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Police, central bank arrest suspected hawkers of naira notes

Determined to forestall the illicit sales of Nigeria’s currency, men of the Nigeria Police and officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have arrested five persons in Ondo State.

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.
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Don: Nigeria too poor to meet development expectations

Dr Terhemba Wuam, an Associate Professor of Economic History with Kaduna State University (KASU), says Nigeria is too poor to meet its developmental challenges.

House of Reps pass FOREX Mart Biłl

The House of Representatives were yesterday read for a second time, a bill for an act to repeal the foreign exchange.

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Election: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf departs Nigeria, returns Thursday

The ECOWAS Head of Election Observer Mission, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, on Monday returned to her country following the postponement of the February 16 general elections.

Mob burns suspected robber to death in Aba

An angry mob lynched and burnt to death a suspected armed robber who was among a gang of seven that invaded Eziama area in Aba on Monday.
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EA Sports drops Cristiano Ronaldo as FIFA 19 cover star

Cristiano Ronaldo has been dropped as the face of EA Sports’ FIFA 19 game.

Court stops EFCC from declaring Abdulrasheed Maina wanted

The Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from declaring wanted, a former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, who was suspected of complicity in diversion of pension funds.

Zimbabwean president retires four army generals

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has retired four senior generals to diplomatic services on Monday.