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MAN praises federal government on AfCFTA

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has released its 2019 Economic Outlook report and acknowledged government’s efforts at carrying the private sector along on the issue of African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
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MAN advocates PPP programmes for infrastructure development

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the Federal Government to engage in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) programmes through concession agreements to ensure infrastructure development and economic growth.

Tayo Amusan: Proposed Abeokuta City Centre to create 4000 jobs

Not less than 4,000 direct and indirect employment opportunities will be created, when construction works on the Abeokuta City Centre, in the Ogun State capital, is completed.
Angela Freeman Miri

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.

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Google and Facebook spend more than ever on US lobbying efforts

Alphabet’s Google disclosed in a quarterly filing on Tuesday that it spent a company-record $21.2 million on lobbying the U.S. government in 2018, topping its previous high of $18.22 million in 2012, as the search engine operator fights wide-ranging scrutiny into its practices.

NNPC cautions politicians against being dragged into partisan politics

The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has called on politicians and those canvassing for votes for the impending general elections, to refrain from using NNPC or its Top Management as cannon fodders as part of their electioneering strategies.

Educationist: Igbo language may go extinct

Mrs Anulika Abbu, an educationist in Enugu state, has warned that the Igbo Language faces imminent threat of going extinct in Nigeria, should parents continue to discourage their children from speaking the language.
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FSDH: Nigeria’s debt management strategy no longer attractive

Nigeria’s debt management strategy seem bleak due to projected increase of the United State interest rate, the Head of Research, FSDH merchant bank, Mr. Ayodele Akinwummi, has revealed.

INEC insists Governor Ahmed remains PDP candidate for Kwara South

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Athairu Madami, has declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) did not make any mistake in listing Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed as PDP candidate for Kwara South Senatorial district election.