PDP cautions Fed Govt over cattle ranches

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Federal Government to exercise caution in its plan to establish cattle ranches in some parts of the country. Declaring that the country is presently in perilous times, the opposition party urged the government to hold enough consultations on the issue to avoid escalation of the same problems…

Senator to APC: ignore antics of nPDP

•We’re not boycotting party’s convention, says Baraje FORMER Nasarawa State Governor Senator Abdullahi Adamu has called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ignore what he described as the antics of members of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) bloc. In a statement in Abuja yesterday, Adamu dismissed the group’s claim of…

CBN boosts forex market with $210 million

Mr Isaac Okorafor, Acting Director, Corporate Communications, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said the apex bank boosted the foreign exchange market with 210 million dollars to meet customers’ requests in various segments. Okoroafor said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. According to him, the bank, in its desire to meet customers’ needs, offered…

Wema Bank takes Agent Banking to Kano

Wema Bank Plc has taken agent banking to Kano state. The banking plan is expected the help the lender deepen its retail footprint across informal economic sectors of the North-Western states. The plan is also meant to drive financial inclusion within the entire northern region of the country. Agent Bank is a cost-effective medium employed…

Buhari: my concern about Budget 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday signed into law this year’s N9.12trillion budget despite a N578billion injection by the National Assembly. The President believes the N347billion cuts in the allocations to 4,700 projects by the National Assembly and the introduction of 6,403 constituency projects estimated at N578billion, are booby traps for the Budget of Consolidation. I would…