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Telecommunications remains the best enabler in expanding the frontiers of financial inclusion in Nigeria, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Umar Danbatta, has said
China’s central bank said Sunday it will offer a 300 billion yuan ($43 billion) boost next week to help businesses involved in fighting the virus epidemic which has swept China and infected thousands.
Fears over the coronavirus have triggered a sharp fall in Chinese shares as markets reopened after the Lunar New Year holiday.
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation has said it would, effective February 3, commence claims verification for depositors of the three Micro Finance Banks and Primary Mortgage Banks recently closed by the Central Bank of Nigeria.
The Senate on Wednesday condemned the abduction and killings of Nigerian citizens from Plateau State by Boko Haram.
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday altered the Cash Reserves Ratio from 22.5 per cent to 27.5 per cent.
Since inception in 2013, about $155m has been disbursed by the Federal Government to about 16 states under the Youth Employment and Social Support Program.
The Rivers State Government on Monday began a significant step towards increasing investment in the state economy with the state governor inaugurating the Rivers State Ease of Doing Business Council (EODBC).
China’s central bank said Wednesday it will cut the amount of money banks will be required to have on hand from Jan. 6 in an effort to boost the slowing economy.
China’s central bank announced Wednesday it was cutting the reserve requirements for banks, freeing up about $114 billion to boost lending and spur the slowing economy.
A former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and a presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the last election, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has urged the Federal Government to float a N1 trillion venture capital fund under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement for Small and Medium scale Enterprises (SMEs).
A former Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to also arrest and detain Godwin Emefiele, Central Bank Governor over the same ammunition funds for which Sambo Dasuki suffered.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the security situation in the country has improved tremendously just as he argued that there has been a significant reduction in the proliferation of small arms in the country.
As part of it’s resolve to end the long-standing misunderstanding occasioning clashes between supporters of Katsina United and Kano Pillars, the League Management Company, LMC, on Thursday brought the two sides together towards working out a truce between regional rivals.
South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar took the oath of office as First Vice President on Saturday formally rejoining the government.
Alexandre Lacazette has told Bukayo Saka to commit his future to the club, in a message on social media.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says Nigerians will soon enjoy hourly train services on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line.
Victor Mbaoma has told newsmen that he has fulfilled one of his essential objectives that influenced his decision to join Enyimba of Aba last year.
South Sudan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security Onyoti Adigo confirmed on Tuesday evening that the locusts had entered the country, about ten days after the swarm hit Uganda
Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, weekend arrested a staff of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos, for drug trafficking.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Tuesday said it had discovered a large farm of Indian hemp inside a school compound in Anambra State.
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi, has finally reacted to the UEFA ban on Manchester City.
The Emir of Kano, Mohammed Sanusi, and Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, said yesterday that parents of Almajiri children should be arrested and not their children, for constituting a nuisance to the society. Sanusi also called for enactment of laws by state governments to tackle injustices in marriages.