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NANS commends IGP Adamu over fight against insecurity

NANS commends IGP Adamu over fight against insecurityNational Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone A , commends Nigerian Police and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu in fight against insecurity in the country. IGP, Mohammed Adamu By Emmanuel Afonne The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone A  has commended the Nigerian Police and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu in the fight against insecurity in the country. The commendation was made in a statement signed on Wednesday by Mr Muhammad Kichinka, Deputy Coordinator, NANS Zone A, comprising of Sokoto, Zamfara and Kebbi. Kichinka stated that the Nigerian police remained one of the strongest forces in Africa in spite of the security challenges in the country. He identified the police’s enhancement of operational capacity and

CAN appeals to govt to tackle insecurity

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter has appealed to government at all levels to tackle the security challenges facing the country. Rev. John Hayab, the Chairman of CAN made the appeal in a statement on Monday. Hayab said that the chapter was sad and upset with the killings and increasing insecurity in the north, especially in Kaduna, Katsina, Sokoto and Borno States. “Our governments must, therefore, live up to their responsibility by tackling the present state of insecurity across the country.’’ He urged them to wake up to their responsibilities and put an end to the criminality that had brought “about misery on the people.’’ Hayab noted that in the last few weeks, hundreds of people had been killed by

NNPC has 6,621 staff strength – Report

NNPC has 6,621 staff strength – Report NNPC says it currently has 6,621 staff strength both at its headquarters and across all its subsidiaries, division and offices nationwide. Mele Kyari, GMD, NNPC The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it currently has 6,621 staff strength both at its headquarters and across all its subsidiaries, division and offices nationwide. The corporation disclosed this in its report of compliance with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative’s (EITI) Open Data requirements, released in Abuja. The report disclosed that the 6,621 individuals comprised its total staff strength as at April 20, 2020. This meant that the recently employed 1,050 fresh graduates were captured, as their employments were concluded in February. According to the report, NNPC has 13 divisions/Strategic Business Units nationwide. It said

IMF cautions Nigeria against FX rationing as turnover falls 88%

IMF cautions CBN The IMF has cautioned the CBN against dollar rationing stressing that this will hamper foreign trade and investor confidence and thus slow down the nation’s economic recovery. The warning is coming on the heels of 88 percent decline in volume of dollars traded in the Investors & Exporters (I&E). Window even as external reserves declined further to $33.44 billion as at April 28th 2020. The IMF gave this warning while reviewing the recent developments in the nation’s foreign exchange market against the country’s request for $3.4 billion Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI) facility In its report on Nigeria’s request titled: “Request for purchase under the Rapid Financing Instrument”, the IMF stated: “With reserves falling, staff welcomes recent steps taken by

Germany Asks China To Pay £130billion As ‘Coronavirus Damages’

Germany Asks China To Pay £130billion As ‘Coronavirus Damages’ Germany has caused indignation in China after a major newspaper put together a £130bn invoice that Beijing “owes” Berlin following the impact of the coronaviruspandemic. Germany has joined France, the UK and the US in channeling its coronavirus wrath at China, where the virus originated. The list in the invoice includes a €27 billion charge for lost tourism revenue, up to €7.2 billion for the German film industry, a million euros an hour for German airline Lufthansa and €50 billion for German small businesses. Bild Newspaper of Germany calculated that this amounts to €1,784 (£1,550) per person if Germany’s GDP falls by 4.2 percent, under the title “What China owes us.” China retorted by claiming the

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