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Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan arrived in Kenya on Tuesday for a two-day trip to thaw relations between the neighbours, after years of disputes over trade and border issues.
As a part effort to support and grow revenue of the power sector, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, last week disclosed that it has disbursed about N3.6 billion for procurement of pre-paid meters to stabilise the billing system in electricity consumption in Nigeria as part of its N120.2 billion investments in distribution companies, DisCos, for infrastructure capital expenditure.
Stakeholders in the power sector have noted that the N120 billion investments by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, would improve power supply across the country especially in distribution infrastructure.
Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has urged National Boundary Commission, NBC, and State Boundary Committees, SBCs, in South-South zone to properly x-ray the challenges of boundary delineation in the zone and come up with fresh ideas and responses on surmounting the difficulties.
Kano State Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Konexa, a foreign investor, for the generation, storage, and distribution of electricity.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has sued for sustainable peace in the Niger Delta, saying the quest to have multinational oil companies relocate their operational headquarters to the region cannot be achieved in an atmosphere of rancour and violence.
Abia State Government has accused some opposition members of circulating videos of flooded A-Line in Ariaria International Market on the social media to disparage government.
China’s embassy in Yangon said on Friday it had been in touch with “all parties” in military-ruled Myanmar, when asked about a report that a diplomat had spoken to a parallel government representing Aung San Suu Kyi’s ousted administration.
Russia said on Tuesday the West risked triggering civil war in Myanmar by imposing sanctions on the military junta that has seized power in a coup, but France said the European Union will step up restrictions on the generals
The Kwara command of the Nigeria Police Force has deployed some of its personnel to the Ilorin branch of Shoprite, a South African store operating across cities, over continued protests by staff of the grocery shop.
Germany’s Lilium will be the latest electric aviation startup to go public via a reverse merger with a special acquisition company, or SPAC. Lilium will merge with Qell Acquisition, a SPAC founded by former General Motors executive Barry Engle. The newly formed company will list on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “LILM.”
Ebonyi State government has said its infrastructural revolution has positioned the state to become the commercial nerve centre of the South East.
Islamist militants have seized control of a town in northern Mozambique, killing several people including at least one foreign worker, and forcing France's Total to suspend operations at a huge gas project.
The executive director, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Auwal Rafsanjani, said Nigeria losses around $18 billion abroad yearly to tax evasion, money laundering and stashing of illegal proceeds outside the country.
Commercial operations at the Lekki Deep Seaport in Lagos Free Zone (LFZ) will begin in the first quarter of 2023, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, got the assurance from Tolaram Group – the frontline investor handling the project.
Nigeria’s biggest public company Dangote Cement Plc said it would pay shareholders N16 for every share held in the company for the 2020 financial year, translating to a total dividend payout of N272.648 billion, a note published by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the integration of artisanal and modular refinery operators into the mainstream oil and gas sector will boost local content in the industry.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, says the integration of artisanal and modular refinery operators into mainstream oil and gas sector will promote the inclusion of more local content in the industry and advance the use of home-grown technology in the refining of petroleum products.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday emphasised that security chiefs had received marching orders to go harder on criminals, including shooting on sight of anyone found illegally with AK-47s.
The federal government yesterday ruled out hiring mercenaries to fight the insurgency war, saying the country has enough personnel and resources to fight insecurity, especially with the reform of the armed forces by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Police in Myanmar on Friday opened fire on protesters against last month’s military coup, killing one man, as international condemnation rained down on the junta and the U.N. special envoy on Myanmar urged the Security Council to act.
President Muhammadu Buhari strongly condemns the killing of 11 people in Gwer West Local Government of Benue State and the reprisals on innocent people by mobs that blocked roads to unleash terror and violence.
The Chairman of the Committee on Army, Rep. Abdulrazak Namdas, in an exclusive chat with newsmen on Tuesday, said his committee will push for the adequate funding of the institution to produce highly skilled security manpower, to tackle the menace of insecurity in the nation.
The House of Representatives, on Thursday, approved a four-week probe of the alleged failure of a 3. 4billion naira Powered Grid Projects in six geo-political zones of the country.
Crotone sporting director Giuseppe Ursino believes Simy Nwankwo has the quality to continue his stay in Serie A.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the allegation by the Buhari Presidency that some Nigerians were plotting a forceful and undemocratic change of leadership, as a resort to blackmail in the face of leadership failure.
The Police Command in Kaduna on Friday says it has arrested two suspected bandits following an operation in Zaria.
The media has been awash with commentaries on the purported management changes at First Bank of Nigeria Ltd (FBN) and the related regulatory inquiry by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to the Board of First Bank of Nigeria Limited. It has therefore become necessary for me to address the public to clear any misconceptions.
Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos resumed full training today (Thursday) with the rest of his teammates.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Nnenna Akajemeli as National Coordinator and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SERVICOM for a second term of four years with effect from April 10, 2021.
Yobe State Government has called on the military and other security agencies to incorporate hunters and local vigilantes into their war strategies against Boko Haram terrorists.qg