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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.

Senator Wamakko advises Sokoto youths to shun violence

The Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has cautioned youths in Sokoto State against fomenting violence before and after the 2019 polls.

GenCos threaten to shut down power plants

Joy Ogaji, executive secretary of the Association of Power Generation Companies (APGC), says the power firms might shut down plants over the inability of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to transmit available volume of electricity generated into the national grid.
Folashade Olabanji-Oba

Nigeria’s politics too toxic – politician

Vice-Chairman, Ikorodu Local Government, Princess Folashade Olabanji-Oba has charged women to take their rightful position, saying political environment is toxic and only the strong could influence Nigerian politics.

Federal government hints at extension of maternity leave to six months

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, says there’s a plan in motion to extend maternity leave from four to six months.

DisCos: Nigeria may not have stable power supply in five-years

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, says that Nigeria may not have stable power supply in the next five years except the challenges confronting the sector are addressed.

Federal government pledges commitment to development of power infrastructure

The Federal Government has pledged commitment to the development of infrastructure, in the power sector, to improve the power situation in the country.

Federal government provides N37 billion grant for meter supply to DisCos

The Federal Government said it has taken advantage of the new Meter Asset Provider (MAP) regulations to give a grant of N37billion to a private sector operator to supply meters to interested Distribution Companies (DisCos).

Sam Amadi: How successive government contributed to collapse of electricity industry

The failure of successive governments to fund capacity expansion in generation, distribution, and transmission networks led to the collapse of the electricity industry, as the national grid could no longer satisfy the growing energy demand.

President Buhari lacks spiritual power to lead Nigeria – Prophet Nwoko

Prophet Anthony Nwoko has lambasted Nigerians, especially Igbos wishing to have presidency come 2023, that they lack spiritual sight, because to him, they are having a pipe dream. He also said that Buhari lacked the spiritual power to lead Nigeria and should forget 2019.

Kogi happy over improved electricity supply – Governor Bello

Kogi state has started enjoying improved electricity supply and the is ready to savour the services of the completed Geregu Power Plant.

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Nigeria may explode if we don’t tackle unemployment now – minister

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has warned that Nigeria may explode sooner if unemployment in the country is not tackled urgently.

Official: 50 runners sign up for Onitsha city marathon

No fewer than 50 runners have so far signified intrest in the maiden Onitsha City Marathon (OCM) event slated for Oct. 5, in Anambra.
In this handout photograph taken by India’s Ministry of Defence on September 19, 2019, Indian Coast Guard personnel (up) pose for photographs as they keep watch on a Myanmarese ship’s crew after seizing 1160 kg of Ketamine drug from their boat near Car Nicobar islands, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar islands. Handout / INDIAN MINISTRY OF DEFENCE / AFP

India seizes one tonne of ketamine on boat, arrests six Myanmar crew

India’s coast guard has arrested six Myanmar men and seized $42 million worth of ketamine after spotting a suspicious vessel in the Indian Ocean near the Nicobar Islands.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country will present a regional cooperation plan to create security in the Gulf when he attends the United Nations General Assembly this week.

Hassan Rouhani: Iran to present regional security plan at UNGA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country will present a regional cooperation plan to create security in the Gulf when he attends the United Nations General Assembly this week.
Chineze Anyaene, Chairman, Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee

Nigerian Oscars committee calls for entries from filmmakers

Ahead of the 2020 Oscars, the Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) has called on Nigerian filmmakers to submit entries for the ‘Best International Feature Film’ category.