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Active bank accounts linked to BVN stands at 43.3m-NBISS report

Active bank accounts linked to Bank Verification Number (BVN) as at September 6 stood at 43.32 million, a report by the Nigeria Interbank Settlement System (NBISS) has shown. The BVN data, falls short of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) target of 100 million customers enrolment on the BVN network in the next five years,

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StarTimes launches e-shopping TV channel GO

StarTimes has launched of StarTimes GO, a 24-hour channel dedicated to e-shopping and aimed at advancing the digital lifestyle of Nigerians. The integrated e-shopping platform offers audience access to a massive array of superior quality products, with great designs, at discounted prices and the goods are directly delivered to the doorsteps of shoppers. The e-shopping channel

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UBEB Trains teachers in oyo on safe reopening

Ahead of the September 21 schools resumption in Oyo State, the State Universal Basic Education Board has concluded the training of 2,454 Head Teachers in the State, on Covid-19 preventive measures. The Training session which held across all Educational zones in the State, started on Tuesday and ended on Thursday. Speaking at the closing of

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Buhari orders CBN to stop forex on all food imports into Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to call off issuance of foreign exchange for food and fertiliser imports, according to a statement by his spokesman, Reuters said. A related directive was given last year that the nominally-autonomous bank only partially observed, with some food importers still having access to foreign

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COVID-19 positive students treated, return to classes-Minister

Students who tested positive for COVID-19 during the ongoing 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination have returned to classes after treatment and discharge. The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, made this known on Monday in Abuja at the 62nd Joint National Briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19. According to

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