Customers express disappointment over CBN’s directive on transaction charges

Customers express disappointment over CBN’s directive on transaction charges

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CBN Building, Abuja Some banks customers have expressed disappointment on the directive of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) on new charges on certain lodgements and withdrawals. A cross section of customers who spoke to News Agency…

India e-cigarettes: Ban announced to prevent youth ‘epidemic’

India e-cigarettes: Ban announced to prevent youth ‘epidemic’

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India’s cabinet has announced a ban on the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes, saying they pose a risk to health. An executive order had been approved banning vaping products because of their impact on young people, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman…

Zamfara Govt begins local production of drugs

Zamfara Govt begins local production of drugs

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File photo of prescription drugs The Zamfara Government has commenced the production of drugs to reduce cost and guard against use of fake drugs in the country. Gov. Bello Matawalle said made this known on Wednesday in Gusau during the presentation of…

Kogi gov. poll: INEC promises hitch-free election

Kogi gov. poll: INEC promises hitch-free election

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INEN Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it is determined to ensure a more efficient and hitch-free electoral service delivery in the conduct of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood…

Sad as Ekiti Varsity student stabs boyfriend to death over N2,500

Sad as Ekiti Varsity student stabs boyfriend to death over N2,500

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A female student of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, has stabbed her boyfriend to death. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that the suspect, Bukola Odeyemi, allegedly stabbed her lover, identified as John Iju to death in Iworoko-Ekiti, a town close…

British Airways pilots call off Sept. 27 strike

British Airways pilots call off Sept. 27 strike

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A planned strike at the end of September by pilots with British Airways (BA), was on Wednesday called off, the British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa) said. Balpa said it hoped the airline would now change its approach and negotiate seriously, with a…

Liberia school fire leaves many children dead near Monrovia

Liberia school fire leaves many children dead near Monrovia

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Crowds of people gathered near the school on Wednesday At least 27 people, many of them children, have been killed in a fire at a boarding school in a suburb of the Liberian capital Monrovia. The fire is believed to have broken…

Plateau traditional rulers condemn killing of village head, urge more security

Plateau traditional rulers condemn killing of village head, urge more security

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Chief Nelson Bakfur, the Paramount ruler of Mwaghavul People in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau, has condemned the recent killing of the village head of Kadunu, Alhaji Mohammed Bayero, by gunmen in the area. Bakfur, who made the condemnation in an…

Fernando Ricksen: Ex-Rangers player dies aged 43 after motor neurone disease fight

Fernando Ricksen: Ex-Rangers player dies aged 43 after motor neurone disease fight

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Former Rangers player Fernando Ricksen has died at age 43 after a six-year battle with motor neurone disease, the Ibrox club have confirmed. The Dutch international had been battling the condition since 2013. Ricksen was a fans’ favourite during his six-year spell…

Christian pilgrims commission top management visit Plateau deputy governor

Christian pilgrims commission top management visit Plateau deputy governor

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Deputy Governor Plateau State, Prof. Sunny Tyoden (middle); Acting Director in Charge/Acting Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Mrs. Esther Kwaghe (l) with the Commission’s Federal Commissioner representing North Central, Rev. Israel Akanji (r) during NCPC Sensitization visit to the State…