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El-Rufai and Buhari
Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai(2nd right) and other Military officers receiving President Muhammadu Buhari (right) on his arrival in Kaduna State ahead of the Nigerian Defence Academy Passing Out Parade … yesterday.

El-Rufai, Gbajabiamila, Ganduje dares Buhari over use of old naira notes as legal tender

Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai has dared President Muhammadu Buhari on the naira redesign policy, saying the old notes remain legal tender in the state. [ad] Buhari in a national broadcast on
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President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the launch of the Newly Redesigned Naira Notes at the State House, Abuja... PHOTO: Twitter/NigeriaGOV

Old 500, 1000 Naira notes cease to be legal tender, says Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that old ₦‎500 and ₦‎1000 notes are no longer legal tender in the country. [ad] Buhari said this in a national broadcast aired on national
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A customer withdraws Nigerian naira from an automated teller machine (ATM) at a bank in Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria, on November 10, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Tension as commercial banks reject old naira notes in Kano

Anxiety is building up as commercial banks in Kano are refusing to attend to customers with the old naira notes. [ad] Our correspondent gathered that the banks are not issuing the new
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Despite Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited’s promise of additional supply of fuel, scarcity of the product persists across the country PHOTOS: PHILIP OJISUA

Fuel crisis: Rights group plot nationwide protest next week

Barring last minutes changes, concerned citizens under the auspices of Network of Civil Societies for Economic Sustainability (NCSES) have concluded arrangement to embark on a nationwide protest next week. [ad] The impending
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