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The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday weighed in on the raging controversy over whether or not the apex bank printed money to augment funds from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) distributed to states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in March.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State Thursday disclosed that over 10,000 Nigerian boys and girls are still being held by Boko Haram and indoctrinated with militant fundamentalism.
Last year, the country’s total retail sales of consumer goods reached 39.2 trillion yuan ($6 trillion), and final consumption contributed 54.3 percent to China’s GDP. As a result, China maintained its position as the second largest consumption market of the world.
The Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA), North West Zone, at the weekend joined calls for the restructuring of the country.
Israeli prosecutors accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of treating favours as “currency” on Monday at the opening of a corruption trial which, along with an inconclusive election, has clouded his prospects of remaining in office.
Prospects of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte forming a new government waned on Saturday as a coalition partner seen as vital for securing a majority ruled out joining a new administration led by him.
The International Monetary Fund on Friday said its board had approved new three-year financing arrangements for Kenya valued at $2.34 billion to help the African country continue responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and address its debt vulnerabilities.
Manchester United need to be ruthless in the summer transfer window with both incomings and outgoings if they have serious ambitions of a Premier League title challenge.
Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to expand by 1.5 per cent this year, after a contraction of 3.5 per cent in 2020, a United Nations (UN) report said on Wednesday. In the latest...
Global trade is set to grow by eight percent in 2021, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said Wednesday, stressing that the route out of the Covid-19 crisis rested on the rapid rollout of vaccines.
The World Bank says economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is expected to rise between 2.3 percent and 3.4 percent in 2021 after contracting by 2 percent last year.
President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine of provoking armed confrontation with pro-Russian separatists and failing to honour earlier agreements over its wartorn east, the Kremlin said in a readout of a telephone call with France and Germany’s leaders.
The Human Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) Resource Centre, has declared that the partial freedom granted oil giants by Italian courts in the celebrated OPL 245 corruption case will not stop the prosecution of the accused in Nigeria.
Managing Director of Nigeria Export-Import Bank, NEXIM, Alhaji Abba Bello, says Nigeria needs more functional port terminals to facilitate the export and import of goods, ease the Apapa gridlock, and also expand economic growth and development in other parts of the country.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted dust haze and thunderstorms from Friday to Sunday.
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, on Wednesday, restated his beliefs in the unity and progress of the Yoruba nation, maintaining that with the success of the Pan Yoruba congress, there is no doubt that the unity of the Yoruba nation’s is a collective project and it is surely, a work in progress.
The main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is poised to take a position on which geo-political zone will get it’s presidential ticket ahead of the 2023 election.
Musa, 28, signed for the four-time Nigerian champions under the Elite Players Programme of the League Management Company, which encourages top Nigerian internationals to play for local clubs.
Eritrea told the United Nations Security Council on Friday that it has agreed to start withdrawing its troops from Ethiopia's Tigray region, acknowledging publicly for the first time the country's involvement in the conflict.
A Rwandan woman who was deported by the United States after serving a prison term for lying on her naturalisation application faces seven charges related to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, authorities in Kigali said.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, on Friday, visited the Gusau Central Market to assess the prices of foodstuff and other essential commodities.
Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing will attend an Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Indonesia on April 24, a Thai foreign ministry spokesman said on Saturday, for his first known foreign trip since he staged a Feb. 1 coup.
European Council President Charles Michel is suffering from bad nights due to his embarrassment over a seating arrangement incident at a meeting in Ankara this week, he told German newspaper Handelsblatt.
The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed and prosecuted one Seargent Eze Aiwansoba attached to the Special Protection Unit, Base 16, Ikeja, for firing and attempting to kill his lady friend, Joy Ndubueze.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, are to test their popularity with 756 delegates that will elect officials of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West on Monday.
Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno says the idea that the Gunners might not play European football next season "doesn't feel right", and that the job of the players is to make sure the club is where it "belongs".
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that drivers are prohibited from picking up passengers at the frontage of airport terminals.