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R-L- President Muhammadu Buhari congratulatulating Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele on his reappointment as head of the apex bank, for a second tenure.

President Buhari asks central bank to blacklist firms smuggling 43 restricted items into the...

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to blacklist any firm, its owner and top executives caught smuggling any of the 43 items ineligible for foreign exchange (forex).

Central bank commences disbursement of initial N30 billion loan for palm oil production

A concerted effort to end oil palm importation and locally grow the crop on a large-scale basis has kicked off, with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) allocating an initial N30 billion for the project, which it said is already being disbursed to beneficiary farmers in identified states.

NSCDC officers’ wives donate items to Kogi orphanage

Civil Defence Officers Wives Association (CDOWA), Kogi Chapter, on Thursday donated items worth N2.5 million to Ministry of Mercy (MoM) Orphanage, Lokoja, as part of efforts toward a better life for less privileged children in the society.

Customs: Federal government may lift land border vehicle importation ban

The Federal Government may relax the ban on importation of vehicles through the land border. The government had in January 2017 ordered a ban on importation of vehicles through the land borders.

June 12: Federal government renames Abuja Stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the Abuja National Stadium after MKO Abiola, winner of the 1993 presidential elections.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Anambra council boss berates late arrival of seedlings to flood victims

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has been applauded for distributing seedlings to farmers affected by flood in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.

RIFAN: Insecurity won’t stop rice production

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, has assured Nigerians that current insecurity challenges would not stop rice production in the country.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Flood: 4,390 Anambra farmers benefit from NEMA seedlings

Over 4,390 farmers affected by the 2018 flood disaster in seven local government areas of Anambra have received seedlings from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

Aisha Buhari visits Batsari IDPs, tasks social investment programme

Mrs Buhari who was in Batsari, Katsina State on Saturday to distribute relief materials to victims of banditry, noted that although N500 billion was released by the Federal Government to assist vulnerable Nigerians, only a few had benefited.

Eid-el-Fitr: Prices of rice, vegetable oil stable in Enugu

Ahead of Eid-el-Fitr celebration, prices of rice and vegetable oil have remained stable in major markets in Enugu metropolis.
Women’s Right Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) has urged the Federal Government to take the protection of human rights at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps seriously, especially as it concerns women.

SEMA distributes relief materials to 2,000 Zamfara IDPs in Katsina

The Zamfara State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has distributed relief materials provided by the federal government to its Internally Displaced Persons finding refuge in Kankara local government area of Kastina State.

Godwin Emefiele: We’ll reduce dependence on imported items

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has said that Nigeria will continue to implement policies that will reduce the importation of goods that can be produced locally.

Victims Support Fund to launch 2019 rain-fed farming intervention in Northeast

The Victims Support Fund (VSF) in continuation of the implementation of its 2019 programmes targeted at restoring livelihood to victims of insurgency is set to launch its agro based intervention in Borno.

Governor Obiano lauds President Buhari over Godwin Emefiele’s reappointment as central bank governor

Governor Willie c of Anambra State has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the reappointment of Mr. Godwin Emefiele as the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Expert urges central bank to sustain ban on 40 items to promote local production,...

An Economist, Mr Rasheed Yusuf, has urged CBN to sustain its ban on 40 items from accessing foreign exchange at the official window to promote their local production and generate more jobs.

CBN: Bauchi women should apply for soft loans to establish, grow businesses

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on women in Bauchi state to apply and access soft loans being given out by the bank to set up business ventures and trades to ensure self sustenance.

NIMASA distributes food, other items to Bakassi IDPs

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Tuesday donated food items to Internally Displaced Persons of Bakassi, Cross River.
Thousands of Thais from across the country descended on the inner Bangkok on Sunda to catch sight of newly anointed King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a symbolic procession around the capital.

Thailand: Thousands line streets as king Maha holds procession after coronation

They came – some alone, others with family – dressed in the brightest hue of yellow possible that matched the festive buntings and freshly painted kerbs.

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NSE: Market indices reserve losing streak, up by 0.06 per cent

Trading on the nation’s bourse reversed losing streak on Friday, recording first gain in June with a marginal growth of 0.06 per cent.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari reaffirms commitment to women, children

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment toward improving the living conditions of women, children and the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.

Niger gets new chief judge

Justice Aliyu Mayaki on Friday took the oath of office as the Acting Chief Judge of Niger state.

Kano government to build Army training center worth N318 million in Falgore forest

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.

EFCC arrests cyber fraudsters in multiple cross country raids

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.