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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporabtion (NDIC) have revoked the licence of Skye Bank plc and set up a bridge bank, Polaris Bank, to take over the operations of the bank from Monday. According to the CBN governor, Godwin Emedible and NDIC managing Director,Umaru Ibrahim,who disclosed this at a […]
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CBN said the Bilateral Currency Swap Agreement with the Peoples’ Bank of China has continued to receive encouraging responses from customers. Uche Usim, Abuja In line with its resolve to boost operations in the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected $317.52 million into that segment of the […]
NAN President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Bamigboye family on the death of retired Brigadier-General David Bamigboye, the first military governor of Kwara. The president’s condolence message is made available in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Friday. READ ALSO NEMA: 77,460 displaced, 3,544 […]
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NAN Gianni Infantino, President of World Football ruling body, FIFA has sent a congratulatory message to Amaju Pinnick on his re-election as the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that in the polls conducted by the NFF Electoral Committee in Katsina, Pinnick swept aside three other contestants, […]
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NAN South African President Cypril Ramaphosa, on Friday announced the appointment of a Panel on land reform amid rising concerns over the government’s bid to expropriate land without compensation. The panel will advise the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Land Reform chaired by Deputy President David Mabuza in regards to policy matters associated with land reform, […]
NAN World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua expects his title defence against Russian Alexander Povetkin on Saturday to be his toughest fight since Wladimir Klitschko and to end with a similar outcome. Joshua, 28, knocked out Ukrainian Klitschko at Wembley in April 2017 and the 2012 Olympic champion is returning to the national stadium for the […]
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NAN In response to rising rent and property prices in Germany’s major centres, Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday pledged government action to increase the supply of housing. “We intend to undertake a major effort to reach our target of more homes,’’ Merkel said after chairing a government summit in Berlin on the growing housing crisis. […]
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NEMA regretted that only N3 billion had been made available to cater to flood victims, out of the N12 billion required Fred Ezeh, Abuja The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday released a preliminary report on what it calls the “devastating” effect of flood in 12 front line states. READ ALSO: Flooding: Osinbajo storms Delta, […]
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NAN At least 136 bodies have been retrieved after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria, Tanzania’s top Police Official Simon Sirro said on Friday and scores more were still feared missing. Rescuers are still on the searched for survivors after the disaster. The ferry MV Nyerere capsized, on Thursday just a few meters from the […]
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NAN Former captains Pierre Aubame and Daniel Cousin have been named as co-coaches of Gabon after the dismissal last week of Spaniard Jose Antonio Camacho, the country’s football federation said. Aubame is the father of Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang while Cousin, who was a forward at Rangers and Hull City, previously acted as team manager […]