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Martin Onovo: Lagos masterplan has failed woefully

Chef Martin Onovo, the 2015 presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP), has said that the Lagos Masterplan is stale and has failed woefully.

Four suspected kidnappers in police net after receiving N6 million from victims

The Lagos State Police Command said it had arrested four suspected kidnappers who allegedly collected N6 million from their victims.

Envoy: Trade crisis no threat to Nigeria, Ghana relations

Nigeria and Ghana are working hand in hand to build a better trade relation despite the recent trade crisis faced by Nigerians.

Naira appreciates against dollar at parallel market

The Naira on Tuesday appreciated against the dollar at the parallel market, exchanging at N360 to the dollar, stronger than N361 posted on Monday.

Ifeanyi Emefiele: Stable exchange rate best choice for Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says maintaining stable exchange rate to avoid depreciation of the Naira is better than building foreign reserve buffers.
President Muhammadu Buhari has advised politicians who lost out during the recent party primaries in the country to toe the path of honour and pursue their grievances in line with laid down procedures to avoid unnecessary tension. 1

Muhammadu Buhari blasts politicians using religion, ethnicity as weapons

President Muhammadu Buhari has frowned at the activities of some individuals using religion and ethnicity for cheap political gains, saying such persons were fraudulent politicians and should not be trusted.

Violence trails Plateau council polls as APC wins big

Following the declaration of the results of Wednesday’s local government elections in Plateau State by Chairman of the state’s Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Mr. Fabian Ntung, there now reins terror in the state as PLASIEC office in Bassa Local Government Area and vehicles have been set on fire.

Police, central bank arrest suspected hawkers of naira notes

Determined to forestall the illicit sales of Nigeria’s currency, men of the Nigeria Police and officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have arrested five persons in Ondo State.

Central bank: Spraying, hawking of naira notes to attract jail term

Nigerians who sell new naira notes or spray cash at parties will now be tried at mobile courts and sent to six months jail as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) mulls increasing the number of items on the not eligible for foreign exchange.

CBN: Mobile court coming to jail currency hawkers, offenders

To curb the hawking and reckless abuse of the Naira, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is working with the law enforcement agencies, the judiciary and the Federal Ministry of Justice to set up mobile court that will try the Naira offenders on the spot.

Naira appreciates against dollar at investors’ window

The Naira on Thursday appreciated marginally against the dollar at the Investors’ Window (I & E), exchanging at N363. 57, stronger than N363.94 posted on Wednesday.
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Businessman remanded in prison for stealing $45,000

A 31-year old businessman, Bonny Ifeuwabunike, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly obtaining $45,000 from two customers on pretext of helping them to convert the money to naira equivalent, but instead allegedly converted the dollars to his use and escaped.

[email protected]: Muhammadu Buhari’s administration reminiscent of colonial rule – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has no rectitude to preside over the nation’s Independence Anniversary as its insensitivity, impunity and oppressive proclivities are reminiscent of colonial rule.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari: No more shady oil deals, theft of billions

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is making progress in the fight against corruption as shady oil deals and the brazen theft of billions of Naira are no more.
Muhammadu Buhari

[email protected]: Muhammadu Buhari’s national broadcast

There has been a steady improvement in the security situation in the North East. We remain committed to ending the crisis and make the North East safe for all.

Police arrest man who threatened Atiku Abubakar, family

Augustus Akpan, a 43-year-old multi-lingual native of Akwa Ibom State, was arrested in Lagos after police tracked the phone he used in sending the messages.

Naira depreciates marginally against dollar

The Naira on Wednesday depreciated marginally against the dollar at the investors’ window, trading at N364, weaker than N363.72 posted on Tuesday.

Naira weakens against dollar at investors’ window

The Naira on Monday weakened against the dollar at the investor’s window, exchanging at N364.28, weaker than N363.68 traded on Friday.

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Martin Onovo: Lagos masterplan has failed woefully

Chef Martin Onovo, the 2015 presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP), has said that the Lagos Masterplan is stale and has failed woefully.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Refuse: Lagos Assembly asks PSP operators to resume

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday charged local government executives in the state to call on the Private Sector Partnership (PSP) operators in their areas to resume picking up refuse.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar

2019: Igbo group backs Atiku Abubakar over Peter Obi’s choice as running mate

The Igbo People’s Organisation, a pressure group of Igbo extraction, has thrown its weight behind the nomination of the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi as the running mate to Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

ICPC arraigns ex-border agency chief for alleged age falsification

A former Acting Executive Secretary of the Border Communities Development Agency (BCDA), Victoria Odumosu, has been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for alleged age falsification.
Father Antonio Scudu, caretaker of Saint Stephen Church in the Beit Jamal Salesian monastery, looks at overturned crosses in a graveyard that has reportedly been vandalised near the central Israeli town of Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem on October 18 2018. (Photo by MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP)

Christian graves desecrated in central Israel

Vandals have torn down concrete crosses marking dozens of graves at a Christian cemetery in central Israel, a church official said on Thursday.