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Daily Archives: April 4, 2017

Fuel Price hike imminent

There is likely to be a slight increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly called Petrol following the agreement reached between the Federal Government and the Tanker Drivers yesterday. Details of the parley indicate that the government has agreed to increase the bridging claims of tanker drivers from the present N4 per litre and it was as ... Read More »

Buhari’s wife indicates interest in 16 year-old rape victim’s case

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has indicated interest in the case of a 16-year-old student of Day Secondary School, Tunga, Minna, Niger State, who was allegedly raped and impregnated by the Vice Principal of the school, Muhammad Muhammed. The victim is a Junior Secondary School 3 student. The accused person was on Monday taken before a Magistrate’s Court ... Read More »

Court unfreezes Mike Ozekhome’s GTBank Account

Justice Abdulazeez Anza of a Federal high Court in Lagos yesterday lifted the order  barring a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ozekhome, from accessing his Guaranty Trust Bank with the sum of N75 million. The court had on February 7, 2017 issued an interim order stopping Ozekhome from dissipating the said N75 million on the grounds that it formed ... Read More »

CBN urges banks to pay cash to Forex Customers

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Monday directed all banks to pay cash over-the-counter to desiring foreign exchange customers. The directive, according to the Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, CBN, Mr. Isaac Okorafor, was issued to further ease the access of customers to foreign exchange. He said that the apex bank had also released the sum of $240m to meet ... Read More »

FG set to declare former Attorney-General, Mohammed Adoke wanted

The Federal Government, yesterday, disclosed its intention to declare the immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, SAN, wanted over alleged refusal to surrender himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for prosecution. Former attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke Adoke, who served under former President ... Read More »

Lagos State seeks partnership with Israel on Agric Technology

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday expressed the readiness of the State Government to tap into the agricultural expertise and technological advancement of Israel for the greater benefit of the State. Governor Ambode, who stated this when he received the Ambassador of State of Israel to Nigeria, Mr Guy Feldman at Lagos House, Ikeja on courtesy visit, said ... Read More »