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Polaris Bank plans to leverage its investment in cutting-edge information technology to harness emerging opportunities and mitigate the disruptive effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on its business.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Senator Uba Sani, and the Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have condemned the spate of killings in communities in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.
The Senate on Tuesday received President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the confirmation of Professor Jumai Audi, as a Chairman of the Nigerian Law Reform Commission.
Members of the organised private sector (OPS) and some analysts have hailed the plan by the federal government to further review downward the oil price benchmark in the 2020 budget to $20 per barrel.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Senator Uba Sani, has donated 12 trucks of food items worth N80 million for distribution as palliatives to the less privileged in Kaduna State.
Nigeria’s central bank has collected 1.4 trillion naira ($3.9 billion) from banks with excess cash holdings as part of measures to support the currency, banking sources told Reuters.
The Presidency has faulted the leadership of the National Assembly over claims that poor and vulnerable Nigerians are required to apply online or through the internet to benefit from the Conditional Cash Transfer.
The lockdown, to remain until April 19, comes as Rwanda on Wednesday reported 82 coronavirus cases, the highest number of infections confirmed in the region.
The effect of coronavirus, COVID-19, on Tuesday continued to ravage the stock market as its nosedived by 0.14 percent or 14 bases points, bps with investors losing N16 billion of their investment.
The central bank has temporarily suspended cheque clearing in the Nigerian banking system as President Muhammadu Buhari ordered lockdown takes effect midnight Monday in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme(ABS) of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over non-recovery of N81.5 billion from companies.
The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Federal Inland Revenue Service over alleged racketeering in the allocation of foreign exchange to companies.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday, lauded former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for his undiluted patriotism towards the stability, development and cohesiveness of the nation, as he clocks 83.
Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.
The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.
“After being retested for COVID-19, I am happy to say that I have tested negative. My family is still following strict home isolation. I was totally asymptomatic, and apart from the boredom that accompanies isolation, I had no other complaints,” Kumar said in a statement.
Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick says the absence of spectators for Tuesday’s top-of-the-table Bundesliga clash at Borussia Dortmund will be a “missing factor”.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes the protocols he and his players must follow for football to return are a small sacrifice compared to those risking their lives on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis.
The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong, who announced this on Saturday said those discharged have been certified negative by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, bringing to 16, the total of those treated and discharged of the viral infection since the first set of cases were recorded on April 1, 2020.
The Deputy Chairman Senate Committee on Defence and Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang, and the Plateau State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have expressed their grief over the gruesome killing of five persons in Miango community by bandits in Bassa Local Government Area the state.