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FG Approves New Electricity Tariffs

The Federal Government has authorized the collection of Service-Based electricity tariffs (SBT) from next week. The approval was given after sealing a deal with the organized labour yesterday. Earlier in September, the government suspended the…

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NIPCO: More Vehicles in Nigeria to Run on Gas

The Nigerian Independent Petroleum Company (NIPCO) Plc has pledged its commitment to ensuring that more vehicles run on gas in Nigeria, in order to improve efficiency and a cleaner environment. Mr Sanjay Teotia, Managing Director…


Fire Ravages Kano State College of Nursing

The Kano State College of Nursing has witnessed a fire incident on Wednesday, about 16 rooms were ravaged by the fire. It was reported that the fire incident happened at about 6:20pm during the Muslim…


300 Suspected Looters Face Trial in Plateau

The Plateau State Government has announced the beginning of prosecution of over 300 suspected persons who were arraigned on grounds of looting, criminal trespass, and arson among other charges in the state. This was revealed…


NSA Urges the Need For Cybersecurity Policy

Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd.), the National Security Adviser, stated that social media has become a platform to circulate riotous content to rouse violence, especially with the recent #EndSARS protest. Monguno disclosed this at the…


AMCON: Pan Ocean Group N240BN Debt Remains Unsettled

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) disclosed yesterday that there is yet to be an agreement with the management of the Pan Ocean group. Jude Nwauzor, the head of Corporate Communications, Asset Management Corporation…


CBN Releases Structure for N75bn Youth Investment Fund

The Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN), has issued guidelines for the execution of the proposed N75 billion Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF). The Federal Executive Council (FEC) had since July approved the N75 billion budget…




FG Inaugurates First NEMSA Board

The Federal Government has inaugurated the first board of the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA), after seven decades of its establishment. Mr. Goddy Jedy-Agba, the Minister of State for Power, yesterday, inaugurated the first…


Budget Proposal by Minister of Power Rejected by Senate

The budget defence of the Senate Committee on Power and Rural Electrification Agency (PREA) reached a standstill on Wednesday as the Committee exposed the Minister of Power, Alhaji Mamma Saleh, as being biased in the…


Reporting #ENDSARS: The Media as Protesters

The #ENDSars protest which has been the bulk of the story on the news has taken a new toll as the National Broadcast Commission (NBC) sanctioned major broadcast stations for violating broadcasting code during the…


5G Revolution: A Nation Left Behind

Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, hasexplained to the public that the 5G technology has the ability to provide technological support for security, rural development, employment opportunities…


WAEC Postpones Release of Examination Results

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has postponed the release of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination result. The WASSCE results were expected to be released within 45 days after the commencement of the…


NSCDC Reccomends Officer for Dismissal over Looting

Illiya Ibrahim, a Corps Assistant with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Gwawalada Division, has been nabbed and dismissed from service. He was accused of conniving with hoodlums in looting Covid-19 palliatives stashed…


FG to Regulate Social Media in Nigeria

Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture has stated that there is an urgency to regulate social media in order to checkmate fake news. The Minister told the House Committee on Information, National Ethics,…


World Exchanges Set to Review Nigeria’s Economy

Nandini Sukumar, the Chief Executive Officer of World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), with Adena Friedman, his NASDAQ Exchange’s compeer, has confirmed their participation in reviewing the role of the Nigerian financial market towards economic development….


US Election: Early Votes Total 69.9M

The United States Election Project revealed on Tuesday that early votes in the 2020 U.S. presidential election hit 69.6 million. This surpasses half of the total 137 million ballots recorded in the 2016 presidential election….


President Buhari Retains Mahmood as INEC Chairman

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has been reappointed by President Muhammadu Buhari for another five-year term. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, made this…