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KEDCO: Governor Bagudu flags-off national mass metering programme in Kebbi

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, on Tuesday kick-started the mass distribution of pre-paid metres, tagged “National Mass Metering Programme”, in Birnin Kebbi.
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INEC resumes preparations for Plateau South senatorial bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has resumed preparations ahead of the Plateau South Senatorial by-election slated for Dec. 5.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT natives task Nigerian government on ministerial appointment, state status

FCT Natives under the umbrella body of the “Abuja Indigenous Liberation Movement (AILM), on Sunday in Abuja, called on the Federal Government to consider FCT indigenes for ministerial appointments and to reorganise FCT as a state so as to ensure equality and development.
The Management of Kaduna Electric has said it supported the suggestion of the leadership of the National Assembly on giving two months free electricity to customers as a palliative to cushion the effect of COVID-19 pandemic.

Kaduna Disco to distribute one million prepaid metres

The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (Kaduna Electric) will on Friday, commence the distribution of one million prepaid metres to electricity consumers in its franchise States of Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara.

Edo election: I’ll announce next line of action soon – Pastor Ize-Iyamu

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in last Saturday Edo State Governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, yesterday, reacted to the outcome of the election, saying that he was “studying the results along with other party members and will announce the next line of action soon”.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo Governorship election on Saturday, Sept. 19 cast his vote at Ugboko ward 4, unit 26, Orhionmwon Local Government Council of the state at about 9- 25 a.m.

Edo election: Pastor Ize-Iyamu commends conduct of polls

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo Governorship election on Saturday, Sept. 19 cast his vote at Ugboko ward 4, unit 26, Orhionmwon Local Government Council of the state at about 9: 25 a.m.

DISCO: New tariff only affects major electricity consumers

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), says the new tariff regime approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) will not affect lower electricity consumers in its franchise.

Kano Disco move to end prepaid metre complaints in Kano

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) says it has adopted proactive measures to end prepaid meter complaints in its franchise.
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Benin Disco allays fears on new electricity tariff system

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), Mrs Funke Osibodu, yesterday, allayed fears of customers in the franchise states over the new Service-Based Tariff, (SBT), saying that they will now pay appropriate rates for services rendered based on its availability.
South Africa grocery retailer, Shoprite, has announced that it is considering selling all or parts of its Nigerian operations to yet to be named investors.

Nigerian judge declines to hear Shoprite’s urgent application

A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, on Monday declined to hear an application seeking to discharge a Mareva injunction barring South African retail company, Shoprite Checkers (PTY) Ltd, from transferring its assets.
American presidential candidate on the platform of Democratic Party, Joe Biden, has commiserated with the family of late Hollywood Star, Chadwick Boseman, who died of colon cancer aged 43.

Twitter designates Chadwick Boseman’s obituary ‘most liked tweet ever’

American microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, says the tweet announcing the demise of Chadwick Boseman is the “Most liked Tweet ever.”
Shoppers leave the Shoprite store in Daveyton, South Africa May 23, 2018. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko

Court stops sale of Shoprite operations in Nigeria

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Nigeria, has made an order stopping Shoprite Checkers (PTY) Limited from disposing of or transferring its assets out of its jurisdiction or to a third party over a $10 million judgment sum.

Kano Disco urges tenants to verify electricity bill before renting apartment

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Tuesday urged potential tenants to always verify electricity bill status before renting apartments in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States.
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APC: PDP should allow Edo residents vote in peace

The All Progressives Congress has urged the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State to allow citizens and residents to exercise their franchise in the forthcoming governorship election slated for September 19th, without fear of intimidation.

Fire razed Kano power substation

The substation is a major supply route in KEDCO franchise areas covering Kano, Katsina, and Jigawa states.
Tyson Fury prevailed over Deontay Wilder by seventh-round TKO in one of the most anticipated rematches in recent boxing history Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

WBC proposes talks with Tyson Fury over his status as champion

WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman has confirmed the sanctioning body plans to speak with Tyson Fury about his ‘status’ as champion.
Gareth Bale has described Eden Hazard as the best FIFA player at Real Madrid after announcing the launch his brand new esports team, 'Ellevens Esports'.

Gareth Bale reveals Eden Hazard is Real Madrid’s best FIFA player

Gareth Bale has described Eden Hazard as the best FIFA player at Real Madrid after announcing the launch his brand new esports team, 'Ellevens Esports'.
About 201,600 tins of fake Kiwi shoe polish worth over N42 million have been destroyed in Awka, Anambra State capital.

Fake Kiwi shoe polish destroyed in Awka

About 201,600 tins of fake Kiwi shoe polish worth over N42 million have been destroyed in Awka, Anambra State capital.

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A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Why Senator Abbo dumped PDP for APC

Senator Elisha Abbo has decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in a dramatic manner.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday, swore in three new Customary Court of Appeal Judges for the state.

Delta summit to discuss football as tool for peace building, economic empowerment

Comrade Kenneth Nwaomucha, the chairman of the board of the Delta State Football Association (DFA), organisers of the summit, made this public in a communique issued after the Executive Committee meeting of the board in Asaba.
Former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South said weekend that men of the Armed Forces are at the moment, chasing members of Boko Haram insurgents to their various operational bases in North-East.

Bail application: Senator Ndume knows fate on Thursday

A Federal High Court in Abuja will on Thursday hear the bail application of Borno South Senator, Ali Ndume.
Google Pay’s old iOS app, Android app, and website are set to lose many of their payment features in January, the company has confirmed.

Google Pay’s old apps and website to lose payment features in January

Google Pay’s old iOS app, Android app, and website are set to lose many of their payment features in January, the company has confirmed. According to a Google support document the old apps will soon no longer be able to send or receive payments or withdraw money.
The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) says it is saddened by the death of its former Executive Secretary, Capt. Adamu Biu, aged 70.

Shippers Council mourns immediate past executive secretary

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) says it is saddened by the death of its former Executive Secretary, Capt. Adamu Biu, aged 70.