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Naira appreciates at parallel market

The naira, on Thursday, appreciated by 1.8 percent to N493 to a dollar at the parallel market as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) increased forex supplies to banks. The local currency, which opened at N502 per dollar, gained N17 to N485 during midday trading before closing at N493/$1, according to data on abokiFX.com, a website […]

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I Remain Indebted To Nigerians For Their Love To Me – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he owes Nigerians for the love they’ve extended to him. The President made the remark during his visit to Maiduguri, Borno state. According to a statement signed by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, the President said all efforts will be made to improve the livelihood of Nigerians, starting with providing […]

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Nigerian government seeks law to regulate social, online media

The federal government has asked the house of representatives to enact a law to regulate social and online media in Nigeria. At a public hearing organised by the house on Wednesday, Lai Mohammed, minister of information, asked the lawmakers to amend the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) act to empower the agency to regulate social and […]

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Nigerian Couple Welcome Twins After 21 Years Of Marriage (Photos)

A Nigerian man, Justice Ondaipe and his wife have welcomed a set of twins after 21 years of marriage without a child.  A family member, Faith Elvis Ovie, who shared the good news on Saturday, June 12, said Ondaipe’s wife gave birth to a boy and a girl. “Congratulations uncle, God is indeed wonderful. After 21 […]

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Central Bank of Nigeria may start printing Gambia’s currency, says Emefiele

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has said that the bank is willing to assist the Central Bank of the Gambia to print its legal tender. Emefiele said this in Abuja on Tuesday during a two-day visit by a delegation from the CBG, led by its governor, Mr Buah Saidy. This […]

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I’m eager to find love again – Tiwa Savage

Singer Tiwa Savage has declared her desire to find love and to experience it once again. The ‘Koroba’ crooner shared her deepest wish with her fans and followers via her Instagram page. The number one African bad girl is highly optimistic that her prince charming will seek her out soonest as she is ready to […]

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We Need Leaders Prepared To Unite Nigerians – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says challenges affecting the country require proactive leaders who are prepared to promote unity among Nigerians. According to a statement by Laolu Akande, his spokesman, Osinbajo stated this on Monday when he paid a courtesy visit to Abdulwasiu Lawal, Oniru of Iruland, in Lagos. The traditional ruler is celebrating his first coronation anniversary. […]

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I want a husband not relationship – Actress Maryann Apollo

Nollywood actress Maryann Apollo has announced that what she currently desires is a husband and not a relationship. Apollo, who was on an Instagram session with Stella Damasus said, “I’m in my 40s, I can’t start a relationship but when a husband comes, it’s a husband I want.” She went further to talk about how […]

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Buhari fair to Southeast in appointments, projects – Ngige

President Muhammadu Buhari has been fair to the Southeast, especially in the areas of appointments and infrastructure, Labour  and Employment Minister Chris Ngige has said. Ngige also described Buhari as a friend of the Igbo, absolving him of any blame in the violence in the Southeast. Rather, he blamed the killings and destructions of properties […]

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Resume nightlife in Owerri, Imo Commissioner of Police tells residents

Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, has asked the residents of Owerri, the state capital, to resume nightlife. Yaro said the security situation of the state had improved to the point that people had to start living their normal life. Nightlife had closed in the state following the spate of attacks on government facilities […]

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My administration hasn’t done very badly, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has “not done very badly”, since it came in 2015. Buhari stated this during an interview with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), on Friday. The president asked Nigerians to be fair to his administration in making judgement, adding that people should consider what was being produced in terms of […]

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President Buhari To Address Nigerians On June 12

President Muhammadu Buhari will address Nigerians on the morning of June 12, the presidency said in a statement on Friday. “To commemorate Nigeria’s Democracy Day, June 12, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation on Saturday June 12, 2021, at 7am,” a statement signed by spokesman Femi Adesina said. “Television, radio stations and other […]

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Digital currency coming, says CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) plans to introduce digital currency before the end of the year, its Director Information Technology, Rakiya Mohammed, said on Thursday. Speaking at the end of 306th Bankers’ Committee Meeting, she said the currency will be accessible to all Nigerians. Admitting the risks associated with the proposed digital currency, the […]

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Nigerian Youths should behave well for foreign investors to come

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that no foreign investor would come into Nigeria if the youths continue to cause crisis in the country. Buhari said this on Thursday during an interview on Arise TV monitored by THE WHISTLER. The President said that with the current level of insecurity in the country, many investors would not come […]

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Spray naira notes and go to jail, CBN tells Nigerians

The Central Bank of Nigeria has condemned the rate at which Nigerians mutilate, deface, squeeze and even spray and sell the naira notes. The apex bank threatened that “abuse of the currency attracts a penalty of not less than six months or a fine of not less than N50,000 or both.” An Assistant Director at […]

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President Buhari Receives First Made-in-Nigeria Cell Phone (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari has taken delivery of the first ever Nigeria-made cellphone called ITF Mobile. The product was presented to him by Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, just before commencement of the week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Introducing the product to the President, Adebayo said […]

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Buhari To Visit Lagos Today

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected in Lagos on Thursday for the inauguration of the 157 kilometre Lagos-Ibadan standard rail project at the Mobolaji Johnson railway station in Ebutte Metta. Thereafter, the President is expected to proceed to the Energy Nature Light Terminal of the Apapa Port to further commission the Integrated National Security and Waterways […]

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Nigeria Judiciary Workers Call Off Strike

The Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has called off its nationwide industrial action. The decision to call off the strike followed a meeting between JUSUN executives and the National Judicial Council (NJC) led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad. Both parties agreed that the strike should be called off in […]

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