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Naira tumbles to 402 on dollar scarcity at the parallel market




Oyetunji Abioye, (Punch) - The naira tumbled to 402 at the parallel market on Wednesday, a day after the Central Bank of Nigeria banned nine banks from the foreign exchange market over their failure to remit $2.334bn to the Federal Government's Treasury Single Account domiciled with the CBN.

 

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Libya repatriates 241 Nigerians to Lagos




Samson Folarin, (Punch) - No fewer than 241 Nigerians, who were stranded in Libya, have been repatriated to the country. It was learnt that the returnees arrived in the country on Tuesday around 3.45pm through Muritala Muhammed International Airport.

Buhari's emergency powers bill; Outrage trails president's plan




IStaff, (Daily Sun) - President Muhammadu Buhari's plan to present sweeping emergency economic powers bill to the National Assembly this week was yesterday met with outrage.

Enugu: Fake miracle syndicate nabbed, says pastor hired them




Ihuoma Chiedozie, (Punch - Members of a syndicate, which specialised in confirming fake prophecies for pastors, have been arrested by the police in Enugu State.
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Rio 2016: Siasia thanks Dream Team VI players for bronze medal win




Staff, (AFP) - Coach Samson Siasia has commended his players, especially the Captain, John Mikel Obi, for ensuring that the country did not fail to return with a medal.

Lagos ranks world's 3rd worst city to live in




Staff, (Vanguard) - A report released yesterday by The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Lagos as the third worst city to live, maintaining its position at the lowest rungs of the Global Liveability index.

Rio 2016: Blessing Okagbare leads Nigeria women’s 4x100m team into relay finals




Staff, (Punch) - Olympic and World Championships medallist, Blessing Okagbare, on Thursday led team Nigeria into the finals of the women's 4x100m relay at the Olympic Games after posting a 42.55sec finish.