NEMBE, Nigeria , May 22 (Reuters) - Nigerian protesters shut down crude oil production at two flow stations of the Nembe oilfield in Bayelsa state on Friday over what they said was the sell-off of the region's energy wealth without the approval of its inhabitants.
LAGOS, May 22 (Reuters) - Nigeria 's interbank lending rate fell to an average of 8.5 percent on Friday from 14.25 percent last week as funds from matured Treasury bills offset the impact of the central bank's new Cash Reserves Requirement (CRR).
NAIROBI, May 22 (Reuters) - Yields on Kenya's Treasury bills could rise due to the higher rates on shorter dated term auction deposits, while those on Nigerian bonds may inch up as investors cut their positions.
LAGOS, May 22 (Reuters) - Nigeria sold 110.99 billion naira ($558 million) in Treasury bills at lower yields across all tenors compared with the previous sale on May 6, the central bank said on Friday.
ABUJA, May 20 (Reuters) - Outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the 4.5 trillion naira ($22.6 billion) budget for 2015, which was passed by parliament in late April, the president's spokesman said on Wednesday.
* Shares fall after Kenyan problems disclosed (Updates with troubles at Kenyan business, plans for Nigeria )
LAGOS, May 20 (Reuters) - Yields on Nigeria 's local bonds rose slightly on Wednesday after central bank's harmonisation of the Cash Reserves Requirement (CRR) on public and private sector deposits triggered a sell-off by some investors.
* Cash reserve requirement revised to 31 pct (Adds analysts quotes)
LAGOS, April 10 (Reuters) - Nigeria 's overnight lending rates rose sharply on Friday to 27 percent from 10.25 percent last week following a scramble for funds as lenders sought to meet a central bank cash reserve requirement.
LAGOS, May 19 (Reuters) - Nigeria held its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 13 percent, central bank governor Godwin Emefiele said on Tuesday.