Business News

Bitcoin, Litecoin, others not legal tender as CBN warns Nigerians against investing in cryptocurrency

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has again cautioned Nigerians to be wary of investments in cryptocurrency as they are virtual currencies that are not legal tender in Nigeria. The Bank’s Acting Director, Corporate Communications, Mr Isaac Okoroafor, in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, said cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ripples, Monero, Litecoin, Dogecoin, Onecoin, Read more

National News

Kidnapped Dapchi Schoolgirls: UN condemns abduction, demands immediate release

Agency Reports The United Nations (UN) has expressed outrage at the abduction of 110 schoolgirls of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, by suspected Boko Haram terrorists. The Secretary-General, Mr Antonio Guterres, in a statement issued by his Spokesperson, Mr Stephane Dujarric, “strongly condemns the abduction and attack”. Guterres said he was gravely concerned over Read more

News Politics

APC Chairman, Odigie-Oyegun escapes removal conspiracy, gets tenure extension

  The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, yesterday, survived renewed efforts to oust him, as the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party extended his tenure by an additional year, The Guardian NG reports. The extension also covers both elective and non-elective members of the NWC, and the Read more


Senate President, Saraki not present at APC NEC meeting, missed caucus meeting Monday night

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki is not among the members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the ongoing national executive council meeting of the ruling party. The number three citizen was also absent on Monday night when President Muhammadu Buhari hosted the APC caucus at the presidential villa in Abuja. The meetings, which Saraki Read more

Featured News

Senator Adamu chides Obasanjo over statement against Buhari

…asks what makes him think he alone has solutions to problems of Nigeria A former governor of Nasarawa State and Senator representing Nasarawa West District in the National Assembly, Abdullahi Adamu, has revealed the reason he attacked erstwhile President Olusegun Obasanjo, over a scathing letter he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him not to Read more