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Federal university staff protest over withheld salaries, allowances

Staff of the Federal University Lokoja (FUL), on Monday staged a peaceful protest against the management of the institution over alleged persistent withholding of their salaries and duty allowances since 2017.
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.

REA: 1.5mw power project ready for Lagos Sura Shopping Complex

The Rural Electrification Agency says the 1.5 megawatts Independent Power Project (IPP) built for regular power supply to Sura Shopping Complex, Lagos and its environs is ready.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC blames power outage on cable explosion

The Management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) on Friday blamed power outage in parts of Benin City, Edo, on cable explosion.

Governor Al-Makura sets up committee to probe activities of predecessors

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has set up a 10-man committee to investigate the circumstances that led to the abandonment of the N5.4 billion Farin-Ruwa Independent Power Plant project.

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 Ganduje: I will contest second term to consolidate our gains

Kano State Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has said that although his second term mission lies with the Peoples of the State he is highly ready to Contest and Consolidate the gains of his first tenure.

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.

Kemi Adeosun: Nigeria’s economic growth outlook positive

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, disclosed on Tuesday that the country’s economic outlook for the year 2018 and beyond was positive.

Vice President Osinbajo: Federal govenrment to power varsities with solar energy

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has said that ‘despite the sectoral challenges, the Buhari administration will complete major projects that will improve the power sector in the country and also implement a plan that will provide solar energy in a number of universities in the country.

AfDB to spend $711m on projects in Nigeria

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday said it would invest 711.5 million dollars in some projects in the country including power supply.

Lagos, Ondo, Ogun plunged into darkness as fire guts NNPC pipeline

Some states in the western parts of the country may remain in darkness, as repair work is yet to commence on the damage caused by a fire on the Escravos to Lagos Pipeline (ELP), which supplies gas to six power plants in the west.

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

Oyo govt to generate 2000MW through IPP

THE Oyo State Government has announced that all necessary arrangements are being put in place to generate more electricity through the Independent Power Project (IPP), confirming that it has sought the approval of the National Energy Regulation Commission (NERC), to generate 2000Mw embedded power.

Governor Ambode woos investors to undertake Okokomaiko-Seme border road project

For instance, Governor Ambode said the State Government would be willing to partner with any investor interested in taking up the second phase of the Mile 2 to Seme Border ten-lane road project.

Four power plants shut down in two days

The number of power plants that did not generate any megawatts rose from five on Sunday to eight on Monday and one more shut down on Tuesday, the latest data from the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing showed on Wednesday.

Ogun plans solar energy for Ogun State Polytechnic

Determined to ensure that the newly-established Ogun State Polytechnic, Ipokia, has uninterrupted power supply, the state government has concluded plans to install solar power energy at the institution.

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APC wins Kwara bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.

Ogun APC: Ibikunle Amosun’s loyalists give conditions for peace

A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.

Abdulfatah Ahmed: Kwara by-election was contest between PDP and security agents

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.

Sadiq Abubakar lists how Operation Green Sweep degrades insurgents in northeast

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

N5.8 billion scandal: PDP asks Yemi Osinbajo to make refunds

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”