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President Buhari travels to Japan Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Japan on Sunday to attend the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development, the Presidency has said.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Consumers vow to resist electricity hike

Consumers of Electricity product and other Stakeholders, yesterday vowed to resist implementation of the new power tariff increase announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, expected to become effective from July 2020.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

NGO: 55 percent of Nigerians have no access to electricity

Clean Tech Hub, a Non Governmental Organization which focuses on research, policy development and consumer awareness on climate resilience, says 55 per cent of Nigerians lacked access to electricity.‎
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Pass all requests for meetings with me through Abba Kyari – President Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Siemens: $5 billion annual revenue likely in electricity sector

To unleash the full economic potential in the Nigerian power sector, Siemens AG has said that the sector must not only aim to remove Aggregate Technical, Commercial, and Collections losses, ATC&C, but also increase its generation capacity.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

SERAP backs EFCC’s probe of ex-President Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed “the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project as an opportunity for the anti-graft agency to show that former heads of state and other high-ranking public officials are not immune from investigation and prosecution for allegations of grand corruption in Nigeria.”

Robbers attack police barrack in Delta

Residents of the ‘B’ Police Barracks along the Benin-Onitsha expressway in Asaba, Delta State have raised alarm of incessant robbery attacks on them in recent times.

Kogi governor commends REA, urges collaboration to boost rural electrification

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has commended the management of Rural Electrification Agency for sustained efforts in providing power supply to rural communities in the country while urging collaboration between the state government and the agency in other to extend electricity supply to more communities in the state.
Torrential monsoon rains, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, caused a major landslide and flooding that has cut off some areas, forcing the evacuation of more than 22,000 people, authorities said on Friday.

Torrential rains cause flooding, evacuations in southern India

Torrential monsoon rains, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, caused a major landslide and flooding that has cut off some areas, forcing the evacuation of more than 22,000 people, authorities said on Friday.
The Managing Director of the Ogun-Oshun River Basin Development Authority (OORBDA), Mr Olufemi Odumosu, says Ikere Gorge Dam has potential that can be tapped to stimulate economic growth.

Official: Ikere-Gorge dam potential yet untapped

The Managing Director of the Ogun-Oshun River Basin Development Authority (OORBDA), Mr Olufemi Odumosu, says Ikere Gorge Dam has potential that can be tapped to stimulate economic growth.

Two men docked over alleged assault of Ikeja Disco workers over disconnection

Two men, who allegedly assaulted a worker of the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) for disconnecting their electricity supply, was on Thursday docked before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

PMI: Business activities improve in July – CBN

In spite of global trade tensions and delays in the appointment of key officials to kick start the economy, business activities remained positive as the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for the month of July...

Rep Faleke warns agencies against holding on to government revenue

Revenue generating agencies must refrain from holding on to revenue collected on behalf of the Federal Government, the Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Finance, James Faleke, has said.
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Nigeria insists Boko Haram ‘defeated’ after 10-year insurgency

Nigeria’s presidency claimed Boko Haram’s 10-year-old insurgency had been “defeated” but admitted that international jihadists posed a growing threat.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Report: Why stable power supply’ll remain a mirage

An end to the erratic power supply in Nigeria is far from sight. Reason: Nigeria’s power sector losses have risen to N332.4 billion due to insufficient gas supply, distribution and transmission infrastructure between January and July, 2019.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.

Federal government, Siemens to sign electricity deal today

The Federal Government of Nigeria is billed to sign electricity road map agreement with German-based Siemens today.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat (right), presenting a souvenir to the UK Minister of State for Africa, Foreign Commonwealth Office and Minister of State for Department of International Development, Rt. Hon. Harrieth Baldwin during a courtesy visit to the Deputy Governor at the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, on Tuesday.

Lagos to benefit from £38m UK mobile development programme

Owing to its socio-economic and political significance as the commercial nerve centre of the country and sixth largest economy in Africa, Lagos State Government is to benefit from the United Kingdom’s thirty-eight million pounds extended programme on mobile for development in Nigeria.

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Retired policeman kills man at Imo festival

Tragedy struck in Imo State on Friday after a retired policeman, Emezim Duru, shot and killed a yet-to-be-identified man at an ongoing festival in the state.
Brendan Rodgers is hopeful that Wilfred Ndidi will be fit for Leicester City’s meeting with Bournemouth after a minor hamstring strain kept the midfielder out of the victory over Sheffield United on Saturday.

Brendan Rodgers hopeful on Wilfred Ndidi quick return from hamstring injury

Brendan Rodgers is hopeful that Wilfred Ndidi will be fit for Leicester City’s meeting with Bournemouth after a minor hamstring strain kept the midfielder out of the victory over Sheffield United on Saturday.
Kano Pillars narrowly missed out on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title but they held on to secure the second ticket for the Caf Champions League.

Kano Pillars walk on minefield in Kumasi

Kano Pillars must pull all the stuns in Kumasi today, as they face Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko in the second leg CAF champions league tie.
Thousands of angry and frustrated Rohingya refugees marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh on Sunday by demanding their citizenship and other rights in the country they fled from.

Rohingya refugees protest exodus, demand rights in Myanmar

Thousands of angry and frustrated Rohingya refugees marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh on Sunday by demanding their citizenship and other rights in the country they fled from.
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Powerful, obscure law is basis for Donald Trump ‘order’ on trade

President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted "order" to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade war between the two nations.