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Funds For Naira Redesign Should Have Been Given To ASUU – Sowore

The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, on Wednesday faulted the redesign of the naira, saying the Federal Government should have given the funds for the redesigned notes to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today, Sowore said the amount the Central Bank of […]

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New Naira Notes Will Be Difficult To Counterfeit — Buhari

President Buhari on Wednesday, said the naira notes are long overdue for a change as the current tender has been in circulation for nearly 20 years. This was as he said the newly redesigned notes have unique security features that make them difficult to counterfeit. Buhari said this when he launched the new Naira banknotes […]

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Man Utd Exit: Time For New Challenge – Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has on Tuesday wished Manchester United well as he takes his leave from the club. According to Premiere League, Ronaldo feels like it is the right time to seek new challenge. In a post on its verified Instagram page, Premier League quoted Ronaldo to have said, “I love Manchester Utd and I love the fans, […]

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Buhari To Unveil Redesigned Naira Notes Today

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari will unveil newly designed N1,000, N500 and N200 notes on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. Emefiele made this known during the apex bank’s Monetary Policy Committee monthly meeting in Abuja. According to him, the CBN won’t shift its deadline […]

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Ronaldo To Leave With Immediate Effect – Manchester United 

Cristiano Ronaldo’s controversial second spell at Manchester United is to end with “immediate effect”, the club announced Tuesday before a report emerged that their US-based owners, the Glazer family, could sell the Premier League giants. Portugal forward Ronaldo set the stage for his Old Trafford exit last week with his outspoken television interview on TalkTV […]

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Naira Gains At Parallel Market

The naira, on Monday, appreciated to N775 per dollar at the parallel section of the foreign exchange market. The figure represents an appreciation of N15 or 1.9 percent compared to the N790 it traded last week. Bureaux De Change (BDC) operators, popularly known as ‘abokis’, who spoke to TheCable in Alade Market, Ikeja, Lagos, quoted the buying […]

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Society Should Accept Those Who Don’t Want To Have Kids – Oshoala

Super Falcons skipper Asisat Oshoala has expressed concerns over society’s pressure on those who have decided not to have kids. The Barcelona star wondered why people should be castigated for choosing not to have children. The 28-year-old forward tweeted: “I will never understand why y’all curse out people for not wanting to have kids…..Like, it’s their decision, […]

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Naira Redesign: CBN Launches Countdown Clock

The Central Bank of Nigeria has launched a countdown clock on its website for the January 31, 2023 deadline for the N200, N500, and N1,000 notes currently in circulation. The apex bank had announced a Naira redesign policy to produce new notes for three of the naira denominations in circulation: N200, N500, and N1,000 notes. […]

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I Would Rather Die Than Fail My Supporters – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on Monday, in Lagos said he would rather die than fail his supporters. Obi said this while speaking on the support from his supporters, adding, “I did not know many of them, but I vow not to disappoint them. “I am determined not to fail them. […]

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Portugal Game Shows Nigeria Doesn’t Deserve To Be In Qatar – Amokachi

Former Super Eagles forward Daniel Amokachi says Thursday’s friendly match where the Super Eagles lost 4-0 to Portugal is enough proof the team doesn’t deserve a place in the FIFA World Cup which starts today in Qatar. He blamed the Super Eagles woes on appointment of wrong coaches as well as calling up wrong players […]

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Social Media Gives Me High Blood Pressure – Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has stopped reading social media. Tinubu, who frequently updates verified social media handles under his name, said this in a video currently trending online. “I don’t read social media anymore; they abuse the hell out of me. If I read it, I […]

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Ohanaeze Endorses Peter Obi, Says It’s Our Turn

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has officially endorsed the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, for the 2023 general elections. Ohanaeze said Obi represented “Nigerian conscience, moral probity, generational hope, redemption epiphany, and above all, the Igbo collective unconscious.” The Igbo body, which stated this in a statement on Sunday titled, ‘2023: […]

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Abacha Loot: Total Repatriation From US Hits $332 Million

The United States Department of Justice said it has transferred over $20.6 million to the Federal Government of Nigeria as part of the loot traced to former Nigerian military leader General Sani Abacha and his co-conspirators. The US DoJ, in a statement on Thursday, said the fresh repatriation brings the total amount forfeited and returned […]

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President Buhari Approves Salary Increment For Judges

President Buhari has approved the immediate increment of salaries and welfare packages for judicial officers. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, made this known on Friday in Rivers State, during the official commissioning and handing over ceremony of Nabo Graham-Douglass Campus of the Nigerian Law School, Port Harcourt to the […]

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Ataga’s Murder : I Was Forced To Sign Prepared Police Statement, Says Chidinma

Chidinma Ojukwu, the alleged murder suspect of Super TV Chief Executive Officer, Usifo Ataga, on Thursday told a Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square that the statement she wrote at the police was torn. Ojukwu said this while giving evidence at the trial within trial to ascertain whether the statement she made was voluntarily […]

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US Repatriates $20.6 Million Abacha-linked Loot

The United States (U.S.) Department of Justice (DoJ) announced yesterday that it has repatriated more than $20.6 million worth of assets linked to former Head of State, the late Gen Sani Abacha and his associates. The DoJ said in a statement yesterday that the transfer of funds “is in accordance with an August 23 agreement […]

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Wike Pledges ‘Logistics Support’ For Peter Obi’s Campaign

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Thursday pledged to provide “logistics support” for the campaigns of Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi within the state. Wike also said Obi, a former Anambra State governor, has all the characteristic to lead Nigeria. The Rivers governor made this known to the LP presidential candidate in […]

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Portugal Defeat Rusty Super Eagles 4-0

Qatar 2022 World Cup hopefuls Portugal turned on the style against the Super Eagles on Thursday in an international friendly, scoring a 4-0 victory against the three-time African champions. A brace from Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes was followed by late goals from Goncalo Ramos and Joao Mario. The Super Eagles should have reduced the deficit […]

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