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Official: Central bank disburses N174.48 billion under anchor borrowers programme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has so far cumulatively disbursed N174. 48 billion through 19 financial institutions under its Anchor Borrowers Programme since 2015.

Federal government steps up youth, voter education to check electoral manipulation

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed, said on Thursday that the Federal Government had stepped up its youths and voter education campaigns to check electoral violence.
Mohammed Monguno

NSA: Nuclear materials mustn’t get to hands of terrorists

National Security Advisor (NSA) Major General Mohammed Monguno (rtd), on Tuesday, warned that uranium or nuclear materials must not get into the hands of terrorists in the country.

Nuclear energy workers begin indefinite strike Wednesday

Following the breakdown of negotiations with the Federal Government in their demand for better working conditions, workers of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) have declared an indefinite nationwide strike with effect from tomorrow Wednesday.

Cybercrime: NCC to introduce internet industry code of practice

Apparently worried by the increase in cybercrime and the abuse of the internet space in the country, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that it planning to introduce what it describes as Internet Industry Code of Practice.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the State House Medical Centre (SHMC) revert to a Clinic to serve the original purpose for which it was established.

President Buhari directs State House medical centre to revert to clinic

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the State House Medical Centre (SHMC) revert to a Clinic to serve the original purpose for which it was established.

Official: Nigeria has highest number of foreign students in US

Nigeria ranked the top with the highest of students from Africa studying in the U.S, Rachel Canty, Deputy Director, Student and Exchange Visitor Programme, U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has said.
Rashid Bawa

Nigeria, Ghana to explore new areas of business opportunities

Nigeria and Ghana are set to explore more areas of business opportunities to further strengthen relations between both countries.

Ibrahim Magu: How corruption caused infrastructure decay in Nigeria

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, yesterday, said corruption has played a role in frustrating or ruining the provision and maintenance of infrastructure in the country over the years.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi appoints new rector, other principal officers for Ibadan Poly

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, has approved the appointment of Professor Kazeem Adekunle Adebiyi as the Rector of The Polytechnic, Ibadan.

Nestlé Nigeria inaugurates four community water projects

As the world commemorates World Water Day, Managing Director and CEO of Nestlé Nigeria, Mr. Mauricio Alarcon, says the company recognises and respects the fact that water is a fundamental human right.

Bauchi elections: Peace committee urges stakeholders to maintain peace

The National Peace Committee-led by former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Wednesday, appealed to stakeholders in Bauchi state to calm their supporters in the wake of the halted collation of result for the March 9 governorship election.

Nigerian Army calls for closer partnership with the media

The Nigerian Army has called for closer collaboration with the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Enugu State Council, to achieve positive publicity.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 19th Mar 2019-2

Security chiefs decline comments after three-hour meeting with President Buhari

After three hours closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Service Chiefs and other heads of security agencies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, none of the participants agreed to comment on what transpired.

NDIC: Federal government committed to a stable financial system

The Federal Government is committed to ensuring a stable financial system in the country, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, (NDIC), Umaru Ibrahim, has said.

Cleaners, security guards shut down FMC Makurdi over non-payment of two years allowance

Some casual workers of the Federal Medical Center, Makurdi, in Benue State, on Monday, locked down the hospital.

Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti promotes 145 staffers

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, has promoted 145 staff across cadres in the institution.

Benue elections: Emmanuel Jime accuses PDP chieftains of rigging governorship polls

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Benue State, Emmanuel Jime, has accused three chieftains of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of rigging the inconclusive governorship and state assembly elections in the state for their party.

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Gombe assets recovery committee invites former Governor Dankwambo, aides

The Gombe State Recovery Committee has urged the immediate past governor of the state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his aides to appear before it.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan’s Omar Bashir to appear in court on graft charge

Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.

Titan Trust Bank sets for retail banking in Nigeria

One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.
President Buhari receives in audience New Entrant into APC Former Deputy National Chairman of PDP Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa and Hon. Kaulaha Aliyu alongside Bauchi State Governor in State House on 8th Jan 2019-2

President Buhari mourns passing of Senator Gawama

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.

Consulate to protest continued killing of Nigerians in South Africa

The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.