Tuesday, March 17, 2020

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    Amaechi’s flight ‘grounded in Kano’

Amaechi’s flight ‘grounded in Kano’

The chartered aircraft that flew Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State to Kano State on a condolence visit to Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has been grounded, a state official said. The state commissioner for home affairs, Comrade Aminu Abdulsalam Gwarzo, told sympathisers who came to condole with Kwankwaso over the death of the former emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, at the government [...]

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    Kano youths on the rampage over new emir

Kano youths on the rampage over new emir

Some youths in Kano have gone on the rampage following the announcement of Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the new emir. Secretary to the Kano State Government, Alhaji Rabiu Bichi, had declared the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as the successor to Alhaji Ado Bayero, who died last Friday. Rumours had circulated all day on Sunday that the first [...]

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    Here comes the ‘controversial’ emir…

Here comes the ‘controversial’ emir…

Even before he was appointed the 14th Fulani emir of Kano on Sunday, Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (SLS) courted controversy by constantly affirming his ambition to ascend his forefathers' throne. Asked several times if it was true that he had a presidential ambition, Sanusi always replied that he would rather be emir of Kano than president of Nigeria. After being conferred with the [...]

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    SLS: The Mallam who went to a Catholic school

SLS: The Mallam who went to a Catholic school

How much do you know about the new emir of Kano, His Majesty Sanusi Lamido Aminu Sanusi? TheCable presents a few facts about the man who has dominated news in the last four years   Born into the ruling Sullubawa clan on July 31, 1961, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi started his education at St. Anne's Catholic Primary School, Kakuri, Kaduna, where he obtained [...]

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    SLS named new emir of Kano

SLS named new emir of Kano

After a lot of speculations on the social media, Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has been named the 14th Fulani emir of Kano. In an announcement made this afternoon by the Kano State government, the former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) was picked to replace Alhaji Ado Bayero, who died last Friday. Sanusi was picked ahead of the late emir's son, Alhaji [...]

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    Senate committee says $49.8bn not missing

Senate committee says $49.8bn not missing

The senate joint committee on finance has said $49.8bn is not missing from the federation account. Central Bank governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, now suspended, had alleged in a widely circulated letter to the president last year that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was yet to account for that amount. A member of the senate committee, Senator Bukola Saraki, has however denied [...]

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    ANALYSIS: Expect higher rates as MPC meets

ANALYSIS: Expect higher rates as MPC meets

Whichever way it ends, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)’s meeting on Monday portends higher costs of living for Nigerians. The meeting of the MPC, the organ of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) responsible for monetary policy formulation, centres on the value of the naira. If members choose to devalue the currency, Nigerians will pay more for virtually everything, from bread to clothes. [...]

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    Courts stops council from further investigating Sanusi

Courts stops council from further investigating Sanusi

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday restrained the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) from further investigating the suspended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. Sanusi had, on March 26, filed a suit through his counsel, Mr Kola Awodehin (SAN), seeking a declaration that the FRCN, constituting itself into an investigating body in a manner [...]

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    Devaluation of naira ‘unlikely in medium term’

Devaluation of naira ‘unlikely in medium term’

A devaluation of the naira is "not likely" to take place in the medium term as this policy will not have any positive impact on Nigeria’s earnings power, Standard Bank has said. Weakening the naira will not yield any benefits in the short run because both output and exports will fail to respond to such a measure due to rigidities in [...]

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Exchange Rates

March 25, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS380478402
KANO375477498
PH380478498
ABUJA375476400
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
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