Friday, 31 July 2015

Police Arrests Wanted Fraudster Posing As An Ondo Herbalist

A 32 year old fraudster, Lanre Ologunagba, has been apprehended by police in Ondo State for defrauding his victims a sum of one million Naira.

Ologunagba, who was paraded in front of the media on Thursday in Akure, the Ondo State capital, when it was learned that he had been posing as an herbalist to cheat innocent people in the State.

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Police Takes Over PDP's Ekiti Secretariat

Police on Friday took over the Peoples Democratic Party Secretariat in Ado Ekiti, as crisis rocking the party in the State took a new twist.

Armed policemen numbering 50, one Armoured Personnel Carrier and operational vehicles were deployed in the Secretariat to prevent attack from the aggrieved members of the State Working Committee, perceived to be working against the interest of the governor.

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Suspected Boko Haram Member Killed For Planting 16 Bombs In Borno Market

Soldiers in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, have killed a suspected member of Islamic sect, Boko Haram, arrested for planting 16 Improvised Explosive Devices at Baga road fish market.

The suspected Boko Haram member was said to have been seen and identified by a teenage girl selling kolanut in the market.

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Appeals Court Declares Senator Dino Melaye's Election Tribunal Should Be Retried

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Friday set aside the decision of the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Kogi which struck out the petition of Sen. Smart Adeyemi.

Adeyemi of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had challenged the election of Sen. Dino Melaye of All Progressives Congress (APC), alleging electoral irregularities and malpractices.

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Female Suicide Bomber Arrested In Marou,Cameroon After Failed Suicide Attempt

This female suicide bomber was arrested after her failed attempt to bomb a market in Marou, Cameroon this morning.

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Thursday, 30 July 2015

Dbanj Blasts Nigerians Who Laugh At Him For Selling Garri

Pop star D'banj took to social media to slammed Nigerians for placing much attention of imported products and failed to support their own insisting many of the products we embrace and cherish in the country are foreign products.

Read his emotional outburst after the cut:

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Two Die, One Goes Blind After Eating ‘Forbidden’ Fish In Ebonyi State

Two persons reportedly lost their lives today in Ezillo community, Ishielu local government area of Ebonyi State after eating a fresh fish alleged to be forbidden in the area.

Another victim was said to have become blind also after eating the said fish.

The victims (names withheld) are labourers who were hired by one Mr. Alieze for a construction work.

An eye witness who gave his name as Mrs. Odoh Onyinyechi told our correspondent that the victims who decided to go on break while working at the site, went to the near-by stream where they harvested the said fish. The specie of the fish is forbidden by the community.

“A man from our community went to the town and brought people to work for him. The people later went to the stream to fetch water and came back with some fishes.
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EFCC Arrests Sacked NIMASA Boss Over Alleged Multibillion Naira Fraud

he Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the immediate past Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency [NIMASA], Patrick Ziakede Akpobolokemi, two weeks after he was fired from his post.

A source in NIMASA told PREMIUM TIMES Mr. Akpobolokemi was arrested in Lagos Thursday morning and was detained at the Lagos office of the EFCC in the Ikoyi area of the city.

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Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Notorious Robber Known As'vampire' Arrested By Security Operative In Imo State

A 28-year old notorious kidnapper,Henry Chibueze popularly known as "Vampire" has been apprehended by DSS. Luck had ran out of Vampire when he was trying to kidnap a tribunal Judges lodged at Disney Hotels, along Onitsha - Owerri Road.

Security Operatives, acting an a tip-off swooped on but he managed to escape with bullet wounds which he had gone to treat in the house of his elder brother where he was arrested alongside the brother's wife and her mother.

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Senate To Screens Service Chiefs Tomorrow

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said on Wednesday that the newly appointed service chiefs would be screened during plenary on Thursday by 11am.

The Senate president, who did not explain whether the screening would be done in either closed or open session, urged members to be seated on time in order to effectively do justice to the assignment before them.

