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In Case You Missed It: All The Top Stories In The NEWS Today!

In Case You Missed It: Omojuwa.Com brings you a recap of top stories in the NEWS today 2nd of May, 2017.

 

CBN ‘lifts ban’ on 41 items ineligible for forex

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has lifted the restriction on 41 items listed as ineligible for foreign exchange, with a condition.


Yoruba men don’t mind their women cheating – Funmi Iyanda

Nigerian talk show host, Olufunmilola Aduke Iyanda, better known as Funmi Iyanda, made some startling revelation on the latest episode of her Vlog series “Ask Funmi.”


Zimbabwe is more developed than Nigeria – Robert Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe says his country is the “most highly developed country in Africa” after South Africa, putting the country ahead of  Nigeria and Egypt.


Naira regaining strength, as demand for FOREX maintains steady fall

The continued decline in the volume of foreign exchange supplied to the retail market indicates that the naira is gradually strengthening against other international currencies, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, said on Wednesday.


Ooni of Ife sympathises with Oba of Lagos over palace fire outbreak

Official of the Lagos State government yesterday inspected the burnt portion of Iga Iduganran, the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Aremu Akiolu, on Lagos Island. The visit followed a fire that gutted a section of the palace on Tuesday.


Jubilation, excitement greet news of Calabar-Itu reconstruction project

Jubilation, excitement and high expectations have greeted the news of the award of the contract of the Calabar-Itu Highway in Cross River state.


Nigerian Breweries’ MD Nicholaas Vervelde resigns

The Managing Director of Nigerian Breweries, Nicholaas Vervelde, has resigned. According to a notice posted to the Nigerian Stock Exchange by the company, Thursday afternoon, Mr. Vervelde resigned to take up a new role within the Heineken group outside Nigeria.


Militants attack FIRS officials at Patience Jonathan’s hotel over tax claims

Over 50 suspected militants reportedly attacked officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state.


Militants attack FIRS officials at Patience Jonathan’s hotel over tax claims

Over 50 suspected militants reportedly attacked officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state.


Hameed Ali explains reason Customs revenue fell N216 billion short of 2016 target

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Hameed Ali, on Wednesday said the agency’s revenue for 2016 fell short of its target by N 216.5 billion.


“There’s no case against me”, Saraki tells CCT

Senate President Bukola Saraki has told the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) that he intends to file a no-case submission.

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