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Banks sabotaging efforts on new naira notes, says CBN

Banks sabotaging efforts on new naira notes, says CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has blamed commercial banks for sabotaging its efforts in replacing mutilated notes with new ones in the country. Mr Isaac Okorafor, Acting Director, Communications Department of the CBN, made the allegation in Lagos on Thursday in an interview with our reporter. Okoroafor was reacting to lamentation from Nigerians onRead More
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19m tax payers: Fed Govt to mobilize more revenues- Adeosun

19m tax payers: Fed Govt to mobilize more revenues- Adeosun

With 19 million tax payers captured into the tax net, the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has disclosed that the Federal Government would mobilize more revenues to drive its growth plan for the economy.   The Minister made this known on Thursday in Abuja at a meeting with a World Bank Mission of 10Read More
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TSA: FG recovers N1.6b illegal bank charges from commercial bank – Adeosun

TSA: FG recovers N1.6b illegal bank charges from commercial bank – Adeosun

N1.6b illegal bank charges has been recovered  from one of the many branches of one money deposit bank, Minister of Finance,  Kemi Adeosun told the House of Representatives on Thursday. Adeosun, who said the recovery was made possible by the Treasury Single Account (TSA), added that other branches of the unamed bank would go throughRead More
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Kogi ADP inaugurates ICT, agricultural training centre in Lokoja

Kogi ADP inaugurates ICT, agricultural training centre in Lokoja

The Kogi Agricultural Development Project ( ADP ) on Thursday inaugurated an Information Communication Technology ( ICT ) and Agricultural Training Centre at its headquarters in Lokoja. The Managing Director of ADP, Mr Oyisi Okatahi, said at the inauguration that the centre would begin a three-day training of youths in the general use of informationRead More
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Awosika mentors Edo youths on entrepreneurship

Awosika mentors Edo youths on entrepreneurship

Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria, Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, has charged youths in Edo State to take advantage of funding opportunities, especially low-interest credit facilities, to grow their businesses and contribute to the development drive of the state government. Awosika, who was a guest speaker at a two-day workshop for entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprisesRead More
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Engage in agriculture, FCT FADAMA coordinator urges youths

Engage in agriculture, FCT FADAMA coordinator urges youths

Mr Usman Adangara, the Federal Capital Territory ( FCT ), Fadama Development Project coordinator, has called on the youth to engage in farming so as to support the government’s efforts towards economic development. Adangara made the call in an interview with the newsmen in Gwagwalada, FCT on Saturday. He said farming is a rewarding and lucrativeRead More
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Ecobank opens applications for 2018 fintech challenge for African start-ups

Ecobank opens applications for 2018 fintech challenge for African start-ups

Ecobank says it has opened applications for start-ups and developers in the 54 countries in Africa to apply for its 2018 fintech challenge. The financial institution announced this challenge which is in its second year via its website, ecobankfintech.com on Thursday. The initiative gives African start-ups the chance to promote their fintech solutions, and potentiallyRead More
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 Google introduces new features for users of Gmail 

 Google introduces new features for users of Gmail 

Google has introduced new features for Gmail users which includes several new features designed to increase productivity and more security. Google made this known on it official blog (blog.google) on Friday. According to Google, among the newly implemented features on Google are smart replies and snooze feature in the inbox. It said that the smartRead More
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Sokoto: PCN seals off 360 erring medicine stores, pharmacies

Sokoto: PCN seals off 360 erring medicine stores, pharmacies

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria ( PCN ), has sealed off 352 patent medicine stores and eight unregistered pharmacies for various offences in Sokoto State. Mrs Anthonia Aruya, the PCN Director, Inspection and Monitoring, who addressed a news conference on Friday, said their offences included operating without registration and failure to renew premises licence. AruwaRead More
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The Big 5: Detained Shiite leader El-Zakzaky charged with murder, the historic Korean meeting and other top stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. President Muhammadu Buhari has warned Nigerians against playing into the…
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