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March 19, 2018 4:02 PM Total PoS Transactions Icreased To N1.41tn In 2017 – NIBSS

It stated in a report that PoS transactions in 2016 were worth N0.76tn, while in 2015, they were N0.45tn from N0.31tn in 2014. The report read in part, “Transactions on PoS were impressive in 2017 setting a milestone of over N1.4tn in value in 2017. Furthermore, volume of transactions recorded a 92 per cent compound annual growth rate between 2014 and 2017. Volume 17

March 16, 2018 3:10 PM How Pastor obtained member’s vehicle through fake prophecy

The founder of God is Able Mega Fire Ministry, Opolo, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Apostle Kingsley Abiekunogho, has been arraigned for alleged fake prophecy and obtaining by trick. The police in Bayelsa State arraigned the cleric at a Magistrates’ Court 3, Yenagoa, presided over by Magistrate Eke Spiff. Abiekunogho was alleged to have fraudulently 23

March 8, 2018 9:20 AM Nigeria Exits Recession And Looks Beyond Oil

Nigeria’s economy is picking up according to the IMF’s latest economic review. Growth hit 0.8 percent in 2017 after contracting by 1.6 percent in 2016. The report attributes the increase—in part—to the recent recovery in oil prices. But as the country emerges from recession, the IMF’s Amine Mati says following through on planned reforms regardless of oil price 19

March 7, 2018 11:19 AM What Nigerians are saying about Buhari’s promise to help Ghana fight corruption

Nigerians on social media have reacted to report of President Muhammadu Buhari promising to help Ghana fight corruption. Buhari had during his visit to Ghana on her 61st Independence Anniversary celebrations, which held at the Independence Square, promised to help the country in its fight against corruption. @africanfact, “Nigeria, which is ranked at number 17

March 7, 2018 9:07 AM Nigerian man emerges first black Senator in Italy

Tony Iwobi, an Italian of Nigerian origin, who is the chief immigration spokesman for the far-right League party, has been elected as the first black senator in the country. Iwobi, whose party has been accused of stirring up xenophobia in Italy, was elected in the industrial city of Brescia in northern Italy — a major immigration hub. “It is with great 19

March 6, 2018 2:31 PM 12 Million Girls Become Child Brides Yearly- UNICEF

A new date from UNICEF has revealed that about 12 million girls under the age of 18 are getting married every year globally. The data which was released on Tuesday revealed that the newly collated figures signal a 15 per cent drop in the last decade, from one in four to approximately one in five girls. UNICEF warned that if child marriage continues at the current 23

March 4, 2018 1:02 PM NNPC Sounds Alarm Of Petrol Smuggling

There are 2,201 petrol stations in Nigeria’s porous border towns and coastal frontiers, with a combined fuel tank capacity of 144.9 million litres. The shock discovery has made the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to sound the alarm bells that an unprecedented cross-border smuggling of petrol to neighbouring countries is ongoing, making 28

March 2, 2018 5:53 PM Lassa fever claims 90 lives in Nigeria

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has officially confirmed the death of 90 people from Lassa fever. This was contained in the situation report from NCDC for week eight released on Friday. It showed that from January 1 to February 25, 2018, 1081 suspected cases and 90 deaths were reported from 18 states, an increase from the initial 54. These 30

March 1, 2018 2:15 PM Benue govt. confirms invasion of Mbatoho Chile community, urges military to chase out herdsmen, cattle

The Benue State Government has confirmed the invasion of Mbatoho Chile area of Makurdi, Benue State, where herdsmen were said to have sacked over 5,000 villagers, last Monday. The state government also said that security agencies have been sent to the community to maintain peace. Commissioner for Information in the state, Lawrence Onoja Jr, who disclosed 26

March 1, 2018 1:28 PM NBS reveals amount of investment attracted into Nigeria in 2017

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, on Thursday put out the capital importation report for the 2017 fiscal year, with the nation’s economy attracting a total investment inflow of $12.2bn. The $12.2bn investment inflow, when compared with the $5.38bn in 2016, represents an increase of $6.82bn or 56 per cent. The report put the investment inflow into the country 28