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Daily Archives: April 29, 2021

Record 29 million in the Sahel in need of humanitarian assistance

Record 29 million in need of humanitarian assistance

A record 29 million people in six countries of the unrest-hit Sahel region are in need of humanitarian assistance in the face of “unparalleled” insecurity and growing hunger, the United Nations and NGOs have warned. In a statement released on [...]

April 29, 2021 Human rights
Obasanjo: Nigeria will overcome its challenges

Obasanjo: Nigeria will overcome its challenges

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, said the myriad of challenges confronting Nigeria would not consume the country. Obasanjo, at the 108th edition of Nigeria Baptist Convention held at Baptist International Conference Centre, Lufuwape town, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, expressed optimism [...]

April 29, 2021 Security
CBN queries First Bank for appointing new MD

CBN queries First Bank for appointing new MD

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has queried the Board of the First Bank of Nigeria Plc for removing Dr Adesola Adeduntan, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, without regulatory approval. The query is contained in a letter dated April 28, 2021, signed [...]

April 29, 2021 Finance
Biden Raises Minimum Wage To $15/N6,750 Per Hour

Biden Raises Minimum Wage To $15/N6,750 Per Hour

The President of the United States, Joe Biden, has increased the minimum wage of those working on federal contracts to $15 per hour which corresponds with N6,750 at the parallel market exchange rate of N450 per dollar. Biden made the [...]

April 29, 2021 International
Insecurity: Smart Adeyemi Weeps On Senate Floor

Insecurity: Smart Adeyemi Weeps On Senate Floor

The lawmaker representing Kogi West senatorial district, Senator Smart Adeyemi, has decried the rate of insecurity in the land. In the video above, the lawmaker is seen contributing to a motion on insecurity on Tuesday in the upper chamber of [...]

April 29, 2021 Government and politics