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Breaking news: CBN crashes dollar to N360

ByDallas  Onyema


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed all banks to immediately begin sale of forex for BTA, PTA, Tuition and Medical fees to customers at not more than N360 per dollar.

New Rivers: A showcase of outstanding projects

By Simeon Nwakaudu


Rivers State is Nigeria's undisputed  headquarters  of projects.

 It is the only state where the governor and top government officials are ever willing to showcase the outstanding  projects shaping the lives of the people.

Okpekpe organisers hail Ecobank's support

Organisers of the Okpekpe international 10km road race, have hailed Ecobank Nigeria Limited, an affiliate of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), for renewing its partnership with the race as its official bank.

Don’t use Paris Club refund to pay salaries —Obi

•Advocates compulsory saving of 10% of oil revenue


Lingard, Martial commit to Manchester United

Manchester United pair Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial have committed their future to the club amid uncertainty over their future. Lingard is yet to sign a new deal at Old Trafford, while Martial has been marginalised this term - yet neither player is ready to leave.

Boko Haram raids stoke fear of fresh attacks



 Boko Haram Islamists raided a village in northeast Nigeria, in the latest rampage to steal food and medical supplies, as fears grew of more attacks, locals and security personnel said on Sunday.

Niger govt acquires N590m fire fighting equipment

.Assists indigenes to access bank loans

By Ummi Ismaeel,


Niger State government has procured N590 million fire fighting equipment.

 It is also planning to sponsor 150 personnel to acquire professional fire fighting skills.

  Apparently, the

How NIMASA made Nigerian waters safer, by Peterside

There has been a remarkable reduction in the incidents of piracy and sea robberies on Nigerian waters following increased synergy and deployment of enhanced technology.

Resume work, Okowa appeals to teachers

The Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has appealed to the striking teachers in the state to resume work.

 The governor made appeal through the Commissioner of Basic and Secondary School, Mr.Chiedu Ebie.

Emulate O’Connell’s sacrifices, Bello advises Nigerians

By Ummi Ismaeel, Minna



Irish born Catholic Priest in Niger State, Rev. Fr. Jeremiah Dermot O’Connell, has made world record, being the longest serving Secondary School Principal for 50 years before retiring from Government Secondary School (GSS), Minna in Niger state.