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Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc

DisCos owe NBET N108 billion in three months

Despite an increase in their collection efficiency, the remittance by electricity distribution companies to the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc for the energy received by them dropped to 27.5 per cent in the third quarter of 2018 from 31.5 per cent in the previous quarter.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor el-Rufai: Northerners ready for restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors of Kaduna and Oyo states, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and Abiola Ajimobi, respectively and other eminent Nigerians yesterday stressed the need for the country to be restructured to overcome myriad of problems confronting it as a nation.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Court remands five men over conspiracy to defraud bank of N400 million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned the five defendants before Justice Mohammed Tukur of the Kaduna state High Court 5 on a 2 count charge bordering on conspiracy to defraud a bank of N466, 000, 000.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo, others advocate autonomous stronger states

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and some prominent Nigerians have advocated for autonomous stronger states through devolution of powers.

Recruitment: Police commission receives 315,032 applications

The Police Service Commission (PSC) said it received 315,032 applications in the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force at the close of the portal on Jan. 11.

Police arrest 2, 551 suspects, recover N408m stolen properties in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Wednesday said it arrested 2, 551 suspected criminals in the state in 2018, out of which 2, 229 were arraigned.

Kaduna APC leaders assure President Buhari of over 90 percent votes

Mr Yusuf Bala, the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, says the Southern Kaduna Senatorial District will give President Muhammadu Buhari over 90 per cent of their votes in the forthcoming presidential election.

NAMA to implement workers’ welfare package

The Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Mr. Fola Akinkuotu, has assured that the controversial condition of service for the agency’s workers will be reviewed, adding that the Federal Government has completed modalities for the exercise.

Widow drags uncle to court for forcing her to re-marry

A widow, Ramatu Kabir, on Tuesday dragged her uncle, Wada Dan-Fulani, to a Shari’a Court II sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, for forcing her to marry one Yahaya Alhaji.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari urged to sustain commitment toward free, peaceful, credible election

The Fellowship of Churches of Christ in Nigeria on Tuesday urged President Buhari to sustain his commitment toward ensuring free, fair and credible 2019 general elections.

Gunmen kill three in Kaduna fresh attack

No fewer than three persons were feared dead during an attack by unidentified gunmen on Sunday night between Asso and Tanda bridge in Gwong Chiefdom of Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna state.

Nigerian Army inaugurates strategy to curb crime in Katsina

In a bid to rescue Katsina State from the fangs of kidnappers, cattle rustlers, the Nigeria Army has inaugurated the Egwu Eke III (Python Dance).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Nigerian military has destroyed Boko Haram

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday declared that the military has destroyed the backbone of Boko Haram terrorists.

Hate campaign: President Buhari suffering guilty conscience – Governor Ortom

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is suffering from guilty conscience especially with regard to the manner in which he had handled the 2018 Fulani pogrom in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari took his campaign for a second term in office to Bauchi state, and was received by massive turnout of supporters.-10

Election: Door-to-door campaign for President Buhari begins in Zaria

Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim, the Chairman, Zaria Local Government Council, Kaduna State, on Sunday says the council has began the door-to-door campaign for re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Nasiru el-Rufa’i of the state.

Group: Attributing killings to Fulani a blackmail

Patron and leader of all Fulani groups in Nigeria, Ibrahim Dangirka, has described those attributing the killings going on in Zamfara, Taraba, Kaduna and Benue states by armed bandits to the Fulani race as blackmailers.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army uncovers Boko Haram suppliers among charcoal dealers

The Nigerian Army on Sunday, said it had uncovered Boko Haram logistics supply syndicates among loggers and charcoal dealers in Borno.
Priscilla Ankut

Commission engages religious leaders to ensure peaceful elections in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Peace Commission has engaged religious leaders from the 23 local government areas of the state in dialogue with a view to ensuring peaceful elections in the state.

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EFCC hits Ghana for slush funds

As Nigeria intensifies the battle against corruption, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) takes the battle to faraway Ghana to block slush fund.
President Muhammadu Buhari took his campaign for a second term in office to Bauchi state, and was received by massive turnout of supporters.-12

Edo government restricts movement for President Buhari

The Edo State Government says there will be a restriction of movement from 12pm to 4pm on Thursday on Ekehuan Road in Benin because of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state.
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US Republicans reject suggestion that State of Union be postponed

A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his January 29 State of the Union speech.
Governor Udom Emmanuel declares his intention to run for a second time as Akwa-Ibom governor at a rally... August 25, 2018. Twitter-MrUdomEmmanuel

Governor Emmanuel promises to implement new minimum wage

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has assured that the state government will ensure the full implementation of the proposed new minimum wage for workers in the state.
Tottenham will play at Wembley until at least the start of 2019

Tottenham get Wembley capacity increase from council

Brent Council agreed a capped capacity for five domestic fixtures of 62,000, while any additional home Champions League ties could hold the full 90,000.