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Port Harcourt records first rain in 2019 with heavy downpour

Residents of Port Harcourt experienced the first rain in the year with heavy downpour and cloudy weather on Wednesday morning.

If President Buhari is thinking of running again

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello’s announcement last Thursday that President Muhammadu Buhari wants more Nigerians to advise him before he makes up his mind on whether or not to seek a second term in office reminded me of a cartoon published by one Nigerian newspaper in the 1980s.

House of Reps urges federal govt to reduce carbon monoxide-related deaths by improving power...

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to intensify effort toward improving electricity supply in the country to reduce usage of power generators in homes.

DISCO disrtributes150,000 pre-paid meters free

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) said it was currently distributing pre-paid meters free of charge to consumers in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers.

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Sa’ad Idris named substantive INEC’s TEI chief

Dr. Sa’ad Umar Idris has been appointed as the substantive Director General of the Electoral Institute, TEI, by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu addressing newsmen shortly after cating his vote in a polling unit at Alausa, Ikeja earlier today. Photo by Ayo Efunla

Asiwaju Tinubu: Why I’m supporting Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said on Sunday that his interest in the leadership of the ninth National Assembly had nothing to do with any personal or presidential ambition in 2023 as being speculated in some quarters.

DisCos may cede networks to third-party power distributors

Worried by the inability of the 11 distribution companies to distribute power to many consumers, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said it is considering a new regulation to allow third-party investors take up and maintain parts of the vast electricity distribution networks currently owned by the Discos.
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Idris Zuru: Over 20 million bags of rice smuggled into Nigeria daily

The high increase of smuggling of foreign rice into Nigeria’s on daily basis has been described as a serious threat to the Anchor Borrowers Programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and local production of rice.
Zainab Ahmed

Minister: We are mindful of our borrowings

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has stated that while the federal government borrows to deliver on its promises, it was also mindful of rising debt burden, which eats up about 25 per cent of the country’s annual earnings.