CBN injects $280.04m, CNY 28.3m into Retail SMIS

The Retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) has received a boost of $280.04million from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), which also injected the sum of CNY 28.3million in the spot and... Read more »

U.S shale dents demand for Nigerian crude

Nigerian crude has suffered its slowest sales of the year in August, traders said, as U.S exports of competing light, sweet grades flood traditional markets in Europe and Asia. It is bad... Read more »

NLC threatens showdown with Abia govt over unpaid salaries

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Abia state chapter on Friday issued a seven-day ultimatum to the state government over unpaid arrears of workers’ salaries in the state. The chairman of the congress, Uchenna... Read more »

Naira weakens on falling oil prices, lower bond yields

The national currency – Naira – weakened to 364 per dollar on Friday, from a quote of 363.50 the previous day as falling oil prices tightened liquidity on the currency market, traders... Read more »

Release Sowore now, group tells FG

Says protests are part of democracy From Chuks Eke, Awka A civil society group – International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety) – has urged the Federal government... Read more »

Peace returns to Anambra community as stakeholders resolve leadership squabble

From Chuks Eke, Awka Faces of the people of Umueri community in Anambra-East Local Government Area are now beaming in smiles, following the resolution of their long standing town union leadership squabble.... Read more »

My choice as S’East NASS caucus leader an added responsibility – Lynda Ikpeazu

From Chuks Eke, Awka Honourable Lynda Chuba-Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) representing Onitsha North/South Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives has described her recent appointment as the leader of... Read more »

Geologist offers recipe for Nigeria’s survival

From Chuks Eke, Awka Lagos-based Geologist, Chief Christopher Anyakorah, has identified electricity, agriculture, education and total restructuring as key to Nigeria’s survival and recovery of its ailing economy. Anyakorah who spoke at... Read more »

Zenith Bank introduces free banking for senior citizens

Zenith Bank Plc has introduced the Zenith Timeless Account, which allows Nigerians aged 55 years and above to enjoy free financial services. The Zenith Timeless Account is a product offering targeted at... Read more »

”Presidency: Days of coups, revolution over”, tra la la

A recent news report stated the following: ”A statement by the president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, described organisers of the [Sowore coalition] protest as “faceless,”… “The... Read more »
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