CBN boosts Forex market with $195

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday boosted the Foreign Exchange (FOREX) market by 195 million dollars intervention in three segments of the market. Mr Isaac Okorafor, the Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department of CBN, said this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. He said “in the wholesale segment of the inter-bank foreign […]

JAMB has not close date for change of courses, institutions – Spokesman

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Monday said it would not close the change of courses and institutions procedures, until 2017/2018 admission is concluded. JAMB’s Head of Public Relations, Fabian Benjamin, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bwari, FCT. Benjamin said it was wrong for […]

Crude oil production stands at 2.35m barrels per day – NNPC

The  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said on Monday the  nation’s  current crude oil production had risen to 2.35 million barrels per day. Its Group Managing Director (GMD), Dr. Maikanti Baru, said this  at the inauguration of  the   members of the corporation’s  re-constituted anti corruption committee  in Abuja. He said : “In the upstream, we […]

Buhari won’t resign- Presidency

ABUJA – THE presidency Monday said that President Muhammadu Buhari who has spent about 90 days in London as a result of undisclosed ill health will not resign from his office as he has not fallen short of any known law in the country. Sit-out protests in Nigeria and London to demand Buhari’s return or […]

Nigeria: Doguwa ne shugaban APC a Kano – Bolaji Abdullahi

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionJam’iyyar ta rabu gida biyu ne a jihar wato bangaren Gwamna Ganduje da Sanata Kwankwaso Uwar jam’iyyar APC ta ce har yanzu Alhaji Umar Haruna Doguwa ne, shugabanta a jihar Kano, sabanin wasu rahotanni da ke cewa an tube shi. Wata sanarwa da sakataren yada labaran jam’iyyar na kasa, Mallam Bolaji […]

First Lady: 190,000 Sign Petition Against Macron’s Plan

Emmanuel-Macron, France President More than 190,000 people have expressed their opposition toward French President Emmanuel Macron’s initiative to create an official First Lady status for his wife, Brigitte Macron, as of Monday morning. The online petition was published on the platform and created by Thierry Paul Valette, the founder of the “national equality” movement. […]

Over 222,000 pilgrims are in Madinah

Saudi Gazette report MADINAH — As many as 222,444 pilgrims have assembled in Madinah until Saturday, the Private Establishment of Guides said in a statistical report on Sunday. The report said 26,931 pilgrims have arrived by air via Prince Muhammad Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport and 1,823 by land. It said on the same day, some […]

Reign of sewage in biblical valley may be coming to an end

Sewage flows in Kidron Valley, on the outskirts of occupied Jerusalem. — Reuters By Ari Rabinovitch OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — There is a foul smell coming from the biblical Kidron Valley. It’s so bad that King David and Prophet Jesus (peace be upon him), who are said to have walked there thousands of years ago, would today […]

Oxfam: Gaza power cut is illegal ‘punishment on the entire nation’

A Palestinian family has dinner by candlelight at their makeshift home in the Rafah refugee camp in southern Gaza strip, during a power cut. — AFP GAZA CITY — Oxfam has described the electricity crisis in the Gaza Strip as an illegal punitive measure against an entire nation and stressed the need to end the crisis. […]

Two wanted terror suspects turn themselves in

Ramzi Muhammad Abdullah Al Jamal Okaz/Saudi Gazette DAMMAM – The two terror suspects on the list of 23 wanted persons announced by the Ministry of Interior in January 2012, Ramzi Muhammad Abdullah Al Jamal and Ali Hassan Ahmed Al Zayed, have turned themselves in to the security authorities after over five years on the run since […]