Wednesday, February 8, 2023

News Agency of Nigeria

February 7, 2023

Fourth national U-17 cricket championship postponed

The tournament was earlier scheduled for February 15 to 19 in Abuja. However, a new date is to be communicated later.

Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF)
February 7, 2023

Naira Scarcity: Zenith Bank shuts branches over attacks on staff

Some of the bank’s branches in the FCT and environs and other states visited on Tuesday were under lock.

Zenith bank branch
February 7, 2023

Lagos to spend 27.3% of 2023 budget on modern infrastructure: Official

About 27.3 percentage of the state’s 2023 budget amounts to N482.86 billion.

Samuel Egube
February 7, 2023

Buhari meets Emefiele, governors over new naira notes scarcity

Also in the meeting are Governors Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi and the president’s Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari.

Buhari, Emefiele and some governors
February 7, 2023

87.8% PVCs collected in Lagos: INEC

A total of 6,708,451 voters collected their PVCs out of the 7,637,402 registered voters in the state.

Permanent voters Card (PVC)
February 7, 2023

Tinubu placates Nigerians over cash crunch, fuel scarcity

Mr Tinubu asked Nigerians to remain calm as the federal government tries to solve the challenges.

Bola Ahmed Tinubu
February 7, 2023

Student accused of fraud tells court he was threatened by EFCC officials to write statement

The student also said that when he was picked up by EFCC officials, he was denied right to his lawyer.

EFCC operatives
February 7, 2023

NHRC inaugurates panel to investigate Nigerian Army’s forced abortion programme

Reuters accused the military of being involved in the massacre of children and other sexual and gender based violence.

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
February 7, 2023

No Nigerian casualty in Turkey, Syria earthquakes: Envoy

So far, over 3,400 people have been killed in the quake in Turkey and over 2,000 in Syria.

Earthquake in Turkiye
February 7, 2023

Nigerian postal service generated N3.63 billion in 2021: NBS

NIPOST handled 17,656,768 mails domestically and internationally in the year under review.