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CBN set to roll out e-Naira by Independence Day

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Nairametrics. Independence Day, 1st October 2021, is the day that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has set aside as the day the new digital currency will be rolled out. According to the Director of Information Technology, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Rukiya Mohammed, the apex bank has concluded plans to launch the Read More…

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Muritala Mohammed Way Yaba to be closed for Red Line until January 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Commuters to and from Yaba are in for a traffic logjam from October right until after Christmas. This is because the Lagos State Government has announced a three-month diversion of traffic from Yaba for the first phase of the construction of the Red Line railway project. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, said in Read More…

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Tyson Fury wants Anthony Joshua to beat Oleksandr Usyk

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tyson Fury is banking on Anthony Joshua beating Oleksandr Usyk because it would cost him millions if he loses. Joshua defends his WBA Super, IBF and WBO heavyweight crowns against Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday and Fury is keen for his big rival to win. The unbeaten WBC champ dreams of fighting Read More…

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Lagos tackles gender-based violence

Reading Time: 2 minutes In an effort to tackle the menace of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and the prevention of child domestic/sexual abuse, the Lagos State Government, in conjunction with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), on Tuesday organised a capacity building programme for key stakeholders in school management. Addressing the participants drawn from both public and private schools, the Read More…

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VAT dispute is about fiscal federalism, says Omotoso

Reading Time: 3 minutes Open-grazing Act not intended as punishment Opponents of States’ collection of Value Added Tax, VAT, have got a reply. It will not impoverish other States and make collection cumbersome, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso has said. He gave this assurance while speaking today on “Your View”, a TVC current affairs programme. His Read More…