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Banks partner Mojec on prepaid meters

Mojec Meter Assets Management Company, a subsidiary of Mojec International Limited, has announced a partnership with some banks to provide retail financing for the rollout of prepaid meters to its customers within the coverage area of its partner distribution companies (DISCOs) across the country.

Musa Kida: D’Tigers will shock the world

The FIBA men’s World Cup might be almost five months away, but the president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Engr. Musa Kida believes that the National Men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, can shock the world.

Solid minerals as revenue earner?

For so many years, following the lead of the resources that came into the national treasury from oil and gas, the mining of solid minerals has been touted as the next big source of revenue. The memories of solid minerals exploitation, including tin and coal, before the discovery of oil provided some nostalgia about bringing back old revenue sources to life.
Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

NYSC urges corps members on productive ventures

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged corps members across the federation to venture into small-scale businesses after their service year to enable them to be productive and self-reliant.

Federal government urged to decentralise the health sector

A medical doctor and the Secretary-General of Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Dr Kunle Olajide, has called on the Federal Government to decentralise the nation’s health sector and adhere strictly to the Abuja 2001 Declaration on Health.

Femi Falana wants 81 paperweight political parties de-registered

A senior advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to wake up to its duties by de-registering political parties that failed to scale some minimum constitutional benchmarks.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Minister: Millions of Nigerians still practice open defecation

Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, announced on Tuesday that over 47 million Nigerians still practice open defecation.

EEDC harps on safety as NEMSA releases latest ranking

The Enugu Electricity Distribution PLC (EEDC) has urged electricity consumers to continue shunning acts that could endanger their lives and that of others.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

INEC set to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

INEC: No certificate of return for candidates declared winner under duress

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will not issue Certificates of Return to candidates in places where its officials are held hostage or forced to declare winners under duress in the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections on Saturday.

Elections: INEC issues strong warning to politicians

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it would no longer tolerate any attempt by politicians to hold its officials hostage and force them to declare winners of elections under duress.

INEC, security chiefs meet ahead of elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) and the security agencies involved in the conduct of the general elections met on to concretise security arrangements ahead of Saturday polls.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

IGP orders water-tight security around INEC offices as election day nears

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a comprehensive water-tight and round-the-clock security for all INEC offices and facilities nationwide.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

FAAC: Federal, states, local governments share N649.19 billion for December 2018

The Federal Government, states and local governments have shared N649.19 billion as revenue for the December 2018.
The Cleen Foundation

Election: Group trains 130 senior police officers on security management

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), The Cleen Foundation, has trained 130 Senior Police Officers ahead of the forthcoming general elections.

Election: You’ll lose if President Buhari wins – PDP tells South East governors

The Anambra State chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Campaign Council, Mr Oseloka Obaze, yesterday reminded the South-East governors that they stood the risk of losing their re-election if President Muhammadu Buhari wins on February 16.
Tradermoni beneficiaries in Osun State

Enugu women group seeks federal government’s ‘TraderMoni’ scheme

No fewer than 50,000 petty traders in Enugu State will benefit from the Federal Government’s empowerment scheme, ‘Trader moni’.

Victor Ndoma-Egba slams National Assembly over budget session row

The immediate past Senate Majority Leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN) has criticised the leadership of the National Assembly over the rowdy session experienced during 2019 National Budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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SMEDAN chief tasks youths on entrepreneurship, skill acquisition

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