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Governor of Nigeria’s southern state tests positive for COVID-19

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The governor of Delta state in southern Nigeria, Ifeanyi Okowa, has been confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus. Olisa Ifeajika, the governor...
Depression manifests in many different forms

South African Reserve Bank governor warns of another depression

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The COVID-19 pandemic's impact on economy is likely to be like the Great Depression, said South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago on Thursday. ...
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Nigeria assures investors of forex repatriation amid dwindling oil revenues

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Nigeria on Sunday assured investors of the safety of their investments in the country despite dwindling revenues from the sale of crude oil globally. ...
Nigerian Economy

Nigeria’s economic hub to restart economy with phased strategy

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Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub and epicenter of COVID-19 will restart its economy in a multi-phase manner after weeks of lockdown for the coronavirus outbreak,...
A pedestrian wearing scarf walks along a street in New York, the United States, March 16, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in United States has topped 4,600 as of Monday night, an increase of more than 1,000 in the past 24 hours, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

New York state to reopen with phased strategy – Andrew Cuomo

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The U.S. state of New York will restart its economy after the peak of the coronavirus outbreak in a multi-phase manner, Governor Andrew Cuomo...
Greg Abbott

500,000 jobs listed online for Texas – Greg Abbott

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U.S. Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that nearly 500,000 job openings are currently listed online to help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Zamfara

Nigerian military to resume operation against bandits in northern state

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Nigerian troops will resume full onslaught against unrepentant bandits in the northwest state of Zamfara, said Bello Matawalle, the state governor. In...
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Ghana gets Payment Systems Advisory Committee

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Ghana get its first-ever Payment Systems Advisory Committee to guide the Bank of Ghana on regulation and oversight, operational and technical stands of the...
Boko Haram Nigeria

Scores of Boko Haram fighters killed in NE Nigeria

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Scores of Boko Haram terrorists have been killed during an attack in Damboa town in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, said the state governor...
Ernest Addison

Adhere to Corporate Governance Standards – BoG

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Dr Ernest Addison, Governor, Bank of Ghana (BoG), has urged owners and directors of banks and other financial institutions to strictly adhere to...

BoG, IFEJ train journalists on monetary policy operations

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A training workshop on Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Reporting has been held for members of the Institute of Financial and Economic to improve...
Nigeria-Border with Republic of Benin

CBN Gov canvasses border closure for 2 years, says will wipe out banditry, insurgency

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Mooting border closure for at least two years, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says it will decimate insurgency, banditry...
Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison

Policy rate maintained at 16% for the third time

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The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana has agreed to maintain the policy rate at 16 per cent for the third time. Addressing...
E Cigarettes

New York: Governor Increase Age Tobacco and e-cigarette sales to 21

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Governor of U.S. New York State Andrew Cuomo announced a proposal on Saturday to raise the minimum age for tobacco and electronic cigarette purchases...

Nigeria’s oil-rich state governor raises alarm of political crisis

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The governor of Akwa Ibom, an oil-rich state in Nigeria, Udom Emmanuel on Tuesday said the state is under siege over recent political crisis...
Bank of Ghana

Financial institutions urged to develop innovative products for SMEs

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Dr Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), has bemoaned the low credit facility extended to small and medium-scale...

Zonta Club walk to raise funds

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The Zonta Club of Accra, a member of Zonta International, a global organisation of executives and professionals, has organised a health walk and fundraising...

Okezie Ikpeazu: Could Be That Abia Has Stood Up Again ?…. .(II)

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(Continued) The “Proudly Made in Aba” revolution is not exclusive to Ndi Abia alone, it is open to all Nigerians from all walks of life...
Dr. Ernest Addison

BoG Focuses On Price Stability – Governor

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The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison has said, price stability is a key facilitator to growth and development, thus, there...

Mastercard Foundation To Deepen Financial Inclusion

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The Mastercard Foundation has announced its fifth annual and largest Symposium on Financial Inclusion (SoFI) to take place in Accra, on November 7 to...
Banks

Namibia leaves interest rates unchanged at 6.75 percent

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The Bank of Namibia has left its key repo rate unchanged at 6.75 percent on Wednesday, Governor Iipumbu Shiimi announced. He said the level is...
military

Nigeria to withdraw troops from SE state

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Nigerian soldiers would be withdrawn from the streets of Umuahia, the state capital of southern Abia, and Aba, its commercial nerve center, by Friday,...
Ernest Anderson

UT Bank, Capital Bank Licenses Were Withdrawn to Safeguard Deposits

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Dr Ernest Anderson, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, says the decision to revoke the licenses of UT Bank and Capital Bank (BoG)...
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Six abducted students regain freedom in Nigeria: governor

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At least six students abducted two months ago from a college in Nigeria's southwestern state of Lagos have regained freedom from their kidnappers, a...

Veteran Justice Obaseki dies at 93

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Justice Obaseki, The first ever Supreme court from Edo State, Justice Andrew Obaseki, has died at the age of 93. The late Justice Andrew Obaseki...
Governor El rufai

Journalists prepared to take on El Rufair for hostile treatment

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The National Union of Journalists, NUJ, is bracing for conflict with the Kaduna state governor, Mallam El Rufai over his continued persecution of journalists,...

Court grants Ibrahim Turaki in corruption case

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Justice Halilu Yusuf of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Thursday July 13, 2017 granted bail to the former...

Governor approves suspension of Baale of Shangisha

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Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode  has approved the suspension of the Baale of Shangisha in Magodo, Chief Yusuf Ogundare for faking his kidnap which allegedly...

Osun State elections: Aregbesola says democracy has won

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Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the Osun state governor, has reacted to the victory of Dr. Ademola Adeleke at the Senatorial bye-election which took place in...

Chidoka promises to review all market levies in Anambra

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Former Aviation minister and leading face of the United Progressive Party (UPP) in the November 18, 2017 Anambra governorship election, Chief Osita Chidoka says his government...