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As candidates jostle for the Director-General position of the World Trade Organisaion, WTO, Female Parliamentary in Nigeria, Friday, threw weight behind former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to occupy the number one position of the organization.

Nigeria lobbies Iran’s vote for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in WTO elections

The Nigerian government is seeking the vote of Iran for its candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in the race to the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Director-General office.
United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheik Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan checks his phone during the 10th International Institute for the Strategic Studies in Manama, Bahrain, December 6, 2014. (AP Photo-Hasan Jamali-File)

Telephone calls between UAE, Israel ring for the first time

Telephone calls began ringing Sunday between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, marking the first concrete step of a U.S.-brokered diplomatic deal between the nations that required Israel to halt plans to annex land sought by the Palestinians.

Central bank Injects $210 million into forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected 210 million U.S. dollars into interbank segment of the Foreign Exchange Market following sales concluded on Tuesday.
Hajj Pilgrims

Reduction in Hajj fare commended

Efforts of the Hajj stakeholders that culminated in reduction of the 2019 Hajj fare by over N50,000 across states have been commended by the Independent Hajj Reporters, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) that monitors and reports Hajj and Umrah activities in the country.

Man dies as parachute fails during US military exercise

A Canadian man has died after his parachute failed to open when he jumped out of a plane during a military exercise led by US forces in Bulgaria, local media reported on Tuesday.

Central bank injects $210 million into forex market

The interbank segment of the Foreign Exchange Market has received a boost of $210 million from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) following sales concluded last Tuesday.

Central bank injects $210 million in inter-bank forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday gave $210million to the inter-bank foreign exchange market.

Forex market gets $210 million Intervention

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday injected the sum of $210 million into the interbank foreign exchange market, in continuation of its sustenance of liquidity in that segment of the market.

Central bank injects $210 million to boost forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in continuation of its intervention in the foreign exchange market, has injected another sum of $210 million to boost sales in the inter-bank segment of the market.

Central bank injects fresh $210 million into forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria CBN on Tuesday released a total of $210m to Authorized dealers in the wholesale segment of the inter-bank foreign exchange market to meet the requests of their customers.

Central bank boosts forex market with $210 million

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has again injected the sum of $210 million into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market.

Central bank gives forex market $210 million boost

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made available the sum of $210 million, to meet customers’ requests in various segments of the foreign exchange market.
Abdullahi Mukhtar

NAHCON calls for hajj pilgrims’ patience as return airlift commences

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has called for patience and understanding from pilgrims as the return airlift for this year’s Hajj exercise commences.
Hajj Pilgrims

NAHCON cautions pilgrims not to play politics in Saudi Arabia

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), on Saturday in Makkah, warned Nigerian pilgrims and their officials against displaying political symbols during the Hajj in Saudi Arabia.

Nigerian pilgrim recovers lost $700 in Saudi hotel

A lucky second Nigerian pilgrim on Sunday in Madinah, Saudi Arabia, recovered her lost Basic Traveling Allowance (BTA) from her hotel camp.
Hajj Pilgrims

1, 200 Gombe intending Muslim pilgrims begin biometric data capturing

Gombe State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board is to begin biometric data capturing for its 1, 200 intending pilgrims for the 2018 Hajj exercise.

Central bank injects $210 million into foreign exchange market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Tuesday injected 210 million dollars into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange market to meet customers’ requests in various segments of the market.

Central bank injects another $210 million into forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made available the sum of $210 million, to meet customers’ requests in various segments of the inter-bank foreign exchange market.

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A new vice-chancellor has been elected for the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN. He is Professor Olufemi Peters.

Professor Peters emerges as NOUN’s new vice-chancellor

Olufemi Peters, a Professor of Chemistry, according to a statement by NOUN’s Director, Media and Publicity, Ibrahim Sheme, Thursday emerged beating six other candidates to clinch the coveted seat in a keenly contested race at the nation’s only single-mode Open and Distance Learning, ODL institution.
Spain’s armed forces chief has dismissed as “not representative” leaked chats by retired military officers allegedly talking about shooting political adversaries and praising late dictator Francisco Franco.

Spain: Armed forces chief dismisses far-right ex-military chats

Spain’s armed forces chief has dismissed as “not representative” leaked chats by retired military officers allegedly talking about shooting political adversaries and praising late dictator Francisco Franco.
Nigeria’s interior minister Rauf Aregbesola made the disclosure at an ongoing press conference at the headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service in Abuja.

#EndSARS: It will take Nigeria 50 years to recover from destructions – minister

The Federal Government has urged Nigerians to evolve peaceful ways of venting their grievances, lamenting that it would take Nigeria about 50 years to recover from the havoc wreaked on century-old national developmental efforts following the hijack of the recent #EndSARS protest.
President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming COVID czar, Jeffrey Zients, is facing new scrutiny over his corporate ties — particularly a two-year stint on Facebook’s board of directors.

Joe Biden coronavirus appointee has cut ties with Facebook – transition team

President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming COVID czar, Jeffrey Zients, is facing new scrutiny over his corporate ties — particularly a two-year stint on Facebook’s board of directors. But the Biden transition team confirmed that Zients liquidated his Facebook stock earlier this year and will retain no equity when he officially begins his White House role.

Mob sets ablaze suspected robber, another shot dead in Ibadan

According to an eye witness account, two hoodlums robbed a motorcycle (Okada) rider of his TVS motorcycle at Olomi area of Ibadan and took to their heels, adding that luck eventually ran out on them and they were cut up by other riders who were on their trail at 110 roundabout area of Odo-Ona Ibadan.