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Emefiele and CBN: Beyond monetary policies

As Godwin Emefiele begins his record second tenure as chief executive of Central Bank of Nigeria, it may be necessary to look beyond the haze and see how the apex bank under his watch has deliberately and decisively stepped beyond the bank’s traditional monetary policy role by pursuing and implementing fiscal policies for the overall interest of...

LASTMA goes tough, begins N200,000 penalty regime

The fear of Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) may be the beginning of wisdom for all Lagos motorists, as the law enforcement officers have lately gone tough on traffic offenders. Unlike in the last four years when the officers were barred from making arrests, the new administration had returned LASTMA to status quo, with heavier sanctions...

AfDB restates warning on rising debts among African nations

Reinvests $103m earnings in business development Despite the low international debt threshold of many African countries, Nigeria inclusive, a message from the African Development Bank (AfDB) the weekend was that of caution and pursuit of growth with escalated obligations. Nigeria may well benefit from the advice, going by the assessed yearly borrowings in excess of...

‘How Nigeria, others generated $67b insurance premium’

Experts link sector’s low penetration to operator inefficiency Nigeria and other African countries were able to generate $676.7 billion insurance premium income, going by the records of the 46th Africa Insurance Barometer, a research report that covers African insurance market. The report, launched at the just concluded 46th Conference and General Assembly of...

Micro Pension Scheme: Ideal retirement plan for Nigeria’s informal sector workers

For every Nigerian in an employed or self-employed establishment, having accrued savings and pension contribution intact after retirement is their dream. But unfortunately, many have had their hopes and aspirations of living in comfort after working years dashed away. The undeserving life after retirement has caused many to live in financial distress leading to...

Ministry, NFF disagree over exclusion of Nations Cup expenditure in 2019 budget

The furore over the exclusion of the Super Eagles’ African Cup of Nations expenditure in the 2019 budget continues to rage with the Sports Ministry yesterday saying that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) should be held solely responsible for the omission. But the NFF has also brought out documents to show that the omission ‘was a deliberate...

Future Eagles win bronze, return to Nigeria tomorrow

Nigeria’s national U-15 football team, known as Future Eagles, yesterday lost their final game of the 2019 International Dream Cup to their European counterparts Romania 2-1 at the Yurtec Stadium in Miyagi. It was the Future Eagles second consecutive defeat at the U16 tournament in Japan after beating Mexico 3-1 in their opening game...

Udeze tells Eagles how to succeed at Egypt 2019 African Nations Cup

Former Super Eagles’ defender, Ifeanyi Udeze believes Nigeria has the quality to win the forthcoming African Cup of Nations. He also says the team could easily fail at the competition despite the array of stars in its fold. Udeze, who played in tow Nations Cup in 2002 and 2004, the Super Eagles would be...

Kings College wins GTBank Season Eight Masters Cup

Kings College, Lagos at the weekend won this year’s Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank Plc) Season Eight Masters Cup played at the Campos Mini Stadium, Lagos Island. In the final of the competition, which is an offshoot of the GTBank-Lagos State Principals Cup, Kings College defeated Anwar-Ul-Islam Model College, Agege 5-4 on penalties to...

Mohammed, Bamidele win Zenith Bank Next Gen tennis tournament

Musa Mohammed from Abuja and Omolayo Bamidele from Ekiti State at the weekend became champions of the Second Zenith Bank Next-Gen Masters held at the National Stadium, Lagos Tennis Centre. The final games were worth the wait for several 100 spectators, who sat out a four-hour rain delay in anticipation of an upset victory...

Teranga Lions beat Super Eagles 1-0 in Nigeria’s final friendly game

The Super Eagles continued their preparation for the forthcoming African Cup of Nations with their final preparatory match against the Teranga Lions of Senegal, who ran away with a 1-0 victory. The match was played in Ismailia, Egypt. A defensive mix up in the 20th minute exposed the Eagles’ defence and...

