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A coalition of pro-Biafra groups rose from their meeting in Enugu yesterday declaring that leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu lacked the capacity to declare republic of Biafra without consultation with Igbo critical stakeholders.
The investors in the 14 solar IPPs signed Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) in July 2016.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed Turkey would not give in to threats from the US over the case of an American pastor being tried on terror charges, accusing Washington of showing an “evangelist, Zionist mentality”.
Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra and other pro-Biafra groups have insisted that despite the heavy presence of security men in the South East, they will mark the 51st anniversary of the Republic of Biafra on May 30.
The House of Representatives chairman of Committee on Works, Toby Okechukwu, yesterday said there was need for the Federal Government to approve a complete engineering procurement construction, EPC, contract to perfect the second Niger Bridge.
The coalition of pro-Biafran groups across the globe have unanimously condemned the bombing of President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo’s home by unidentified people.
Speaking on the lifting of the technical suspension, Mr. Babatunde Badmus, Pacesetter Shareholder Association said: “We are happy the SEC and the NSE has finally heeded to the pleas of minority shareholders. It is unfortunate this took six long months, nonetheless we are pleased to finally be opportune to reap from the Company’s positive operations.”
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has commissioned a 60MVAR Capacitor Bank at the Apo 132/33Kv substation to improve quality and voltage of electricity supply to consumers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Sixteen pro Biafra groups have met in the industrial town of Nnewi, the home town of the late Biafra leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, saying the only restructuring they would accept in Nigeria would be the recognition of the country’s six geo-political zones as federating units.
Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minster of Power, Works and Housing, said the Mambilla hydro-electric power project will be a game changer in the industry.
The Federal Government on Friday said the construction of 3,050 MegaWatts (MW) Mambilla hydro electric power plant in Taraba State is expected to be completed within six years.
Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.
The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday urged motorists to comply with the provisions of the State Traffic Laws, warning that government would not hesitate to bring the full weight of the law on offenders.
Colombian striker Duvan Zapata's hat-trick against Udinese put Atalanta just four points away from Serie A fourth place and final Champions League spot held by AC Milan
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has challenged Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona and sign for a club in Italy.
Young Progressives Party (YPP) has faulted the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari declining assent to the 2018 Amended Electoral bill, stating that it was an attempt to benefit from a flawed electoral system.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has raised the alarm warning that child malnutrition is silently killing hundreds of under-age children in the northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.