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Telecommunications operators have blasted the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) over its threat to demolish about 7000 mast, largely owned by Global System for Mobile communication (GSM) service providers in the country.

NCAA begins 8,805 telecom masts demolition

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Tuesday said it will demolish 8,805 masts belonging to Globacom Nigeria Limited, banks and other financial institutions.

Shareholders approve Union Bank’s N54.5 billion capital restructuring

Shareholders of Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) Plc have approved a proposal to cancel N54.46 billion accumulated permanent losses in the books of the commercial bank.

NIRSAL secures fresh N4.5 billion from three banks for farmers

The Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending has secured a total of N4.5bn from four Deposit Money Banks for the cultivation of maize and soybeans in three states.

Union Bank shareholders endorse N54.4 billion share premium reduction

Shareholders of Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) on Tuesday endorsed the proposed reduction of N54.4 billion from the bank’s share premium account aimed at restructuring its balance sheet for optimal performance.

Bank customers decry poor ATM services during Sallah

Bank customers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday decried poor network and insufficient funds in most Automated Teller Machines (ATMs).

Debt: Court dismisses bank’s suit against Petrocam

The Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed a suit filed by Union Bank Limited seeking the recovery of an alleged debt from a multinational firm, Petrocam Trading.
The Special Adviser to the Governor of Kogi State on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Engr. Sadiku Abubakar Ohere, has described the trending allegations of sleaze against him as mischievous.

Sadiku Ohere: EFCC’ll vindicate me of all allegations

The Special Adviser to the Governor of Kogi State on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Engr. Sadiku Abubakar Ohere, has described the trending allegations of sleaze against him as mischievous.

Lawyer asks court to nullify central bank chief’s re-appointment

A whistle blower, George Uboh, has challenged the plan by the federal government to extend the appointment of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emiefele

Court attaches Imo’s accounts in central bank, 16 other banks over N1.5 billion debt

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja has ordered the attachment of funds in accounts owned by the Imo State Government in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and 16 other banks in the country.

Police arraign banker for allegedly stealing N15 million from customer’s account

The police on Wednesday arraigned a banker, Mohammed Abubakar, in a Wuse Zone II Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing over N15 million from a customers account.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE all-share index rises 0.85% as Bellwether stocks lift market

Chams Plc led the price gainers with 10 per cent following investors sustained their high demand for the stock after it recovered from a loss in 2017 to profit last year.

EFCC releases Justice Onnoghen’s dossier

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has provided a new dossier of the improprieties committed by Justice Walter Onnoghen, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, now facing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal for false asset declaration.

Why Boko Haram razed Adamawa villages – District head

The District Head of Duhu and surrounding communities in Adamawa State, Mohammed Sanusi, said Boko Haram fighters stormed two villages in Michika and Madagali on the border between Adamawa and Borno states on Monday night, burning houses and looting barns and food stores.

Central bank mulls extension of payment system vision to 2030

With just one year to the Payment System Vision (PSV) 2020, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that it has commenced a review of the project, just as it hinted of plan to set new targets under a refreshed version tagged PSV 2030.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE: All-Share Index drops marginally by 0.06 per cent in cautious trading

Trading resumed on the nation’s bourse for the week on Monday still on a negative trend, declining marginally by 0.06 per cent in a cautious trading.

Justice Onnoghen: BVN reveals more accounts

A Bank Verification Number (BVN) search may have exposed more accounts linked to the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Justice Onnoghen: I am innocent

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has said he is innocent of the charges over which he is to be arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday.

Boxing Day blues for Benin residents as ATMs, PoS malfunction

Long queues have surfaced at bank cash points known as the Automated Teller Machines and Points of Sale in Benin City, Edo State, according to a News Agency of Nigeria check.

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