Parade: Your performance will endear ladies to join military —Aisha Buhari

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, said the excellent display by female military and Police officers during the June 12 democracy day parade would endear many young ladies to join the military. Buhari said this on Sunday when she hosted the female participants during the maiden edition of June 12 democracy day parade at the Banquet hall of...

FG partners states to streamline security in Northwest – Presidency

Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion. In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, Shehu, who is the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, said the partnership followed the infiltration of...

Ex-President Jonathan’s kinsman, Agadaga joins Bayelsa governorship race

Chief Benson Agadaga, an associate and kinsman of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has declared interest to contest the Bayelsa governorship election slated for Nov. 16. Agadaga, National Chairman, Ogbia Brotherhood Worldwide, a socio-cultural group, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Yenagoa, that he would bring development to the people if elected. According...

Going beyond N9tr asset with PenCom’s micro-pension plan

A significant growth in the pension industry’s asset size beyond the current value of N9.03 trillion is a new target. But it is riding on the expected success from the extension of the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) to the informal sector, while the flexibility of the operation is one of the incentives to encourage participation.

Kier to cut 1,200 jobs as it seeks to cut costs

Troubled construction and services firm Kier has said it will cut 1,200 jobs as it seeks to make cost savings of £55m a year by 2021. The cuts came as the firm's boss announced a plan to simplify Kier's business and reduce its debt. The company will sell its homebuilding business,...

UK to launch ‘groundbreaking’ China stock market link

UK-listed firms will become the first foreign companies to be able to list in mainland China under a new stock link, the Treasury said. Chancellor Philip Hammond is due to launch the London-Shanghai Stock Connect on Monday. Firms will sell shares through dual listings on the Shanghai and London Stock Exchanges.

Brexit uncertainty ‘hitting UK business investment’

Brexit worries will see business investment contract faster this year and recover more slowly next year than was previously thought, a report says. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) says firms are putting resources into contingency plans, such as stockpiling, in a way that is "not sustainable". It says companies should...

Germany’s far-right AfD party fails to win first mayor

Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has failed to win its first mayoral seat, after it lost a key election in the country's east. Octavian Ursu of the centre-right Christian Democrats (CDU), Germany's main governing party, won more than 55% of the vote in the city of Görlitz. AfD candidate...

Argentina and Uruguay reel after massive power outage

Power has been restored to much of Argentina and Uruguay after a massive electrical failure left tens of millions of people in the dark. Argentine President Mauricio Macri has promised a full investigation. Argentine media said the power cut occurred shortly after 07:00 (10:00GMT) on Sunday, causing trains to be halted...

See Zlatan Ibile’s Beautiful Girlfriend As She Shows Off Their New Baby

Zlatan and his girlfriend, Seyi Awonuga secretly welcomed a baby boy a while ago but kept it all under the sheets. Seyi decided to let the cat out of the bag today by sharing a photo of their new boy baby, simply captioning it as “Zlatan’s baby”

GBEDU SEASON!!! Wizkid Announces To Drop New Music Soon Tittled “Joro”

Nigerian superstar, Wizkid is set to bless his fans with a brand new song titled “Joro”. Although he did not reveal the release date of the new song yet, it’s expected to drop soon. He further took to his Instagram handle: @wizkidayo to make the revelation. The superstar also promised...

Cyber-Crime Giving Nigerians Horrible Image In International Community — Falz

Since controversial rapper, Folarin Falana, a.k.a FalzTheBahdGuy condemned artistes who celebrate cyber-crime, popularly known as Yahoo Yahoo, he has come under heavy criticism from the public. However, in a chat with Showtime, while reaffirming his resolve to continue condemning social vices in his songs, the daring musician noted that cyber-crime has given Nigerians a...

