Tag: naira

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SponsorAugust 11, 2017

Enjoy your summer with FirstBank Dollar denominated cards

This summer promises to be an exciting one for holiday makers with FirstBank’s bouquet of Dollar denominated cards.  Convenience, security, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 24, 2017

Convert lower naira notes to coins to prevent extinction – Senate urges

The Nigerian Senate has, on Tuesday, asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to convert lower naira notes into coins ...

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AzeezApril 5, 2017

Nigeria’s naira is overvalued – IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday said the Naira is overvalued. IMF mission chief for Nigeria, Gene Leon said ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 23, 2017

Naira sells at N390/dollar

by Dolapo Adelana The Naira continued its steady rise against the Dollar on Thursday as it traded for N390 at ...

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AzeezMarch 22, 2017

How Buhari’s ministers colluded with the IMF to ruin the naira – Falana

by Azeez Adeniyi Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has accused Ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet of colluding with the ...

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AzeezMarch 14, 2017

CBN pumps fresh $195m into foreign exchange market

by Azeez Adeniyi The Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday released fresh $195m into the foreign exchange market. This was ...

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AzeezMarch 4, 2017

The Big 10: These are the stories that drove conversations this week

These are the top 10 stories that drove conversations this week. Obasanjo said his generation may have failed Nigerians Former ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 3, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. “May the fortune of Nigeria never sink like that of ...

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AzeezMarch 3, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. It’ll take a miracle for Buhari to return naira to ...

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AzeezMarch 3, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Troops arrest Boko Haram suspect with N1.3m cash | Why naira is appreciating – CBN | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. It’ll take a miracle for Buhari to return naira to its former ...

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AzeezMarch 3, 2017

Why naira is appreciating – CBN

by Azeez Adeniyi The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said the recent appreciation of the naira against other currencies ...

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AzeezMarch 3, 2017

It’ll take a miracle for Buhari to return naira to its former exchange rate – Soludo

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Charles Soludo has said President Muhammadu Buhari inherited a ‘very bad’ ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 27, 2017

Facebook introduces Naira payment for ads

by Dolapo Adelana Chief product officer of Facebook, Chris Cox has said the social networking platform is now accepting payment ...

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EditorFebruary 27, 2017

EDITORIAL: It will take a lot more than this new monetary policy to undo the damage CBN has done

After months of taking a battering at the foreign exchange markets, this past week has seen the naira appreciate against ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 10, 2017

Opinion: Despite the recession, this is why the CBN cannot float the naira yet

by Bolarinwa Durojaiye We all know that the Central Bank of Nigeria needs to float the Naira. Hopes that this ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 18, 2017

FG to launch economic recovery plan in February – Osinbajo

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government cannot afford to float the Naira at the moment. Speaking at ...

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AzeezJanuary 18, 2017

Why CBN must close naira, dollar exchange rates’ gap – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the Central Bank of Nigeria need to close the gaps between the official and ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 1, 2017

Pastor Adeboye predicts an end to Nigeria’s economic recession in 2017

by Azeez Adeniyi Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has predicted an ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

My stance against devaluation in 1984 led to my overthrow – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his decision to kick against the devaluation of the Naira in 1984 led to his ouster from ...

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AzeezDecember 30, 2016

Naira ranked among four worst currencies in 2016

The Bloomberg LP has ranked Nigeria’s Naira as one of the world’s four worst performing currencies in 2016. According to ...

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Isime EseneDecember 13, 2016

YNaija Analysis: Like Jonathan, Buhari has become a very dangerous president

In the months prior to the 2015 general elections, the wind of ‘change’ swept through Nigeria. Almost everyone was excited ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 27, 2016

The Thread: The naira continues to fall and Nigerians can’t stop wailing

It’s mostly doom and gloom in Nigeria today. The naira has taken a further hit at the parallel market, and ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 27, 2016

Manasseh Egedegbe: A word about Bitcoin

I don’t know anyone I could stay with in London. It is an expensive city, and no one goes about ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 13, 2016

Opinion: Mr. President, you must be the change we see in our country

by Banjo Damilola A friend wrote as his Personal Message on Blackberry Messenger; “If change begins with me, I would have ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 7, 2016

Opinion: Who parallel market epp?

by Olamide Eyinla The main topic today in Nigeria is the value of the Naira. Sometime in June 2016, the ...

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Oreoluwa PetersSeptember 7, 2016

#30Days30Voices: ‘The prices of things are increasing whereby the salary is not’ | Man speaks on the present state of the Nigerian economy (WATCH)

The Minister of finance Kemi Adeosun recently said Nigeria is facing one of its worst times economic wise. With the ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2016

Naira has fallen: The lambs remain silent

by Manasseh Egedegbe I was in the UK a few weeks ago. I bought bottled water from a store and ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

6 key observation from NBS data on the economy

by Joachim MacEbong The Nigerian Bureau of Statistic on Wednesday released a slew of new data on the economy covering GDP, ...

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AzeezAugust 25, 2016

The Nigerian Naira is the third worst performing currency globally – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has said that the nation’s currency, the naira is the third worst perfoming currency globally ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 17, 2016

‘PDP caused this hardship we are all going through’ – Oshiomhole

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday, blamed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the current economic difficulties of Nigeria. Speaking ...

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