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Money laundering: Banks’ brainstorm over new central bank sanction regime

The new Anti Money Laundering/Counter Financing Terrorism (AML/CFT) sanction regime announced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has triggered a series of top management brainstorming sessions amongst banks over implications and implementation.

Central bank gives ultimatum to exporters to repatriate proceeds

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has given exporters who failed to repatriate their proceeds a ninety-day moratorium to comply or face a complete ban on banking services in Nigeria.

Forex: Banks cancel commissions on PTA, tuition, medical bills

Members of the Bankers’ Committee have agreed that banks in the country should stop charging commission on the sale of foreign exchange to customers, particularly those meant for Personal Travel Allowance, Business Travel Allowance, tuition and medical bills payment.

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Court discharges Governor Ortom’s former adviser of murder charges

A High Court sitting in Makurdi on Wednesday struck out murder charges against former Special Adviser to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Joseph Kyaagba.

Governor Fayose’s chief of staff loses family house to fire outbreak

A building allegedly belonging to the family of Mr. Dipo Anisulowo, the Chief of Staff to Ekiti State Governor, has been razed to the ground by fire.

President Buhari: I was compelled to sign 2018 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he was compelled to sign the the 2018 appropriation bill containing budget estimates as approved by the National Assembly into law in other not to keep the economy continuously on standstill.

Luis Suarez wins 100th Uruguay cap, Saudi Arabia drop goalkeeper

Luis Suarez will make his 100th international appearance for Uruguay on Wednesday after being named in the starting XI for their second World Cup match against Saudi Arabia in Rostov.

Suspected cultist allegedly threatens lady who resists his love advances

A suspected cultist, Akeem Lawal, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged threat to the life of a lady who refused to have sex with him.