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EEDC: 4,000 megawatts can’t meet electricity needs of over 200m Nigerians

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company has said that the 4,000 megawatts generated in Nigeria daily cannot meet the electricity needs of Nigerians.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

Border closure: VP Osinbajo begs Nigerians to bear with government

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday begged Nigerians to bear with the government over the closure of the border with neighbouring countries.
No fewer than 100 people have died due to flooding caused by heavy rains in the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, the BBC reports.

More than 100 dead in fresh India flood

No fewer than 100 people have died due to flooding caused by heavy rains in the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will be in Akwa Ibom State on Sept. 23 to inaugurate a flour mill, a power sub-station, and other projects as part of activities marking the first 100 days of Gov. Udom Emmanuel’s second term in office.

VP Osinbajo expected in Akwa Ibom on September 23

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will be in Akwa Ibom State on Sept. 23 to inaugurate a flour mill, a power sub-station, and other projects as part of activities marking the first 100 days of Gov. Udom Emmanuel’s second term in office.

Private school wants single digit loan for education

“The most critical ingredient of education is access to finance because it is money we use to do a lot of things and as much as we want to benefit from TETFUND, even though that seems impossible, we are saying that education be considered a critical aspect of everything because without it no other sector can survive.”

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 .
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Afenifere meets President Buhari, demands true federalism, others

The leadership of Afenifere on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, demanding for true federalism to address the challenges facing the country.

2019 Budget: FCTA proposes N30 billion for projects

The Federal Capital Administration (FCTA) has presented a National Priority Budget of N30,704,674.051 to the Senate Committee on the FCT.

2019 budget: FCTA proposes over 30 billion for projects

The Federal Capital Administration (FCTA) has presented a National Priority Budget of N30,704,674.051 (Thirty Billion, Seven Hundred and Four Million, Six Hundred and Seventy-Four Thousand and fifty one Kobo) to the Senate Committee on the FCT.
Muhammadu Buhari-3

President Buhari’s victory: Imo monarch urges Igbo should prepare for 2023

The traditional ruler of Ihim autonomous community in Isiala Mbano local government area, Imo state, Eze Oliver Ohanwe, Sunday called on the Igbo political leaders to brace up for 2023 presidency.
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

MAN: Manufacturers spent N246 billion on fuelling generators in two years

Against the backdrop of the worsening public power supply, new data have emerged showing that manufacturers in Nigeria spent a total of N246.38bn generating their own electricity between 2016 and 2017.

TCN describes Osun as heart of power transmission in Nigeria

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has described Osun State as the heart of power transmission in the country because of the weight of power facility domiciled in the state.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

2019: Olu Falae, others absent as Jerry Gana begins campaign

A former Minister of Information and legally recognised presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Prof. Jerry Gana, on Saturday launched his 25-page policy document which he tagged SWIFT.
Dapo Abiodun

Ogun guber: APC candidate promises to strengthen local councils

Gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has promised that his administration will strengthen the Local Governments in the state to enable them perform their constitutional responsibilities more effectively if elected.

Shell: How we’ve supported infrastructure growth in Rivers

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) says out of the over N41billion disbursed for community projects in Niger Delta, about N15billion went to Rivers State under the Global Memorandum of Understanding.

Traders: Power supply impact of price of goods

Some consumers and traders in Ikorodu market have said that unstable power supply challenges in Nigeria is partially responsible for the high cost of good in the market.
President Buhari attends APC Presidential National Convention at Eagle Square on 6th Oct 2018 3

Muhammadu Buhari: We are very proud of our record

President Muhammadu Buhari has defended his performance and that of his party, the All Progressives Congress, since he rose to power in 2015.
Forbes

Forbes ranks Rwanda, South Africa over Nigeria on ‘investor protection’

The report said in the period under review, Nigeria experienced positive economic growth driven by its agriculture, telecommunications and services sector.

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An Air Peace flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos experienced a hard landing which caused a tyre burst and damage to the aircraft’s nose wheel at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Ikeja Lagos. The aircraft with 133 passengers and six crew members after making emergency landing reportedly veered off the runway on 18R. Photo: Abdullateef Aliyu, Lagos 23/7/19

Accident bureau releases report on incidents involving Air Peace aircrafts

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
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Timo Werner: Only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are playing at Robert Lewandowski’s level

Timo Werner acknowledges he has little hope of outscoring Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga this season, as the Bayern Munich forward's form can only be matched by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. 3

AFCONQ: Super Eagles to hit Maseru by chartered flight

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to storm Maseru, Moshoeshoe International Airport on Friday through a chartered flight to keep a date with Lesotho in the AFCON 2021 qualifiers on Sunday.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun governor presents 119.5 billion budget for 2020

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.

World Cup winner Marcello Lippi resigns from China managerial role

Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.