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Buhari Arrives Cameroon To Discuss Boko Haram Fight With Pres. Paul Biya

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in neighbouring Cameroon on Wednesday for talks on how to combat the escalating regional threat from Boko Haram Islamists. Security was tight for the 24-hour visit, after a surge of Boko Haram violence in Cameroon including an unprecedented series of five suicide bombings in the far north.

Presidential guard soldiers were posted on rooftops of houses and along the route from the airport to the presidential palace in Yaounde, while vehicles armed with machine-guns patrolled the streets and access to the hotel where Buhari will stay was blocked.

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SAD: Mother Dumped Newborn Baby Inside Carton In Ilorin Kwara State

Mother Abandoned Newborn Baby Inside Carton In Ilorin Kwara State.A newborn baby was yesterday abandoned by his mother in a carton in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.

 The innocent baby boy was found along Adelodun road in the Government Reserved Area of Ilorin.
Good Samaritans who heard the cry of the baby alerted the police.

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Two Nigerian Couple In Spain Have Been Arrested For Forcing Victims Into Prostitution With Voodoo

Two Nigerians in Spain have been arrested in connection to a prostitution ring as they were identified to have used voodoo to force their victims into commercial sex in several Spanish cities.

 The man and woman arrested were picked up on the filed warrant issued by another Nigerian female in Oslo, Norway.

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SAD: Neighbour Rapes Two- Year-Old Girl In Lagos

One Kehinde Paul who allegedly raped a two-year-old girl, has been arraigned before the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja.

The mother of the victim, Mrs. Mercy Ofaghae gave her evidence in court as the prosecution first witness, and narrated how her neighbour, Kehinde raped her daughter.

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Charles Antwi Tries To Kill Mahama, Ghanaian President

The gunman who attempted to assassinate the President last Sunday has said he wanted to do so in the best interest of the nation.

According Charles Antwi, he wanted to save Ghana from the bad governance under the Mahama-led administration.

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Buhari Appoints Head of Amnesty Programme For Ex militants

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Brigadier-General Paul.T. Boroh (rtd.) as the Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta militants.

Brig. Boroh, whose appointment takes immediate effect, is to take over the responsibilities of Kingsley Kuku, the former Special Adviser to President Jonathan on Niger Delta who also doubled as Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme.

The appointment of a new Coordinator for the Amnesty Programme is expected to lead to the speedy resolution of recent hitches in its implementation such as the non-payment of outstanding allowances to ex-militants.
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Tanker Loaded With 33,000 Liters Of Fuel Falls At Lagos Airport

An incident capable of setting the Murtala International Muhammed Airport, Lagos on fire was today averted, as a 33,000 liter capacity tanker carrying aviation fuel lost control, fell and spilled its contents around the toll gate plaza located at the international wing of the airport.

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), the Lagos State Fire Service, the Nigerian Police and other emergency response agencies responded speedily to douse the situation. The tanker with registration number: AAA 991 XQ, was coming from Ikeja axis and driving towards the international airport, lost control in the process of negotiating the sharp bend around the airport.

Apart from the tanker driver, who was injured and taken to the nearest hospital, ther was no other casualty was report. The accident however caused a gridlock for commuters around the axis. Speaking to journalists at the accident spot, the leader of the Lagos State Fire Service, Mr. Fatai Rafiu, said that the command received a distress call on the accident at 10:14 a.m. while its team from the Mobalaji Bank Anthony Way responded almost immediately.
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Popular Fake Prophet, Destiny Onwudinjo Commits Suicide In Kirikiri Prison

Remember the prophet, Destiny Onwudinjo, of Heaven Divine Ministry, in Shasha, Lagos who was sentenced to seven years imprisonment without an option of fine for running away from court to evade trial? well he has committed suicide inside Kirikiri

According to his co-inmates and neighbours, Onwudinjo died recently in prison custody due to frustration.

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Gunmen Kidnap Four Female Students At EBSU, Abakaliki In An Apparent Robbery

Four female students of Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki, have allegedly been abducted by gunmen who invaded the Simeon Oduoye female hostel of the College of Agricultural Science campus of the university.

Two of the security agents manning the campus were said to have been shot on their legs by the gunmen a situation which forced others to go into hiding for safety.