“This Country Is Useless” – Singer Omawumi Reacts To Gorilla Swallowing N6.8m In Kano Zoo

Popular Nigerian singer-songwriter, omawumi reacts to news of a gorilla swallowing N6.8m in kano Zoo as she said this country is useless. We could recall it was reported that a gorilla placed at a Kano Zoo, allegedly swallowed N6.8m as claimed by the finance officer of the recreational facility. She said:-

Top 10 Richest Musicians In Nigeria 2019 And Net Worth (According To Forbes)

Nigerian musicians are among some of the world richest musicians around the globe. Some of them like Davido, Wizkid are known for buying some of their extravagance items in cash whether in Naira, Dollar or Pounds. Besides the Music Industry in Nigeria is so profitable that making a monster hit can easily through you...

“You’re All Owing Money, I Went To Prison Because Of You All” – Naira Marley Tells Yahoo Boys

Naira Marley is out of the Ikoyi prison confinement after cooling off more than a month in Prison. In his first IG live video since his release, he issues out a memo to Yahoo Boys association telling them they owe him, cause he went to observe jail term for their sake.

Zlatan Calls Naira Marley ‘Stubborn’ As He Shares His First Picture After Prison

Naira Marley who was released from prison two days shares his first photos on Instagram as he makes his first public appearance, celebrities and other fans shows him massive love. He wrote:- Get Money Get high Stay happy Stay Alive.

I Have 7 Years Before Getting Married, Not Looking Forward To Having Kids, Ex-BBN Star Says

BBNAIJA Khloe who sat for a new interview, stated that she has 7 years before getting married and doesn’t look forward to having kids anytime soon. Khloe who stated that she doesn’t see anything wrong in being a single mother, told Sunday Scoop that she has 7 years before getting married as she has...

“You’re The Reason For So Many Broken Families” – Yvonne Nelson Lambasts Men

While a lot of people across the world are celebrating father’s today, Ghanian actress, Yvonne Nelson has taken her time to drag men. Yvonne Nelson warned men that if they are not ready to be fathers they should use protection during sex with their partners. The actress pointed out that men...

Nigeria Singer, Jaywon Explains Why He Believes Zlatan Ibile Stole His Song

Nigerian indigenous musician, Jaywon recently accused Zlatan Ibile of copyrighting his hit song “This year”. The Artist in an interview talked about the reoccurrence of copyright and explained that Zlatan should have given him proper credit or at least request for permission. He said:- The industry knows that...

‘You All Owe Me Money, I Went To Prison Because Of You All’- Naira Marley Tells Yahoo Boys (Watch Video)

Embattled Nigerian rapper, Naira Marley is out of the Ikoyi prison confinement after spending over 35 days in prison. In his first IG live video since his release, Naira Marley issues out a memo to Yahoo Boys association telling them they owe him, cause he went to observe jail term in their stead.

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Spray Naira Notes And Go To Jail ⁠— CBN To Nigerians

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned that abusing and spraying of Naira notes may get you a jail term. The apex bank said it has started clamping down on the abuse Naira notes nationwide. The CBN director of Corporate Communications Department, Isaac Okorafor, made this known on Saturday, June...

Gifty shares first photo from her “wedding” and claims she’s given birth to more than one child

Big Brother Naija's Gifty is claiming she's married again and has given birth to more than one child. The former reality star, whose first marriage ended before she went for BBNaija, took to Instagram to wish "the man of her heart" a happy father's day. She showered him with beautiful words and claimed he's been the...

Bobrisky reacts to video of him riding an Okada in Lagos

Earlier today, we reported of Nigerian male Barbie, Bobrisky being spotted flying a bike in one of the busy streets of Lagos… See here. ICYMI (Incase you missed it) He has in a post on his Instagram page reacted to the video as he likewise, shared a video...

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Buhari’s Cabinet: Ambode, Bindow, Abubakar May Get Ministerial Appointments

be part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s next cabinet. Giftalworld learnt that the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress had resolved that all the APC governors who lost their re-election bids would “automatically’ become the ministerial nominees for their states. The APC Organising Secretary, Adamawa State chapter, Ahmed Lawan, confirmed the...

