Firstbank, FBNQuest Merchant Bank mark World Savings Day, promotes financial literacy in secondary schools

By PHILIP IKPONKO In line with global practice and the mandate by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to all banks in the country to commemorate the World Savings Day, First Bank of Nigeria Limited and FBNQuest Merchant Bank, both subsidiaries of FBNHoldings, joined the rest of the world on 31 October to mark the…

Nigerian traders: FG summons Ghana envoy over treatment

President Buhari receiving letter of credence from Alhaji Rashid Bawa, Ghana’s High Commissioner-Designate to Nigeria at the Aso Rock presidential villa. President Buhari receiving letter of credence from Alhaji Rashid Bawa, Ghana’s High Commissioner-Designate to Nigeria at the Aso Rock presidential villa The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday summoned Ghana’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador…

Zamfara: APC drags INEC to court

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday said that the party had told its lawyers to approach court over the stand of the electoral body on its eligibility to field candidates in the 2019 general elections. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had barred the APC in Zamfara…

Imo APC guber: Okorocha loses

The furore over who will fly the flag of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 governorship election in Imo State might have been put to rest following the submission of the name of Senator Hope Uzodinma as the candidate of the party. Impeccable sources close to the party in the state confided in…

CBN injects $337.16m, 56.17m Chinese Yuan into retail Intervention Market

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN on Friday said it injected 337.16 million dollars into the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) in its first intervention in the inter-bank foreign market for November. A statement issued in Abuja by Isaac Okorafor, the bank’s Director of Corporate Communications, noted that the amount was in addition to…