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Governor Ishaku expresses doubts over President Buhari’s Mambilla hydropower project

Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, has expressed reservations over the construction of the 3,050 megawatts Mambilla Hydropower Project approved by the Federal Executive Council.

Babatunde Fashola urges Nigerians to embrace solar energy

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has advised Nigerians to embrace solar energy to reduce pressure on the national grid.

Babatunde Fashola calls for support to end Apapa gridlock, port congestions

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday in Lagos called for the collaboration of all stakeholders to tackle traffick gridlock, port congestion and other problems in Apapa and its environs.

Power generation hits 7000MW – Babatunde Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has announced that Nigeria’s power generation jerked from 2600MW to 7000MW between 2015 to 2017.

President Buhari’s govt good at lies, propaganda – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has alleged that the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari is characterised by lies and propaganda.

Stakeholders take decisions on Apapa gridlock menace

Stakeholders have met in Lagos and agreed on a number of measures to tackle traffick gridlock, port congestion and other problems in Apapa and its environs.

Our commitment to affordable renewable energy unshaking – Fashola

The Hon. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to pursuing renewable and low carbon energy at low cost to a logical conclusion in the near future.

Tackling corruption in Nigeria through whistle blowing

AFRICMIL believes that government on its own cannot win the war against corruption without the input of the citizens. Corruption Anonymous is, therefore, focused on mobilizing citizens as the critical factor of success in the anti-corruption campaign through whistleblowing.

General Electric states condition for investing in DisCos

The management of General Electric (GE), has set a fresh condition for it to invest in the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).

Fed govt proposes model to end estimated electricity billing in three years

The Federal Government has initiated a business model to end estimated billing for every electricity customers in the next three years.

Zamfara govt targets 30MW electricity from Bakalori Dam

The Zamfara State Government says it is working in partnership with the Federal Government to generate 30 Megawatts of electricity from the Bakolori Dam.

No exclusive monopoly in power distribution – Babatunde Fashola

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has allayed fears of Electricity Distribution Companies (Discos) over government’s investments in solar energy plants.

Fed govt owes Akwa Ibom millions of naira committed to federal roads – Commissioner...

Akwa Ibom State government has appealed for a refund of hundreds of billions of naira the Federal Government was owing the state through its intervention on federal roads in the state.

Nigerian senators earn more than Donald Trump, Theresa May – Areoye Oyebola

The Initiator and Chairman, Movement for Nigeria’s Total Transformation, Chief Areoye Oyebola, has decried the non-responsiveness of Nigerian federal lawmakers to the widespread call for the downward review of their “monumental salaries and allowances.”

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Forces within tearing PDP apart – Governor Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has said that some forces within the Peoples Demoratic Party, are tearing the party apart.

NGO lauds FG’s bid to increase tax on tobacco

The Youth Action on Tobacco Control and Health (YATCH), an NGO, has lauded the Federal Government’s plan to increase tobacco tax.

Zimbabwe says it respects WHO decision on Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe's government says it respects the decision by the World Health Organisation chief to withdraw the appointment of President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador".

Partly cloudy, hazy weather expected on Monday – NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy to sunny weather conditions over the Central States of the country on Monday morning.

Church urges fervent prayers for Kogi to surmount challenges

Rev Bayo Adelaja of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Lokoja, has urged Kogi people to fervently pray for the state to enable it surmount its present challenges.

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South Sudan opens first kidney hospital

President Salva Kiir opened South Sudan's first-ever kidney hospital Thursday in Juba, calling it a breakthrough for the country's medical care.

US secretary of state Rex Tillerson attends landmark Saudi, Iraq meeting

Top US diplomat Rex Tillerson attended a landmark meeting Sunday between Saudi Arabia and Iraq aimed at upgrading strategic ties between the two countries and countering Iran's regional influence.

Argentina confirm date for friendly game against Super Eagles next month

The senior national team of Nigeria will take on South America giants Argentina in their first pre World Cup 2018 friendly game.

President Buhari’s govt good at lies, propaganda – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has alleged that the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari is characterised by lies and propaganda.

No rape in IDP camps in Yobe – SEMA

Yobe State Emergency Management Agency on Saturday refuted media reports alleging rape of some of Internally Displaced Persons who are camped in Damaturu.