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Presidency: Extension of Batch 1 N-Power scheme has no political undertone

Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to President Muhammadu Buhari on Job Creation, says the extension of the Batch 1 of the N-Power scheme for 200,000 volunteers beyond the November 2018 deadline has no political undertones.

Babatunde Fashola: Federal government targets 30% in renewable energy mix by 2030

In a bid to diversify its energy sources and optimise other assets for power production, Nigeria is targeting 30 per cent of its energy needs from renewables by 2030.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Electricity: Customer eligibility policy yielding results – minister

The Customer Eligibility Policy of the Federal Government has started yielding result, with five industrial customers presently buying electricity directly from Generation Companies.

Edo government revokes N863 million market contract

The Edo State Government has revoked the N863.7 million Edaiken Modern Market awarded to Prane Business Integrated Ltd. in October 2014 under the Public Private Partnership (PPP).

Kingsley Moghalu: Anti-Buhari coalition ‘allegiance of same old career politicians’

Kingsley Moghalu, a presidential aspirant of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says what Nigerians need is a generational shift in governance and not allegiance to “same old career politicians”.

Ibom deep seaport project now 75% complete – commissioner

The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Housing & Special Duties, Mr. Akan Okon, has said that work on the Ibom Deep Seaport project has attained 75 percent completion.

Only N3.5bn spent so far on international airport – Osun govt

The Attorney General and Osun State Commissioner for Justice, Dr. Basiru Ajibola, yesterday disclosed that only N3.5 billion has been spent so far by the state government on the MKO Abiola International Airport designed to instigate the economic revolution of the state.

Nigeria has no money to fund 22 airports – Sirika

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, had said the Federal Government has no money to fund the 22 airports across the country.

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