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CBN Gov canvasses border closure for 2 years, says will wipe out banditry, insurgency

Mooting border closure for at least two years, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says it will decimate insurgency, banditry...
Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison

Policy rate maintained at 16% for the third time

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana has agreed to maintain the policy rate at 16 per cent for the third time. Addressing...
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New York: Governor Increase Age Tobacco and e-cigarette sales to 21

Governor of U.S. New York State Andrew Cuomo announced a proposal on Saturday to raise the minimum age for tobacco and electronic cigarette purchases...

Nigeria’s oil-rich state governor raises alarm of political crisis

The governor of Akwa Ibom, an oil-rich state in Nigeria, Udom Emmanuel on Tuesday said the state is under siege over recent political crisis...
Bank of Ghana

Financial institutions urged to develop innovative products for SMEs

Dr Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), has bemoaned the low credit facility extended to small and medium-scale...

Zonta Club walk to raise funds

The Zonta Club of Accra, a member of Zonta International, a global organisation of executives and professionals, has organised a health walk and fundraising...

Okezie Ikpeazu: Could Be That Abia Has Stood Up Again ?…. .(II)

(Continued) The “Proudly Made in Aba” revolution is not exclusive to Ndi Abia alone, it is open to all Nigerians from all walks of life...
Dr. Ernest Addison

BoG Focuses On Price Stability – Governor

The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison has said, price stability is a key facilitator to growth and development, thus, there...

Mastercard Foundation To Deepen Financial Inclusion

The Mastercard Foundation has announced its fifth annual and largest Symposium on Financial Inclusion (SoFI) to take place in Accra, on November 7 to...

Namibia leaves interest rates unchanged at 6.75 percent

The Bank of Namibia has left its key repo rate unchanged at 6.75 percent on Wednesday, Governor Iipumbu Shiimi announced. He said the level is...

Nigeria to withdraw troops from SE state

Nigerian soldiers would be withdrawn from the streets of Umuahia, the state capital of southern Abia, and Aba, its commercial nerve center, by Friday,...
Ernest Anderson

UT Bank, Capital Bank Licenses Were Withdrawn to Safeguard Deposits

Dr Ernest Anderson, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, says the decision to revoke the licenses of UT Bank and Capital Bank (BoG)...
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Six abducted students regain freedom in Nigeria: governor

At least six students abducted two months ago from a college in Nigeria's southwestern state of Lagos have regained freedom from their kidnappers, a...

Veteran Justice Obaseki dies at 93

Justice Obaseki, The first ever Supreme court from Edo State, Justice Andrew Obaseki, has died at the age of 93. The late Justice Andrew Obaseki...
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Journalists prepared to take on El Rufair for hostile treatment

The National Union of Journalists, NUJ, is bracing for conflict with the Kaduna state governor, Mallam El Rufai over his continued persecution of journalists,...

Court grants Ibrahim Turaki in corruption case

Justice Halilu Yusuf of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Thursday July 13, 2017 granted bail to the former...

Governor approves suspension of Baale of Shangisha

Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode  has approved the suspension of the Baale of Shangisha in Magodo, Chief Yusuf Ogundare for faking his kidnap which allegedly...

Osun State elections: Aregbesola says democracy has won

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the Osun state governor, has reacted to the victory of Dr. Ademola Adeleke at the Senatorial bye-election which took place in...

Chidoka promises to review all market levies in Anambra

Former Aviation minister and leading face of the United Progressive Party (UPP) in the November 18, 2017 Anambra governorship election, Chief Osita Chidoka says his government...

11 parties line up for Osun West seat

About 11 political parties are set to engage in a fierce battle for the lucrative position of the Late Senator Isiaka Adeleke of blessed...

Governor Umahi commissions 5000-unit housing project

The 5,000-unit mega city housing project in Ebonyi State being bankrolled by the Africa Nations Development Programme (ANDP) has been described as yet another...
President Buhari in plane

President Buhari is not on life support, Gov. Fayose lied

Buhari Doing Fine, Not On Life Support - Nigerians In Diaspora Slam Fayose The Nigeria in Diaspora Monitoring Group (United Kingdom Chapter) has faulted the...

Gov. Suntai declared dead after 5 years on life support

Governor Danbaba Suntai was seriously injured when his plane crashed on October 25, 2012 in Yola, capital of Adamawa state. He suffered extensive brain damage...

Namibia’s foreign reserves stand at US$1.89 billion

Namibia's preliminary stock of international reserves stood at 1.89 billion U.S. dollars (24.2 billion Namibian dollars) in June, representing an increase both on a...

Christian Governor Behind Bars for Blasphemy in Indonesia

Jakarta’s Christian governor has been sentenced to two years in jail for blasphemy, a harsher-than-expected ruling critics fear will embolden hardline Islamist forces to...

Surely The PDP Defectors Shall All Return – PART 1

Defecting from one political party to another by party activists is nothing new; it happens everywhere in the world. In the context of Akwa...

Taliban shadow governor killed in northern Afghan airstrike

A Taliban shadow governor was killed together with six other militants after Afghan air force struck a militant hideout in the northern province of...

President Addo Swears in Dr. Ernest Yedu Addison as BoG Boss

President Akufo-Addo congratulates Dr Addison The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Monday, April 3, 2017, swore in Dr. Ernest Kwamina...

New BoG Governor Must Ensure Tough Reforms – IMANI

President of IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe, has called on the new Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison, to as...
Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku

Governor of Ghana central bank resigns

Governor of Ghana's central bank, Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku has resigned, sources who asked to be anonymous have revealed. According to sources within the...