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CBN Pumps $364m into Inter-bank Forex Market

By Joseph INOKOTONG   The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has intervened in the Inter-Bank market to the tune of $364 million to sustain liquidity in the Foreign Exchange, Forex, Market. The Acting Director of Corporate Communications Department, CBN, Mr. Isaac Okorafor,...

Banking Industry Recorded Decline In Frauds, Forgeries – NDIC

By Joseph INOKOTONG   The banking industry recorded a decline in the rate of successful fraud incidences and extent of amount of losses in 2016, compared to 2015. The NDIC Managing Director/Chief Executive, Alh. Umaru Ibrahim, FCIB, mni, made this disclosure...

Bauchi police smash kidnap, cattle rustling other syndicates, rescue victims

From Sule Aliyu,   Bauchi Police in Bauchi have smashed and arrested about 20 members of various criminal syndicates in various operations in the state. The suspects belonging to kidnap, cattle rustling and other criminal groups operating in the state were paraded...

Bauchi makes HIV, genotype tests mandatory before marriage

By Sule Aliyu; Bauchi Bauchi State Government has enacted a law to compel intending couples to conduct HIV and genotype tests before marriage. This was disclosed at a meeting of stakeholders yesterday at the Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS Tuberculosis...

Create Jobs To End Unemployment, VC Tells FADANA III Beneficiaries

BY MAIRIGA Juliana, Minna Beneficiaries of the FADAMA 111 Graduate Unemployed Youth and Women Support (GUYS) programme in Niger state have been urged to support federal government to end unemployment by creating jobs through the skills acquired during the just...

Edo Govt bans use of school premises, roads for social events

By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin City The Edo State Government has announced the immediate ban on the use of all premises of public schools, roads and other public places for social events. The ban was contained in a press statement signed...

2017 Hajj: First Batch Of 460 Pilgrims Airlifted From Ilorin

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The first batch of pilgrims from Kwara state has been airlifted to Saudi Arabia for this year's Hajj exercise. The 460 pilgrims who were in high spirit boarded the MED View airline Boeing 747 aircraft which departed...

Obaseki Appoints Managing Director Edo Geographic Information Services Agency

By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin City The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has appointed Mr. Francis Osakpamwan Evbuomwan as the Managing Director of Edo State Geographic Information Services Agency with effect from August 1, 2017. Mr. Evbuomwan’s appointment was contained in a...

BASAM Urges Bauchi Govt To Release Funds for Health Sector

By Sule ALIYU,  Bauchi Bauchi State Accountability Mechanism for Maternal and Newborn Health (BASAM) has called on the state government to release the full funds earmarked to the health sector in its 2017 budget to facilitate the timely implementation of...

Gov Abubakar Reshuffles Cabinet

By Sule ALIYU, Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar of Bauchi state has named Alhaji Mohammed Nadada Umar as new Secretary to the Bauchi State Government. This comes shortly after the governor dissolved his cabinet. A statement signed by Press Secretary to...

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Kwara NUJ, NALVEJ extol virtues of late Yemi Ademokoya-Agboola

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin The Kwara State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has said that the late veteran broadcaster, Mrs Yemi...