CBN directs banks to pay redesigned naira notes over-the-counter

Director Corporate Communication, CBN, Osita Nwanisobi disclosed this in a statement adding that the apex bank will collaborate with the Nigeria Police, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to prosecute abuses and sellers of the naira. The headquarters of the Nigerian central … Continue reading CBN directs banks to pay redesigned naira notes over-the-counter

El-Rufai: Respect isn’t fear, Aso Rock cabals won’t succeed with plans against Buhari administration

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has dared the Aso Rock “cabals” he believes are opposed to the Presidential ambition of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2023 presidential election. El-Rufai had sparked a controversy on Wednesday when he said some persons in Aso Rock were working against Tinubu. … Continue reading El-Rufai: Respect isn’t fear, Aso Rock cabals won’t succeed with plans against Buhari administration

Cancer cases rising in Nigeria despite advancements in management

Photo by Klaus Nielsen on Pexels.com Nigeria has recorded over 10, 000 new cancer cases since the beginning of this year, the founder of the Medicaid Cancer Foundation and Kebbi State First Lady, Zainab-Shinkafi Bagudu, has said. Mrs Bagudu spoke on Thursday in Abuja during the launch of the book titled ‘Footprints’, by First Ladies … Continue reading Cancer cases rising in Nigeria despite advancements in management

Twitter to start charging developers for API access

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Twitter will start charging developers to get access to its API, a vital tool that powers popular services like TweetDelete and bots that send users prompts on data in real time. The microblogging site, which was taken over by Elon Musk last October, said that from Feb. 9 it would “no longer … Continue reading Twitter to start charging developers for API access

Cataract surgery: What I learned from ophthalmologists

Photo by Ksenia Chernaya on Pexels.com Cataract surgery is a procedure to remove the lens of your eye and, in most cases, replace it with an artificial lens. Normally, the lens of your eye is clear. A cataract causes the lens to become cloudy, which eventually affects your vision. Cataract surgery is performed by an … Continue reading Cataract surgery: What I learned from ophthalmologists

Read statement from Federal Polytechnic Nekede after young graduate revealed ‘academic secret’

Nekede poly furious with student claiming she graduated using God’s help, private parts The management of the Federal Polytechnic Nekede in Imo, says it has begun investigations into the identity of a female student, who gloated about her graduation on TikTok. The yet-to-be identified female student had gloated on TikTok that she graduated with the help of God and private … Continue reading Read statement from Federal Polytechnic Nekede after young graduate revealed ‘academic secret’

Woman who got pregnant while on birth control gives birth to baby holding IUD (Photos)

A woman who got pregnant while on birth control has given birth to a baby boy who came out of her womb holding the IUD in his hand. 20-year-old Violet Quick, from Idaho, U.S.A., married her husband John Francis at 19. The couple weren't planning on having a child yet. However, just one year into … Continue reading Woman who got pregnant while on birth control gives birth to baby holding IUD (Photos)

Atiku warns CBN against decision to extend deadline for naira swap

The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, asked the Central Bank of Nigeria not to grant a further extension after February 10 deadline for naira swap. This, he said, had become imperative to ensure the purpose and objective of initiating the redesigning of the currency are not destroyed. In a statement released … Continue reading Atiku warns CBN against decision to extend deadline for naira swap

NEW NAIRA WAHALA: No money, more problems

Despite extension of deadline for the circulation of old N1,000, N500 and N200 notes to February 10, bank customers continue to face frustration, as ATMs were largely empty across the country. The few that had the new naira notes had very long queues, with customers standing for many hours to take their turns. Even after … Continue reading NEW NAIRA WAHALA: No money, more problems

DSS intercepts syndicates selling new notes, bank officials implicated

The Department of State Services (DSS) has intercepted members of organised syndicates involved in the sale of the new naira notes. DSS spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, disclosed this in a statement yesterday. Afunanya said the DSS, in the course of its operations in parts of the country, established that some commercial bank officials were aiding the … Continue reading DSS intercepts syndicates selling new notes, bank officials implicated

BUHARI: No leader can solve Nigeria’s problems in one tenure

Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari has said that no single administration can solve all of Nigeria's challenges, MEZIESBLOG reports. The President said this during a national dialogue on security, economy and administration of justice organized by the Nigerian Bar Association in Abuja, on Monday, January 30. Buhari, who was represented by the Secretary to the Government … Continue reading BUHARI: No leader can solve Nigeria’s problems in one tenure

Barcelona doing fine without Lewandoski

Barcelona's 1-0 LaLiga win at Girona on Saturday was historic. Coming after a 1-0 Copa del Rey victory over Real Sociedad and a 1-0 win over Getafe, this was the first time in 43 years that Barca have won three consecutive games by that scoreline. Add a 1-0 win at Atletico Madrid on Jan. 8, a 1-0 win at Valencia on Oct. 29, a … Continue reading Barcelona doing fine without Lewandoski

Sample appreciation letter for a boss

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com Professional Academic WriterLangway University345 Bayside DriveCity, State, Zip Code000-000-0000 RE: Graduate Assistant, Ref# 3340732, 22/01/2023 Dear Mr. Sykes, I am writing to apply for the position of Graduate Assistant listed on your school’s website. With over 5 years of experience in academics and teaching support, I possess a the … Continue reading Sample appreciation letter for a boss

Biden administration passes ‘vote of confidence’ on Nigeria’s INEC

The United States has expressed confidence in the ability of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct the 2023 elections. Mary Beth Leonard, U.S ambassador to Nigeria, said this at the 20th Daily Trust Dialogue in Abuja. Leonard said the US favours no candidate but seeks a peaceful and transparent election in Nigeria. She … Continue reading Biden administration passes ‘vote of confidence’ on Nigeria’s INEC

SHANTY TOWN: Should you watch the gritty Nigerian movie?

There are just some shows where you look at them and think, “Is there anything positive that we can get out of watching this?” We don’t ask for much; even if it gives us insight into how people in a certain part of the world live, that might be enough to carry us. But some shows are … Continue reading SHANTY TOWN: Should you watch the gritty Nigerian movie?