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The Federal Executive Council, FEC, yesterday ratified the President’s anticipatory approval for the release of 15.21 million Euros offshore and N1.708 billion onshore counterpart funding for the power deal with Siemens AG, signed by the Nigerian and German governments last year.
The House of Representatives declared yesterday that Power Generating Companies, GENCOs, and Distribution Companies, DISCOs, have failed, saying they have disappointed the citizenry.
The Minister of Power, Engr. Saleh Mamman, has explained that the suspension of take-off of the new electricity tariff hike till next three months was in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s announcement of March 29 granting a moratorium for certain Federal Government’s funded facilities to the Nigerian public.
Nigeria is set to release six coronavirus patients after they fully recovered from the infection. All six persons are in Lagos State, the hardest hit by the disease. It will bring to eight the total number of recoveries.
Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has tested positive for the coronavirus days after returning from an official trip to Germany.
President Muhammadu Buhari has tested negative for Coronavirus (COVID-19), but his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, has tested positive, THISDAY is reporting.
It called on Distribution Companies in the country to improve on their financial and technical capacity to deliver or the government would intervene more directly to find solutions to darkness.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday pledged new reforms in the nation’s education, healthcare and water sanitation.
It also took a swipe at critics that have condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s alleged frequent foreign trips, declaring that the President could govern the country from anywhere, saying the overseas trips have yielded a lot of advantages to the country.
Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that Nigerians are eagerly looking forward to investments in the power sector “that will illuminate their homes and stimulate businesses”.
The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the start of a visit to Beijing on Friday that the China-U.S. trade war was affecting the whole world and she hoped it would be resolved soon.
The Federal Government of Nigeria, on the 26th of July, signed an agreement with the German company, Siemens, to help the nation’s power sector.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a dedicated public election result viewing portal, known as “The INEC Result Viewing (IReV)”.
Gareth Bale “didn’t want to play” in the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Manchester City, says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane.
National chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has likened the state of affairs in the land to sitting on a keg of gunpowder, ready to explode at a time no one can determine.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has approved gradual reopening of international flights and train services across the country.
The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) says it is collaborating with the Northern Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the Jama’atu Nasrul Islam (JNI) and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to end the killings in Southern Kaduna.
A Pharmacist, Mr Abiodun Ajibade, on Sunday attributed the spike in cases of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria to carefree attitude of many people was responsible for increase in spread of in the country.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, congratulates Olumide Akpata on his election as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).
Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has called for his successor, Gianni Infantino, to be suspended by the global football governing body after criminal proceedings were opened against him in Switzerland.
The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions against a business tycoon with close links to Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and former leader Robert Mugabe for allegedly abetting corruption.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has recovered from COVID-19, 11 days after testing positive for the infection.