Naira appreciates against Dollar as external reserve slides to $30.5billion

The nation’s external reserves continued its downward slide as it fell to $30.52 billion on Thursday. Naira However, the Naira on Wednesday appreciated by N3 against the dollar to N376 per dollar in the parallel market. Data posted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on its website showed that the external reserve fell to… Read More Naira appreciates against Dollar as external reserve slides to $30.5billion

Justice Mandisa Maya becomes first woman to be appointed as President of South Africa’s Court of Appeal

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has appointed Justice Mandisa Maya as the President of the Supreme Court of Appeal, the president’s office said on Friday, making her the first woman to occupy the position. “Her appointment to the position elevates her to the third highest position in the Judicial Branch, after the Chief Justice and… Read More Justice Mandisa Maya becomes first woman to be appointed as President of South Africa’s Court of Appeal

Nigerian Senate passes the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law

The Senate, on Thursday, broke the 17 years jinx by passing into law the age long Petroleum Industry Governance Bill. Senate President Bukola Saraki while commenting on the bill said, “This is a bill #PIGB that has been here for many years, we made a commitment and it’s being fulfilled.” Continuing, Saraki said, “This bill… Read More Nigerian Senate passes the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law