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IGP redeploys Anambra police CP, OC SARS, Obiano’s police aides
The Nigeria police high command has redeployed the Anambra State Police boss, Umar Abubakar.
Buhari in Ebonyi State, stands on one Nigeria
President Muhammad Buhari yesterday described his presence in Ebonyi State as a demonstration of strong belief in Nigeria’s unity.
DPR indicts CBN, NPDC in alleged N6tr revenue leakages
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has indicted the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for determining the rate at which royalties paid in dollars are converted to naira before remitting into the Federation Account.
Ikoyi Whistle-blower’s cash: Lawyers, different men fight for N850m reward
CLAIMS for the estimated N850 million reward for the discovery of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency, NIA, cash haul deepened yesterday after the whistle-blower who unearthed the cash alleged a plot to dilute the money he was entitled to.
Buhari conferred with Chieftaincy title in Igboland
President Muhammadu Buhari was on Monday conferred with the Chieftaincy title of Ochi Oha Ndigbo (leader of all) of Igboland by the South East Traditional Rulers and Enyi Oma 1 (number one good friend) of Ebonyi State by the Ebonyi State Traditional Council.
Court orders interim freezing of N350m linked to Patience Jonathan
A Federal High Court in Lagos, yesterday ordered that N350 million belonging to AM-PM Global Network Ltd, in Stanbic-IBTC bank, be placed on temporary attachment, pending an ongoing investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
National chair: Bribe delegates, get disqualified, PDP warns aspirants
National chairmanship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party have been warned against inducing delegates to the party’s national convention.
Army arrest women for buying baby for N300,000
Two women were on Tuesday arrested by the Special Military Task Force, codenamed Operation Safe Haven, for allegedly trafficking a four-day-old baby girl.
Iwobi, Iheanacho, Idowu stun Argentina
Amkar Perm versatile defender Brian Idowu scored on his debut, Alex Iwobi hit a brace and Kelechi Iheanacho fired in a menacing free-kick as the Super Eagles came from behind to beat two-time world champions Argentina 4-2 in an international friendly in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday.
Buhari: My Visit to South-east, Strong Expression of My Belief in One Nigeria
In his visit to the South-east since assumption of office, President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday arrived Ebonyi State where he remarked that the visit was a strong expression of his belief in Nigeria’s unity.
FG Justifies Oil Exploration in North, to Reinvest Proceeds from JV Assets
Despite its campaign for economic diversification, increasing global shift towards alternative and cleaner energy sources, and futile attempts in the past discovering oil in commercial quantities in Northern Nigeria, the federal government Tuesday justified the continuing search for oil in the Northern part of the country.
Senate Approves $5.5bn Foreign Loan as External Debt Rises to $15.4bn
The Senate Tuesday approved the request by the executive to raise $3 billion from the international capital market (ICM) through a Eurobond or Diaspora Bond issue or a combination of both to refinance maturing domestic debts, and raise another $2.5 billion from multilateral donor institutions to fund the capital component of the 2017 budget.
Coffee consumption in Nigeria rising on middle class expansion
Nigeria’s coffee consumption is expected to grow by 23 percent within the next three years, as rising incomes and an expanding middle class spur demand.
Naira yields seen falling as Senate approves $5.5bn external loan
The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday gave a nod to President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to tap some $5.5 billion from foreign investors to plug a widening hole in the country’s finances.
MSCI removes Forte Oil, FBN, PZ and Guinness from frontier market index
In what is likely to stoke some sell pressure on affected stocks, US-based index provider, Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), has deleted Forte Oil, First Bank Nigeria Holdings, Guinness Nigeria and PZ Cussons Nigeria from its main frontier markets index, with effect November 30.