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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.
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.
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.
The Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEC) has called for review and sanction of violators on electricity privatisation in the country.
The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Adam Oshiomhole, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not a sit-tight President.
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.
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.
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.
The House of Representatives has opposed the alleged plan by the Federal Government to sell Afam Power Generation Company as a dilapidated asset.
The Senate leader, Ahmed Lawan, on Saturday, dismissed the chances of victory for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Not less than six people have been killed in a fresh attack on Fadaman Rimi village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has pledged to support the Africa Women Conference (AWC), through various productive dialogues for the sustainable growth of Africa women.
Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation rate decreased to 7.5 per cent in August from 8.7 per cent in July, the official statistics agency CAMPAS said on Tuesday.
The police have accused members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) of attacking their men with stones, iron bolts and catapults during their procession in Kaduna on Tuesday.
Super Eagles new invitee Josh Maja will be wearing jersey number 10 for tomorrow’s international friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.
The Confederation of African Football’s bid to pay the Africa Cup of Nations winners is seriously threatened by a paucity of funds, it has reliably gathered.