July 25, 2021
  • July 25, 2021

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Nigeria’s central bank road to creating digital currency

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By Kadiri Abdulrahman, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) When in February, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) directed banks and other financial institutions to cease transactions in cryptocurrencies and facilitating payment for cryptocurrency exchanges, several stakeholders raised concern about the directive. In the memo, dated February 5, the apex bank instructed banks and other financial […]

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113 illegal immigrants from Liberia, Senegal, two other African nations repatriated from Algeria

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has said that 113 irregular West African migrants were repatriated from Algeria this week. The IOM said in a statement the 113 migrants were mainly from Gambia, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Senegal, including 5 women, 87 men and 21 children, and they were repatriated from Algeria to their home countries through two […]

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Terrorists in Zamfara kill 4, abduct 14, burnt military APC

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Bandits, turned terrorists on Friday killed four people, abducted 14 others and set ablaze a military armoured personnel carrier in Dansadau community, in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State. A resident of the community, Nuhu Dansadau said the bandits invaded the community at about 2:45am and operated till 6:am before they whisked away the […]

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Joshua, ex-Fidelity Bank ED joins FCMB Group

by on July 23, 2021 0

By Samuel Bankole FCMB Group Plc, the holding company of Nigeria’s First City Monument Bank Limited on Friday announced the appointment of  Gbolahan Joshua as its executive director. Joshua, was the Executive Director/Chief Operations & Information Officer at Fidelity Bank, until June 11 when he retired from the bank. His latest appointment at the FCMB […]

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Surge in pirate activities threaten West African maritime trade

by on July 23, 2021 0

A surge in pirate activities in the Gulf of Guinea poses a grave threat to the survival and growth of West African maritime trade, an expert has said. Albert Derrick Fiatui, executive director of the Ghana-based Center for International Maritime Affairs, told Xinhua on Thursday that the increase in pirate activities in regional waters have […]

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Abuja Court orders DSS to produce detained Igboho’s aides

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A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to produce the 12 detained associates of Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, before it on July 29. Justice Obiora Egwuatu gave the order after Counsel to the applicants, Pelumi Olajengbesi, moved the ex-parte motion marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/647/2021 dated July 7 and filed […]

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