The UK is committed to building a strong climate change infrastructure.

The United Kingdom has reiterated its commitment to mitigating the effects of climate change in Nigeria. According to a statement, British Deputy High Commissioner, Ben Llewellyn-Jones, said this at a climate action event in the celebration of Commonwealth Day which was held at Lufasi Park in Lagos. He observed that the impacts of climate change were currently being felt, adding that it was…
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Gender equality will improve GDP by 50% – NITDA

The National Information Technology Development Agency said that gender equality in the digital space could increase the Gross Domestic Product of the country by over 50 per cent. The Director-General NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa said this on Friday at the closing ceremony of its…

Faster Internet expected as broadband hits 50%

Broadband penetration is set to hit 50 per cent before the end of 2023, expanding fast Internet access to Nigerians. In the Nigerian National Broadband Plan (2020 – 2025), the Federal Government set a 50 per cent broadband penetration target for 2023. In its policy…

EFCC Arrests PoS Ondo Operators for Trading Naira notes

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission were caught in several local government areas in South and North Akure, Ondo Province, and point of sale operators suspected of selling overpriced naira were arrested. On Friday and Saturday, the Anti-Corruption Commission reportedly arrested dozens of operatives. The suspects were alleged of buying cash from banks and selling the notes…
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Access Bank Zambia acquires Atlas Mara

Access Holdings Plc has announced that Access Bank Zambia Limited, a subsidiary of its flagship subsidiary, Access Bank Plc, has received final regulatory approval from the Central Bank of Zambia for the acquisition and merger of African Banking Corporation Zambia Limited…

CBN tells banks to open on Saturdays and Sundays.

Central Bank of Nigeria has directed all commercial banks to open for operation on Saturdays and Sundays, as part of a coordinated effort to ease circulation of banknotes of various denominations. The apex bank also confirmed the evacuation of banknotes from its vaults to commercial banks across the country. This latest development was disclosed in a statement signed by CBN Acting Director…
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South Korea seeks extradition of Luna cryptocurrency founder

South Korea has announced that it will seek the extradition of fugitive crypto entrepreneur Do Kwon following the arrest of the founder of Terraform in Montenegro and an outright denial by the US of fraud charges. This was reported by the prosecutor’s office on Friday…
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Cadbury Honors Talent Winners

Cadbury Nigeria Plc has said that winners of Season 4 of its Bourn Factor School Talent Competition have emerged. The company, in a statement, noted that the winners emerged from different states across the country. It disclosed that the competition, which has been running since 2019, rewards winning schools with monetary prizes and sponsorship of a social impact activity of their…
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