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What we’ve done to check violence against women — Buhari

The president says his government has set up the National Tool for Gender-based Violence Data Management in Nigeria. The post What we’ve done to check violence against women — Buhari appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Fashola muddles facts in reaction to report on suspicious N4.6 billion paid into personal accounts

Mr Fashola says such suspicious payments are not peculiar to his ministry alone as other ministries also do it. The post Fashola muddles facts in reaction to report on suspicious N4.6 billion paid into personal accounts appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Nigeria exempted from $15,000-bond requirement for U.S. visa

The programme is meant to discourage foreign nationals from overstaying the visas. The post Nigeria exempted from $15,000-bond requirement for U.S. visa appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Man arrested with four human skulls, hands, other body parts – Official

The body parts were reportedly exhumed from a cemetery. The post Man arrested with four human skulls, hands, other body parts – Official appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Burna Boy, Wizkid Bag Nominations At The 2021 Grammy Awards || See Full List

Sensational singers, Burna Boy, and Wizkid have bagged nominations at the 2021 Grammy award show.  Burna who was nominated at the last Grammys for the Best Global Music Album but lost to legendary singer Angelique Kidjo was nominated for the same award. Burna Boy’s “Twice As Tall” was nominated alongside other singers Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, […]

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CBN retains MPR at 11.5 %

<p class="">CBN also retained the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) and Liquidity Ratio at 27.5 per cent and 30 per cent respectively.</p> <h1>The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday announced retention of the country’s Monetary Policy Committee Ratio (MPR) at 11.5 per cent.</h1> <p class=""><strong>Mr Godwin Emefiele</strong>, the CBN governor made this known, while presenting […]

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Stock market gains N113bn on MPR retention

<p class="">The market capitalisation rose by N113 billion to close at N17.943 trillion.</p> <h1>The nation’s bourse on Tuesday halted three consecutive days bearish posture with a growth of N113 billion due to interest rate retention at 11.5 per cent.</h1> <p class="">Specifically, the market capitalisation rose by N113 billion to close at N17.943 trillion from N17.830 […]

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Governor Oyetola moves to penalise secret societies, cults in Osun

<p class="">The bill has stiff penalties for cult-related and secret society issues.</p> <h1>The Osun Secret Cult and Secret Societies Prohibition Bill 2020, forwarded to the Osun House of Assembly by Governor Gboyega Oyetola passed first reading after it was read on Tuesday.</h1> <p class=""><strong>Mr Timothy Owoeye</strong>, Speaker of the House, read the covering letter accompanying […]

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Naira gains marginally to dollar at Investors window

<p class="">Trading at the official CBN window saw the naira closing at N379 to a dollar.</p> <h1>The Naira on Tuesday, gained marginally to the dollar at the investors window trading at N385.5 to a dollar, stronger than N386 traded on Monday.</h1> <p class="">Market turnover at the window fell to 45.84 million dollars, from 66.89 million […]

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Burna Boy gets another shot at Grammy with ‘Twice As Tall’

File: Burna Boy on stage Nigerian artiste, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has emerged the first Nigerian artiste to be nominated for the Grammy awards in two consecutive years. The ‘Wonderful’ crooner was nominated in the Best Global Music category of the 62nd Grammys with his African Giant album, which he lost to […]

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Rivers judicial panel receives 171 petitions on alleged police brutality — Chairman

Rivers Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and Extra-Judicial Killings said it received 171 memoranda from members of the public. The Chairman of the panel, Justice Chukwunenye Uriri (rtd.) said this at the panel’s inaugural sitting on Tuesday in Port Harcourt. Uriri said the number of petitions submitted to the panel surpassed that in […]

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