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Edo election: INEC urges stakeholders to observe distribution of sensitive materials

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission has declared that all sensitive materials for poll has left the vault of Central Bank of Nigeria, in Benin City.

Ondo election: INEC opens special link to recruit more prospective corps members

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it has opened a special link in the registration form to allow the recruitment of additional corps members as adhoc staff for the October 31 Ondo state governorship election.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo presides over 4th virtual NEC meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.

Nigeria launches survey on immunisation coverage

Nigeria has formally commenced the process of conducting the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS6) and National Immunization Coverage Survey (NICS).
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Central bank okays N200 billion housing loan for low income earners

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced N200 billion mortgage finance loan to Family Homes Fund (FHF).
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS solicits Nigerians’ support on survey on children, women

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has appealed to the general public to support its survey on the situation of women and children it is conducting, is brought to “ a successful end”.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa says it has distributed sensitive election materials to Registration Area Centres (RACs) in the state.

Edo election: Sensitive materials arrive central bank in Benin

Sensitive materials for the conduct of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo arrived the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), office in Benin on Wednesday.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

President Buhari defends borrowing to fund infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday justified government borrowing to finance infrastructure, asserting that his government took loans in the interest of the country to solve the dire shortfall in infrastructure.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it with an Executive proposal to establish a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund.

Nigerian government seeks bankers’ partnership to ravamp economy

The Federal Government is seeking the partnership of the banking sector in its efforts to revamp the ailing economy occasioned by the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
Obadiah Mailafia

Uche Secondus warns DSS to stop ‘harassing’ Obadiah Mailafia

National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, Tuesday, counselled the Department of State Security, DSS, to stop harassing former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Dr Obadiah Mailafia.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

President Buhari holds presidential economic advisory council meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday held a virtual meeting with members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC).
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Financial expert urges central bank to support banks

A financial expert, Mr Okechukwu Unegbu, has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to increase support for commercial banks to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sector.

BUA donates additional N350 million to CACOVID

Speaking on the donations, the Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, said BUA remained committed to its sustainable development obligations as a responsible corporate citizen and will keep supporting various social and humanitarian interventions wherever it can.
Obadiah Mailafia

Obadiah Mailafia: If I perish, God help Nigeria

Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and social commentator, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, was late yesterday, released after close to hours interrogation by the officials of Department of State Services, DSS, in their office in Jos, Plateau State.
AbdulSamad Rabiu

BUA donates N350 million to CACOVID, N100 million to Kebbi

BUA Group has donated an additional N350,000,000 to CACOVID (the CBN-led Private Sector Coalition on Covid-19) bringing to 1.35 billion Naira its total donation to CACOVID.

Obadiah Mailafia honours third DSS invitation

A Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafia, on Monday for the third time honoured the invitation from the Department of State Security (DSS).
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

Farmers hail President Buhari for stoppage of forex for fertilizer, food importation

The umbrella body of farmers in Nigeria, All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Friday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari, over stoppage of foreign exchange for fertilizer and food importation into the country.

DSS invites ex-central bank deputy chief

The Department of State Services, DSS, has again, invited the former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia.

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Tokunbo Abiru: I will honour my predecessors’ legacies

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Edo election: INEC chairman warns staff members against partisanship

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has appealed its staff not to accorded any advantage to a political party or candidate over the other in the conduct of Edo governorship election.

NBA writes AGF over rules of professional conduct amendment

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says the recent amendment to the rules of professional conduct of legal practitioners (RPC), 2007 has brought ridicule to the association.
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Nigerian researchers develop ‘herbal cure’ for coronavirus

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