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President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Prof. Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar-Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council, (NECO).

NECO registrar, four other management staff sacked

President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Prof. Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council, (NECO).

Lagos issues guidelines to ease registration, payment by contractors

In a bid to ensure the ease of doing business, particularly during the lockdown ordered by the Federal and the Lagos State Governments to curb further spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Lagos State Public Procurement Agency (PPA) has issued new guidelines for registration, renewal and upgrade of registration of contractors, suppliers and consultants with the agency.

Electricity: Consumers backing spinning reserve for system stability – NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Monday said most customers are backing a spinning reserve strategy, an ancillary service to stabilize electricity supply nationwide and cut down on incessant system collapses.

Ikeja Electric targets N170 billion revenue in 2020

Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc says it is targeting total revenue of N170 billion in 2020 with the implementation of the increment in various classes of electricity tariffs.

INEC deregisters 74 political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 political parties, meaning that they would not be participating in subsequent elections in the country.

Federal government takes more measures to tackle absenteeism amongst N-Power beneficiaries

The Federal Government says it will not hesitate to suspend N-Power volunteers who abscond from their Primary Place of Assignment (PPA).

Egbin’s output drops to 600Mw to deepen power sector woes

Nigeria’s biggest power station, Egbin, with output capacity of 1320 megawatts (Mw), currently produces 600Mw due to what the Group Managing Director of Sahara Power Group, owners of Egbin, Mr. Kola Adesina, described as “system issue.”

NYSC to replace limbs of Kano corps member

The state NYSC Coordinator, Malam Ladan Baba disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday when he led other officials of the scheme to visit the corps member, Nuruddeen Tahir, at his family house in Gwarzo Local Government Area of the state.

Federal government urged to implement Public Procurement Act

The Nigeria Institute of Building (NIOB) has called on the Federal Government to implement the Public Procurement Act (PPA). The PPA lays emphasis on competence, appropriate pricing, structure funding, usage of standard and quality materials.
The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 Kogi State governorship election, Musa Wada, has described the election as a coup against the people.

Kogi elections: PPA chieftain joins PDP, backs Musa Wada

The Kogi East senatorial candidate of Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) in the 2019 general election, Comrade Egwu Mathias Paul, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to work for the victory of Musa Wada in the November 16 governorship election.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Local Governments and Community Affairs, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, has admonished public officials working in the 57 Local Governments/Local Council Development Areas of the State to rise above the traditional constraints and old ways of doing things and begin to think globally, but act locally to facilitate the achievement of the developmental agenda and blueprint of the State Government in all sectors of the State’s economy.

Lagos: Public servants must think globally, but act locally

The Lagos State Commissioner for Local Governments and Community Affairs, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, has admonished public officials working in the 57 Local Governments/Local Council Development Areas of the State to rise above the traditional constraints and old ways of doing things and begin to think globally, but act locally to facilitate the achievement of the developmental agenda and blueprint of the State Government in all sectors of the State’s economy.
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Kogi West re-run: Contestants stepped down for Smart Adeyemi

Candidates of other political parties contesting for the Kogi West senatorial re-run election have stepped down for the APC candidate, Smart Adeyemi.
After much consultation, human rights crusader, Barr. Natasha Akpoti, has declared to run for Kogi State governorship election slated for November 16. Natasha was candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the last Kogi Central Senatorial election.

Kogi guber: INEC clears Yahaya Bello, Musa Wada, Natasha Akpoti, 48 others — full...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared 51 candidates and their deputies to contest the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.
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Anambra Central: Tribunal refuses to relist petition against Senator Ekwunife

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka on Monday dismissed the application filed by Mr Nkem Ekweozor of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), seeking the panel to relist his petition against Sen. Uche Ekwunife of the PDP.

PDP tipped for Anambra guber victory

Industrialist and former governorship candidate of the Progressives People’s Alliance (PPA) in Anambra State, Chief Godwin Ezeemo, has tipped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for victory during the governorship election in Anambra State in 2021.

Anambra guber: 5,000 PPA members join PDP for Ezeemo

No fewer than 5,000 members of the Progressive People’s Alliance PPA, have jettisoned their party for the People’s Democratic Party PDP in Anambra State, over the 2021 Governorship ambition of Mr Godwin Ezeemo.

NYSC: Seven corps members to repeat service year in Nasarawa

Seven corps members of the 2018 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa State, are to repeat their service for absconding from their Places of Primary Assignment (PPA), during the service year.

Group drums support for Senator-elect Orji Kalu’s deputy senate president bid

The National Alliance For Equity & Justice, a pan Nigerian group, Friday enjoined the All Progressives Congress, APC, senators-elect and other stakeholders to support the bid by former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, to emerge as the Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.