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Dr Titus Okunrounmu, a former Director, Budgetary Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on the Federal Government to redouble efforts in developing the economy in order to stabilise the nation’s exchange rate.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has identified security as a major success so far recorded by the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration since the past five years.
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2018 Amended Executive Order 008 on Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS).
The Central Bank says it is developing a framework to offer grants and credit to researchers, science institutions and biotechnology firms to develop a vaccine against Covid-19.
The Federal Government on Tuesday inaugurated the ThisDay Dome temporary treatment and isolation centre for the management of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.
Hong Kong police Saturday arrested 14 prominent democracy activists on charges of illegal assembly in the biggest crackdown on the semiautonomous city’s pro-democracy movement since mass, sometimes violent anti-government protests rocked the former British colony in June.
Edo State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, expressed disappointment to the response of the state government towards containing the spread of the ravaging coronavirus, saying the response so far was “a knee jerk.”
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has sought the assistance of the United Nations on the repatriation of looted funds back to Nigeria.
A communique issued at the end of the forum’s meeting by its chairman, Solomon Asemota, said that Nigeria should explore the opportunity following the exit of Britain from the European Union, stressing that Europe would be willing and free to intervene in the security situation in the country.
Group warns French envoy against statements capable of undermining Nigeria’s efforts against terrorism
The National Democratic Front (NDF) has cautioned French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Jerome Pasquier, to quit making utterances capable of undermining Nigeria’s progress against terrorism.
A Nigerian woman pleaded guilty today to leading a conspiracy to import more than five kilograms of cocaine, as well as to her role in a separate bank fraud scheme, and to making false statements relating to fraudulent claims submitted to Medicaid for reimbursement.
A Nigerian born-woman Temitope Ayoni Olaiya, a.k.a Tammy Olaiya, faces on 28 February, 2020 a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison over the importation of 7kg of cocaine into the United States.
A Chinese military vessel is touring the contested South China Sea and beyond to meet foreign peers and train its own sailors, spreading goodwill while tightening its claim to a disputed sea and disrupting Australia’s traditional sphere of influence.
The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) says the forthcoming 2019 Abuja International Trade Fair will feature 45 foreign companies to strengthen businesses, trade and investment opportunities in the country.
Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has decried the difficulties being experienced in the repatriation of stolen assets traced to foreign countries.
Comrade Vincent Ezekwueme, the chairman of Civil Liberty Organisation (CLO), Anambra State chapter, has lamented the indiscriminate killings of Nigerians in foreign countries, especially in South Africa, without appropriate response from the Federal Government.
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A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The continued retention of the country service chiefs in office by President Muhammadu Buhari, has once again, been fingered to pose a great danger to the ongoing fight against insecurity in the country.
Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has asserted that farming was one of the only veritable leeway’s to prosperity, urging Cross Riverians, especially women, to go into farming.
Bandits on Sunday night abducted a 13-year-old girl, Khadijat Mutaka, in the Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The National Association of Nigerian Students, South-West Zone, has given the Department of State Services till Monday to release detained #RevolutionNow protesters.
Several major US companies have expressed their concern over the effects of the Trump administration’s executive order targeting WeChat, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. “More than a dozen” companies including Apple, Ford, Walmart, and Disney are all said to have taken part in a call with White House officials on Tuesday where the companies detailed the adverse consequences that a ban on WeChat could have on their own businesses.