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NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker says there is a great desire to win embedded within Jurgen Klopp's squad, with a collective aim to claim more silverware driving the team forwards.

Alisson Becker: Liverpool are like a shark that smells blood

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker says there is a "great desire to win" embedded within Jurgen Klopp's squad, with a collective aim to claim more silverware driving the team forwards.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said the legacies of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, should continue to inspire African leaders on the need to make sacrifices for the good of their countries.

Northern elders pass vote of no confidence in President Buhari

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) on Sunday has passed a vote of no confidence in the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari reacts to US travel ban

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will continue to maintain productive relations with the United States despite President Donald Trump’s visa restriction on Nigerian citizens and those of five other countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari constitutes committee on US visa ban

President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a committee, to be chaired by the Minister of Interior, Ra’uf Aregbesola, to study the reason why the United States banned Nigerians from its immigration visa.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Electricity consumer group says it will oppose hike in tariff

A group, the All Electricity Consumers Protection Forum, said on Tuesday that it would oppose the proposed hike in electricity tariffs because it would further impoverish Nigerians.

Electricity tariff: Minor review order has no immediate impact on consumers – NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says the minor review order released by the Commission on January 3 has no immediate impact on end-user tariffs.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor retains position as APC best performing governor

Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has retained his position as the best performing Governor according to the assessment of the Progressive Governors Forum’s Progressive Strides Tracking Developmental Initiatives in APC states.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: Voters selling PVCs for N500, N1,000 – YIAGA

An election observation group, YIAGA Africa, through its Watching The Vote (WTV) project, says voters in Bayelsa and Kogi states are trading their permanent voters’ cards for N500 and N1,000 ahead of the governorship elections in the two states.
YIAGA Africa

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: YIAGA AFRICA trains 1, 077 observers

As the governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi States fast approaches, an election observer, YIAGA AFRICA, yesterday, disclosed training of 1, 077 citizen observers.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on Tuesday said the Federal Government had been able to recover 25 sites from 2007 that the programme started.

Federal government, Russia sign MOU on geoscience data

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Trade and Investment of the Russian Federation, in Sochi Russia.
Nigeria winger Moses Simon was adjudged the country’s best-performing player across the top five major leagues in Europe in the month of September according to The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES).

CIES rates Moses Simon ahead of Victor Osimhen, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi

Nigeria winger Moses Simon was adjudged the country’s best-performing player across the top five major leagues in Europe in the month of September according to The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES).

NERC makes u-turn on electricity tariff hike

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) appears to be at crossroads over its recent announcement on increase in electricity tariff across the eleven Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos), as it has denied any such hike.

Bode George: Asking ministers to go through Abba Kyari will slow down governance

Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday added his voice to the criticisms that has trailed the statement by President Muhammadu Buhari directing his ministers to channel all their meeting requests to him through his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Consumers vow to resist electricity hike

Consumers of Electricity product and other Stakeholders, yesterday vowed to resist implementation of the new power tariff increase announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, expected to become effective from July 2020.
Civil society groups monitoring Nigeria's presidential and parliamentary election said on Monday that 39 people have been killed in violence linked to the vote.

Report: 25,794 killed in violent crises during President Buhari’s first term

No fewer than 25, 794 Nigerians may have died in violent crises in the first four years of President Muhammadu Buhari.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Akwa Ibom records highest unemployment rate in Q3 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Akwa Ibom reported the highest unemployment rate of 37.7 per cent in third quarter 2018.

IMF clarifies report on Nigeria’s Sovereign Wealth Fund

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday clarified its categorisation of Nigeria as one of the countries with the worst use of the Sovereign Wealth Fund.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.