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Central Bank of Nigeria and Lagos State Government team on Saturday assessed the National Arts Theatre, Lagos ahead of new investment plan that includes building a Creative Industry Park at the Theatre.
The Bankers Committee has thrown its weight behind the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s cashless and Loan to Deposit Ratio (LDR) policies introduced by the apex bank.
Addressing journalists at the end of the meeting, Managing Director of Citi bank, Mr. Akin Daudu, stated that the banks performed the feat following the Central Bank’s directive that they increase their lending to deposit ratio to 60% by the end of September.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says 1,140,854 farmers have participated in the production of 17 different agricultural products under its Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP)g
Contrary to insinuations in some quarters, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) new policy regime mandating banks to go after customers who default on the repayment of their loans by seizing their deposits in other accounts is backed by law.
The Oyo State Coordinator of Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Mrs Iyabo Ojogede, has urged MSMEs to take advantage of Federal Government’s interventions in micro, small and medium enterprises to grow.
Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) says its financial inclusion intervention is geared toward supporting the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), contribute to poverty alleviation and reduce unemployment in the country.
A large proportion of the N7.9 trillion pieces of naira notes in circulation are dirty, mutilated, unfit for Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and over-the-counter payments, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has finalised plans of launching a currency fitness policy to save the nation’s currency.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has said the country attracted $6 billion foreign investments in the first three months of the year.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says it will issue loans at five per cent and with no collateral to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through the NIRSAL Micro Finance Bank (MFB).
The National Association of Microfinance Banks, NAMB, has called for a full implementation of the National Microfinance Policy, NMP, in the application of intervention funds.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has condemned the increasing wave of illicit financial flows and vote buying during elections in the country.
The Director General of Progressives Governors’ Forum (PGF), Dr. Salihu Lukman, has warned that the perceived intolerance of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, may scuttle the efforts of the Chief Bisi Akande-led National Reconciliation Committee, which the party set up.
Togo President Faure Gnassingbe has won a fourth term in power, the national electoral commission declared on Monday, as his main rival accused authorities of fraud.
Manchester City’s appeal against their two-year ban from European competitions, could see them implicate Liverpool over allegations that the Reds hacked into their scouting database.
Mikel Arteta admitted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has erased any doubts about his commitment after Arsenal’s captain led by example with a double in their 3-2 win against Everton on Sunday.
Lagos Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency has shut down 20 health facilities in the month of January for non-compliance with regulatory standards.
The Chief Judge of Ogun, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, on Wednesday granted amnesty to 21 inmates in five Nigeria Correctional Services as part of the effort to decongest the centres across the state.
A criminal case instituted by the Oyo State Government against Mr Kamil Akinlabi, a former member of the House of Representatives and Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) has been discontinued and withdrawn by the state.
Mbaoma speaking in a chat with newsmen said the scenario didn’t really go down well with the players of Enyimba who felt the only way to make their fans happy is to record a win that will boost the morale of the fans and also placate the chairman of the club who sustained injuries as well.
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has linked the low utilization of local raw materials in the manufacturing sector to policy intervention in the official foreign exchange (forex) market by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria on Wednesday said daily cured cases of COVID-19 surpassed new confirmed ones for the first time, which stood at 1,749.