Forex: CBN spokesman faults calls for Emefiele’s resignation

Spokesman of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Osita Nwanisobi, has faulted claims from certain quarters for the resignation of the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, over issues relating to the exchange rate of the naira. In a statement on Tuesday, Nwanisobi alleged that those behind such calls were only pursuing their selfish agenda fueled by

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Senate Moves To Establish New Medical Centre In Gombe

A Bill seeking to establish a Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Deba, Gombe State, has scaled the second reading in the Senate. While the Bills to establish Federal Colleges of Education in Omuo-Ekiti, Ekiti State and Bassambiri in Bayelsa State, also scaled second reading. Meanwhile the Bill seeking to provide legal framework for the establishment

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How we seized N120 million ‘fake products’ in Lagos, Benin, Enugu roads — Customs

The Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘C’, FOUC, of the Nigeria Customs Service on Monday said it has seized fake and contraband products valued at over N120 million between July and August this year. Public Relations Officer, PRO, Jerry Atta, made this known in a statement to newsmen in Owerri. Customs said the importation of foreign

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17 years old Junior high School student impregnates his 33-yr old class teacher

A 17-year-old Junior High School student in Zambia has impregnated his former class teacher who is 33 years old according to an online report. The two according to sources are set to walk down the aisle (get married) as soon as the boy is done with the school later this year. Starnews Nigeria learnt that

Jega, Pat Utomi, Abdulfatai, Duke, create new political party ‘RNP’

Ahead of the 2023 general elections prominent Nigerians have established a third force, Rescue Nigeria Project, RNP, to give Nigerians alternative platform to the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Founders of RNP include former governor of Kwara state, Ahmed Abdulfatai, Prof. Pat Utomi, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, former Governor of Cross

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Buhari orders deployment of technology to tax digital transactions

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered deployment of technology to tax all digital transactions carried out across the country.   The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha disclosed this at the 17th General Assembly and 10th anniversary of the West Africa Tax Administration Forum (WATAF) in Abuja on Tuesday.   The

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Anti-Open Grazing: Southern Govs are passing legislation they cannot implement – El-Rufai

  The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has stated that it is difficult to execute the Anti-Open Grazing laws which his counterparts in the Southern part of Nigeria have passed to curb insecurity in the region. He, then, cautioned them not to deploy much energy on the laws, adding that it would take time

Why Buhari writes Senate to amend Petroleum Industry Act

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has asked the Senate to amend certain provisions of the controversial Petroleum Industry Act. The joint National Assembly committees that worked on the PIB had proposed a five per cent equity share for the development of the host communities but the Senate led the campaign for its reduction

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I don’t know how much senators earn, I’ve never received salary — Okorocha

  I don’t know how much senators earn, I’ve never received salary — Okoroch Former Governor and Senator representing Imo West, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has disclosed that he had never received a dime as salary from the National Assembly, since becoming a Senator, over two years ago. Speaking with journalists in Abuja, the senator said

Man arrested for blaming devil after impregnating his 19-year-old daughter

  Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 45-year-old man, Olaoluwa Jimoh, for allegedly impregnating his biological daughter. The suspect was arrested last Thursday following a complaint by the victim that her father was fond of sleeping with her, adding that he later got her pregnant. The state Police Public Relations Officer,

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