Press Statement: ICAN Opposes Introduction of N5,000 Notes

The attention of the Institute has been drawn to the August 23, 2012 Press Statement by the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi in which he apprised the nation of the apex bank’s plan to restructure the existing profile and redesign the Nigerian currency for the sum of N40billion. […]

U.S. warns citizens in Nigeria of possible attacks

By Ogala Emmanuel, PremiumTimes:  Extremists may attempt to target U.S citizens and other Westerners in Nigeria, the United States embassy in Nigeria has warned. The embassy issued the warning following an attack on a U.S. Mission in Beghazi, Libya, the previous day, which killed an ambassador and three other embassy staff Americans. “The U.S. Mission […]

Imo State University, Private Firm Scam Students

Imo State University, Abuja Satellite Campus, is declared illegal by the NUC to the chagrin of thousands of students ICIR:  The Imo State University, Owerri, and an Abuja – based educational services company are embroiled in a satellite campus and university admission racket which has tricked thousands of students into paying over N150 million in […]

Okonjo-Iweala Seeks Reform without the Godfathers

By Tim Cocks and Joe Brock Reuters: Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is battling to reform one of the world’s most corrupt nations without support from the shadowy “godfathers” who wield power from behind the scenes. But while Western nations and international agencies admire her drive from afar, they hold little sway in Nigeria. Okonjo-Iweala’s […]


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