CBN Extends Old Naira Use Deadline Till February 10

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has extended the deadline for the use of the old notes till February 10. CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, announced the extension in a statement signed on Sunday. Details shortly…

Abia: PDP fixes February 4 to elect Ikonne’s replacement

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, on Friday, announced a fresh governorship primary election following Prof. Uche Ikonne’s demise. Ikonne died on Wednesday after battling a protracted illness. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, directed the party to conduct an election to replace …

First Bank opens Saturday/Sunday for depositors of old currency

First Bank of Nigeria, on Friday, called on all her customers to deposit their old currency. In a circular sent to all its branches nationwide and seen by Authentic, in Kaduna, it directed all its branches to open on Saturday, Sunday for customers who are …

Mammoth crowd as G-5 governors flag-off PDP campaign in Enugu

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, G-5 governors stormed Enugu State on Friday for the flag-off of the party’s campaign. At the event were Governor of Enugu State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Enugu North Senatorial District, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Governor …

Ikpeazu, PDP, others mourn Gov candidate Ikonne

Abia Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has joined other Abians in mourning the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prof Uche Ikonne. Ikpeazu, in a statement he personally signed, directed all flags in Abia PDP offices to be lowered and flown at half mast in honour of …

Buhari constitutes committee to tackle petroleum scarcity problem

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the constitution of a 14-man Steering Committee on Petroleum Products Supply and Distribution management to find a lasting solution to disruptions in the supply and distribution of petroleum products in the country. The committee, which will be chaired by …

Peter Obi: How I Was Attacked In Katsina

Presidential Candidate of Labour Party (LP), Mr. Peter Obi, has narrated how his campaign team was attacked in Katsina State. Obi’s team that has been on a state-to-state tour touched down in Katsina on Monday. Authentic had reported how the Presidential Candidate wooed voters and …