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Mourinho Tips Mikel To Captain Chealsea

The Portuguese has tipped the Super Eagles’ midfielder to replace Terry as Blues’ skipper owing to the number of years he has spent at the Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has earmarked John Obi Mikel as a likely replacement for John Terry as the Blues’ captain.

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Tuesday, 28 July 2015

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Is Dead

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, has died at the age of 85 in a London hospital.

The monarch was said to have died around 5pm on Tuesday (today).

Relevant officials, who spoke to our correspondent on Tuesday night, however, refused to confirm the monarch’s death, saying they did not want to be quoted on the death of the foremost traditional ruler, who was said to have passed away on Tuesday.

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Toyin Saraki Arrived At EFCC Unprepared, Left Shocked At How Much They Know

SaharaReporters has learned from sources within the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that Toyin Saraki, the wife to Senate President Bukola Saraki, arrived at the EFCC “totally unprepared” for the questions interrogators were asking.

Senator Saraki and his wife have been the subject of intense pressure over documents which reveal they have been stealing and laundering money from Kwara State and various financial institutions for decades. These documents also reveal that Mrs. Saraki has played a significant role in assisting to launder these funds.

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Psychiatric Doctor Narrates How She Was Molested By A Patient

Working in a conventional hospital is no child’s play. It has its difficulties. But working in a psychiatry hospital poses a different challenge. In fact, the latter has bigger challenges. And the story of some members of staff of the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, easily conveys this.

According to them, working in an environment that has the mentally-challenged persons is more than a tea party.

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United States Of America Gave Buhari Names Of Oil Thieves

The United States of America has handed over the names of Nigerian oil thieves to President Muhammadu Buhari, a member of the President’s entourage during last week’s visit to the US confided in The PUNCH on Tuesday.

“I can tell you that the President already has the list of names of the people engaging in the stealing of Nigeria’s oil. The list, when released by the President, will shock Nigerians. But let’s wait and see first,” the source said.

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Kenya Woman Names Baby Born During Obama's Trip ''Air Force One Barack Obama"

Obamamania may have seized Kenya over the weekend, but for some, the frenzy will now be life-long. A batch of Kenyan newborn babies have been named in honour of the US President, his wife and even his presidential jet, AirForceOne.

According to Lucy Akinyi Okoth, one of the new mothers who spoke to reporters:

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Monday, 27 July 2015

Atoza Ihindan’s Son Writes About His Assassination, Shares photos

PDP Chieftain Atoza Ihindan was shot dead last week Friday July 17th by unknown gunmen. Right is the scene of the incident with the late Atoza slumped on a chair after he was shot dead.

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Police, Robbers In Gun Battle In Ogun State , 2 Killed

The police at Agbado Crossing Police Station, Ayila in Ogun State, southwest Nigeria, On Sunday engaged a five-man robbery gang in a gun battle during which two of the robbers were shot dead.

The robbers had stormed Dalemo community, a suburb of Ogun State, at about 3:30 a.m. before the police engaged them in a gun fight.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown Dies After Six Months In Coma

Bobbi Kristina Brown has died aged 22 – six months after she was found unconscious in a bathtub.The aspiring singer was rushed to hospital and placed in a medically-induced coma on January 31 after she was discovered face-down in the water-filled tub at her townhouse in Roswell, Georgia.

 She passed away, surrounded by her family, at the hospice on Sunday – just 3 years after her famous mother, singer Whitney Houston, died aged 48 in a bathtub at a hotel in Beverly Hills.

Officials are planning to treat the death of Bobbi Kristina, who was found in the tub with bruises on her face and body, swollen lips and a missing tooth, as a murder investigation.

The person of interest in the case will reportedly be her boyfriend, Nick Gordon. The Houston family said on Sunday night that Bobbi Kristina ‘is finally at peace in the arms of God.’

In a statement via a representative, they said: ‘Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away July, 26 2015, surrounded by her family. She is finally at peace in the arms of God. We want to again thank everyone for their tremendous amount of love and support during these last few months.’May her soul rest in peace…Amen!
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SAD: Baby Disappears Mysteriously During Naming In Ogun State

Anxiety and confusion enveloped the rustic Inuosegba community in Abeokuta as residents discovered items suspected to be severed human wrist, school pupils’ bags and uniforms in a locked building while searching for a missing 18 months old baby.

