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Again, CBN Boosts FOREX Supply with $195m

As anticipated last weekend, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, sustained the supply of foreign exchange to the market by concluding arrangement to release the sum of $195 million (One Hundred and Ninety Five Million Dollars) comprising  $150 million for the wholesale auction and $45 million in the invisible segment for such items as medical fees, tuition fees, Personal Travel All ...

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Assault on Journalist: Court grants Motion for Oral evidence

adjourns case to Apr 24 A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos yesterday (Tuesday) granted the motion to call oral evidence in respect of a N500 million Assault suit filed against the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, by the Lagos State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, on behalf of a Badagry-based journalist, Otunba Yomi Olomofe. Justice Abdulaziz Anka of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos whi ...

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National Assembly Support Critical To Success Of Economic Plan

  The support of the National Assembly is very critical to the successful implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has told members of the House of Representatives Tactical Committee on Recession. Members of the Committee were at the Ministry on Tuesday to further discuss ways of speedily getting the economy o ...

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Customs Duty: Hameed Ali’s Letter Sparks Fresh Row In Nigeria’s Senate

A letter from the   Comptroller General  of  Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Retired)  on Tuesday explaining   why he could not  honour  last week’s  summon by the Senate sparked fresh anger at the upper  chamber of the National Assembly. Majority of the Senators  present during the plenary flared  up immediately the clerk to the Senate, as directed by the Senate President Bukola Saraki read out the letter from C ...

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BREAKING: EFCC Intercepts Mystery N49m Cash At Kaduna Airport

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna zonal office, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 intercepted the  sum of N49million in five large black 150kg colored buhu sacks following a tip off. Wilson Uwujaren,spokesman of EFCC who disclosed this also said during a routine baggage screening, five sacks were sighted unattended and without tags containing fresh bulk items suspected to be ...

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Photo News: GE @ Social Media Week In Lagos

Segun Obagbemi, Head of Communications & Public Affairs, GE West Africa, Yewande Thorpe, Brand/Digital Lead, GE Africa with two participants, Judith Uwandi and Olamoyegun Kayode at GE Nigeria's 3-D Printing workshop for Social Media Week Lagos.   ...

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IGP Promotes 28,627 Police ‘Rank And Files’

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris has approved the release of the promotion of Rank and File who are due for promotion to their next rank. The promotion is part of on-going measures in the Force geared towards boosting the morale of Police personnel towards effective and efficient service delivery. The promotion is based on merit, seniority, commitment and dedication to duty. The breakdo ...

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Assault on Journalist: Court rules on Oral evidence Tue Mar 14

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos will on Tuesday, March 14, ruled on oral evidence and additional affidavit in respect of a N500 million Assault suit filed against the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, by the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, on behalf of a Badagry-based journalist, Otunba Yomi Olomofe. Justice Abdulaziz Anka of Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos had on Thursday, February 23, 2017 adjourn ...

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Abuja Remains ‘No Fly Zone,’ ONSA tells Helicopter Charter Operators

                                      NAF  Helicopter; Only security helicopters allowed The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has reminded aviation authorities of the restriction of helicopter ferry flight over Abuja metropolis for security reasons. The reminder which was issued to regulatory stakeholders through a memo titled “Restriction of Helicopter Ferry Flights Over Abuja Metropolis” sta ...

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Poetry, a Way Poets Express Their Innermost Battles – Bashiru Amuneni

Come 23rd March, 2017, Bashiru Amuneni, a.k.a Bash, will be launching his anthology titled - "There Is A Lunatic In Every Town". The anthology according to the trained architect is an intriguing one. He shares his experience with Alli Abiola. For the purpose of this interview, could you please introduce yourself? I am Bash S. Amuneni- an Architect by training, now a Banker with 9 years’ experience, an essay ...

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Commonwealth A Useful Window For Nigeria’s Foreign Policy -LASU Don

The Department of Political Science, Lagos State University, yesterday commemorated the Commonwealth Day with a lecture titled "The Commonwealth and the Democratic Process". The lecture was delivered by Dr Sylvester Odion Akhaine, Acting Head of the Department of Political Science. The varsity don noted that over two decades ago, there was paucity of literature on the democratic currents within The Commonwe ...

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