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President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari: This is my last contest

President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, in Saturday’s election has said, this will be the last time he would be contesting for elections.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Election: My husband is compassionate, lovely – Aisha Buhari tells NURTW

The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, says her husband is a compassionate and loving person with the interest of the ordinary masses at heart despite looking tough and hard.

Fire: EEDC laments destruction of installation, power cut

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has decried the destruction of some of its electricity installation by the petrol tanker fire accident which occurred in Awka, Anambra, on Saturday.

Elections: Why Nigerian youths must vote massively – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, on Monday charged Nigerian youths to vote massively in the forthcoming elections.

2019 Grammys: the complete list of winners

It was a strong year for women in general, with Cardi B becoming the first solo woman to win Best Rap Album, and Brandi Carlile winning three in the Americana categories.
Dmitry Medvedev

Russia announces financial injections into Crimea

In the next four years, Moscow will allocate about 310 bn rubles (€4 bn) for the development of infrastructure in Crimea, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev promised.

SERAP sues minister over rogue electricity contractors

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Minister of Power, Works and Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola to force him to disclose the contractors who collected huge money for electricity projects from 1999 till present, but did nothing.
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

MAN: Manufacturers spent N246 billion on fuelling generators in two years

Against the backdrop of the worsening public power supply, new data have emerged showing that manufacturers in Nigeria spent a total of N246.38bn generating their own electricity between 2016 and 2017.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on a house-to-house campaign in Lagos

VP Osinbajo: We can’t leave government for thieves

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says corrupt elements in the opposition are desperate to regain power but the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration will not leave for thieves.
Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje blast APC for alleged corruption in Lagos concession

Governorship Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, OON, has blasted vested interests in the state for corruption on the matter of land acquisition and compensations.

Babatunde Fashola: Nigerian electricity sector vulnerable to exchange rates

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, on Thursday lamented the vulnerability of Nigeria’ electricity sector declaring that it is heavily dependent on imported human resources, materials, equipment and services.

EEDC: Why South East is facing unstable power supply

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has identified nine major challenges militating against stable power supply in the South-East.
Yemi Osinbajo in Ekiti

VP Osinbajo tasks Ekiti people to focus on ‘Next Level’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has told the people of Ekiti State that re-electing president Muhammadu Buhari means benefitting from `Next Level’ projects.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

SERAP: President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, others should scrap security votes, immunity

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to major presidential candidates for Nigeria’s February 16 election urging them to “publicly commit to revolutionary and innovative anti-corruption reforms in five key areas, such as security votes, power sector corruption, judicial corruption and removal of immunity for presidents, vice-presidents, state governors and deputy state governors.”
Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, has assured Nigerians that he will continue to promote national unity, calling on the people to vote for him and other candidates of the APC in the poll.-7

President Buhari to review BEDC’s operational licence over inefficient service

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured electricity consumers in Edo State that he would look into calls for the withdrawal of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC)’s operational licence over the company’s inefficiency.

FCT community laments poor electricity supply, faulty meters

Residents of Aleita community on Airport road, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, have lamented poor electricity supply in their community due to break down of transformer and absence of meter.

Federal government commissions two power substations in Kano

The federal government through the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has commissioned 1×30/40MVA, 132/33KV power substations in Wudil and Dan Agundi Municipal Local Governments of Kano State.

Nigeria to access $100 million Indian loan for rural broadband connectivity

The Federal Government says it is working with the Indian Government to access 100 million dollars concessional loan to develop the country’s rural broadband connectivity.

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Nearly 200 Cameroonians who were members of Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadist group have returned home and surrendered to the authorities after breaking with the organisation, the government said on Thursday.
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Election: Buhari youth organization urges followers to eschew violence

The Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), Lagos State Chapter, has advised all supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari and patriotic Nigerians to shun all forms of violence during and after general elections.
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REC: 18 Firemen, 174 policemen deployed to INEC office in Kaduna

The Federal Fire Service has deployed 18 Firemen to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kaduna State, as a proactive measure to tackle any fire incident.