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Daily Archives: November 14, 2018

Outrage as 13-year-old Thai boxer dies in ring

Thais have reacted with shock and anger after a 13-year-old boxer died during a charity bout, reviving calls for a ban on fights between children in the brutal Muay Thai martial art. Thai boxing is hugely popular in the country and many fighters enter the sport at a young age in search of fame and fortune. But the involvement of ... Read More »

NSE, CAMCAN launch Media Lounge

  L – R: Mr. Nornah Awoh, Chief Equity Analyst at Palesa Capital Markets Associates Limited; Mr. Friday Ekeoba, Secretary General, Capital Market Correspondents Association of Nigeria (CAMCAN); Mrs. Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma, Vice President, CAMCAN;  Mr. Cyril Eigbobo, Chief Financial Officer, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE); Dr. Qasim Olalere Akinreti, President, Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), Lagos Chapter; Mr. Chris Ugwu, Financial ... Read More »

CBN injects $210m into forex market

In its latest round of intervention, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, injected the sum of $210 million in the inter-bank foreign exchange market. Figures obtained from the CBN indicate that the authorized dealers in the wholesale segment of the market received the sum of $100 million while the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and ... Read More »

Kwara by-election: Police ban vigilance groups from carrying arms

The Police in Kwara State yesterday announced that it had banned members of the Nigerian Vigilance Groups (VGN) from carrying arms during and after the conduct of the House of Representatives by-election scheduled for this Saturday in the southern zone of the state. Mr Fatusi Olabode, the Area Commander of the Nigeria Police, Omu-Aran, made the disclosure at a meeting ... Read More »

El-Rufai explains choice of fellow Muslim as running mate

  Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has revealed why he picked Dr (Mrs) Hadiza Balarabe, a fellow Muslim, as his running mate for the 2019 election, explaining that he went through a difficult process to arrive at the decision. el-Rufai, who spoke while receiving the people of Sanga local government of the state who came to thank him for ... Read More »