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South Sudan Authorities Arrest Two People With $1.8m Counterfeit Cash

South Sudan Authorities Arrest Two People With $1.8m Counterfeit Cash

South Sudan’s Internal Security Bureau of the National Security Services in Juba has apprehended two people believed to have counterfeited more than $1.8 million. Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, David John Kumuri, National Security director of Public Relations, said the suspects were arrested in separate operations. “The two suspects were respectively apprehended in possession […]

Currency Outside Banks Rise 55 Percent to N2.3trn in 5yrs

Currency Outside Banks Rise 55 Percent to N2.3trn in 5yrs

Currency outside the banking system rose sharply by 55 per cent to N2.3 trillion in 2020 from N1.46 trillion in 2015, as Nigerians had to spend more on goods and services in response to sharp naira depreciation within the past five years. Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, obtained by Vanguard shows that […]

Borrowing Goes Through the Roof As EA Amasses U.S.$73 Billion in External Debt

Borrowing Goes Through the Roof As EA Amasses U.S.$73 Billion in External Debt

Countries in the region have seen increased borrowing over the past decade, amassing $73.8 billion in external debt. The International Debt Statistics 2021 report by the World Bank shows that between 2009 and 2019, countries in the region increased external borrowing by nearly four times, from $19.9 billion to $73.8 billion. During the period, Kenya […]

Enugu State Governor Rewards Woman For Returning N13.9 Million She Received In Error

Enugu State Governor Rewards Woman For Returning N13.9 Million She Received In Error

In appreciation of the outstanding and exemplary honesty, she displayed in returning the sum of 13.94 million mistakenly paid into her account, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Tuesday, rewarded Josephine Chukwujama-Eze, with a cash of N 1 million. The cash reward was announced by the State Commissioner for Gender Affairs and Social Development, […]

Sudanese Pound Hits Record Lows Against World Currencies

Sudanese Pound Hits Record Lows Against World Currencies

The rate of the Sudanese Pound (SDG) is trading at all-time lows on the streets of Khartoum. There is no end in sight for the ongoing economic malaise in the country – largely a legacy of the corruption and mismanagement by the deposed Al Bashir regime – that has led to unrelenting price hikes for […]

Money For Combating Violence Against Women Misused, Mexican Official Says

Money For Combating Violence Against Women Misused, Mexican Official Says

Money intended for a national program to combat violence against women has been misused, a top Mexican official said on Tuesday, confirming a media probe saying the funds were spent on key-rings and refrigerator magnets as promotional tokens for the campaign. Such use of funding intended for national, state and local governments to help support […]

Money God’s Way

Money God’s Way

The plan of God for our lives is that God doesn’t want us to depend on others for survival, the will of God is that we should always be able to fend for ourselves. There’s dignity in labour don’t be ashamed of what you do for a living. You can never be stranded for opportunities […]

The Story Corner : The Ghost Rider

The Story Corner : The Ghost Rider

Y’all know the gist merchant is here. Okay, something has been buzzing on social media and I find is very crazy. yeah, really crazy because some of these young men don’t want to work hard but want to live off other people, especially successful women. There’s been gist online that some boys now intentionally become […]

Setting The Right Financial Goals

Setting The Right Financial Goals

Hello Friend! It’s that time of the year where everyone starts to think about the New Year (hopefully) and set goals. Two years ago; 2016 to be precise, I set out with a goal of publishing 4 books for that year; 1 per quarter. At the end of the year, I ended up with 3 books […]

‘Ramaphoria’ Evaporates as Reality Sets In for South Africa

‘Ramaphoria’ Evaporates as Reality Sets In for South Africa

If there were any doubts that the euphoria following Cyril Ramaphosa’s election as president of South Africa has worn off, this week’s slump in the rand has removed them. The currency has plunged to a level last seen when Jacob Zuma was still in charge, having retreated from a three-year high against the dollar amid […]

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