Thursday, 7th December 2023


2 Dec
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced that from April 2024, accounts without Bank Verification Number (BVN) and National Identity Number (NIN) will be frozen.
1 Dec
The Central Bank of Nigeria has warned bank account holders that accounts without a Bank Verification Number (BVN) and National Identification Number (NIN) will be frozen.
25 Nov
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, yesterday, declared that he would not contest against President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the 2027 presidential election. 
24 Nov
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Nyesom Wike, has announced that obtaining a Certificate of Occupancy (C-of-O) in Abuja will now require a National Identification Number (NIN) and Bank Verification Number (BVN).
11 May
He said the insinuation that the BVN expires after 10 years of issuance is incorrect
3 May
The number of account holders placed on the bank verification number (BVN) watch list for fraud-related activities jumped 25 per cent to 7,552 in about nine months, underpinning the rising level of fraud in the financial system.


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The Ogun State House of Assembly has passed a resolution requesting that the State Government to put machineries in motion to stem the subtle take-over of Adire, Kampala local industry by foreigners. The passage of the resolution followed a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Yusuf Sheriff, seconded by the Minority Leader, Lukman Adeleye and…
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Lupita Nyong'o, 40, and Joshua Jackson, 45, were recently seen holding hands during a romantic stroll near Joshua Tree, California, confirming ongoing romance rumours. The pair, first linked in October, showcased a coordinated casual style during the outing. A source shared with ET that the couple is enjoying their time together, describing their connection as…
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From the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dele Alake, came the revelation that 1,633 mining licenses have so far been revoked. Speaking yesterday during the launch and public presentation of a book titled: "The Beauties of Nigeria" in Abuja, he explained that the measure has led to a successful reduction in illegalities in the mining…
1 hour ago
The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF), a prominent non-profit organization combating gender-based violence (GBV) in Nigeria, hosted its fifth annual advocacy WARIF No Tolerance March, against Gender-based Violence worldwide, as part of its annual campaign to commemorate the United Nations (UN) 16 Days of Activism. The campaign has had a growing reach and impact…
1 hour ago
The Nigerian Navy has confirmed the arrest of 17 people caught engaging in the illegal siphoning of crude oil in Ondo state. Navy spokesperson, Commodore Adedotun Olukayode Ayo-Vaughan, in a statement said the Forward Operating Base (FOB) Igbokoda in Ondo on Wednesday at about 10:00pm detected the suspects. Ayo-Vaughan added that the Naval officers arrested…
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Gunmen on Thursday attacked players and officials of the Sunshine Stars football club of Akure along the Benin-Ore highway. A ball boy for the team whose identity is yet to be disclosed was said to have been shot during the attack, while the Manager, Seun Betiku, and some other officials sustained varying degrees of injuries.…
1 hour ago
A group of Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) from Kano State has called on the Bola Tinubu-led federal government to do whatever it could to ensure that Kano State is not destabilized. Together with other well-wishers, the people with disabilities today gathered at Karonmajigi community in Abuja to draw global attention to the need for restoration…
1 hour ago
NG-CARES has held a three-day step-down training on gender-based violence (GBV) in Asaba, Delta state, and called for the elimination of gender-based violence in Nigeria. Participants were drawn from nine states, including the host Delta, Enugu, Akwa-Ibom, Ebonyi, Rivers, Cross Rivers, Abia, Imo and Bayelsa states. Speaking at the event, the Commissioner for Economic Planning…
1 hour ago
The Nigerian Army has presented 2023 merit awards to officers and men of the force who have distinguished themselves in various examinations conducted. Presenting the award to soldiers in the TRADOC officers mess in Minna, Niger State, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Taoreed Lagbaja, said the award is a laudable initiative worthy…
3 hours ago
The Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on public petition, Mr Mike Eteba yesterday grilled officials of the Economies and financial crimes commission (EFCC) and the Nigeria Correctional Service...