Naira depreciates as CBN injects $195m

The Naira, yesterday, depreciated in the parallel market, Investors and Exporters (I&E) window even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) injected $195 million into the interbank market. Vanguard investigation showed that the naira depreciated by N1 in the parallel market as the exchange rate for the market rose to N366 per dollar from N365…

Child marriage is rights violation – UN

Child marriage is a human rights violation. Despite laws against it, the practice remains widespread, in part because of persistent poverty and gender inequality. In developing countries, one in every three girls is married before reaching age 18. One in nine is married under age 15. Child marriage threatens girls’ lives and health, and it…

BREAKING: One injured as police tear gas anti-Buhari protesters

The protest demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari should either resume back to work or resign from office that had pervaded the nation’s capital, on Tuesday turned messy as security operatives fired tear gas canisters at the protesters. In the clash, one protester was reported injured while many defied the security operatives. The injured citizen was said…