Buhari gets senate nod on $22.7 billion loan, Buhari meets Oshiomhole as court sets aside suspension an d many more
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Senator laments over Central Bank policies on domiciliary accounts, forex
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and commercial banks in the country came under fire yesterday over disparities in deposit and lending rates obtainable in their offices. The upper legislative chamber lamented that interest rate on loans operated by commercial banks and approved by the CBN remained one of the highest in the world.
Benin Arts: Back to its roots
After invading the Benin kingdom in 1897 and stealing about 4,000 artifacts belonging to Nigeria, Britain has agreed to loan us back a few of our bronze plaques for a space of three years. The Edo state government and the Benin royal court are planning to build a museum in Benin in preparation of having our treasures come back to its roots.
Cracks start to show for U.A.E. banks
Cracks are starting to show in the U.A.E. banking sector as a property and retail slump take a toll on lenders. While one of the country's smallest banks is being bailed out, problem loans are set to rise this year and lenders are exploring mergers to remain competitive.
Kogi Governor circumvented due process on the N180bn loan - Dino Melaye
Kogi Governor circumvented due process on N180bn loan - Dino Melaye
Nigerian govt. awards N10,000 loan to 2m small-scale traders
Nigerian govt. awards N10,000 loan to 2m small-scale traders.
Etisalat Nigeria talks fail
Etisalat has been instructed to transfer its 45 percent stake in Etisalat Nigeria to a loan trustee after debt restructuring talks with lenders failed.
Nigerian government to sell N430bn bonds in Q1
Nigeria's Debt Management Office says it plans to sell up to 430 billion naira in local currency bonds in the first quarter of 2017.