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EEDC: 4,000 megawatts can’t meet electricity needs of over 200m Nigerians

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company has said that the 4,000 megawatts generated in Nigeria daily cannot meet the electricity needs of Nigerians.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC chieftain urges politicians to stop campaign for 2023 presidency

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Nduka Anyanwu, has called on political stakeholders to stop the campaign for 2023 presidency to allow President Muhammadu Buhari concentrate on good governance to Nigerians.

PENCOM: Most states not implementing Contributory Pension Scheme

Most states across the six geopolitical zones in the country are yet to fully implement the Federal Government’s Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), a report by the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) has revealed.
Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy

CharlyBoy: North not ready to vacate power in 2023

The Co-convener of Our Mumu Don Don Movement, Charles Oputa, popularly known as CharlyBoy, has claimed that the Northern extraction will not vacate power after President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term in 2023.

Chukwuemeka Ezeife: Count Igbo out of Nigeria if denied chance to produce president in...

Former Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has threatened to back any option taken by Igbo people in 2023, including pulling out of Nigeria if they are denied the chance to produce Nigerian president in 2023.

South East group seeks IPAC’s support for 2023 presidential slot

A group, South-East for President 2023 Abuja chapter, has urged the Inter-Party Advisory Council of Nigeria (IPAC) to support the region’s quest to produce the next President of Nigeria.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF advocates joint fight against malnutrition in Nigeria

United Nations Children Fund has called for high-level behavioural change among policy formulators and families across the South-South/South-East regions of Nigeria in the fight against malnutrition.

Federal government pays N157.3 billion tax arrears to states

The Federal Government has paid the sum of N157.35bn Pay-As-You-Earn tax liabilities owed by Federal ministries, departments and agencies to states.
Babatunde Fowler FIRS

South East gets N24 billion from federal government tax rebates

The South-East states have received nothing less than N23.87 billion from the Federal Government as tax rebates.

Cleric advises Nnamdi Kanu not to return for mother’s burial

Udeh, General Overseer, Mount Zion Faith Global Liberation Ministries Inc. ak.a ‘By Fire By Fire’, told newsmen on Wednesday that he also saw in the spiritual realm where plans were being made to lure Kanu back to Nigeria through diverse means by those he called his pursuers, to send him back to prison.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha: I didn’t offer Ahmed Gulak $2 million bribe

A former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has denied an allegation by Ahmed Gulak that the ex-governor offered him a $2m bribe when he visited the state in 2018 to organise the controversial All Progressives Congress governorship primary.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

IPOB declares ‘war’ on Fulani herdsmen in Southeast

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Monday declared that it won’t allow Fulani herders under the auspices of Miyetti Allah associations in the South East.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Minister urges South East integration into mainstream national politics

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, has urged the South East people to integrate into the Nation’s mainstream national politics.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC will take over Anambra in 2021 – minister

The Minister of Science and Teachnology Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would take over Anambra state in 2021.
Tukur Buratai

Exercise Atilogwu Udo: General Buratai charges troops to flush out criminals in South East

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has charged soldiers and personnel of other security agencies participating in the ongoing ‘Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1’ in the South East states to ensure that criminals and hoodlums are flushed out of the region.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: Any day you go to NDDC, there’s physical fight

The immediate-past Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the order of forensic audit into the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) since its inception, adding that the commission has turned to a battleground.
The border closure has affected goods from other West African countries. Wikimedia Commons

Border closure: Institute urges federal government to device measures to cushion effect

Dr Godswill Onyekwere, the Director, Institute of Corporate Administration, has called on the Federal Government to create some palliatives to cushion the effect of border closure.

General Buratai: Why we’re holding military operations nationwide

The Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday said that the ‘Operation Positive Identification’ (OPI) would not hinder the day-to-day activities of Nigerians.

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Williams Troost-Ekong: I’m enjoying the competition in Super Eagles camp

Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.

Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.

Moscow accuses US of ‘hunting’ Russians after Israel extradites suspect

Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.
Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.