CBN injects $340m into forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday sustained its intervention in the foreign exchange market by injecting the sum of $339.89m into the Retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales. The Acting Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, Mr. Isaac Okorafor, noted that the continued intervention was in line with the pledge made by the Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to…

Since the introduction of the Treasury Single Account in September 2015, a total inflow of N8.9tn from Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government has been recorded by the Federal Government. The Accountant-General of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, gave the figure in Abuja on Friday at a workshop for finance journalists held at the headquarters…

Buhari meets freed Dapchi girls, parents at Presidential Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting the girls who were abducted from their school in Dapchi, Yobe State. They were released on Wednesday. The girls’ parents are also attending the meeting holding inside the Press Gallery of the Presidential Villa’s Council Chambers. Some top government officials and security chiefs joined Buhari at the meeting, which…