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THE GUARDIAN

CBN disburses $240 million forex to BDCs, others today

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) resumes this week’s foreign exchange market intervention today with a disbursement of $240 million.

Meningitis spreads, kills more

The scarcity of the needed vaccines to stem the growing epidemic of cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) is causing more deaths and spread of the disease to more states.

Concerns over interest rates, capacity, as DBN kicks off with N398.45 billion

With about 70,000 micro, small and medium enterprises seeking various forms of financial intervention to take their businesses to the next level, there are concerns about the ability of the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) to meet such demands with its $1.3 billion (N398.45 billion:N306.5/$1) start-up capital.

THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Nigeria needs $1.1bn to fight meningitis as death toll rises to 328

$1.1 billion is required for the vaccination of over 22 million persons in the five states affected by Type C cerebro-spinal meningitis disease outbreak, it was learnt yesterday.

$550m Abacha Loot: FG set to clear hurdles

To repatriate a $550million loot traced to ex-Head of State Gen. Sani Abacha, the Federal Government is to resolve two legal hurdles in the United States.

President, Saraki, Dogara meet over budget, rift

Behind closed doors and separately, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with Senate President Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara in Abuja.

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Forex Scam: Reps to drag NNPC officials to EFCC

With about 70,000 micro, small and medium enterprises seeking various forms of financial intervention to take their businesses to the next level, there are concerns about the ability of the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) to meet such demands with its $1.3 billion (N398.45 billion:N306.5/$1) start-up capital.

Naira Watch: Naira depreciates to N397/$ as CBN injects $240m

The naira yesterday depreciated further to N397 per dollar in the parallel market even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) injected another N240 million dollars into the foreign exchange market.

Meningitis: $1.1bn required to vaccinate 22m people in 5 states — FG

THE Federal Government declared, yesterday, that a total of $1.1 billion was needed to tackle the outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis in five states of the north

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

N23bn Diezani Bribe: INEC writes Buhari over RECs indicted by EFCC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has written to the Presidency over the indictment of some Resident Electoral Commissioners for alleged corruption by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Magu: Senate APC, PDP caucuses hold parallel meetings today

Barring any last minute changes, the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party caucuses in the Senate will be meeting with the leaders of their parties today.

CBN directs banks to pay cash to forex users

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Monday directed all banks to pay cash over-the-counter to desiring foreign exchange customers.

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