Nigeria’s External Reserve Hits $44.69bn, Says Minister Of Finance

…says FG to soon disburse N649.434bn Paris Club refunds to states The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, on Thursday, disclosed that Nigeria’s external reserve now stands at $44.69 billion as at May 13, 2019, which grew from $28.3 billion in 2015. The Minister made this known in a statement by her Special Adviser on Media and Communications, Mr Paul Ella Abechi, in her opening remarks at the quarterly World Press Conference, held in Abuja. She said similarly, year-on-year inflation rates continue to improve from a high rate of…

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Banditry/Kidnappings: Human Rights group backs Buratai for exposing those behind killings in Nigeria

The Coalition of Human Rights Groups has backed the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai for exposing those behind the unrest in the country. Lt. Gen. Buratai had on Wednesday said embittered politicians, who were bent on destabilising the country were responsible for the rising activities of bandits. He gave this assertion while hosting members of the 10-man Committee on Army of the House of Representatives, who were in Maiduguri on a two-day oversight function. He said, “There are myriads of security challenges we are facing right now…

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Emefiele: Group holds “thank you” Rally for President Buhari over reappointment of CBN Gov

…says Nigeria under Buhari has defeated ethnic and religious bigotry The Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative, a civil society organization, on Monday staged a ‘thank you’ rally in appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for reappointing Godwin Emefiele as the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor for another term. The group led by Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative and the crowd in their thousands in an open letter addressed to the president, commended him for defeating what it tagged ‘ethnic and religious bigotry’ with Emefiele’s reappointment. Comrade…

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