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  • Naira shortage forces banks to boycott CBN dollar sale

    April 17, 2017 6:43 AM 13

    Deposit Money Banks lacked naira liquidity to bid for the $100m offered for sale by the Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday. Findings showed that banks were unable to buy over $39m out of the $100m offered for bid by the apex bank. The Nigerian interbank lending rates rose sharply by around 100 percentage points on Thursday, as commercial lenders scrambled

  • Global Economy Week Ahead: IMF, World Bank and U.S. Housing Starts and Home Sales Data

    April 16, 2017 7:24 PM 18

    The week ahead will feature a visit to Washington from the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, as well as data on U.S. housing starts and existing home sales, China's first-quarter growth rate and U.K. retail sales. MONDAY: On Monday at 10 a.m. (Sunday, 10 p.m. EDT) China will release first-quarter growth data that are expected to show the economy

  • Abuja Airport Runway Ready By April 17 – FAAN

    April 16, 2017 6:16 PM 18

    It is not only a promise kept, but one that comes with a bonus; as the Abuja Airport runway project scheduled for completion on April 19, will be ready two days ahead of deadline. This is according the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr Saleh Dunoma, who said the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport’s runway would

  • Abuja Airport Runway Will Be Ready Tomorrow — FAAN Boss |

    April 16, 2017 2:47 PM 17

    The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, would be ready by April 17, two days ahead of the deadline. Engr. Saleh Dunoma gave the assurance in a statement signed by the media consultant to the Minister of State for Aviation, Mr Ariyo Akinfenwa

  • Abuja airport ready for re- opening , says FAAN boss

    April 16, 2017 12:22 PM 18

    Forty one days after its runway was shut for major repairs, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport ( NNIA), Abuja will re- open on Monday April 17, 2017, the Managing Director , Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Saleh Dunoma has disclosed. Dunoma said everything about the Abuja Airport runway is ready, but, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority

  • Tomato seller lays claim to N250m found in Lagos market

    April 16, 2017 12:13 PM 47 24

    A tomato seller has laid claim to the N250 million found in popular Lagos market, Balogun Market, by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the Nigerian Tribune is reporting. According to the highly authoritative newspaper, the tomato seller has come forward to claim the money. He was said to have approached the office of the EFCC in Lagos

  • CBN To Increase Dollar Sales To BDC Operators

    April 15, 2017 11:00 PM 14

    The Naira is expected to appreciate in the following week, after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it will increase dollar sales to Bureau De Change (BDC) operators. Experts expressed hope that the development would improve liquidity and also help to boost the Naira. The local currency currently trades at 410 Naira to a dollar on the parallel market

  • Africa’s Richest Man Writes for YouWiN!Connect

    April 15, 2017 5:02 AM 17

    Africa’s richest man and President/CEO of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, will write an article in the next edition of YouWiN! Connect, which will be published in five newspapers. The article, which will focus on “Starting Small”, will be published in six newspapers, including THISDAY. In his article, Dangote wrote: “I have always had a passion for business

  • Obiano to present ‘Anambra Icons’ April 18

    April 15, 2017 1:59 AM 15

    A new publication listing men and women of Anambra extraction, who set the pace for Nigeria and Africa’s emancipation is ready for public presentation. Gov. Willie Obiano is expected to present the compendium to the Anambra people on April 18 in Awka. The editorial advisers of the publication, include Igwe Gibson Nwosu, Prof. Pita Ejiofor, Prof. Pat Utomi

  • Naira Expected To Rise Next Week

    April 14, 2017 10:13 PM 18

    The Naira is expected to appreciate on the street next week, following the Central Bank of Nigeria’s plan to increase dollar sale to retail currency bureaus. The Central Bank is planning to raise dollar sales to Bureau De Change to $40,000 from the present $20,000, which will improve liquidity and help support the local currency. The local currency was quoted