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Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former president of Liberia, and Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, are some of the scheduled speakers for WISCAR’s (Women in Successful Careers) annual leadership and mentoring conference.
Nigeria announced last month that it would allow telecom companies to provide banking services, aiming to give millions of Nigerians without bank accounts access to so-called mobile money services, a policy that has been very successful in Kenya.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that allegation against him by the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness on the approval of N5.8 billion from the Consolidated Revenue Fund to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) was both ‘false and misleading’, saying he did not violate any law in the approval of the fund.
Japan’s central bank has become the first among G7 nations to own assets collectively worth more than the country’s entire economy, following a half-decade spending spree designed to accelerate weak price growth.
The presidency on Friday dismissed claims by the House of Representatives that there were violations in the approval of N5.8 billion Emergency Intervention Fund for North-East by the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
MTN Nigeria is seeking N3 billion in damages and legal costs from the federal government.
The billions of dollars in fines owed by South African companies MTN and Standard Bank to Nigerian regulators could increase the risk to South Africa’s financial system, its central bank said on Wednesday.
The Federal Government on Tuesday said there was no truth in the United States Department of Agriculture’s World Markets and Trade Report that claimed that Nigeria imported three million metric tonnes of rice in 2018, which is 400,000 metric tonnes more than the quantity of the product imported in 2017.
Frontline Presidential candidate, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has declared his candidacy as the best fit to rescue Nigeria from the politics and practice of recycling leaders.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has said that there is need to redesign regulations that will address cyber crimes and technological risks that may arise from emerging modern financial firms in the country.
Mbaka described Atiku as bureau de change, according to him, because of the foreign currencies that allegedly exchanged hands at the National Convention of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, before the ex-VP emerged the party’s presidential candidate.
Nigeria's central bank and South African telecommunications firm MTN could soon strike a deal in their dispute over the repatriation of $8.1 billion, Nigeria's information minister said on Wednesday.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday inducted 85 successful applicants as Special Marshals in Ebonyi.
As part of efforts to promote financial inclusion and enhance access to financial services for low income earners and the unbanked, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is proposing the establishment of Payment Service Banks in rural areas across the country.
Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado faced the scorn of protesters that tried to stop him leaving a theatre as nationwide protests against a proposed tax reform enter a fourth week.
The World Bank has once more reduced its growth projection on Nigeria in 2018 to 1.9 per cent, down from the 2.1 per cent it had estimated for the country in April.
A 35-year-old security guard, Godfirst Ikechukwu, who police said broke into a house he was guarding and stole property valued at N2 million, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised passengers and airport users to report any of its security officers demanding bribe to the appropriate authorities.
No fewer than 260 golfers from across the country will converge on the Ikoyi Club 1968 for the 57th edition of the prestigious Lagos Amateur Golf Open.
The Nigerian Army says it has embarked on the construction of a holding facility in Borno to improve detainee management of insurgents during investigations.
Juventus have apologised after the Italian champions came under fire for posting a message on Chinese social media about the apparent suicide of a fan, which was later exposed as untrue.
The palace of Chief Edward Osim, the Paramount Ruler of Abi local Government Area of Cross River State and father-in-law to former President Goodluck Jonathan has been reportedly set ablaze by their Ebom neighbours in a communal conflict between the two communities.
The police in Gombe State has arrested a 26-year-old Quaranic teacher, Bilyaminu Halilu, for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl who is his student.
Bauchi State Chapter of Grassroots Network 4 Atiku, (GN4A) 2019, has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC to provide a level playing ground for candidates of all political parties in the 2019 general elections.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has urged more women to approach the banks for small and medium scale loans because they will repay such grants better than their male counterparts.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, at the Federal High Court, Osogbo, for allegedly demanding sex from one of his students, Monica Osagie, in order to upgrade her academic result from fail to pass.