The CBN uses e-Form ‘A’ for invisible transactions.
CBN, The Central Bank of Nigeria has announced the implementation of electronic Form ‘A’ for invisible transactions. Starting today, the e-Form ‘A’ will be used in place of the hardcopy. Customers will also be charged N5,000 as a fee for every declaration of e-Form ‘A,’ according to the bank. The central bank made the announcement […]
2023: It’s ridiculous to refuse the S-East president because of IPOB agitation – Ohanaeze
THE top Igbo Socio-Cultural Organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has encouraged other areas of the country not to refuse the South-East presidency in 2023 because of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, arguing that such a move is pathetic and weak. Noting that fairness, justice, and fair playback zoning the top position to the Igbo, Ohanaeze National […]
The Difficulties of Financing sustainable Growth
BEYOND the entrepreneurial aspirations of SMEs’ founders and sponsors, the role of development banks in the economy of the countries in which they operate is essential. According to UNCTAD, formal MSMEs account for 40% of GDP in emerging economies. When the informal participants are included, that amount is sure to skyrocket. In Nigeria, for example, […]
[BREAKING] Sanwo-Olu meets with 16 Southern governors in Lagos to discuss the open grazing ban.
The PUNCH has learned that Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has begun hosting 16 of his colleagues from Southern Nigeria. The governor came to Alausa, Ikeja, for a discussion on the state of the country. The summit will take place eight weeks after the governors convened on May 11, 2021, in Asaba, Delta State’s capital. […]
Ex-NSITF leaders are being summoned by the Senate for suspected N84 billion theft.
Former managing directors of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund have been called by the Senate for suspected missing financial papers at the agency. On Tuesday, the former NSITF executives are scheduled to testify before the Senate Public Accounts Committee. Senator Matthew Urhoghide, the Chairman of SPAC, revealed at the latest meeting of his panel […]
One of the world richest Persons and owner of Twitter, Elon Musk, has unveiled the identity of the new Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Linda Yaccarino. She will replace Musk as Twitter’s boss. He wrote on his page “I am excited to welcome Linda Yaccarino as the new CEO of Twitter,” Musk tweeted Friday. “@LindaYacc […]
A civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA has urged the All Progressives Congress and the President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to zone the Senate presidency to the South-East, while insisting that Senators Osita Izunaso, and Orji Uzor Kalu are highly qualified to head the 10th National Assembly. HURIWA cautioned that excluding […]
Five political parties and their candidates are respectively challenging the outcome of the February 25 presidential election on grounds of non-compliance with the electoral laws as well as the guidelines of the Independent National Electoral Commission. As the Presidential Petition Court begins preparing today, the name of the justices who will be presiding over the […]
Chelsea have not actually escaped being relegated from the Premier League this season. Frank Lampard, who was appointed to take charge of the team following the sack of Graham Potter a couple of weeks ago, has lost all six matches, falling 3-1 to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium last night. The Blues have been relegated […]
Nigerian Senate Tope Omogbolagun, Animasahun Salman, Daniels Igoni, Ikenna Obianeri, Gbenga Odogun, Adeyinka Adedipe, Dennis Naku and Justin Tyopuusu The ruling All Progressives Congress, at Saturday’s supplementary elections, gained three more seats in the Senate, moving its number of seats at the 10th Senate from 57 to 60. Also, the main opposition party, the Peoples […]
NCDC records 846 Lassa fever cases, 148 deaths NCDC Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has recorded 846 Lassa fever cases across 99 Local Government Areas in 25 states. The predominant age group affected is 21-30 years and the male-to-female ratio for the confirmed cases is 10:9. Lassa fever is an acute viral […]
‘PAINFUL knockout’: Spanish press pile in on Barcelona’s heartbreak as the Catalan side wave a ‘hard goodbye’ to their treble hopes – after Real Madrid THRASH their bitter rivals 4-0 in the Copa del Rey semi-final Spanish media piled on the criticism after Barcelona’s 4-0 loss on Wednesday Xavi’s Catalan side were thrashed by bitter rivals Real […]
National Assembly Complex The House of Representatives members-elect of the Peoples Democratic Party, the Labour Party and other opposition parties have formed an alliance ahead of the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly, with the aim of determining the leadership of the parliament. Against the background of the moves by the ruling All Progressives Party […]
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written to the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, London pleading for leniency for the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice, who were convicted of organ trafficking. The Ekweremadus were on March 28 convicted by the UK court after their trial on the allegation that they […]
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has raised the alarm about the proliferation of “dangerous” and “unregulated” bleaching creams in the market. The agency warned about the danger on Wednesday in a one-day workshop organised for media stakeholders in Enugu State titled, “The dangers of bleaching creams and regulatory controls.” Delivering […]