The 18 months baby identified as Hezekiah Opeyemi Ogundele was taken to a naming ceremony at Inuosegba community around 4pm on Sunday by his brother but while the ceremony was to commence, the baby was discovered to have disappeared mysteriously.

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EFCC Arraigns 6 Persons For 31 million Naira Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, July 24, 2015, arraigned six persons before Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja on a 17 count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing and forgery.

Photo of accused persons:   

Adeotun Kammal, Abiodun Afainiwa, Festus Onile, Garuba Olawale, Jayeola Afolabi, hotoGaruba Olawale

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Fraudsters Arrested With Fake Currencies In Bauchi

You may recalled that On the 12/7/2015,The command striking unit smashed a 419 Syndicate who specialised in cheating their victims under false pretense and printing fake currencies, both Local and Foreign.

Discreet investigation further led to the arrest of three more Suspects today 26/7/2015 as follows,

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Court Refuses To Stop Ekweremadu, Others’ Investigation Over Forgery

A Federal High Court in Abuja has declined to stop the police from its ongoing investigation of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and others in relation to the alleged forgery of the 2015 Standing Rules of the Senate.

Justice Gabriel Kolawole in a ruling on Monday refused an ex-parte application filed by Senator Prince Gilbert Emeka Nnaji, with which he sought to among others, restrain the police from proceeding with the investigation and making public the report of the inquiry.

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Police Arrested Three Men For Diverting N40m USAID Drugs

The police in Lagos State have arrested 3 suspected thieves, Emmanuel Onyike, 51; Alabi Daudu, 68; and Paul Aina, 58 for  allegedly diverting a container loaded with pharmaceutical drugs, valued at N40m, to the Igando area of the state.

 It was gathered that the suspects were apprehended by the operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad attached to Zone 2, on Saturday, July 18.

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Sunday, 26 July 2015

Passenger arrested for smoking on Arik London flight

The Airport Police Command has arrested one Lawal Oluwabusola for smoking cigarette on board Arik Air flight from London to Lagos.

A statement by Mr Livinus Chukwuma Police Public Relations Officer PPRO Airport Command said, the man was apprehended on arrival at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.

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SAD: 14 Killed, Over Hundred Hospitalized After Inhaling Poisonous Gases From Jos Water Treatment Plant

Chlorine cylinder explosion at the state government’s water treatment plant at the Lamingo water dam in Jos, Plateau state, left 14 people dead, with over a hundred sustaining varying degrees of injuries from poisonous gas inhalation.

The cylinder exploded at about 11.30 pm on Friday while people were asleep, The Punch reports, and the gaseous substance enveloped the entire neighbourhood.

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NASS Clerk Faces Trial As Police Establish Forgery

The Police appear to have established a case of forgery of the Senate Standing Orders 2015 which paved the way for the June 9, 2015 emergence of Dr. Bukola Saraki as Senate President and Chief Ike Ekweremadu as Deputy Senate President.

There were indications yesterday that the police might charge the Clerk to the National Assembly, Alhaji Salisu Maikasuwa to court for the alleged forgery of the Standing Orders.

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Corruption Of Justice System In Ikorodu By Omo Onile

Attention all in copy!!!
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode
Honourable Justice O.O. Atilade
Honourable Justice O.O. Oke
Honourable Justice K.O. Alogba
Office of the Public Defender Lagos State
Citizens Mediation Centre
Judicial Service commission
Attorney General’s Office-Mrs Omotola Rotimi
Honourable S.O.B. Agunbiade
Honourable Jimi Benson

Corruption of the Judicial system in Ikorodu by Land Speculators to the detriment of the Poor masses

I will like to use this opportunity to bring to the notice of the Lagos State Government and the entire Judicial system within the state of the ongoing corruption of the Judicial system and the subversion of justice within Ikorodu Local Government Area.

