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Wole Soyinka: Current security challenges are beyond President Buhari-led government

Nobel Laurette Wole Soyinka has declared that the socio-economic and political challenges facing the country are beyond the capacity of the government in power led by President Muhammadu Buhari.
New York power outage has affected traffic lights, the subway, businesses and Broadway shows. Brendan McDermid-Reuters

Power restored after massive outage in New York City

Power supply has restored to the New York City after a massive blackout which started Saturday evening hit Midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side of the city.
The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) on Tuesday declared Transcorp Power Consortium as the winner of the financial bid for the privatisation of Afam Power Plc.

Gencos: African trade agreement will boost electricity generation, supply

The electricity generation companies, GENCOs, say they are optimistic the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement signed last Sunday in Niamey, Niger Republic. by all heads of government of the African Union will boost power generation and supply in the continent.

NERC seeks tertiary institution’s assistance to improve power supply

Prof James Momoh, Chairman Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has called on tertiary institutions in Nigeria to carry out researches and innovations to improve power supply in the country .
Cameroon’s players were so indignant at the VAR interventions during their match against England that they appeared to stop playing on several occasions.

FIFA defends VAR ahead of women’s World Cup quarter-finals

FIFA on Wednesday defended its Video Assistant Referee (VAR) review system, saying referees had reached a 98 Percent accuracy rate in decision-making during the group stage of the ongoing women’s World Cup in France.
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Nasarawa governor appoints 11 aides

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has approved the appointment of 11 aides.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Oyo APC: What we expect Buhari to consider in choosing ministers

The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has listed experience and competence as the major factors that should inform the selection of new ministers by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Official: Why President Buhari removed Maikanti Baru as NNPC chief

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday threw more light on why President Muhammadu Buhari relieved the present Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, of the responsibility.

President Buhari appoints Mele Kyari as new NNPC GMD

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as new Group Managing Director for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

South America searches for answers after massive blackout

Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: How card readers made it possible for me to be president

President Muhammadu Buhari has relieved his experiences following his serial contest for the seat of the president, noting that his prayers were answered through the use of card readers for the 2015 elections.

Senator Okorocha: Igbo presidency doesn’t exist

Imo West Senator, Rochas Okorocha, has cautioned his kinsmen against the misconception of the term ‘Igbo presidency.’

Federal government gives 40mw power generation licence to Green Energy

The Federal government via the Nigerian power sector regulator - Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) - has granted Green Energy International Limited (GEIL), the Operator of the Otakikpo Marginal field an embedded licence for 40 megawatts of electricity (40 MW) power plant.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised people living in urban areas to evacuate refuse on waterways as well as those in flood prune areas to move to higher grounds.

NEMA, stakeholders brainstorm on flood mitigation in Niger, Kwara

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised people living in urban areas to evacuate refuse on waterways as well as those in flood prune areas to move to higher grounds.
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National Assembly: Female participation remains low at 5.8 percent – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says despite efforts to promote women participation in the politics and decision making, female membership in National Assembly remains low at 5.8 per cent in Nigeria.
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Jide Olatubosun: Why I will fight imposition of Reps speaker to the last

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Olajide Olatubosun (APC-Oyo) has said that the National Assembly is faced with “existential threat.”

SERAP urges President Buhari, agencies to step up anti-corruption war

As President Muhammadu Buhari begins his second term, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged him to step up the anti-corruption crusade by making it more effective and holistic.
World cup bound Super Falcons Wednesday at the ongoing Cyprus Cup, hammered Thailand 3-0 in a 7th place match.

WWC: Onome Ebi, Desire Oparanozie, Asisat Oshoala, 20 others make Falcons final squad

Power forward Desire Oparanozie and defender Onome Ebi top the list of 23 players who will dorn Nigeria’s colours at the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France, as Head Coach Thomas Dennerby released Nigeria’s final squad in Austria on Friday.

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Lagos lawyer urges governor to preserve cancer treatment center

Lagos based human rights activist and lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, on Thursday appealed to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to do his best to preserve the Ikoyi Cancer Treatment Center and also call to order, officers of the Lagos State Physical Planning Authority, to unseal the premises for the project to be completed.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills colonel, five soldiers in Borno

An Army Colonel, a Captain with his four escorts and a driver were killed Thursday killed by rampaging Boko Haram insurgents between Mainok and Jakana along Damaturu/Maiduguri highway.
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 convicts businessman, company for N30 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal Office on Thursday secured the conviction of Usman Ibrahim Idris alongside his company, Influential Investment Limited, before Justice Fadawu Umar of the Borno State high court, Maiduguri.

Firm restates needs for business continuity management

Nigeria’s representative in Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) Philip Keshiro has advised government agencies to consider Business Continuity Management (BCM) to recover from disasters.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Total, NNPC complete, hand over N900 million projects to eight northern states

Total Upstream Nigeria Limited, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and its partners, yesterday, handed over 10 projects in health, education and information technology, valued at N900 million to eight states in the northern region of the country.