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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.

Discos: Why electricity metering is low

The pace of metering of electricity consumers is slow because of low liquidity in the sector, it was learnt on Thursday from the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), General Manager, Corporate Communication, Mr. Oyebode Fadipe.

Miyetti Allah hails proposed Fulani radio

The move by the Federal Government to establish a radio station to reach Fulani herdsmen has elicited some strong reactions.

Workers call for speedy implementation of new minimum wage

Civil servants in Kano State have urged the Federal Government to ensure the speedy implementation of the new national minimum wage.
Muhammadu Buhari

Election: President Buhari to make special broadcast

President Muhammadu Buhari will today broadcast to the nation at 7pm, ahead of the 16 February presidential and National Assembly elections.
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Enugu APC holds final road show for President Buhari’s re-election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State has initiated a final presidential campaign road show to the grassroots in the Enugu East senatorial zone to drum support for President Muhammadu Buhari.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.
Omoyele Sowore

Official: FRCN never denied Omoyele Sowore airtime on Radio Nigeria

The Management of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) has said that it never denied the African Action Congress (ACC), Presidential Candidate, Mr Omoyele Sowore, airtime on Radio Nigeria on Oct. 18.
Chyna Iwuanyanwu

Celebrity magazine publisher Chyna Iwuanyanwu passes on in Abuja

A former journalist with Radio Nigeria and Champion newspaper, Chief Chyna Iwuanyanwu, has died in Abuja after a brief illness.

Governor Ortom threatens APC chair Oshiomhole with N10 billion suit

Governor Samuel Ortom has threatened to institute a N10billion suit against the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, for alleged defamatory and libelous publication against his person.
Professor Charles Dokubo (right) at a meeting with some leaders of the ex-agitators in Abuja recently

Amnesty: 200 ex-agitators undergo training in Ondo

About 200 beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme are currently undergoing training in Ondo State as the process of reintegration of ex-agitators in the Niger Delta gets a boost.

Governor Ortom: Benue lost property worth N400 billion to herdsmen attacks

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, said on Saturday the state lost property worth over N400 billion to renewed herdsmen attacks on communities.

President Buhari to address Nigerians Tuesday

President Muhammadu Buhari will make a national broadcast on Tuesday, as part of the celebration of 19 years of unbroken democracy.

Ondo APC Congress: Senator Boroffice condemns attack on journalists, others

The senator representing Ondo North, Ajayi Boroffice, has condemned the attack on journalists and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the factional state congress of the party in Akure on Saturday.

Veteran journalist Mahmoon Baba-Ahmed passes on in Kaduna

Veteran journalist, author and media manager, Mahmoon Baba-Ahmed, has passed on.

APC’s report on restructuring a deception – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday dismissed the report of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on restructuring as “a ruse and fresh attempt to beguile Nigerians with another round of lies, empty proposals and hollow promises, ahead of 2019 elections, just as it did in 2015.”

2019: FRCN allegedly rejects President Buhari’s campaign adverts

President Muhammadu Buhari’s staunch supporter, Abdulmajid Danbilki Commanda, on Monday in Kano raised alarm that the authorities of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria have banned him from using their facilities to project Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign.

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Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor inaugurates committee on salary, pension arrears

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Monday inaugurated an 8-member committee to articulate the modality for the payment of the arrears of salaries, pensions and allowances owed to civil servants and pensioners in the state.

Anambra election: Tribunal receives written addresses tomorrow

The National Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Awka, Anambra State, would tomorrow receive written addresses from all the petitioners in the House of Representatives Election for Orumba North/South Federal Constituency conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on February 23.

GSPA deal: $9 billion judgment’ll have impact on monetary policy – central bank

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday, disclosed that the $9 billion British Court Judgment in a Gas Sales Purchase Agreement (GSPA) deal involving Nigeria and Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) would have impact on monetary policy
One of the workers of Action Against Hunger, a non-governmental organisation in Borno state, has spoken from captivity.

Humanitarian community loses 35 aid workers in Nigeria – group

Group Chairman of the Network of Civil Society Organisation in Borno, Mr. Ahmed Shehu, has revealed that lives of over 35 aid workers and 40,000 citizens in the troubled northern region of Nigeria have been lost with about 3 million residents internally displaced in the last ten years of Boko Haram insurgency.

Presidency: Nigeria heading for fiscal crisis

The Presidency Monday, raised the alarm that the country might be heading for a fiscal crisis unless urgent steps were not taken to halt the negative trends in target setting and realisation in government revenue.