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A former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has again called on the federal government to sell off the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its refineries.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, staff report has indicated that the banking industry ended 2020 in a mixed performance. But members of the apex bank’s Monetary Policy Committee, MPC, its highest policy body, have indicated that the industry remained resilient and sound despite some negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic during the year.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has thrown its weight behind the federal government’s decision to sell its least valued assets and use funds from the sale to execute infrastructural projects in the 2021 budget.
The Finnish court trying Sierra Leonean Gibril Massaquoi for war crimes allegedly committed in Liberia has delayed hearings by nearly two weeks because of acute illness of two of the four judges, including Presiding Judge Juhani Paiho.
Workers’ umbrella body, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Wednesday condemned reported moves by the Federal Government to adjust payrolls as part of measures to tame the expenses of running the country.
Inaugurating the committee, Ugwuanyi, represented by his deputy, Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo, stated that the body is saddled with the mandate of developing and implementing programmes and policies for the prevention of gender-based violence in Enugu State, as well as “the rehabilitation of persons who still fall victim of gender-based violence despite all the preventive measures.”
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, in compliance with standing order of the House, has discharged several ad hoc committees set up to carry out various tasks, for failing to present their reports which was due at the end of April.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to introduce 500 small new buses to the state by next week Thursday in a bid to provide alternatives to local motorcycles.
A whistleblower in the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron in Akwa Ibom State, has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate and prosecute the management of the institution over multiple fraud, as well as systemic and perennial corruption.
A building located at 33 Creek Road, Apapa, Lagos, which allegedly belongs to the late businessman, Alex Ibru, was yesterday razed down by fire.
Against the backdrop of the current spate of kidnappings, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission has decried the heightened insecurity sweeping across Nigeria lately, warning its staff to be wary of unusual activities around them.
The Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has called on citizens and residents of the state to watch out for troublemakers who might want to unleash attacks in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force has arrested the bribe-seeking police officer seen in a viral video demanding for cash from an offender.