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The Central Bank of Nigeria has injected over $10.97bn, into the Forex Market between January and October this year, to defend the Nation’s currency, the Naira, against other major currencies, including the dollar.” (See Punch Newspaper report of November 18th 2018 titled “CBN Defended Naira with $11bn in 10 months”).
The Arewa Consultative Forum has disowned its General Secretary, Anthony Sani, over statements credited to him criticising from President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has set up a N3 million for the three children of the late Vice Chairman of the Ebonyi State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Comrade Samuel Nweke.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has expressed great shock over the death of the Vice Chairman, Ebonyi Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Samuel Nweke.
The Ebonyi State contingent to the just concluded Nigeria Union of Journalists Triennial Delegates Conference in Abeokuta, Ogun State were on Saturday night attacked by hoodlums on their way back along Nkalagu axis of Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway.
There is no plan to declare the seat of a senator, Godswill Akpabio, or that of any other defecting lawmaker vacant, Senate President Bukola Saraki has said.
A fashion designer, Mrs Yeside Laguda has unveiled an exquisite collection of Adire designs named after Nigeria’s past heroines.
The Muslim Rights Concern has called on the Plateau State Government to prosecute Andrew Ajijah, author of the controversial publication on the involvement of the Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association’s involvement in the killings which occurred in Barkinladi, Riyom and some parts of Jos South last week.
Even at that time, it was pretty obvious that the unjust annulment was a huge elite conspiracy, well beyond the schemes and machinations, for which the then Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida had established a formidable reputation.
The Federal Government has denied reports that about 19 postgraduate students of the People’s Friendship University of Russia who were granted scholarships by Presidential Amnesty Programme were abandoned.
A U.S.-based publisher, Mr Deba Uwadiae, has said that Nigerians should make accountability their focal point in electing political leaders for the country in 2019 general elections.
The board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation will not been drawn into fresh debates over who controls the domestic leagues and the national teams.
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has threaten to sue the media house that attributed an article on IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and Biafra agitation to him.
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Jose Mourinho has claimed Liverpool are “the lucky ones” as they bid to end a wait of nearly three decades to win the English league title.
The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $7.24 billion for institution’s 2019 borrowing programme to be raised from the capital markets.
Masked for centuries by the soot of candles and lately by scaffolding, the mosaics of Bethlehem Church of the Nativity have been restored to their Crusader-era splendour in time for Christmas.
Alhaji Gero has cancelled his three-year contract with top Iranian club Esteghal and said he hopes to return to play in Europe.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called on Nigerian celebrities to utilise their platforms to promote voter education, youth inclusion and non-violent participation in the 2019 elections.
Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, will on Thursday December 13 flag-off the National Executive Council Meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
Rangers coach Gbenga Ogunbote has rejected the ‘comeback kings’ title given to his side, while insisting his team are playing to their strength irrespective of how a game is won.
A point of order by the Majority Leader, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, shot down debate on the letter sent to the House of Representatives by President Muhammadu Buhari, where he gave reasons for not assenting to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018 for the fourth time.
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has challenged Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona and sign for a club in Italy.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the total value of capital importation into Nigeria reduced to $2.855 billion in the third quarter.