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CBN urges customers to report banks on BTA/PTA FOREX

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reliably gathered that some banks are turning back customers that come to purchase BTA/PTA and forex for pilgrimage. The CBN, in a statement on Wednesday, in Abuja, stated that, “We hereby appeal to bank customers to go straight to their banks to buy forex as the CBN has…

Xenophobic attacks: Reps seek stiffer action against S/Africa

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, called on the Federal Government to institute stiffer measures against South Africa over the endless xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country. This was sequel to a motion entitled “Urgent call for concerted Diplomatic Action to stop the recurring killings of Nigerians in South Africa” by Rep. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha…

FEC approves N5.1bn for road project linking Osun to Ekiti

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N5.1billion for the rehabilitation of Ila Orangun – Oke Ila – Ilale Aka road linking Osun to Ekiti state. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the…

AFRIMA 2018: AU unveils calendar in Accra

The All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, experienced the warmth of the music and culture industry of Ghana on Monday, May 21, 2018 when the calendar of events for the 5th edition of the biggest awards event on the continent was unveiled by the African Union following a meeting and courtesy visit to the President of…

Ambode grants scholarship, N5m cash to best LASU graduating student

…Says 6000 Capacity Hostel, Senate Building, Other Projects On Course …Attends 22nd Convocation Ceremony It was an emotional laden moment filled with joy, excitement and sense of fulfillment when Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday, granted scholarship and N5million cash reward to the overall best graduating student of Lagos State University (LASU), Ogunsanya…

N450m Campaign Fund: Court adjourns Belgore, Suleman’s case to June 25

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned till June 25th and 26th of 2018 on N450 million Campaign fund fraud case involving the duo of Professor Abubakar Sulaiman and Muhammed Dele Belgore. This followed the submission by Belgore’s counsel E. O Sofunde(SAN) before Justice Muhammed Rilwan Aikawa that since Professor Sulaiman was not…

Lagos to begin embedded power project in July

… To Name 13 Pilot Locations Soon The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said that all is now set for the commencement of the much anticipated the Embedded Power Supply Project by July 2018. The Lagos State Embedded Power Programme, a brain child of the present administration is targeted towards generating 3,000 megawatts electricity for…

Buhari applauds Nigeria’s rising role in World Craft Council

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday applauded Nigeria’s emerging role in the World Craft Council (WCC), saying the talents, skills and high quality artistic creations of Nigerians are attracting more global attention and appreciation. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made the statement available in Abuja. He said President Buhari received…

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