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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.

Cryptocurrency: SEC to engage critical stakeholders on regulatory structure

As the recent directive by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) asking commercial banks to stop facilitating cryptocurrency transactions in Nigeria continues to generate controversy, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has stated that it will continue to monitor developments in the digital asset space and further engage all critical stakeholders.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday reprimanded the Minister of Foreign Affairs, for the continuing maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diaspora.

House of Reps, SEC endorses Lagos commodity exchange

The National Assembly and the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC have endorsed the commencement of the Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange, LCFE, assuring the management of the Exchange and all stakeholders of speedy legislation that would enhance the commodities market and the nation’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP.
Director General of the SEC, Mr. Lamido Yuguda, stated this on Tuesday at a Webinar organised by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), in collaboration with the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) with the theme: Privatisation in Nigeria and the Outlook for Subnational Economic Development.

SEC decries low participation of retail investors, moves to attract more

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says it has intensified efforts to attract more retail investors into the nation’s capital market.
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Nigerian government inaugurates 16 board members for PENCOM

The Federal Government of Nigeria has inaugurated 16 members of the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) board to proffer innovative and feasible solutions to the challenges of pension administration in Nigeria.
Director General of the SEC, Mr. Lamido Yuguda, stated this on Tuesday at a Webinar organised by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), in collaboration with the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) with the theme: Privatisation in Nigeria and the Outlook for Subnational Economic Development.

SEC wants more government borrowing from capital market

The Securities and Exchange Commission, (SEC) has advised the federal and state governments to leverage more on capital market debts to drive infrastructure.
Director General of the SEC, Mr. Lamido Yuguda, stated this on Tuesday at a Webinar organised by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), in collaboration with the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) with the theme: Privatisation in Nigeria and the Outlook for Subnational Economic Development.

SEC: Governments can unlock potentials by privatisation

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has stated that the Federal and State Governments have the capabilities to unlock enormous potentials through privatisation.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Capital market: Senate tasks stakeholders on economic recovery

To strengthen the confidence of investors in the capital market, the Senate on Wednesday tasked stakeholders on the need to revive the Nigerian economy.
Member Representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Idirissu Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent step towards the conduct of a reliable population census in the country for effective planning.

Reps: Capital market can rescue Nigeria’s economy from collapse

The House of Representatives disclosed that a capital market is a viable option that should be utilized to rescue the Nigerian economy from collapse, especially with the impending downturn in the global economy.

SEC, NITDA partner on data protection

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has restated its preparedness to collaborate with the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, in a bid to foster safe conduct of transactions and usage of personal data in the Nigerian capital market.

SEC, NITDA to collaborate on data protection in capital market

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has restated its preparedness to collaborate with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to foster safe conducts and usage of personal data in the Nigerian capital market.
The Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Lamido Yuguda, has stated that the capital market has a lot of potentials for growth and development of Nigeria post COVID-19 and beyond.

New SEC chief Lamido Yuguda assumes office

The Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Lamido Yuguda, has stated that the capital market has a lot of potentials for growth and development of Nigeria post COVID-19 and beyond.
The Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Ms. Mary Uduk, has been elected into the board of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions, IOSCO.

Mary Uduk hasn’t resigned as acting SEC chief – management

Management of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, on Sunday denied that it’s Acting Director General, Ms. Mary Uduk, has resigned from the Commission.
He is Mr Lamido Yuguda whose appointment was announced by President Muhammadu Buhari in a letter sent to the Senate on Tuesday requesting the confirmation of Yuguda as the Director General of the Commission.

Capital market expert sets agenda for new SEC chief

Barring any last minute hitches, a substantive Director General will soon assume duty at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), ending Ms Mary Uduk’s more than two years tenure in acting capacity.

Embattled SEC chief Mounir Gwarzo resigns

The embattled Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, has resigned from office.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, presiding over plenary on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.4

Senate receives Buhari’s request to confirm new SEC chief, others

The Senate has received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of Mr. Lamido Yuguda as the new Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Federal government charges new SEC board to sanitize capital market

The Federal Government on Monday inaugurated the reconstituted Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), changing the new members to provide effective leadership in the capital market.

Federal government to inaugurate SEC board Monday

The Federal Government will on Monday inaugurate the board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to be chaired by Mr Olufemi Lijadu.

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, declared that starting from next year, the government would declare Hijrah holiday in line with the yearnings of the Muslim community in the state.

Oyo governor to declare Hijrah holiday from next year

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, declared that starting from next year, the government would declare Hijrah holiday in line with the yearnings of the Muslim community in the state.
Zimbabwe's 71-year-old Vice President Kembo Mohadi on Wednesday refuted accusations of sexual misconduct by an online news outlet, saying he is the victim of political machinations.

Zimbabwean vice president accused of soliciting sex at his office

Zimbabwe's 71-year-old Vice President Kembo Mohadi on Wednesday refuted accusations of sexual misconduct by an online news outlet, saying he is the victim of "political machinations".
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Nigerian government announces additional economic zones for agric, textile

The federal government has approved the expansion of the existing Free Trade Zones (FTZs), as well as the activation of existing ones to respond to the demands of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) and the COVID-19 pandemic.

WAEC registration: Kwara government warns principals against extortion

The Kwara Government has warned principals in public schools not to extort students during the registration of the upcoming West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination.

Court affirms Ogun NUJ chairman

The National Industrial Court, sitting in Ibadan, on Wednesday, affirmed the election of Comrade Soji Amosu as the duly elected Chairman of Ogun State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

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PSG will reportedly set a whopping asking price of £174million this summer for star striker Kylian Mbappe if the Frenchman decides not to extend his contract.

French minister begs Kylian Mbappe for PSG stay

Kylian Mbappe is so important to Paris Saint-Germain and French football that the nation’s Minister of Sport, Roxana Maracineanu, has added her voice to those calling on the World Cup winner to sign a new contract.
Newsmen report that the meeting is being presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday.

President Buhari appoints new NEITI boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Orji Ogbonnaya Orji as the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI).

Shasa crisis: Senator Yarima visits Seriki Hausa

The first Civilian Governor of Zamfara State, Senator Ahmad Sani (Yarima Bakura), on Thursday paid a sympathy visit to the Seriki Shasa, Oyo State, Alhaji Haruna Maiyasin Katsina over the avoidable violence, that erupted recently in the area.
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Police arrest two traffic robbery suspects in Lagos hotel

Two suspected members of a robbery gang that had been terrorizing commuters along Agboju/Alakija, Two/Badagry expressway, Lagos, have been arrested by policemen attached to satellite division.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says state and local governments share some of the responsibility to fix roads in Nigeria.

Federal government, states, local councils share N640.310 billion for January 2021

From this amount, inclusive cost of collection to NCS, DPR and FIRS, the Federal Government received N226.998 billion, the states N177.171 billion, the Local Government councils N131.399 billion while the oil-producing states received N26.777 billion (13% derivation) and cost of collection/transfer and refunds gulped N75.966 billion.