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In this file photograph taken on November 1, 1967, Biafran prisoners and civilians wait at the federal camp of Nakurdi, a converted outdoor movie theatre in Enugu, after fighting between Nigerian federal army troops and the Biafran rebels, during the Biafran war. (AFP)

Fifty years on, Nigeria struggles with memory of Biafra war

Dikoye Oyeyinka, 33, has been billed as one of the most promising Nigerian writers of his generation.

$600 million steel plant to create 3,000 jobs, save forex

The Group Managing Director, African Industries Group, Mr. Alok Gupta, on Thursday said Nigeria will gain a lot from the company’s huge $60 0million steel plant in Kaduna State.

General Rotimi: Current political leaders responsible for Nigeria’s woes

The present crops of political leaders should be held responsible for Nigeria’s problems, a former Governor of defunct Western Region, Brig.-Gen. Oluwole Rotimi (retd.), has said.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

A letter from the President at New Year

Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward as a nation to the 2020s as the opportunity to build on the foundations we have laid together on security, diversification of our economy and taking on the curse of corruption. These are the pledges on which I have been twice elected President and remain the framework for a stable, sustainable and more prosperous future.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari pledges new reforms in key sectors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday pledged new reforms in the nation’s education, healthcare and water sanitation.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

President Buhari seeks approval for foreign loan rejected by eight Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday forwarded a request to the Senate to reconsider and approve the federal government’s 2016 to 2018 external borrowing plan.
Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos), comprising gas-fired and hydro stations, said they released an average of 3,767 megawatts of electricity into the national grid on Friday.

GenCos threaten blackout over N600 billion intervention fund

Power generation companies (GenCos) on Sunday threatened to shut down their production should the Federal Government refuse to disburse N600 billion intervention to them.
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NECA reacts to federal government’s border closure extension

Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has expressed concerns over the announcement extending the time for border closure.
Power

Power supply worsens as generation drops to 2,915MW

The amount of electricity generated by the nation’s power plants fell below 3,000 megawatts on Friday, dropping by over 600MW in 24 hours.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Joe Aribo hailed after brilliant goal against Brazil

Scottish Rangers’ first team coach Michael Beale has hailed midfielder Joe Aribo after he scored Nigeria’s goal against Brazil in the 1-1 draw international friendly match played yesterday at the Singapore National Stadium.
Enyimba have been dumped out of CAF Champions League by Sudan’s Al–Hilal after a 1-0 victory in Omdurman on Sunday.

Caf Confed Cup: Enyimba, Rangers get favourable draws

Nigeria’s surviving clubs in this year’s Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) club competition, Enyimba International of Aba and Enugu Rangers International received favourable draws in the Confederation Cup play-offs pairings held in Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE begins entry for annual essay

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday announced the commencement of entry period for the 2019 edition its annual NSE Essay Competition.
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.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Power generation hovers around 2,886.1MW

According to the “Operational Report of 05/08/2019” the Nigerian System Operator of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) posted on its website on Tuesday, the peak generation that the companies recorded on Sunday was 4,437.6Mw.

ILO: 255 million youths not employable

The Director General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Guy Ryder, at the weekend painted a gloomy future for young people across the globe, saying a whopping 255 million young people across the globe are unemployable.
The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) on Tuesday declared Transcorp Power Consortium as the winner of the financial bid for the privatisation of Afam Power Plc.

Gencos: African trade agreement will boost electricity generation, supply

The electricity generation companies, GENCOs, say they are optimistic the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement signed last Sunday in Niamey, Niger Republic. by all heads of government of the African Union will boost power generation and supply in the continent.

Pastor, two others nabbed for alleged rape, defilement

A pastor and two men in their 50s have been arrested by the police in Delta State for their alleged involvement in rape and defilement.
The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) on Tuesday declared Transcorp Power Consortium as the winner of the financial bid for the privatisation of Afam Power Plc.

Power generation falls to 3,390MW, seven plants idle

The nation’s power generation dropped to 3,390.7 megawatts on Monday as seven plants, including three built under the National Integrated Power Project, sat idle.

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PenCom directs PFAs to implement pension enhancement for retirees

The National Pension Commission, PenCom, on Monday directed Pension Fund Administrators to implement pension enhancement for retirees on Programmed Withdrawal under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
Reiner Jesus in training with the Brazil U23 team Lucas Figueiredo - Official Photographer of the Brazilian National Football Team

Real Madrid complete signing of Brazilian attacking midfielder

Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC member down with Lassa fever in Delta

A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better. 6

Counterinsurgency: Things are a lot better – President Buhari tells Boris Johnson

In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
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17 people killed in Katsina road crash

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.