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Bushfire triggers prolonged blackout at Port Harcourt airport

Port Harcourt International Airport has been thrown into darkness following a bush fire that engulfed part of the airport’s surrounding bushes on Tuesday, an official said.

Eko Disco to begin new VAT rate on meters from February 1

Eko Electricity Distribution Company has announced that the prices of meters sold to customers under the Meter Asset Provider scheme would be reviewed upward from Feb. 1.

Port Harcourt Disco to begins 7.5% VAT February

Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) will on Feb. 1 begin the implementation of 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) to customers in four states.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC: Our economy big enough for bigger capital market

The Acting Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ms Mary Uduk, has said that Nigeria’s economy is big enough to accommodate a bigger and more attractive capital market.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 700,000 National e-ID cards yet to be collected by Nigerians from its offices nationwide.

NIMC orders enrollment centers to give priorities to 2020 UTME applicants

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has ordered all enrolment centres nationwide to give preference to intending applicants for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)/Direct Entry (DE) examinations, for enrolment and issuance of National Identification Number (NIN).

FAAN reads riot act to agencies, individuals on protocol activities at airports

In what seems like a riot act to other agencies and individuals operating at the nation’s airports, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned against unwarranted escort of passengers at airports.

Dakuku Peterside: Active women participation key to growth of maritime industry

The Director-General, DG, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, says active women participation is fundamental to the growth of the maritime industry.
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Passenger jailed for smoking on board Air Peace flight

A passenger who was caught smoking onboard Air Peace flight P4 7558 of December 11, 2019, from Sharjah – Lagos, has been found guilty by an Ogba Magistrate Court and sentenced to two weeks imprisonment with the option of paying 200,000 Naira as a fine.

N135 billion debt: AMCON faults Senator Ubah’s claims

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on Thursday presented what it described as the ‘correct account’ in the case between the corporation and Senator Ifeanyi Ubah over alleged N135 billion bad debt.

Nigerians urged to be culture ambassadors

President, Fertilizer Producers Association of Nigeria, Thomas Etuh, has called on Nigerians to be culture ambassadors.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

MAP: Abuja Disco installs 50,000 meters despite investors’ tussle

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company on Wednesday announced that it had installed 50,000 meters since the commencement of the Meter Assets Provider regulation six months ago.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has renamed its Postgraduate Hall after Senator Joseph Waku, the late Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, who died on February 3, 2019.

FUTA expels six students found culpable in physical bullying of their mate

The expulsion is, according to a statement signed by Adegbenro Adebanjo, Deputy Director, Corporate Communications, sequel to the recommendation of the University Disciplinary Panel which probed the incident that took place in an off campus hostel on Saturday, November 16, 2019 and adjudged them culpable of gross misconduct and breach of the University Matriculation Oath.
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SEC assured on development of vibrant commodities trading ecosystem

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says the commission is committed toward ensuring that the commodities trading ecosystem in the country becomes vibrant to contribute to economic development.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, approved the re-appointment of Aliyu Aziz, Director-General, National Identity Management Commission, (NIMC) for a second term.

President Buhari re-appoints NIMC chief for second term

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, approved the re-appointment of Aliyu Aziz, Director-General, National Identity Management Commission, (NIMC) for a second term.

FUTA suspends six students for bullying colleague

Authorities of Federal University of Technology in Akure (FUTA), Ondo State have suspended six students for bullying of a female student in one of the off-campus hostels on Saturday.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has renamed its Postgraduate Hall after Senator Joseph Waku, the late Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, who died on February 3, 2019.

FUTA suspends students for beating female schoolmate

The Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, has suspended students involved in the bullying of their female schoolmate in one of the off campus hostels on Saturday, Adegbenro Adebanjo, Deputy Director, Corporate Communications of the institution said on Sunday.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 10, 2019 the Facebook logo is seen on a phone in this photo illustration in Washington, DC. – A “tsunami” of political disinformation is pounding Facebook users with the US presidential election still a year away, online activist network Avaaz said in a report released on November 6, 2019. An analysis by the NGO of the top 100 bogus news stories about US politics that went viral on Facebook in the 10 months ending October 31 showed that politically tinged false news got more than 158 million views. (Photo by Alastair Pike / AFP)

Facebook apologizes after black workers complain of bias

Facebook apologized on Friday after black employees anonymously shared feelings of workplace bias in an online post.

Air Peace acquires new aircraft to boost operations

Nigerian airline Air Peace has acquired a B737-800NG to boost its domestic and regional operations in line with its expansion plan.

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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Easter: Police to continue enforcement of restriction order

The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday said the social restriction order would continue during the Easter celebration in states where the order had been in ordered.
FILE - A volunteer receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle, March 16, 2020.

China recruits volunteers for phase two coronavirus vaccine trial

Barely a week after Chinese scientists finished injecting an experimental coronavirus vaccine into their first group of volunteers, official news outlets reported Thursday that a second batch of participants was being recruited.
The government’s expression is coming after the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, assured on his verified Twitter handle that he was going to engage the Chinese Government over the allegations immediately.

Nigeria summons Chinese envoy over allegations of maltreatment of nationals in China

The government’s expression is coming after the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, assured on his verified Twitter handle that he was going to engage the Chinese Government over the allegations immediately.
The Shell companies in Nigeria have presented eight vehicles to the governments of Lagos and Rivers States to support the efforts at contact tracing and treatment of novel coronavirus disease cases.

Shell equips three hospitals, provides eight vehicles

The companies, comprising: The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company and Shell Nigeria Gas, also joined other players in the oil and gas industry to support the Federal Government with $30 million to stop the spread of the deadly disease.
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Rivers relaxes restrictions for Easter celebrations, others

The Rivers State Government has temporarily relaxed the restrictions on large religious gatherings to enable Christians carry out their religious obligations during the Easter Period.