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NBS: Banks’ credit to economy dropped by N136bn in Q1

The total credit from banks to the economy recorded a decline of N135.8bn from N15.74tn at the end of the fourth quarter of last year to N15.6tn in the first three months of 2018.

NBS: ATMs record transactions worth N1.56 billion in Q1

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) from selected Banks across the country, recorded transactions valued at N1.568 billion in first quarter.

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AU: Internet connectivity triples in Africa amid rising cybercrime

The African Continent is exhibiting one of the fastest growth rate in internet penetration worldwide with digital connectivity almost tripled in the last five years, the African Union (AU) revealed on Tuesday.

House of Reps condemns murder of ICRC health worker

The House of Representatives has condemned the execution of the International Committee of the Red Cross voluntary health worker, Hauwa Liman, by the Boko Haram terrorists.

2019: INEC seeks police support toward peaceful, credible elections

As Nigerians prepare for the 2019 elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has solicited the support of the Nigeria Police Force toward a peaceful conduct of the exercise.
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Barcelona monitoring Ronaldinho’s support of right-wing candidate in Brazil

Barcelona are monitoring the situation with former player Ronaldinho in light of his support for right-wing presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro in the upcoming Brazilian elections.
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NSCDC foils pipeline vandalism, impounds truck

The Kaduna State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), on Tuesday said it had foiled an attempt to vandalise oil pipeline in the state.