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Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC)

Court restrains BPE, NERC, others from selling Jos Disco’s shares

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has restrained the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and five others from taking any further steps in relation to the alleged plan to sell some shares of the Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC).

BPE: Why Nigerian government is unbundling NIPOST

The ongoing reform of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) is not privatisation of the entity, but unbundling it into viable subsidiary companies that will operate on the principle of commercial viability.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, presiding over plenary on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.5

Senate President tasks power sector C’ttee to look into privatisation deal of 2013

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday charged the Senate Committee on Power to look at what has happened to the agreement signed in 2013 on the privatisation of power sector.

Nigeria invites bid for monitoring of spending of Abacha loot

The Federal Ministry of Justice on Thursday opened technical bids for Consultancy Service to monitor the implementation of Abacha loot III.
The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) in a meeting chaired by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, on Tuesday, seeks the approval for free healthcare and improved power sector to the benefit of millions of Nigerians.

NCP proposes free healthcare, improved power for Nigerians

The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) in a meeting chaired by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, on Tuesday, seeks the approval for free healthcare and improved power sector to the benefit of millions of Nigerians.
The National Industrial Court in Abuja has ordered the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) to pay a whistleblower, Sambo Abdullahi, all his salaries and other emoluments from December 22, 2017, till date.

President Buhari reconstitutes NBET board

President Muhammadu Buhari has reconstituted the Board of Directors of the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Company Plc (NBET).

BPE targets 1,200 FCT households for coronavirus palliatives

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has commenced the distribution of palliatives to households in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to cushion the harsh impact of COVID-19 pandemic among the vulnerable.

BFIG: BPE frustrating Supreme Court verdict on ALSCON

BFIG Group has once again accused Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) of lining its path to taking possession of Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON) with thorns.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai, in a show of respect, vacated his official seat for former President Olusegun Obasanjo who visited Kaduna.

Former President Obasanjo attributes success of his privatization programme to Governor El-Rufai

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has attributed the success of his administration on privatisation programme when he was President to the Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai.

Senate president felicitates with Governor El-Rufai at 60

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has felicitated with Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on the occasion of his 60th birthday on Feb 16.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

President Buhari salutes Governor Nasir El-Rufai at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari joins Kaduna State Executive Council and indigenes in celebrating Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai, who turns 60 on Sunday, February 16, 2020, congratulating him for distinguished service to the nation.

BPE opposes power companies’ sale reversal, proposes subsidy

The Bureau of Public Enterprises has opposed the reversal of the privatisation of the country’s power sector despite calls on government from different quarters to repossess the power generation and distribution companies.

HURIWA: Suspension of NBET boss illegal

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has declared the Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, does not have power under the laws to suspend the Managing Director of the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading (Plc), Dr. Marilyn Amobi.

ALSCON: Court orders BPE chief jailed for disobedience

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Alex Okoh, to be remanded in prison for a minimum of 30 days.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, as one of the best persons to work with.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Governor El-Rufai is a good learner

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, as one of the best persons to work with.
Power

BPE: Federal government’s interventions in power sector paying off

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), has assured that with the various interventions by the Federal Government in the power sector, consumers in the country will soon have quality and improved electricity supply.

Federal government to review supply of meters’ scheme over infractions

There is a looming policy summersault in the nation’s troubled power sector over ongoing Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme initiated by the Federal Government recently.
Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON)

ALSCON: BFI Group to reinstate $2.8 billion US suit against federal government

There are indications that the Federal Government may yet be engaged in another embarrassing legal battle involving BFI Group, which, newsmen gathered, has perfected plans to reinstate a $2.8 billion U.S. law suit over the activation of the Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) on the Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON), in Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, to Dayson Holding/UC RUSAL against the Supreme Court’s judgment of July 6, 2012.

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Legal luminary, Chief Richard Akinjide, SAN, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, died in his Ibadan, Oyo State residence early Tuesday after a protracted ailment, family sources told the press.

Richard Akinjide buried in line with coronavirus protocol – family

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

Apple removes Fornite from App Store

Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

NBS, IOM to conduct study on dangers of irregular migration

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN announces intercessory prayer session over insecurity in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

President Buhari’s chief of staff receives suspended Anambra monarchs

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.