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Daily Watch – UK to eliminate most Nigerian tariffs, Ethiopia’s Ahmed visits Sudan

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Godwin Emefiele and some bank directors over their collective refusal to honour an invite by the green chamber over the scarcity of the newly designed naira notes. The House had summoned the CBN governor and bank directors over the 31 January 2023 deadline for the validity of old ₦200, ₦500 and ₦1,000 notes but the bank chiefs have not honoured the invite. Gbajabiamila, in a statement on Thursday, said the bank chiefs, by shunning the invitation, insulted the authority and prerogatives of the people’s parliament. “This is unacceptable,” he said. The United Kingdom will eliminate tariffs on more than 3,000 products it imports from Nigeria in a bid to boost trade with Africa’s largest economy. Nigerian exporters of cocoa, cotton, plantain, flowers, fertilisers, tomatoes, frozen shrimp and sesame seed are among those that will benefit from the new tariff regime outlined in the UK’s new developing economies trading scheme, which targets 65 countries. “Nigeria is one of the UK’s most important partners in Africa and the UK government is committed to working with Nigerian businesses and exporters ...
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Daily Watch – UK to eliminate most Nigerian tariffs, Ethiopia’s Ahmed visits Sudan

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has ...
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Daily Watch – NAF bombs kill ‘scores’ of civilians, Tinubu alleges APC northern conspiracy

A Nigerian Air Force aerial operation has left scores of ...
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Daily Watch – Reps seek to criminalise FRA breach, Ghana clocks weak growth in 2022

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) raised its benchmark interest ...
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Daily Watch – FIRS does 2022 revenue victory lap, Eritrean forces begin Tigray pullout

On Monday morning, flight operations across airports in Nigeria were ...
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Daily Watch – Burkina Faso kicks French troops out, Petrol supplies to marketers drops 50% in six months

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has said ...
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Daily Watch – Official petrol prices to go up, Violence rocks rallies in Edo & Rivers

The FG has given approval to the Nigerian Midstream and ...
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Daily Watch – FAAC kitty almost touches ₦1trn, Ghana inflation slows to 52%

Edo's government on Wednesday announced the arrest of two traditional ...
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Daily Watch – INEC reiterates runoff preparedness, Equatorial Guinea arrests President’s son

President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking to add an unpaid $50 ...
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Daily Watch – Inflation slows a notch, DSS to investigate forex allocations

The Department of State Services (DSS) has opened an investigation ...
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Daily Watch – CAN condemns Niger priestly murder, NLNG cuts gas shipments

The Christian Association of Nigeria in Niger State has condemned ...
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Daily Watch – Terror unleashed in Anambra & Burkina Faso, PVC collection extended

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline ...
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Daily Watch – Scarcity ‘may drag on’ through H1 2022, 60% of customers lack prepaid meters

The supply hitches associated with the distribution of petrol may ...
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Daily Watch – World Bank downgrades GDP forecast, Doctors threaten to down tools

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on Tuesday threatened ...
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Daily Watch – INEC admit polls face ‘serious threat,’ al-Shabab rebuffs Somali overtures

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that this ...
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Daily Watch – 30 abducted in Edo train attack, Mali pardons 49 Ivorian soldiers

At least 30 people comprising staff and passengers of the ...
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Daily Watch – World Bank slashes 2022 forecast, Kano cleric lands death penalty

A Sharia court in Kano has sentenced a prominent Islamic ...
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Daily Watch – FG will be Eurobond-shy in 2023, Osun suspends mining licenses

The Labour Party (LP) says it has postponed its presidential ...
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Daily Watch – FG to mass prosecute terror suspects, Ramaphosa survives

Nigeria's Attorney-General Abubakar Malami says the FG will soon resume ...
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Daily Watch – ARCON takes aim with digital tax, South Sudan fighting displaces thousands

At least four people, including a policeman, have been killed ...
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Daily Watch – Air Force announces mammoth order, Zamfara demolishes APC campaign office

Nigeria is expecting to take delivery of 54 new air ...
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Daily Watch – House summons CBN over cash policy, Malaria deaths fall in 2021

Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Godwin Emefiele says there are ...
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Daily Watch – D’banj nabbed in N-Power scandal, South Sudan’s Kiir to run in 2024

The Nigerian military has conducted at least 10,000 secret and ...
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Daily Watch – New cash caps debut in January, Oromia unrests force Ethiopian intervention

Boko Haram terrorists has killed 33 wives of the rival ...
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Daily Watch – Abuja-Kaduna rail service resumes, 92m Nigerians bag NINs

Nigeria's state railway company on Monday resumed a popular train ...
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