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…vows to resist importation of maize in Nigeria KATSINA – The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has urged youths in Nigeria to embrace agriculture, declaring the Bank’s readiness to support youths that are willing to engage in agriculture. This is even as the Governor reiterated the Bank’s opposition to the importation of maize […]Continue Reading
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Ahmad Gumi, prominent Islamic cleric, has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to pay the N100 million demanded by the abductors of Greenfield University students, Kaduna state.  Several students were abducted on April 18 when gunmen attacked the school. The kidnappers have since killed five of the students and threatened to kill 17 of them still in […]Continue Reading
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Nigeria’s federal government on Sunday rejected a World Bank’s report, which indicated that over 78 per cent of electricity consumers in Nigeria received less than 12 hours of electricity supply daily. A statement released through the Special Adviser to the President on Infrastructure, Mr. Ahmad Zakari, while disputing the survey, said it was unclear what […]Continue Reading
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…Bags FUAM Honorary Doctorate in Agripreneurship The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has again challenged tertiary institutions in Nigeria to promote research and well-designed programmes that will boost agriculture in Nigeria. Mr. Emefiele stated this on Friday, April 23, 2021, while delivering a lecture titled: “Jump Starting the Continue Reading
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I am indeed delighted to attend this seminar dedicated towards expanding intra-regional trade and improving Nigeria’s non-oil export.  Let me first commend the organizers of this seminar, Zenith Bank for their focus on growing our non oil exports, which, if well harnessed can enable greater growth and improved foreign inflows for the Nigerian economy.  In […]Continue Reading
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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has mandated all Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) and Bureau de Change operators in the country to accept both old series and lower denominations of United States Dollars that are legal tender for deposit from their customers. This became necessary following complaints from the general public on the rejection of […]Continue Reading