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N6.3 billion fraud: EFCC presents more witnesses against Senator Jang

The trial of Jonah Jang, former governor of Plateau State, continued with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) presenting more witnesses against him and Yusuf Gyang Pam, a cashier of the Office of the Secretary to the State Government.

MfBs push for implementation of NMP in intervention funds

The National Association of Microfinance Banks, NAMB, has called for a full implementation of the National Microfinance Policy, NMP, in the application of intervention funds.

Group praises central bank policies under Godwin Emefiele

The Coalition of Civil Society Group (COCSG) has commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, for implementing policies that have helped stabilise the economy.

Over 300 athletes compete in CBN Tennis Championship

No fewer than 300 athletes would compete for honours in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) week-long Senior National Open Tennis championship, in Abuja.

Central bank approves N1 billion for SMEs in Niger

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the release of second tranche of N1 billion from the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMEDF) for disbursement to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Niger State.

Lawyer: Senator Jang’s detention by EFCC is political, unconstitutional, violation of rights

Barr. Dusu informed that the EFCC dragged Jang last Friday to the Federal High Court Jos, on a 12-count charge for alleged misappropriation of N6.3 billion during his tenure as Plateau State Governor, between 2007-2015.

Niger government disburses N1 billion central bank fund to 11,587 beneficiaries

The Niger State Government on Monday commenced the disbursement of the N1 billion Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMEDF) to 11, 578 beneficiaries.

Access Bank secures $250m facility to finance MSMEs

Access Bank Plc disclosed at the weekend that it has so far secured at least $250 million from multilateral agencies for financing as low interest funds to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sub-sector of the Nigerian economy.

Central bank plans revival of moribund manufacturing companies with N500 billion

Determined to significantly boost the contribution of the non-oil sector to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said it plans to revive moribund firms in the non-oil export business through its N500 billion export stimulation facility.

Fidelity Bank disburses N2.5 billion to 500 SMEs operators

Fidelity Bank Plc says it has disbursed the sum of N2.5 billion out of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) N220 billion Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMEDF).

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Pressure on equities as investors lose N200 billion

Sustained sell-offs in highly capitalised stocks trading on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) was the theme this week as investors lost a total of N200 billion Week-on-Week.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

INEC: 66,725 voters to participate in Plateau by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 66,725 voters will be participating in the by-election into the Pengana Constituency of Bassa Local Government Area in Plateau House of Assembly.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

2023: INEC commences plan, pledges to improve electoral system

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the commission has commenced plan for the 2023 general elections with the ongoing series of review of 2019 general elections.

Kuwaiti fates less privileged Nigerians in 14 states

The Kuwaiti Embassy in Nigeria has said that less privileged Nigerians in 14 states across Nigeria benefited from its gesture of putting smile on the faces of Nigeria during celebrations.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar tenders additional 26, 175 documents against President Buhari

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Friday tendered a total of 26, 175 additional documents to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019, elections.