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Emefiele bags The Guardian Economic Personality of the Year award

By Nasir Kura The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, was on Saturday, April 7, 2018, unveiled as The Guardian Economic Personality of the Year 2017

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Nigerian govt calls for increase in trade with Ukraine

By Nasir Kura The federal government on Thursday called for increased trade volume between Nigeria and Ukraine which currently stands at $93.3 million as at November 2017. The Secretary to

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New CBN deputy governors, MPC members assume duty

By Nasir Kura Mrs. Aisha Ahmad and Mr. Edward Lametek Adamu have formally assumed duty as Deputy Governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), following confirmation of their appointments

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Forex: CBN intervenes with $210m

By Nasiru Kura The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, intervened in the inter-bank sector of the Foreign Exchange market to the tune of $210 million.

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Bill Gates erred on Nigerian economic recovery, growth plans – El-Rufai

By Ahmed Idris Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state said on Thursday that it was wrong for the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, to

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Dangote calls for 1% tax to fund healthcare, human capital development in Nigeria

By Ahmed Idris The chairman of Dangote Foundation, Mr. Aliko Dangote, on Thursday stressed the need for a one per cent pre-tax profit levy for corporate organisations to fund primary

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Nigeria’s External Reserves hit $46 billion – CBN

By Nasir Kura Nigeria’s External Reserves are steadily heading towards the $50 billion mark, berthing at $46 billion as at the close of business on Friday, March 9, 2018. Figures

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CBN injects $335.43m into Retail SMIS

By Nasir Kura The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in its resolve to guarantee liquidity in the market, injected the sum of $355.43m into the Retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales

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CBN boost forex market with $210

By Nasir Kura The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 gave a boost of $210 million to the interbank foreign exchange market. According to figures released,

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President Buhari welcomes increased foreign private investments in Nigeria

By Ahmed Idris. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday welcomed the rise in foreign private investments in the country owing to the success of the present administration’s economic agenda. Speaking at

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