Financial market operators, particularly those in the money markets, moan that they have lost confidence in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for its policies and actions which they say are intended to ruin the financial system.

Kelechi Iheanacho scored one and contributed an assist as Manchester City beat Manchester United in Saturday’s derby, and his stats highlight just how effective he is in front of goal.

Jose Mourinho was frank in the aftermath of Manchester United’s derby defeat on Saturday, admitting one big error had cost his team victory.
The United manager gave a full debut to summer signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan and a start to Jesse Lingard, both of whom underperformed in the first half.

Boko Haram was on Sunday, September 11, 2016, blamed for an attack on motorists in northeast Nigeria which left one person dead and underlined the Islamist group's continuing security threat to civilians, AFP reports.

Farmers and Fulani herdsmen in Abia State have signed a peace accord to ensure that peace reigns between the group in the state.
This is coming on the heels of the inauguration of the state committee on herdsmen and farmers conflict committee by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.


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Drought Worsens Food Crisis In Zimbabwe

No fewer than four million people in Zimbabwe are in need of food aid as the country struggles to deal with a devastating drought caused by the El Nino weather pattern.

Crude Oil Sale: How NNPC Withheld $16.2b In 2014

Nigeria's state-run oil firm, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) withheld some N3.2 trillion ($16.2 billion, 14.6 billion euros) from the sale of crude oil in 2014, according to a government report from auditor-general, Samuel Ukura.

Badeh’s Trial Adjourned Until March 16


Trial of Nigeria’s former Defence Chief, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, has been adjourned till March 16, 2016.

The adjournment was made to enable the defence study the additional proof of evidence served on them by the prosecution.

Zero Gas Flaring: Nigeria To Sign 2030 UN Deadline Pact

With the support of the National Assembly, Nigeria intends to sign the United Nations Agreement on Zero Routing Gas Flaring by 2030, according to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

Buhari Declares War Against Pipeline Vandals

Federal Government has said it would go after pipeline vandals and power infrastructure saboteurs and bring them to book.

Lawmakers Decry Invasion Of Ekiti House Of Assembly By DSS . Protest To U.S., UK Embassies

Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Nigeria, on Monday, March 14, 2016, protested to the international community including U.S., and United Kingdom to order the Department of State Services (DSS) to free four of their members it “abducted” at the assembly complex since March 4, 2016.

Buhari Overstates Boko Haram Losses, Says U.S. Commander

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has exaggerated the military’s success against Boko Haram, say officials in northern Nigeria in response to an American commander’s testimony that the Islamic extremist group still holds territory.

Judge Accuses Nigeria Army, Agency Of Acting Like Dictators

A High Court judge has accused Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the army of behaving as if the country is still under military dictatorship and ordered the immediate release of a colonel detained without charges for nearly three months.

Two Italians Killed In Zimbabwe

An Italian father and son who lived in Zimbabwe were shot dead by wildlife rangers while on an anti-poaching patrol in an apparent case of mistaken identity, officials said Monday, March 14, 2016.

Donald Trump Suffers Two Primary Losses

After canceling a Friday rally in Chicago due to potential violence, Donald Trump lost out on two major primary contests on Saturday, giving a much-needed boost to his competitors, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio.


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