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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.

Popular prophetess found dead in Abakaliki

The Ebonyi State Police Command says it is working to unravel the cause of the death of a popular prophetess in Ebonyi State, who was found dead along Ezza Road, Abakaliki, recently.

Prelate Samuel Uche condemns selective fight against corruption

The Methodist Church Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to fight its war against corruption no matter who is affected.
Arsene Wenger says Manchester United have a big job to do as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to bolster his squad this summer.

Arsene Wenger sends warning to Manchester United over summer rebuild

Arsene Wenger says Manchester United have "a big job to do" as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to bolster his squad this summer.

Governor Bagudu urges customers to pay KEDCO for 24-hour power supply

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, on Monday urged to customers to pay the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) regularly in order to enjoy 24-hour electricity supply.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara governor-elect unfolds agenda for young people

Kwara governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, says his administration will give priority to critical infrastructure for primary and post-primary education as well as promote moral teaching and counselling to create a new generation of young people.
Gbenga Daniel

Gbenga Daniel hits back at critics over retirement from politics

A former governor of Ogun State Gbenga Daniel has hit back at the critics of his retirement from partisan politics.

Ex-Governor Suswam urges Senator Akume to be a good loser

Benue North East Senator-elect Gabriel Suswam has urged defeated Senator George Akume to learn to be a good loser in the interest of peace.
Novak Djokovic dropped a set for the second match running but survived a tough examination by 15th seed Daniil Medvedev on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.

Novak Djokovic concerned about Australia Open’s ‘Big Brother’ cameras

World number one Novak Djokovic has expressed concern about “Big Brother” surveillance cameras that capture behind-the-scenes footage of players at the Australian Open, making the season-opening Grand Slam resemble a reality television show.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari charges Nigerian youths to prepare to take over leadership

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja charged Nigerian youths to prepare to take over political leadership, saying his generation would soon quit the stage.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi: Lessons and challenges from Shehu Shagari’s death

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has described the death of former President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, as a national loss with so many lessons and challenges for Nigeria.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Suleiman Adamu urges Senate to pass national water bill

The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has called on the Senate to pass the National Water Bill, saying it is consistent with the Constitution of Nigeria and should not be politicised.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May shelters from the rain under an umbrella after attending a church service near to her Maidenhead constituency, west of London on December 9, 2018. – Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe — a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

UK’s Theresa May ignores doubts on historic Brexit mission

Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe — a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held

Nasir El-Rufai mourns the late Abba Kyari

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has condoled the family of late elder statesman, retired Brigadier-General Abba Kyari.
Managing Director, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Bayo Onanuga (L) welcoming the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed to NAN Headquarters during a visit in Abuja on Tuesday (6-11-18). 6-11-2018-Albert Otu-BJO-NAN

Lai Mohammed: Federal government’ll raise power generation capacity to 9,000mw by end of 2018

The Federal Government says it will increase power generation by 2,000 megawatts from the current 7,000mw to 9,000 megawatts by the end of 2018.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo, Jeffrey Sachs propose African education fund

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo and development economist, Jeffrey Sacks, Saturday called for the establishment of an African fund for education as they delivered the second Babacar Ndiaye Lecture in Bali, Indonesia.
Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino: Impossible to take Barcelona job

Mauricio Pochettino says it would be "impossible" for him to coach Barcelona in the future as his Tottenham side prepare to face the Spanish champions on Wednesday.
Okiemute Ighorodje

MTN Project Fame winner decries stereotype in Nigeria music

Okiemute Ighorodje, the winner of MTN Project Fame West Africa, Season 9, has decried the glorification of Afro pop to the detriment of other genres of music.

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TEHRAN, IRAN - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it will harm President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection bid.

Hassan Rouhani: Donald Trump doesn’t want war ahead of 2020 election

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it will harm President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection bid.
Chief executive Denise Barrett-Baxendale (left) with Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti

Everton end shirt sponsorship deal with Kenyan betting firm SportPesa

The Kenyan gaming brand, which has been on the club's shirts since a five-year deal was struck in May 2017, has agreed to the termination of its contract at the end of the season.
People watch waves and rough seas pound against the harbour wall at Porthcawl in Wales, as Storm Dennis sweeps across the country, Saturday Feb. 15, 2020. AP

Man dies as Storm Dennis slams UK, power cuts hit France

A man died after falling into a river on Sunday as Storm Dennis swept across Britain with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds.
Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, visited the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed in Abuja on Wednesday, declaring that his administration would not condone violence in Oyo.

Oyo governor threatens to jail union members who foment trouble

The Oyo State Government, on Sunday, warned some leaders of the suspended National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state to desist from carrying out the threats of violence issued in a video, which has gone viral in the last 24 hours.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab Aiye cult kingpin in Ikorodu

The Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants, inaugurated by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has arrested the leader of Aiye Confraternity, Sikiru Samuel.