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Central bank to introduce new cyber-security framework to tackle internet fraud

The Central Bank of Nigeria said it was developing a Risk Based Cyber Security Framework for banks and payment service providers to combat internet fraud in the country.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 24, 2018 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives to deliver a speech in Istanbul, after initial results of Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will on July 9, 2018 be sworn in for a second mandate as Turkey's head of state after his election triumph last month, assuming sweeping powers granted under a new constitution, a presidential source said. / AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

Turkey’s Recep Erdogan appoints son-in-law finance minister

Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan ushered in the new, executive presidential system he had long campaigned for by putting his son-in-law in charge of the economy and promising greater overhaul of a country he has dominated for 15 years.
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Liberia’s central bank governor resigns

Liberia’s Central Bank Governor, Milton Weeks, has resigned midway through his five-year term, the president’s office said.

Court: Information on President Buhari’s London treatment can’t be released without his consent

The Federal High Court in Abuja ruled on Tuesday that information about the amount of taxpayer fund suspected to have been expended on President Muhammadu Buhari’s treatment in London last year, could not be released under the Freedom of Information Act without the President’s consent.

Council: Herdsmen-farmers clashes may worsen without ranches

The National Food Security Council warned on Monday that the deadly clashes between farmers and herdsmen could get worse next year if efforts are not intensified to create cattle ranches or provide better security against rustling in the country.

CBN: Nigeria’s external reserves hit $46 billion

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Sunday disclosed that the nation’s external reserves currently stands at $46 billion, saying the figures are steadily heading towards the $50 billion mark.

Nigerian inflation slowed for 11th month in December – NBS

Annual inflation in Nigeria slowed for the 11th month in a row in December, to 15.37 percent from 15.90 percent a month before, the head of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said in a tweet on Tuesday.

Federal govt to provide cheap funds to farmers – CBN chief Godwin Emefiele

The Federal Government will provide cheap funds of not more than five per cent to farmers who wants to acquire agricultural equipment and feeds.

President Buhari approves payment of outstanding Paris Club refund

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun; the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma; and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to work with state governors to ensure the payment of outstanding Paris and London Clubs refunds before the end of the 2017.

Federal govt approves fresh N28 billion budget support for 35 states

The Federal Government has approved a fresh budget support loan facility for 35 states across the country.

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A former National Assembly member, Mr. Bode Ayorinde, yesterday, declared his intention to contest the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Bode Ayorinde: Why I want to govern Ondo

A former National Assembly member, Mr. Bode Ayorinde, yesterday, declared his intention to contest the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, vowing to make a positive difference in the state.
England manager, Gareth Southgate, is unhappy with Manchester City star Kyle Walker.

Gareth Southgate boss furious with England fullback Kyle Walker

England manager Gareth Southgate is unhappy with Manchester City star Kyle Walker.