Buhari’s Cabinet: Ambode, Bindow, Abubakar May Get Ministerial Appointments

be part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s next cabinet. Saturday PUNCH learnt that the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress had resolved that all the APC governors who lost their re-election bids would “automatically’ become the ministerial nominees for their states. The APC Organising Secretary, Adamawa State chapter, Ahmed Lawan, confirmed...

‘Continue Praising Buhari’ – Presidential Aide Tells Fayose

Following his commendation to President Muhammadu Buhari for making June 12 the new day in the country, Ayodele Fayose, former Ekiti State governor, has been told to continue praising the president. Democracy day previously celebrated on May 29 was shifted to June 12 on the proposal of Mr. Buhari to commemorate MKO Abiola, presumed...

Revealed: Osinbajo, El-Rufai, Oshiomhole Playing Key Roles In Ministerial Appointments

Saturday Vanguard has reliably gathered that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-rufai and the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole are currently playing key roles in the selection of ministerial nominees to ensure that competent party members are appointed. It was gathered that the three strong men...

‘We Have Proof That Atiku Is Not A Nigerian’ – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to strike out Atiku Abubakar’s petition against President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election alleging that the former vice president “is not a Nigerian by birth.” Abubakar contested the February 23, 2019, general election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but lost...

What Cech told Abramovic about appointing Lampard as new Chelsea manager

Chelsea’s move to appoint Frank Lampard as their new manager has been given the nod by incoming sporting director Petr Cech, the UK Sun reports. Cech announced earlier this year that he was retiring at the end of the season with his final appearance for Arsenal coming in the Europa...

AFCON 2019: Rohr reveals Super Eagles’ game-plan to win trophy

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has revealed that his side are aiming to score more goals and will play offensive football at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Nigeria has included nine forwards in her 23-man squad list for the biennial showpiece. Changchun Yatai’s Odion Ighalo leads...

DSS speaks on ‘recruitment’

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Saturday said it was not recruiting. A statement by its Spokesman, Peter Afunanya, advised Nigerians to shun advertisement being circulated on social media platforms. “The Service wishes to state that the information is not correct and should be treated as a scam by fraudsters...

NYSC mobilizes 2,250 corps members to Edo for batch B

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Edo state Secretariat will receive a total of two thousand two hundred and fifty corps members for the 2019 batch “B” stream 1. In a statement made available to GIFTALWORLD by Esan B. O on behalf of the state coordinator, Mr Adebayo Ojo said...

NANS raises alarm over poor state of education in Nigeria

The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has lamented the poor state of education across the states of the federation. Mr Adeyemi Azeez, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the association made this known in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. Azeez called on all governors of states (both...

Ogun: Gov Abiodun appoints SSG, Chief of Staff

The Ogun state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has approved the appointment of Mr. Olatokunbo Joseph Talabi as the Secretary to the State Government. Also appointed is Alhaji Shuaib Afolabi Salisu as the governor’s Chief of Staff. This was contained in a statement on Saturday signed by Kunle Somorin, Chief Press Secretary...

El-Rufai vs Ashiru: Tribunal adjourns as petitioners set to present 685 witnesses

The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Saturday adjourned hearing in the main petition of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to Monday, June 17. NAN reports that the tribunal adjourned to allow respondents in the petition time to study and verify documents the petitioners presented as evidence before the Tribunal.

Nigeria elections: How large number of political parties creates logistics problem – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has admitted that the large number of political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections created a lot of logistics problem. Malam Mohammed Haruna, the National Commissioner in charge of Kwara, Kogi and Nasarawa States, said this on Saturday in Ilorin while speaking with journalists.

Aisha Buhari says Nigerian should no longer call her ‘Wife of the President, wants to be addressed as the ‘First Lady’

Aisha Buhari has stated that she would now be addressed henceforth as First Lady of Nigeria, a title she didn’t want to go by before. Aisha Buhari Says According to her, this is to help resolve the issue of title of wives of governors. She made this known...