CBN, Finance Ministry Deny Obaseki’s claim of currency printing

ABUJA – The Central Bank of Nigeria and the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning have denied knowledge of the claim that Nigeria printed N50-N60 billion last month to cushion its financial trouble. The question was raised after Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, claim that Nigeria printed N60bn to augment what the three tiers of government shared in March. “When we got FAAC …

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Makinde is leader and father of the party in Southwest – Fayose recants

Erstwhile Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose has declared Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde as leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Southwest. He spoke at the Southwest zonal congress of the PDP in Osogbo capital of Osun State on Monday. When Fayose entered the venue, he went straight to where Makinde sat and greeted him. Both of them had a warm hug. Fayose, …

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PDP Congress: Voting commences with Ekiti delegates

Voting at the Zonal Congress of the Peoples Democratic Party had commenced with delegates from Ekiti state. The exercise took off at exactly 4:40 pm with ex-governor of Ekiti, Segun Oni, casting his vote at Wocdiff Centre, Osogbo where the event is being held. The candidates were told to line up as they were given ballot papers to cast their votes. There is a heavy …

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PDP congress: Fayose’s camp youth leader candidate disqualified

The candidate presented by the camp of ex-governor Ayo Fayose for the post of youth leader at the PDP zonal Congress had been disqualified for being over-aged. Announcing the disqualification, Dr. Benson Abounu, said Aremo Femi Adetola from Oyo State from the papers presented to the screening committee, is 49 years old. Abounu said the PDP constitution stipulates that whoever will vie for the post …

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Arms funds probe: Finally, Army chief appears before Reps

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, is currently appearing before the House of Representatives’ Ad Hoc Committee on the Need to Review the Purchase, Use and Control of Arms, Ammunition and Related Hardware by Military, Paramilitary and Other Law Enforcement Agencies. The committee had no less than two times invited Attahiru and Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, to answer …

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Tchidi Chikere And Nuella Njubigbo Share Bedroom Video To Dispel Divorce Rumours

Nigerian movie producer, Tchidi Chikere and his wife, Nuella Njubigbo, took to Instagram to share a video of themselves in bed to debunk the divorce rumours. Tchidi Chikere took to his social media page to share videos of himself with his wife in bed, as they reacted to the rumoUrs that have been going around social media, after he and his wife, Nuella unfollowed each …

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Catholic Church Builds Mosque For Muslims In Adamawa

The Catholic church has built a mosque for Muslims in Adamawa state. Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Yola, Reverend Father Stephen Mamza explained why the church built a mosque for internally displaced Muslims at the St Theresa Camp in Yola, Adamawa State. Mamza stated that since a church was built for the Christian IDPs by the Catholic, the church authorities in Yola also thought it fair …

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Tech billionaire, Larry Ellison buys $80 million estate in Palm beach

Oracle co-founder and billionaire, Larry Ellison, has acquired the latest pricy purchase, a beachfront mansion in Palm Beach, Florida, one of the state’s highest. The home Ellison purchased is ornately designed. He purchased this Tuscan-style mansion from Gabe Hoffman, founder of Accipiter Capital Management, for $80 million or just a shave over its asking price of $79.5 million. At 15,514-square-feet, the seven-bedroom property with 11 …

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2023: APC should beware of enemies from within – Lukman

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Salihu Lukman, has warned the governing party to be mindful of enemies from within as the 2023 general elections get closer. He said the electoral prospects of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other opposition parties are dependent on the outcome of internal contests in the ruling APC. Lukman, who is also the Director General …

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Bandits kill two, burn houses, vehicles in Kaduna

Bandits on Monday killed two persons in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the killing in a statement in Kaduna. “Security agencies have reported that bandits attacked Wawan Rafi II village in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area this morning. “According to the report, two persons were killed in the attack, a man …

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A’Ibom APC stakeholder reject Akpabio as leader

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in have again rejected Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Senator Godswill Akpabio as party leader in the state. A group within the party led by a former military administrator of Rivers and Ogun states, Group Captain Sam Ewang (retd), had last month endorsed Akpabio as APC leader in the state. But in an enlarged second stakeholders meeting of the …

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I’ve no ties with Boko Haram –Patanmi

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has denied reports the United States allegedly placed him on a ‘terror watch list’ for alleged ties with the late Boko Haram founder, Mohammed Yusuf. He said he has been preaching against Boko Haram for over 15 years over its condemnable doctrines and practices. Pantami, an Islamic cleric, was alleged to have been a mentor to the …

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UN Workers Spend 3 Months With Boko Haram As Agencies Vow Not To Pay Ransoms

Two kidnapped United Nations workers are yet to be released after three months in the custody of Boko Haram terrorists. This comes after UN vowed not to pay ransom for their release or start a negotiation with the terrorists. SaharaReporters learnt that the humanitarian workers have life insurance and the agencies would rather pay insurance claims to their families than save them from Boko Haram …

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Ahmed Musa Reportedly Set To Return To Kano Pillars Of Nigeria As His Club Search Continues

According to a new report by ACL Sports, Ahmed Musa, the Super Eagles captain, will return to the Nigeria Professional Football League with Kano Pillars. Musa has been club-less since October 2020 after he was released by Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr. Musa spent three years with Kano Pillars at the start of his career before joining his first European club, VVV -Venlo. Musa, 28, …

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