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NERC begins review of Discos’ responses to queries on capping order

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said Tuesday that it is reviewing the responses of some power distribution companies (Discos) to its queries on the flouting of capping order issued by the commission.

Graduating students resume classes in Oyo

Students in graduating classes in Oyo State on Monday turned up for revision classes ahead of their final examinations.

Okada riders protest incessant extortion, arrest by police in Lagos

Hundreds of commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as ‘Okada,’ on Thursday marched through the streets of Ikorodu, Lagos State, protesting against incessant arrest, extortion and seizure of their motorcycles by the police.

Interstate travel resumes at Abuja parks

Commercial bus operators have resumed at motor parks in the Federal Capital Territory following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel by the Federal Government.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Local gin can’t prevent coronavirus – Ekiti deputy governor

Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has dismissed claims in some quarters that drinking local gin popularly known as ogogoro or local herbs can prevent Coronavirus.

UK Export Finance set to back Total’s $20 bln Mozambique LNG project

Britain’s export credit agency UK Export Finance (UKEF) is set to back a $20 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday.
Ikeja Electric Plc on Friday said it would begin implementation of its revised electricity tariff from July 1.

Ikeja Electric to begin implementation of new tariff July 1

Ikeja Electric Plc on Friday said it would begin implementation of its revised electricity tariff from July 1.

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.

FAAN: Non-travellers won’t be allowed at airports

Ahead of the resumption of commercial flights in the country, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has advised non-travellers to stay away from airports in the country.
The Northern Governors’ Forum said it is shocked and devastated over the death of former Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Kachalla Baru.

Northern governors devastated with former NNPC chief’s demise

The Northern Governors’ Forum said it is shocked and devastated over the death of former Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Kachalla Baru.

Boeing to sack 7,000 workers

Boeing plans to notify about 7,000 employees this week that their jobs would be eliminated as part of a 10 per cent companywide staff reduction that targets the aerospace giant’s commercial aircraft business.
Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos to create more Islands to curb land scarcity

To further increase land availability for housing and infrastructure development, the Lagos State Government has expressed the desire to continue to create more man-made islands at its waterfront across the State.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

Amotekun nabs four suspected burglars in Osun

Four suspected burglars were, on Sunday, arrested by men of the Amotekun Corps in Ila Odo, Odo Otin Local Government Area of Osun State.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

Eid-el-Fitri: NSCDC deploys 1,585 personnel in Ondo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, has deployed no fewer than 1,585 personnel to ensure a hitch-free Eid-el-Fitri celebration in the state.

Nigerian medical union orders strike over alleged police harassment

Nigeria’s largest medical union, the Nigerian medical association (NMA), on Wednesday ordered its members in the commercial capital Lagos to launch an indefinite strike over alleged police harassment.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has expressed concerns over the rising cases of COVID-19 in the State’s rural areas.

Kaduna governor accuses security agents of sabotage

Governor Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State has accused security agents of sabotaging efforts put in place to stop the influx of travelers in Kaduna state.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this on Monday via Twitter.

Nigeria impounds UK-based aviation company’s aircraft for violating flight ban

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has said the Federal government has impounded an aircraft belonging to Flair Aviation, a United Kingdom-based aviation company for violating the current flight ban into the country.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

North-Central governors establish quarantine centre for almajiri

North-Central Governor’s Forum said it has estab­lished an isolation center designed to quarantine Al­majiri (kid beggars) from northern parts of the coun­try before being repatriated to their respective states of origin.

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Kidnapping: Court admits confessional statements of Wadume’s co-defendants

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, admitted into evidence, two confessional statements that were allegedly made by co-defendants of alleged Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu (aka Wadume).
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, said contrary to what is in circulation, he never poured acid on a fellow student as an undergraduate but rather drew the attention of the school security and took the victim for first aid treatment.

Edo guber: NRM prays court to disqualify Osagie Ize-Iyamu as APC candidate

The National Rescue Movement (NRM) has prayed a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to disqualify Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for the Sept. 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo.
The International Football Association Board (IFAB) have announced that the five substitutions rule will be continued next season.

IFAB announces five substitutes to be allowed next season

The International Football Association Board (IFAB) have announced that the five substitutions rule will be continued next season.

Nine-year old boy drowns in well in Kano

A nine-year-old boy, Abdul’aziz Bala, on Wednesday drowned in a well at the Sharada Quarters of Kano.

NURTW charges members to be alert to coronavirus protocol

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Otun-Ekiti branch, Ekiti State, on Wednesday charged its members to abide by the prescribed protocol towards curbing the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.