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CFN: Cooperative bank to start operations January 2019

The President of Cooperative Federation of Nigeria (CFN), Chief Tajudeen Oriyomi Ayeola, has said it is floating a national cooperative bank which will begin operations in January 2019.

EFCC quizzes Theodore Orji over alleged N27 billion fraud

A former Governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji, was yesterday quizzed by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of N27billion fraud.

Kingsley Moghalu: I’ll turn Nigeria from broken country to a nation

Moghalu, who is a former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said that it was obvious that the recycled old politicians had failed and that was why Nigeria was the poverty capital of the world and the people are yearning for change.

Anchor Borrowers: NECAS mobilises North-East farmers on loan repayment

The North-East Commodity Association (NECAS) has commenced mobilisation of farmers in the sub-region on repayment of the loan received under the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) of the CBN as farmers commenced harvest.

Olisa Agbakoba urges strong fiscal policy in revamping nation’s economy

Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr Olisa Agbakoba, on Tuesday called for the introduction of a vibrant fiscal, trade and monetary policies to boost the country’s economy.

NCC urges central bank to put telecoms on forex priority list

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stressed the need for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to accommodate telecoms service providers on its forex priority list to reduce the risk of forex fluctuation and access being experienced by the operators.

NDIC to run diploma in financial journalism

The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has concluded plans to begin sponsoring a diploma in financial journalism in its efforts to deepen business reporting in the country.

We’re yet to be paid N800 billion subsidy – petrol marketers

Oil marketers on Sunday appealed to the federal government to effect quick payment of their outstanding N800 billion subsidy debts.

2019: YPP’s Kingsley Moghalu names running mate

Umma Getso has been announced as the running mate of Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP).

N33 billion fraud: House of Reps lied over embezzlement of funds – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has insisted that the House of Representatives lied in the report of its committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, which indicted the agency of violation of public trust in the disbursement of over N33bn emergency intervention fund.

Central bank reschedules MPC meeting to accommodate Eid-El Maulud

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Saturday rescheduled the Nov. 19 meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to Nov. 21 and 22 due to accommodate the Eid-El Maulud celebrations.

Central bank reschedules monetary policy committee meeting

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Saturday rescheduled its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting for November.
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Nigeria faults US report on rice importation

The Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has faulted a report by the United States Department for Agriculture which suggests that the nation had imported rice to the tune of about three million tonnes, saying it was inconsistent with available facts.

Central bank injects $318.03m into forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said it injected about $318.03 million into the retail secondary market intervention sales (SMIS) of the inter-bank foreign market.
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Muhammadu Buhari makes new appointments, confirms others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new appointments into key federal agencies while also confirming those earlier appointed.

NDE targets 185,000 unemployed persons for training

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has concluded plans to undertake Basic Business Refresher Course for the 185, 000 unemployed persons wishing to access the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s Agri-Business Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS) loans.
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INEC: PDP, APC, three others to contest Kwara bye-election

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that only five political parties will participate in the Saturday bye-election for the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency in Kwara State.
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Capital market committee approves plan to introduce e-IPO

The Nigerian capital market would soon introduce the electronic initial public offer (e-IPO) system in the country, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Wednesday.

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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki questions death of Offa robbery principal suspect

Senate President Bukola Saraki has questioned the death of Michael Adikwu, the principal suspect in the deadly bank robbery attacks in Offa, Kwara State, demanding an investigation.

Venus Williams settles fatal car crash lawsuit

Tennis star Venus Williams has reached a settlement with the family of a 78-year-old man killed in a Florida car crash last year, court records show.

Baby survives being run over by train

An Indian baby who was dropped onto railway tracks moments before a train passed through the station has escaped unscathed.
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Edo government set to host Muhammadu Buhari next Tuesday

Edo State Government will on November 27, host President Muhammadu Buhari, who will commission the Edo-Azura Power Plant and grace the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Annual Conference, which is billed to hold in Benin City.

Mustapha Maihaja: NEMA never received N5.8 billion from VP office

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has denied allegation by the National Assembly members that it received un-appropriated funds from the office of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for the care of people in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps.