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Judge convicts defunct Bank PHB boss, Atuche

Nigeria, June 16 -- An Ikeja Division of the Lagos State High Court has convicted the former managing director of the defunct Bank PHB Plc, Francis Atuche, and the bank's former chief financial office... Read More


Peju Ugboma: Deceased chef should have been placed under 'constant monitoring' - Consultant

Nigeria, June 16 -- The nephrologist who checked Peju Ugboma, the Lagos chef who died of complications from a fibroid surgery, ought to have placed her on constant monitoring, a medical consultant has... Read More


Osun 2022: INEC fixes date for gubernatorial election

Nigeria, June 16 -- Nigeria's electoral body, INEC, has fixed date for the conduct of the 2022 governorship election in Osun State. According to the commission's statement which gave details of "Time... Read More


Alleged Rape: Baba Ijesha arraigned in court, pleads not guilty

Nigeria, June 16 -- A Yoruba actor, Omiyinka Olanrewaju, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, was on Wednesday arraigned at a magistrate court at Yaba, Lagos State. The actor is being tried over charges b... Read More


Nigerian govt seeks to amend NBC Act, wants control over online broadcasting

Nigeria, June 16 -- The Minister of information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has asked the House of Representatives to include internet broadcasting under the control of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commis... Read More


Nigeria's food prices soar as inflation falls again

Nigeria, June 15 -- Nigeria's inflation rate fell for the second consecutive month in May to 17.93 per cent from 18.12 per cent recorded a month earlier. The National Bureau of Statistics said Tuesda... Read More


Food prices highest in Kogi, Ogun, Anambra in May

Nigeria, June 15 -- Kogi, Ogun and Anambra recorded the highest prices in food items in the month of May, the consumer price index (CPI) report released on Tuesday by the National Bureau of Statistics... Read More


Nigerian shares shed N69 billion amid selling pressure on heavyweight stocks

Nigeria, June 15 -- Nigerian stocks were on a further retreat on Tuesday, depreciating 1.66 per cent as profit-taking actions in a raft of blue-chip equities weighed on market performance Airtel Afri... Read More


Reps commence screening of Yahaya as army chief

Nigeria, June 15 -- The House of Representatives joint committees on Defence and Army have commenced the screening of Farouk Yahaya, a major general, as the chief of army staff (COAS). President Muha... Read More


Inflation pushed 7 million Nigerians into poverty in 2020 - World Bank

Nigeria, June 15 -- Surging inflation and rising prices pushed an estimated 7 million Nigerians below the poverty line in 2020 alone, the World Bank said on Tuesday. In its Nigeria Development Update... Read More