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The oil-rich United Arab Emirates on Saturday announced the startup of its Barakah nuclear power plant, a first for the Arab world.

UAE starts up first Arab nuclear plant

“UAE first nuclear reactor at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant has achieved first criticality and successfully started up,” tweeted Hamad Alkaabi, the country’s representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency.

140 Niger Delta youths win Shell’s N56 million Livewire grant

No fewer than 140 young and talented people from eight states of the Niger Delta have graduated from the special Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria entrepreneurial training programme, which provides business and financial support to enable them to establish small and medium scale businesses.

ERA urges federal government to declare state of emergency on Niger Delta environment to...

Environmental Right Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on Niger Delta environment to end gas flaring in the region.

Federal government urged to invest more in renewable energy

Mr Mike Nwanegbo, the Managing Director, FullRiver Limited, on Monday, urged the Federal Government to invest more in renewable energy to fill the energy supply gap.

Lagos government determined to generate 3,000MW of electricity – LASG

The Lagos State Government at the weekend said it was determined to generate 3,000 megawatts of electricity through embedded power project.

Ogbonnaya Onu: Federal government to boost power generation via renewable energy resources

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, said on Tuesday said that the Federal Government would use renewable energy resources to increase energy generation.

Vice President Osinbajo: Federal govenrment to power varsities with solar energy

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has said that ‘despite the sectoral challenges, the Buhari administration will complete major projects that will improve the power sector in the country and also implement a plan that will provide solar energy in a number of universities in the country.

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1. Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mai Mala Buni, on Friday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the governorship candidate of the party in the September 19 elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Governor Ganduje: Godwin Obaseki has failed woefully

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Friday alleged that his counterpart in Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has failed woefully.
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Police arrest seven over Edo Assembly invasion

The Police in Edo State have arrested seven suspects. The arrests, newsmen learnt, is not unconnected with the invasion of the State House of Assembly on Thursday.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: Edo Assembly crisis exposes APC’s script to win at all cost

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, said the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly exposes an alleged script by All Progressives Congress (APC) to win next month’s Edo governorship election at all cost.