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Federal government advocates improved financing for prepaid metering

The Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has called for increased financing in the power sector to improve the number of prepaid meters that the Distribution Companies (Discos) need to deploy in Nigeria’s households as well as the economy.

Don’t blame us for high electricity bills – meter firm

An indigenous smart pre-paid meters manufacturer, Mojec International Limited, has denied responsibility for high electricity bills, saying that tariffs lie within the purview of distribution companies (DISCOs).

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Rotimi Amaechi: Why GE pulled out of railway concession, overhaul deal

The federal government Thursday gave reasons why American firm – General Electric (GE), pulled out of a planned $2.7 billion deal to concession and rehabilitate Nigeria’s narrow gauge railway, stating that GE was no longer in the business of transportation and had to hand over its interest in the deal to another firm.
Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: NLC condemns threat by governors to sack workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned threat by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), to sack workers if the new national minimum wage of N30,000 is implemented.
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Wheel-barrow pusher jailed 15 months for stealing cell phone

An Upper Area Court, Mararaba, Nasarawa State , on Thursday sentenced a 20-year-old wheel-barrow pusher, Sabiu Musa, to 15 months imprisonment for stealing an Infinix Note3 phone, worth N64,000.

NECO shifts commencement date for November/December examination

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has shifted the commencement date of the 2018 November/ December Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) initially slated to begin on November 15 to November 19.
Ayogu Eze

Ayogu Eze: I have no case with anti-graft agencies

The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate for the 2019 election in Enugu state, Senator Ayogu Eze, says he has no case with anti-graft agencies.