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Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Full list of senate committees chairmen, deputy

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has named Chairmen of Senate Committees and their Deputies.

Federal government spent N610.2 billion servicing N13 trillion domestic debts in Q1

Within a three-month period, covering January to March this year, the Federal Government spent the sum of N610.2bn paying interest on its domestic debts.
Power

Consumers seek power sector privatisation review

Electricity consumers yesterday urged the Federal Government to review the power sector privatisation that led to the handing over of the power assets to private firms.
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.

Power generation falls to 3,390MW, seven plants idle

The nation’s power generation dropped to 3,390.7 megawatts on Monday as seven plants, including three built under the National Integrated Power Project, sat idle.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo: We will collaborate with NSE to enhance service delivery

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will welcome collaboration with the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in key aspects of the economy including the Ease of Doing Business and privatisation of public enterprises, among others.

Electricity: SSAEC calls for review, sanction of violators on privatisation

The Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEC) has called for review and sanction of violators on electricity privatisation in the country.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Muhammadu Buhari not sit-tight President

The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Adam Oshiomhole, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not a sit-tight President.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore: I won’t run a government of body language

The presidential candidate of African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, has said that he would not run a government of body language if elected into office because he would be involved.
The People’s Democratic Party presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday at a business summit in Lagos vowed to enrich his friends if elected president.

Election: Atiku Abubakar vows to enrich his friends if elected president

The People’s Democratic Party presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday at a business summit in Lagos vowed to enrich his friends if elected president.
National Chairman, APC, Adams Oshiomhole

APC chairman Adams Oshiomhole calls for probe of ex-President Obasanjo, Atiku Abubakar over $16...

Adams Oshiomhole, Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called for the probe of former President Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar tenure for allegedly spending $16 billion on power in the country with no proof that such money was spent on electricity generation.

Report: NNPC needs $12 billion to replace dilapidated pipelines

A study carried out on the operational status of the over 5,000 kilometres of pipeline network belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) across the country, has revealed that the pipeline network would need $12 billion to be replaced or $1.1 billion to be fixed.

Chris Ngige: ASUU will soon call off strike

The federal government says that talks with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have so far been fruitful, expressing optimism that the ongoing strike will soon be called off.

2018 budget: House of Reps moves to block Afam GENCO sale as scrap

The House of Representatives has opposed the alleged plan by the Federal Government to sell Afam Power Generation Company as a dilapidated asset.
Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, speaks at a party meeting in Abuja Febuary 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bola Tinubu: Don’t take Nigeria back to Egypt

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised Nigerians not to allow the nation return to the path of destruction on which he said the put it for 16 years.

Ahmed Lawan: APC will win majority in National Assembly in 2019

The Senate leader, Ahmed Lawan, on Saturday, dismissed the chances of victory for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Federal government’s plan to sell public assets irresponsible

The campaign organisation of the candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, has described the plan by the federal government to sell some public asset to fund the 2018 budget as irresponsible.

Lai Mohammed tasks National Assembly on expeditious passage of privatisation reform bills

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday urged the National Assembly to expeditiously pass eight privatisation sector reform Bills pending before it.

Expert wants federal government to partner with private sector to boost agriculture

An agricultural economist, Mr Jinadu Balogun, on Thursday urged the Federal Government to use public-private partnership (PPP) arrangements to boost agricultural production in efforts to attain zero hunger by 2030.

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Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Biafra: Senator Okorocha reveals when he’ll join IPOB

The immediate past Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has declared that he will not hesitate to join the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, if the Nnamdi Kanu-led group is able to convince him to do so.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor receives report on Ruga settlements

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herdsmen and boost economic activities.

Bishop Kukah: Imposter using my name on Facebook

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Most Rev. Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, on Saturday warned the public against an online fraudster who has been claiming to be him on Facebook and defrauding unsuspecting victims.
Pep Guardiola says fans can't expect Manchester City to win every game, after they were beaten 3-2 at Norwich on Saturday evening.

Pep Guardiola: Why Manchester City lost to Norwich

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has said that his side paid for their failure to take their chances, as they suffered a 3-2 defeat to Norwich City on Saturday.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Six killed in fresh attack on Kaduna village

Not less than six people have been killed in a fresh attack on Fadaman Rimi village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.