Daily Archives: August 16, 2018

Intersociety Unmasks Irrelevancies in IGP’s 11-Point Police SARS Reform

We have continuously received a barrage of calls in the past 12 hours from concerned Nigerians including members of the Nigerian media regarding the announcement yesterday, 15th August 2018 by the Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotum Idris of his so called “11-point reform” for the Special Anti Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force. This follows a recent ...

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Bilateral Currency Swap Agreement with PBoC: CBN Holds Sensitization Programme for Stakeholders in North Central

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Wednesday, held a sensitization programme at the Abuja Chamber of Commerce Event Centre to educate the North Central Zone of Nigeria on the Currency Swap Agreement by the Appex Bank and the People’s Bank of China(PBoC). The forum provided a platform for the Central Bank of Nigeria to enlighten the business people on ...

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NTA Retirees Protest Nonpayment of 15-month Pensions, Gratuities

Following failure of the government to met it pension obligations to former workers of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) in payment of their 15-month arrears of pension and gratuities, the NTA retirees have staged a protest, narrating their ordeals. On Thursday, hundreds of the NTA retirees in Abeokuta, under the aegis of the Nigerian Television Authority Contributory Pensioners’ Association (NTACOPMAN), ...

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KWIRS: Kwara’s Internally Generated Revenue Hits N10.32b in Six Months

The chairman of Kwara Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS), Dr Muritala Awodu, on Wednesday disclosed that the agency generated N10.32billion as revenue between January and June.   While making this known in Ilorin during the quarterly media briefing of the KWIRS boss, noted that N3.8billion was realised as revenue between the months of April to June 2018.   Further breakdown of ...

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Forex: Wholesale market, others get $210m CBN boost

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has continued to sustained its intervention in the inter-bank foreign exchange market by injecting yet another sum of $210,000,000 into various sums of the market on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.  At Tuesdays trading, the Bank offered the sum of $100,000,000 as wholesale interventions and allocated the sum of $55,000,000 each for Small and Medium ...

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Aderemi Banjo Tackles Gbajabiamila over 2019

In a rare display of bravery, former National Chairman of Mega Progressive Peoples Party (MPPP), Hon. Aderemi Banjo, Wednesday, formally declared his intention to represent Surulere Constituency 1 in the House of Representatives. “History has offered us another opportunity to redefine our future in a direction that would strengthen the bond of unity, empower the people and develop the constituency. “My ...

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