Dollar exchanges for N600 at parallel market as forex supply shrinks

The dollar exchanged at N600 on Monday at the parallel market, heightening fears of a further devaluation of the nation’s currency.   The rate at the Importers and Exporters Window was, however, N415.75 on Monday, widening the exchange rate spread to N184.25.   At Zone 4 in Abuja, which is the hub of the parallel

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ASUU: Ex-minister faults state varsities, protests rock South-West, Edo

The immediate past Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has faulted lecturers of state universities who are participating in the going strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. While saying state universities have no business in the ongoing strike, Nwajiuba, who resigned last week due to his presidential ambition, explained that most ASUU’s

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Northern, South-West, South-South presidential aspirants greedy, selfish – Orji Kalu

A former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, has taken a swipe at presidential aspirants from the North, South-West and the South-South, describing them as selfish and greedy. He expressed his reservations on Monday while featuring on Politics Today, a current affairs programme on Channels Television. He also criticised former President Olusegun Obasanjo and an

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Sit-at-home: Tension grips Imo, Delta schools, markets shut

The sit-at-home order in Owerri, Imo State on Monday took a different dimension as residents and traders, out of fear of attack by suspected gunmen, scampered for safety. The situation generated anxiety among commercial bus drivers and some residents who went out for shopping as they took to their heels. The rumour of the attack

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Timetable: INEC talks tough as 18 parties fail to conduct primaries

The Independent National Electoral Commission has vowed not to extend the June 3, 2022 deadline for primaries even as The PUNCH observed on Monday that none of the 18 political parties had conducted their presidential primaries three weeks to the deadline. A document obtained from INEC on Monday showed that the Accord Party scheduled its primaries for

By |2022-05-17T07:18:58+01:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments
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