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Business Nigeria

NAIRA HITS 278 AS DOLLAR SUPPLY WORSENS

The naira took further beating on  at the parallel market, trading near its 2015 low of 280 against the United States dollar. The dollar was sold for N278 at the parallel market on Thursday, as against 273 on Wednesday and 267.5 on Tuesday. The naira had on Monday closed at 265 against the dollar, compared […]Read More

Business

FG RAISES N136BN IN T-BILLS AT HIGHER YIELDS

The Federal Government  sold N136.24bn ($684.67m) in Treasury bills with maturities from three months to one year at its first auction of the year on Wednesday. The T-bills were at higher yields than previously, the Central Bank of Nigeria said. The bank sold N55.4bn of three-month paper at four per cent, up from 3.62 per […]Read More

Health Nigeria

LASSA FEVER DEATH TOLL HITS 40

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has confirmed that death toll from the recent Lassa fever outbreak is now 40.

 According to him, the disease has also spread to ten states since the last six weeks when the first case was reported in November. The death toll represents over 43% of the 86 cases […]Read More

Lagos News

LAGOS VOWS TO TAKE SECURITY TO GRASSROOTS

…Counsels Parents On Adequate Monitoring Of Their Wards The Lagos State Government on Thursday vowed to improve on the dominance of the security space and move a step further by taking security to the grassroots, just as it counselled parents and guardians to be extra vigilant on the movement of their children and wards especially at nights. […]Read More

Politics

BAYELSA POLLS: POLICE BEEF UP SECURITY, RESTRICT MOVEMENT

The Bayelsa State Police Command has issued a statement informing the public that the command has beefed up security with increased foot, vehicular, and waterways patrols, as well as intensive aerial surveillance in all nooks and crannies of the state. This is ahead of the election in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area for which they […]Read More

Lagos News

LAGOS SET TO ESTABLISH MOBILE COURTS

…Devises Strategies to Tackle Cybercrime The Lagos State Government on Thursday announced plans to establish functional Mobile Courts in the State to facilitate prompt trial of violators of the law, especially environmental and traffic offences. Lagos Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, who disclosed this at a media parley with Judiciary Editors and […]Read More

Politics

78 RERUNS: INEC TO MEET BUHARI, NASS OVER FUNDING

The Independent National Electoral Commission is to conduct 78 reruns this year. The supplementary elections, which will take place across the country, are based on the rulings of the Court of Appeal, which ordered that fresh elections be conducted in some states. The court verdicts were delivered in November and December of 2015, when the […]Read More