Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, hailed the launch of the country's first mobile money agent network saying it would deepen collaborations between the financial sector and the telecommunications industry.

Some state governments and quoted companies raised N53.48 billion from the bonds market of the Nigerian capital market in the first seven months of 2014.

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has flagged off an expanded Economic Empowerment Programme for residents of the state.

The Federal Government has awarded a N31.2 billion contract for the evacuation of electricity from the 40-megawatts capacity Kashimbilla Dam in Takum local government area of Taraba.

In order to forestall the inevitable adverse socio-economic consequences of financial exclusion in the Nigerian economy, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele has canvassed the need for the strengthening of the nation’s Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).

Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan says his administration, for the past seven years has been winning the ‘war’ against the twin economic challenge of unemployment and poverty through the State government’ s Delta Micro Credit Programme (DMCP) platform.

The Federal Government on Wednesday approved the total sum of N31.2 billion for the construction of a 40 megawatts electricity as part of the ongoing Kashim Billa Dam in Taraba State project.

Following widespread condemnation to the planned reintroduction of charges on the usage of Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) , the apex bank has said that part of the reason it re-introduced charges on Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) is that it is expensive to maintain the machine and requires ‘economic incentive’ for owners to deploy and service.

Union Bank of Nigeria Plc has once again been awarded the Best Support Bank in the Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme (ACGSF) for the 8th consecutive year by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).