The country sold N195.95bn ($975m) in Treasury bills with maturities from three months to one year in its second auction of the year on Wednesday, at higher yields than previously, the Central Bank of Nigeria said on Thursday.
It is no longer news that African music star, David Adeleke (Davido) signed a multi-million dollar Record deal with Sony Music at their headquarters in New York. Davido becomes the first African to ink such a deal.
Activities of government officials were on Thursday temporarily put on hold in Edo State Government House and some ministries, as political office holders stormed Benin High Court over the arraignment of the member of the House of Representatives, representing Etsako Federal Constituency, Hon. Philip Shaibu.
Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), was yesterday brought before Justice Husseini Baba-Yusuf of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory [FCT] to answer criminal charges brought against him on the order of the court.
The Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday in Abeokuta that the Federal Government would build 10,000 functional primary healthcare centres across the country.
Some members of the House of Representatives yesterday, expressed displeasure over the N795m budgeted for website update in the corrected version of the 2016 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari. They also frowned at the N536m earmarked to link cables from drivers’rest room, guest house to the Aso Villa, describing it as a fraud.
Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade yesterday said he was simply a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who had a good working relationship with President Muhammadu Buhari despite party differences.
Former Petroleum Resources Minister Mrs Diezeani Alison-Madueke yesterday showed up at the Charing Cross Police Station in London as part of the investigation into the allegation of money laundering against her.
The corruption charges against Mr. Bhadresh Gohil who had stoutly maintained that the Metropolitan Police officers that investigated the money laundering case brought against the Former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, were neck deep in bribery and corruption has been dropped by United Kingdom’s Director of Prosecution.