Monday, August 2, 2021
In compliance with the new Foreign Exchange, FX, regulation by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, commercial banks in Abuja have set up dedicated teller points for FX transactions in their branches.



The Nation

COVID-19: Nigeria records 407 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has announced 407 new COVID-19 infections from 16 states and the FCT as of Aug. 1, 2021.

After 3 days notice, Lagos gov’t demolishes shanties on Lekki coastal road

Lagos government has demolished all shanties and illegal structures on Lekki coastal road which serves as alternative to Lekki-Epe route. The News Agency of Nigeria reports...

BREAKING: Police Service Commission approves Kyari’s suspension

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has approved the suspension of Abba Kyari, a deputy commissioner of police, from service over bribery and fraudulent allegations...

Patience Jonathan calls for restoration of peace in Korean Peninsula

A former Nigeria’s first lady, Patience Jonathan, on Sunday, called on women to deploy their God-given talents and endowments to promote peace in North...

Why I surrendered myself to EFCC, by Saraki

A former President of the Senate Bukola Saraki has explained by he visited the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for...



Editorial & Opinion

Editorial posts and opinions.



DJ Cuppy, Jumoke Odetola, Joshua Alade, others champion Lagos SDGs Youth Alliance

International DJ and producer Florence ‘Cuppy’ Otedola is among notable young Nigerian development enthusiasts leading the Lagos SDGs Youth Alliance network. This was announced early...

Wizkid and Tems ‘Essence’ hits Billboard Hot 100, debuts at No. 82

‘Essence’ by Nigerian  Ayodeji Balogun a k.a Wizkid featuring fast raising singer Temilade Openiyi a.k.a Tems, has topped the Billboard Hot 100, debut as no. 82, thereby marking a major win for the singers.

I don’t believe in one Nigeria – Charly Boy

Self-styled entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa aka Charly Boy has said he does not believe in one Nigeria.

Popular Nigerian singer, Sound Sultan, is dead

Popular Nigerian Singer, Olanrewaju Abdulganiyu Fasasi, better known as Sound Sultan, is dead. A statement on Sunday by his brother, Kayode Fasasi, on behalf of...

Bill Cosby speaks out after prison release, says ‘I have always maintained my innocence’

Bill Cosby has spoken out to thank fans for their support after his sexual assault conviction was overturned.

Nollywood actress Ini Edo celebrates 20 years of acting

Nollywood movies star /filmmaker, Ini Edo, celebrated 20 years in the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, as she penned a heartfelt note of appreciation, reflected on how she started acting as a teenager.



World News

U.S. Republican report says COVID-19 leaked from Chinese lab

A preponderance of evidence proves the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic leaked from a Chinese research facility, said a report by U.S. Republicans released on Monday.
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