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Mainstream raises Kainji, Jebba capacity to 922MW, decries N72bn energy debt

Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited (MESL) said it can now generate 922 megawatts (MW) at Kainji, Jebba hydropower plants in Niger State but that 72 billion energy invoices remains unpaid in the Nigerian Electricity Market.

Last-minute campaigns move to mosques in Kwara

Barely 24 hours to the battleground for tomorrow’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, the last- minute campaigns have shifted to mosques in Kwara State.

Court remands two for allegedly killing friend over N3,000

Two persons, Aliyu Hassan, 28, and Abdullahi Hassan, 30, both of Sabon Gidan, via Jebba in Miro local government area of Kwara State who allegedly conspired and killed their friend over the sum of N3,000 have been remanded at the Federal Prison Yard, Ilorin.
Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prosecute those who wasted $16billion on electricity.

Adams Oshiomhole: Retired generals’ conspiracy against President Buhari’ll fail

Alleged conspiracy by some retired generals to frustrate the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari next month is doomed to fail, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has vowed.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the Baro Inland Water Port in Niger State.-2

Gridlock as President Buhari visits Niger, promises infrastructural development

Minna town was completely locked down yesterday, following the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Niger State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the Baro Inland Water Port in Niger State.-4

President Buhari promises massive infrastructural development if re-elected

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to embark on massive infrastructural development across the country if re-elected in the February 16 election.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Election: President Buhari mobilises votes for APC candidates in Minna

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Minna called on eligible voters to vote massively for candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February and March general election .
President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the Baro Inland Water Port in Niger State.-2

President Buhari takes campaign to Minna

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Minna called on eligible voters to vote massively for candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February and March general election .

French agency approves $245 million for power transmission projects in northern Nigeria

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says the Board of French Development Agency (AFD) has approved 245 million dollars for the implementation of transmission projects in northern corridor.

NDLEA arrests fake soldier with 218kg cannabis sativa in Niger

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger State command, has arrested a 53-year-old fake soldier, identified as Vwang David, with 335 blocks or 218 kg of weeds suspected to be Cannabis Sativa.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Babatunde Fashola: Federal government increases works ministry’s budget from N18 billion to N394 billion

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed that the ministry’s expansive infrastructure spending has shot its budget from N18.132 billion in 2015 to N394 billion this year.

Babatunde Fashola: We’ve delivered on roads, power, housing

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has declared that his ministry has delivered visible and qualitative achievements to Nigerians since his appointment in November 2015.
President Buhari with R-L: Olutise Adenipekun Head Nig. Nat. Office WAEC, Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu, SGF Boss Mustapha, Registrar WAEC Dr Iyi Uwadiae, Head Public Affairs WAEC Abiodun Aduloju and Zonal Coordinator WAEC Abuja Olufemi Oke as he receives Attestation and confirmation of result from West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) registrar in State House on 2nd Nov 2018

Muhammadu Buhari frowns at delay in budgets passage

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that delays in passage of budgets by the National Assembly, sometimes lasting seven months, affects completion of projects across the country.
President Buhari receives in audience President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in State House on 19th Oct 2018 2

Muhammadu Buhari: I should be commended for all I have achieved for Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, felt disappointed over the delay in passage of budget by the National Assembly, not as he demanded commendations from Nigerians for the little he was able to achieve.

Kwara government to begin rehabilitation of Eiyenkorin-Okolowo Road

The Kwara State Government will on Saturday (today) begin the rehabilitation of the Eiyenkorin-Okolowo portion of the Ilorin-Jebba Road.

Babatunde Fashola: Nigerian banks not ready to fund infrastructure

Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works, and housing, says Nigerian banks are not willing to fund infrastructure development in the country.

Kwara assembly speaker steps down in guber primary

The Speaker of Kwara State House of Assembly and governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Ali Ahmad, Sunday stepped down from contesting the party’s gubernatorial primary.

12 states to experience flooding – NEMA, NHISA

The National Emergency Management Agency and the National Hydrological Services Agencies have warned that 12 states across the country would soon experience flooding due to torrential rain falls.

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