Deposits In Foreign Currencies Not Prohibited In Nigerian Banks, Central Bank Clarifies
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has not prohibited the acceptance of foreign currency cash deposits by Deposit Money Banks (DMBs). The CBN Director, Corporate Communications, Mr Issac Okorafor made the clarification while speaking to newsmen in Abuja on Sunday. A domiciliary account is a type of... Read more
The Federal Government has assured  the Government and people of Rivers State that it will effect a refund of monies expended on Federal Projects in the state. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike led the Federal Executive Council Verification Team on a tour of listed projects in the  state... Read more
Cross River Hosts 36,044 Camerounian Refugees
The Cross River State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday said that the state was currently hosting 36,044 Camerounian refugees in its settlements across the state. Mr Princewill Ayim, Director General of SEMA in Cross River, disclosed this in an Interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar.... Read more
Residents Flee Adamawa Town As Boko Haram Threatens Fresh Attacks
Residents of Garkida town in the Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State were on Sunday fleeing the area, following a fresh threat by the Boko Haram insurgents to attack the town. A resident of Garkida, in an interview with the Hausa service of the British Broadcasting Corporation, monitored... Read more
NDDC Re-States Commitment To $129 Million Agric Project
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has renewed its commitment to transforming the rural economy of the Niger Delta region and improving the livelihood of the citizens. Speaking at a project facilitation training of the $129.17 million Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises Programme in the Niger Delta, LIFE-ND project in... Read more
We Have Not Seen Results Of Your Diligent Investigations, Group Tells E
The Kwara State, Nigeria-based Elites Network for Sustainable Development (ENetSuD), a Civil Society Organization known for its #FollowKwaraMoney activities, have charged Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to step up its game in the fight against corruption in Kwara state, especially on handling petitions it has been receiving... Read more
Oil Workers Bemoan Non-payment Of Terminal Benefits 10 Years After Sack By ExxonMobil
Some 70 members of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) on Monday bemoaned the nonpayment of their severance package 10 years after they were sacked by Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN) subsidiary of US fim ExxonMobil. They said that they were disengaged in 2009 before the expiration of... Read more
Air Peace Is Leading Nigeria’s Re-branding, Says Anambra State Government
  Air Peace, Nigeria’s leading air carrier, is leading Nigeria’s re-branding on the global stage, says the Anambra State government. In a statement today in Awka, the state capital, the Anambra government noted that there “is no individual or organization anywhere in the world helping as much as Air... Read more
Ohaneze Youth Council Replies Sultan Of Sokoto, Says Boko Rather Divine Punishment For North
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, OYC has differed with the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III for saying yesterday that God is using the insurgency/Boko Haram to punish Nigerians for their sins. However, OYC reacting to the Sultan’s comment, said that the insurgency ravaging the North East is a... Read more
Federal High Court charges 4 UBA staff for alleged Cybercrime, fraud and stealing
From: Arodiegwu Eziukwu, Yenogoa. The Federal High Court Yenagoa presided over by Justice Abimbola Awogboro, Thursday ordered the arrest of four staff of the United Bank for Africa PLC (UBA) charged with cybercrime, fraud and stealing. Abimbola issued warrant for the arrest of UBA PLC and four members of... Read more