Lotus Bank to start operation as non-interest bank next week

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has granted a non-interest banking licence to Lotus Bank Limited. This follows Lotus...

Global economy to grow at 5.6%–World Bank

Despite the fact that many emerging economies continues to battle the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, indication has emerged that the...

Diaspora remittances: Examining CBN’s Naira4Dollar incentive

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on March 5 introduced the Naira4Dollar scheme to encourage increased diaspora remittances into the country.

CBN says external reserves lost $350m in two weeks

The country’s external reserves lost $350 million in two weeks, falling to $34.9 billion on April 29 from a high of $35.25...

First Bank disbursed N58bn to 81,000 female entrepreneurs in 2020

 Determined to boost women empowerment for economic growth and development, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd., said that it disbursed loans worth N58...

Presidency says Bureau De Change facilitating money to terrorists

The Presidency said it has identified Bureau De Change (BDCs) facilitating money to terrorists, insisting that people will be shocked when details...

Naira4Dollar: NACCIMA lauds scheme, urges focus on non-oil exports for forex inflow

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), has lauded  the newly introduced Naira-4-Dollar Scheme by the Central...

Diaspora Remittances: Beneficiaries Gets N5 For Every Dollar Received

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has introduced the ‘CBN Naira 4 Dollar Scheme’ in its bid to sustain the increase in...

Dangote Sugar raises production by 13.7% despite pandemic

Despite the disruptions to the economy, owning majorly to coronavirus pandemic, Dangote Sugar Refinery recorded an increase in production volume which rose...

Cryptocurrency: Osinbajo mulls regulation and not prohibition

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that financial regulatory authorities should study, learn and understand cryptocurrency in order to have sufficient knowledge...

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