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North is financially marginalised: ACF writes CBN

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has written to Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), complaining about alleged financial exclusion of northern states. In the letter signed by Audu Ogbeh, its national chairman, the ACF said the north is “unserved and underserved” despite its status as the most populous region in the country. The former minister of

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Changing herders from nomads to settlers not a big deal – Ganduje

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says it isn’t hard for nomadic herders to settle in one place. Clashes between herders and farmers across the country as a result of open grazing have resulted in attacks, with residents asking cattle rearers to leave their communities. In an interview with Channel Television on Thursday, Ganduje highlighted security challenges affecting herders and

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Boko Haram: You’re a terrorist, Nnamdi Kanu replies Sheikh Gumi over comment

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Monday said popular Kaduna-based scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi was a terrorist. Kanu made the assertions while responding to Gumi’s remark equating him and other Biafra and Oduduwa Republic agitators to Boko Haram terrorists. Gumi had likened Kanu and those agitating for Biafra and Oduduwa Republic to Boko Haram leader,

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Ex-Council Boss Who Exposed Governor Masari’s Payment Of N30m To Bandits Despite ‘Claiming He Paid 800m’ Arrested

The Katsina police spokesperson, Gambo Isah, confirmed the arrest of the former chairman. he police in Katsina State have arrested a former caretaker chairman of the Jibia Local Government Area of the state, Haruna Musa Mota, over alleged ties with bandits. The Katsina police spokesperson, Gambo Isah, confirmed the arrest of the former chairman. He added that Mota was arrested

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China, Morocco, Iran, and seven OTHER countries that have banned crypto trading

Cryptocurrency is a digital currency that can be used to buy goods and services, but uses an online ledger with strong cryptography to secure online transactions. It has become a widely accepted means of payment, with greater capacity and faster settlement than other traditional financial structures. Its use has, however, been prohibited in some countries. An instance is Nigeria, which

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‘Thank you President’ — Okonjo-Iweala hails Buhari as US backs her for WTO

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has expressed her gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians for their unflinching support for her run to become the director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Okonjo-Iweala had beaten seven other candidates to emerge the most preferred candidate for the much-coveted office, gaining the support of the US government on Friday. Expressing her gratitude to the US,

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CBN shuts down cyptocurrency exchange Bank accounts

“February 5, 2021 LETTER TO ALL DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS, NON-BANK FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS The Central of Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) circular of January 12, 2017 ref FPR/DIR/GEN/C1R,06/010 which cautioned Deposit Money Banks (DMBs), Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFIs), Other Financial Institutions (OFIs) and members of the pubic so the risk associated with transactions In cryptocurrency refers. Father to

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[VIDEO] Yahoo Boy Allegedly running away from the EFCC jumps down from 6th floor and dies on the spot

The video of a man purportedly running away from operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the 1004 Flats building in the Victoria Island Area of Lagos, jumping down from the 6th floor of the building and dying instantly. The video is not yet confirmed by the police or members of the EFCC see video

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Gunmen Kill Two, Injure Many In Imo Market Attack

Also, many others sustained injuries from stampedes as the hoodlums shot indiscriminately while chasing a man believed to be their gang member. uspected gunmen have killed no less than two persons at Afaor Awo market in Awo Omamma community in the Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State. Also, many others sustained injuries from stampedes as the hoodlums shot

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Supporters Launch N51.8million Fundraiser For Igboho’s fight

Igboho had earlier requested for buses to aid in transporting his men from one place to another, during a virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday. Supporters of Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho), have set up a Gofundme page for the purpose of raising £100,000 (N51.8m) for him to buy buses to implement his project of ridding the South-West of

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