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The House of Representatives yesterday has ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the cashless policy on bank deposits, that started on Wednesday. Adopting a motion under matters of urgent national importance sponsored by Mr. Ben Kalu at the plenary yesterday, the lawmakers said that the suspension of the policy would last until […]

The Lagos State Government will be supporting secondary schools established by the military formation across the State to increase access to education for residents. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said this, while receiving the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major-General Olu Irefin, on a courtesy visit at the State House […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria has announced the commencement of charges on deposits in addition to already existing charges on withdrawals. In a circular titled: “Re: Implementation of the Cashless Policy,” that was addressed to all banks, it announced that the charges, which take effect from today, would attract three per cent processing fees for […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted an Economic Advisory Council. Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, announced their names in a press statement. 1. Prof. Doyin Salami – Chairman 2. Dr. Mohammed Sagagi – Vice-Chairman 3. Prof. Ode Ojowu – Member 4. Dr. Shehu Yahaya – Member 5. Dr. Iyabo Masha – Member 6. Prof. Chukwuma Soludo – Member […]

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors have decided to team up with the party’s presidential candidate in the last general election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to get the Supreme Court to upturn the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), which rejected his petition to be declared winner of the election. The tribunal last Wednesday had […]

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila is billed to teach at Government Pilot Senior Secondary School, Kofar Sauri today in Katsina State. This is part of the Speaker’s voluntary teaching exercise, which he started in his Surulere 1 Federal Constituency of Lagos State in 2017 when he was House Leader. As the Speaker […]

A documentary about alleged sexual abuse by Michael Jackson won an Emmy on Saturday while Beyonce went home empty-handed. “Leaving Neverland,” which features two adult men who say they were befriended by Jackson and sexually abused by him starting from when they were 7 and 10 years old, was named best documentary at a ceremony […]

The Federal Government has approved $5.3billion for the Ibadan to Kano standard gauge rail project. This was announced by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi during the 3rd Maritime Stakeholders Interactive Forum. Amaechi also said that the Minister of (State) Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki will personally be in charge of all maritime agencies, leaving him to […]

189 Nigerians have arrived from South Africa on Wednesday following a wave of xenophobic violence that swept through the country and sparked sharp exchanges between the two countries. A flight carrying 189 Nigerians landed in Lagos, with some of those onboard punching the air and singing the national anthem. “We were expecting 317 but from […]


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