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Thirteen members of the House of Lords, United Kingdom, have expressed concern over the killings by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East and Fulani herdsmen in the Middle Belt region.
In obvious recognition of its brand acceptance and its role in facilitating economic development across Africa, six subsidiaries of pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc have been named ‘Bank of the Year 2020’ by the Banker Magazine, leading global finance news publication published by Financial Times of London.
The naira had earlier depreciated by N30 against the dollar, as the parallel market exchange rate rose sharply to N500 per dollar on Monday November 30th from N470 per dollar on Friday November 20th 2020.
Fitch Ratings, a global credit rating agency, predicts a risk in the rating of Nigerian banks due to foreign currency liquidity.
Mr Adamu Suleiman, Secretary, Duguri Ward Development Committee (WDC), in Alkaleri Local Government Area (LGA) of Bauchi State says the community witnessed about 42 snake bites from May to November 2020.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared a “climate emergency” on Wednesday, telling parliament that urgent action was needed for the sake of future generations.
A member of the House of Representatives representing the Kaura-Namoda Federal Constituency of Zamfara State, Sani Umar Dangaladima, on Wednesday appeared before the Federal High Court in Abuja having been summoned on Tuesday over the disappearance of Faisal Maina, who is said to have jumped bail.
The coronavirus pandemic is pushing the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance to new highs, according to the United Nations, dramatically increasing the ranks of extreme poverty in just one year.
Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Central Bank Governor, will tomorrow Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, meet with Governors of the 36 states, under the aegis of Nigerian Governors’ Forum, to discuss how to access Pension Funds for Infrastructure Development in the country.
Former Nigeria international, Jonathan Akpoborie, has attributed Nigeria’s downward trend on FIFA ranking to coach Gernot Rohr’s inefficiency to make the star-studded Super Eagles a winning side.
He maintained that part of the initiative by this non-governmental organisation in ensuring that every Nigerians knows their roles in this regard was the donation of hundreds copies of the book, Accountable Nigeria to many Nigerians since it was launched in 2018.