BANK MD CRIES OUT OVER DIVERSION OF 4.3BILLION NEW NOTES MEANT FOR YOBE

The managing director of the Yobe Micro Finance Bank, Sheriff Almuhajir, has alleged that the sum of N4.3 billion approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, for banks in…

BANKS SHUT BRANCHES TO BEAT CUSTOMERS FURY AS NAIRA NOTES REMAIN SCARCE

Temitayo Jaiyeola, Sami Olatunji, Edidiong Ikpoto, Anozie Egole and Uthman Salami   As the naira scarcity persists, some banks are shutting their branches over rising customer attacks, according to findings…

NAIRA CRISIS MAY DISRUPT ELECTIONS, INEC CHAIRMAN WARNS CBN GOVERNOR, NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu Friday Olokor, Okechukwu Nnodim, Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis, Deborah Tolu-Kolawole, Stephen Angbulu, Gift Habib, Adeyinka Adedipe, Daud Olatunji, Peter Dada and Tunde Oyekola With about 16 days to…

VILLA CABAL MOVES IN ON TINUBU: PLOT TO STOP HIM THICKENS AS APC GOVERNORS ALLEGE SABOTAGE

Buhari and Tinubu By Dirisu Yakubu   Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, is fighting a battle of his life. The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai,…

ICPC UNCOVERS 258MIL. NAIRA NEW NOTES IN STERLING BANK ABUJA HEADQUARTERS, MAKE ARRESTS

As part of ongoing efforts at ensuring that commercial banks comply with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) directive on the distribution of the redesigned Naira note, operatives of the Independent…

POLITICIANS LOBBYING, READY TO PAY MILLIONS TO JOIN LABOUR PARTY- PAT UTOMI

A political economist, Prof. Pat Utomi, on Tuesday said that politicians from various parties were lobbying officials of the Labour Party with millions of naira to facilitate their defection before…

2023 ELECTIONS: ANTI-JUNE 12 FORCES ARE ALREADY GATHERING, COLLECTING COURT INJUNCTIONS – GANDUJE

Fanen Ihyongo, Kano Kano Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has lamented elements of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election are regrouping and dangerously masquerading in the prevailing crisis generated by the cash…

BBC PIDGIN REVEALS MORE DETAILS ON THE PORT HARCOURT CATHOLIC CHURCH MALE CHORISTER WHO PRETENDED TO BE A WOMAN UNTIL HIS DEATH IN AN ACCIDENT

  WIA DIS FOTO COME FROM,EMMANUELLA ADOLISA/INSTAGRAM Members of St. John’s Catholic Church Rumuolumeni for Iwofe, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, southern Nigeria dey in shock afta dem discover say di…

EMEFIELE CLEARS THE AIR OVER CBN BEING USED TO FRUSTRATE 2023 ELECTIONS

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emiefele has said that the apex will not allow itself to be used to frustrate the forthcoming general elections. Emiefele, who…

FUNKE AKINDELE LOSES MOTHER

Funke Akindele and her mum By Samuel Bolaji The mother of Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, is dead. She died on Tuesday. Funke’s older sister, Olubunmi Akindele, announced their mother’s death in…

EFCC LOSES ANOTHER CELEBRITY FRAUD CASE AS GOVERNOR BALA MOHAMMED’S SON IS DISCHARGED AND ACQUITTED OVER 1.1BILLION NAIRA FRAUD CHARGES

For the second time in one day, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has lost corruption cases in court. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court Abuja, has…

HOUSE OF REPS MOVE TO UNRAVEL THOSE WHO STOLE 48MIL.BARRELS OF CRUDE OIL

Udora Orizu writes that members of the House of Representatives are putting relevant stakeholders on their toes, as they commence investigation into whistle-blower’s allegation of illegal sale of 48 million…

BUA GROUP AND FG FLAG OFF CONSTRUCTION OF 132KM KANO-KAZAURE-KONGOLAM DUAL CARRIAGE WAY VALUED AT 116BIL NAIRA

L-R: Minister of Water Resources, Engr Suleiman Adamu, Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), Group Executive Director,  BUA Group, Kabiru Rabiu, and Minister for State (Works &…

LAI MOHAMMED FINALLY REVEALS THOSE BEHIND NEW NAIRA NOTES AND PETROL SCARCITY- IT’S THE OPPOSITION

The Minister of Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Tuesday accused opposition parties of stifling the efforts by the federal government to reduce the pains caused by the cash swap policy. The…

PROTESTERS TAKE OVER CBN ENTRANCE IN BENIN OVER NAIRA SCARCITY

Some Civil Society organizations and residents of Benin city have blocked the entrance gate to the Central Bank of Nigeria as a reaction to the continued none availability of Naira…

CHAOS IN ABEOKUTA AS PROTESTERS VENT ANGER OVER UNAVAILABILITY OF NEW NAIRA NOTES

By Peter Moses Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, has been thrown into chaos as angry youths blocked some roads, set bonfire and destroyed political billboards in protest against new notes scarcity.…

FUEL/ NEW NAIRA CRISIS: BANKS TELL STAFF TO DRESS DOWN

…reintroduce tally numbers for customers With the lingering shortage of new notes showing no sign of abating, thus fuelling anger among Nigerians, some banks in the country have started taking measures…

1.6BILLION DOLLAR OIL FRAUD: COURT SETS JIDE OMOKORE FREE

STANLEY OSARIEMEN   Jide Omokore A federal high court in Abuja has acquitted and discharged Jide Omokore, chairman of Atlantic Energy Drilling Concepts Nigeria Limited, of fraud allegations. Omokore was…

NEW NAIRA SCARCITY: BUHARI MEETS EMEFIELE, EFCC’S BAWA, TAMBUWAL, CDS IRABOR, AND BAGUDU

STANLEY OSARIEMEN Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s president, on Tuesday met with Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), over the scarcity of naira notes in the country. Also…

UK COURT PROSECUTORS ACCUSE EKWEREMADU OF PLOTTING TO BRING STREET HAWKER TO UK AND PROMISING TO PAY HIM 7,000 POUNDS FOR HIS KIDNEY

Say he asked victim to lie he was cousin to his daughter. A Nigerian senator and his wife plotted to bring a poor street trader to the UK to harvest…