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Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has described his victory at the governorship election tribunal as a reaffirmation of the people’s mandate, saying that his administration will focus on the improvement of social services like education, healthcare, infrastructure, empowerment of the youths, women and the downtrodden.

PHED failure: Akwa Ibom opts for own power transmission company

Disappointed by failure on the part of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) to provide constant power for the people of Akwa Ibom State, Governor Udom Emmanuel, says the state is considering the establishment of its own electricity transmission company.
Victor Attah

Victor Attah: I was accused of starting militancy in Niger Delta

Former Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Obong Victor Attah, has said that he was accused of starting militancy in the Niger Delta simply because he called for resource control.

Emeka Ojukwu urges President Buhari to be magnanimous in victory

Emeka Ojukwu Jnr, son of the late Igbo leader, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be magnanimous in victory and appoint Igbos in strategic positions during his second term.

Kano buys 100 transformers for 44 local councils

The Kano State Government has purchased 100 transformers worth over N500 million as part of renewed effort to improve power supply, especially in the rural areas.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Resist return of looters to power

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday in Lagos urged Nigerians to resist the return of politicians who stole Nigeria dry into power in 2019.

Kano guber: Rabiu Kwankwaso justifies choice of in-law as PDP aspirant

A former governor of Kano State and PDP presidential aspirant, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said he endorsed the candidature of his in-law, Kabir Yusuf, because he was the brain behind the capital projects executed in Kano from 2011-2015.

Wale Babalakin: Foreign firms take Nigeria for granted

The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), at the weekend said foreign firms lacked what he described as “emotional capital” required to develop Nigeria’s infrastructure.

President Buhari to inaugurate 21mw IPP in Calabar

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari would inaugurate state’s 21 mw Independent Power Plant in the state.

Governor Obaseki unveils plan to facilitate steady power supply

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has revealed the state government’s plans to strategically develop industrial layouts away from residential areas to ensure proportionate power supply to help actualize the state’s developmental plans.

Power generation companies drags federal govt to court

Power Generation Companies (GENCOs) have sued the federal government for alleged discriminatory treatment of the companies and their gas suppliers with intent to harm their business interests.

Vice-chancellor lauds President Buhari for approving UNILAG TV station

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving a TV licence for the institution, UNILAG TV.

TCN achieves new national peak transmission capacity

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Thursday disclosed that it recorded new national peak electricity transmission capacity of 5,155.9 Mega Watt (MW) on Dec. 8, 2017

Delta govt approves N600m counterpart fund for SDGs

Delta State Government has approved the release of N600 million counterpart fund for the implementation of the 2017 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cycle in the state.

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Senate seeks legal backing for constituency projects in national budget

The Senate on Wednesday sought to provide legal backing to the provision of Constituency Projects in Nigeria’s annual budget by a minimum of 20 per cent.

NOC appoints Oba Elegushi as chairman, patrons forum

The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has appointed His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Elegushi, as the Chairman of the body’s patrons’ forum.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2019 shows the logo of the US social networking website Twitter, displayed on a smart-phone screen, in Lille, northern France. – Several features on Twitter were down on October 2, 2019, the platform said, with users from Japan to the USA reporting they were unable to log in, use the mobile app or see direct messages.”We’ve been experiencing outages across Twitter and TweetDeck,” the social media giant said in a statement, without giving a reason for the disruption. “You might have had trouble Tweeting, getting notifications, or viewing DMs. We’re currently working on a fix, and should be back to normal soon.” (Photo by Denis Charlet / AFP)

Twitter outlines plan for ‘open and decentralized’ system for social networks

Twitter plans to set up an independent research group to create an “open and decentralized” system for social networks, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday, which could relieve pressure on the company to appease critics of its content policies but also give rise to a new crop of competitors.
Nigeria midfielder Afeez Aremu put up a fine performance as IK Start sealed promotion to the Norwegian Eliteserien despite going to a 4-3 defeat against Lillestrom in the second leg of their playoffs tie on Wednesday night.

Afeez Aremu celebrates Norwegian league promotion with IK Start

Nigeria midfielder Afeez Aremu put up a fine performance as IK Start sealed promotion to the Norwegian Eliteserien despite going to a 4-3 defeat against Lillestrom in the second leg of their playoffs tie on Wednesday night.
An EFCC operative, Mohammed Goji has revealed how Abdulrasheed Maina, former Pension Reform Task Team boss, illegally acquired several properties using his son, Faisal’s name.

Witness: Abdulrasheed Maina hides assets using son Faisal’s name

An EFCC operative Mohammed Goji has revealed how Abdulrasheed Maina, former Pension Reform Task Team boss, illegally acquired several properties using his son, Faisal’s name.