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President Says Ministers Won't Award Contracts Again

As part of the ongoing reform of several strata of the Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that ministers won’t be having the luxury of awarding contracts or getting corrupt in how contracts are awarded.

Speaking with journalists in Washington DC during his four-day visit to the United States, Buhari said ministers would no longer have power to award contracts.

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Saturday, 25 July 2015

Cameroon Police Arrest Two White Individuals Suspected Of Plotting Terror Attacks

Armed Cameroon police officers (Rapid response unit Esir) arrested two men on Saturday, suspected of plotting a terrorist attack in Yaounde, ‘Briqueterie’ neighborhood. The two men are reported to be Caucasian type. Based on early reports, they were in possession of bags full of explosives.

The Briqueterie neighborhood is known for being the area of Yaounde with the largest Muslim population. At this point it is unclear who the suspected terrorists were targeting.

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MISSING: Have You Seen This Doctor?

The person below who goes by the name Dr. Nwaruh Henry has been missing for 2days now. He left Ijebu-ode, Ogun state for anambra state on the 23rd of july,2015 and since then no one has heard from him. If u have seen him or have an idea of his whereabout pls call the following numbers immediately 08065407796, 07034255279, 08033618166, 08038309500, 07033499085

Please help and rebroadcast. Thanks a lot

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Boko Haram Kills 25 In Adamawa

A bloody and terrifying raid by Boko Haram on Friday left at least 25 people dead in three villages in eastern Nigeria's Adamawa state, according to residents and a local government official. Adamawa state borders Borno state, Boko Haram's birth place and main stronghold.

Storming in on motorcycles, the gunmen attacked the neighboring villages of Kopa, Maikadire and Yaffa around 9 a.m. local time, shooting and killing residents, according to witnesses and local government chairman Maina Ularamu.

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Head Teacher raped And Put Stick Inside The Private Parts Of 4 Female Pupils

A Senior Magistrate Court V sitting in Katsina has remanded a Primary school Headmaster, Abubakar Isiyaku, 56, and his Assistant, Abdullahi Liman (Baban Ummi) for allegedly raping 4 teenage girls.

The duo who are teachers at Ganuwa primary school reportedly had carnal knowledge of their pupils, Hafsat (7yrs), Rukkaya (6yrs), Fatima (4yrs) and Zainab Dikko (4yrs), one after the other in the school located in Charanci local government area of Katsina State.

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Lagos Fire Service Saves Man Who Used Sex Enhancement Device From Death

The personnel of the Lagos State Fire Service said on Saturday that they rescued a 40-year-old man from death after he used a sex performance enhancer that enlarged his manliness beyond expectation.

The Director of Fire Service, Rasak Fadipe, who made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, said the man wore a metal ring on his joystick.

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SAD: Woman Brutalized By Police Baby Dies In Incubator

Family demands trial of 3 cops who beat 8-month pregnant housewife into coma.

See previous post :

“Take me to my son, I want to see him”, Chika Elekawachi pleaded with family members who were still lost in thought on how to break the news of the death of her baby. Chika is the eight-month pregnant woman who was allegedly brutalized by three policemen attached to the Satellite Police Division in Lagos on Sunday, July 19, 2015.

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Governors Rush To Declare Assets Due To President Buhari New Anti-Corruption Agenda

Overwhelmed by the new anti-corruption agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari, the 36 state governors have rushed to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to declare their assets.

The bureau has, however, started investigation of the claims in the assets declaration forms of the governors.

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Friday, 24 July 2015

Nigeria's Forex Reserves Rise 5.6 Pct Month-on-month By July 22 - REUTERS

Nigeria's foreign exchange reserves rose $30.69 billion by July 22, up 5.6 percent from $29.03 billion a month earlier, latest data from the central bank.

However, the forex reserves of Africa's top crude exporter were down20.9 percent from $$38.8 billion a year ago.

The growth in reserves for the month was attributed to efforts of the present government to plug leakage and demand management by the central bank.

The central bank restricted access to foreign exchange by last month and introduced tight control of the foreign exchange market to curb speculation and conserves forex reserves
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