Banks are making a profit on taxes paid by Nigerians – Senator Olujimi
29 February 2020 | 8:57 am
Banks are making a profit on taxes paid by Nigerians - Senator Olujimi
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The maiden edition of the Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF) Awards treated winners and guests to a delightful evening on the 9th of June at NOK by Alara, Lagos. The awards celebrated and recognised people who have contributed massively to the healthcare sector in Nigeria and revealed the continued efforts of the NSSF to provide better healthcare in Nigeria.
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A decade of currency stability has come to an end with the rising cost of necessities and dear luxuries. But the central bank seems to be determined to keep its weak yen policy.
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Despite criticism from US President Joe Biden's administration, Israel has given the go-ahead for the construction of 3,000 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank. They are the first to be approved by the new Israeli coalition.
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US Senator Marsha Blackburn met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, expressing support for the island. She arrived after visiting Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.
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Israeli authorities are pushing to impose new restrictions on foreigners who wish to visit or live in the West Bank. Human rights groups say the measures will have serious consequences for thousands of people who are married to or in relationships with Palestinians. The regulations, which were due to come into effect this week, have now been amended and their implementation delayed until October after being challenged in the courts.
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Five banks were stormed by desperate depositors in Lebanon Friday making it seven heists this week alone. Those "liberating" their money have been greeted as heroes. Banks are now regrouping.
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Many central banks around the world are following the lead of the US Federal Reserve and raising their benchmark interest rates in order to rein in inflation. The Bank of Japan, however, is marching to the beat of its own drum. At a policy meeting this Thursday, the bank maintained its ultra-loose monetary policy in a bid to spur more internal demand. Meanwhile, the yen and many other currencies continue to fall against the dollar.
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The Bank of England has warned that the UK economy may already be in recession, as it hikes interest rates for the seventh time to combat the spiralling pace of price rises. Inflation is still hovering nearly 40-year highs at just under 10 percent.
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