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Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc

DisCos owe NBET N108 billion in three months

Despite an increase in their collection efficiency, the remittance by electricity distribution companies to the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc for the energy received by them dropped to 27.5 per cent in the third quarter of 2018 from 31.5 per cent in the previous quarter.

Ebun-Ola Adegboruwa: Why charges against Justice Onnoghen are illegal

Renowned legal practitioner, Ebun-Ola Adegboruwa, has declared that the six-count charge against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) are illegal.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has advised the Federal Government to ensure that its plans to put on trial the nation’s chief judicial officer, Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen, follows due process.

Senator Saraki demands due process in move to try Justice Onnoghen

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised the Federal Government to ensure that its plans to put on trial the nation’s chief judicial officer, Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen, follows due process.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

NBA: Justice Onnoghen’s planned trial a ploy to intimidate judges ahead of general elections

The Nigerian Bar Association has condemned the filing of non-assets declaration charges against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, by the Federal Government, describing it as a ploy to emasculate the judiciary and intimidate judges ahead of the forthcoming general elections.

Lagos government charges auditors on accountability, transparency

Lagos State Government on Wednesday urged auditors in its civil service to ensure accountability and transparency in the discharge of their duties.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a working dinner after the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 1, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

US, Chinese officials extend Beijing trade talks

US and Chinese negotiators meeting this week in Beijing have agreed to extend trade talks until Wednesday, according to a spokesperson for the office of the US Trade Representative.
Amina Zakari

Elections: CNPP backs IPAC, wants Amina Zakari replaced

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has thrown its weight behind the call by the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately rescind the appointment of Hajiya Amina Zakari as the chairperson of the Committee on National Collation Centre.

JAMB set to inaugurate transparency bulletin

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it was set to commence the publication of a bulletin of its financial activities to the public for the purpose of transparency.
Emmanuel David Ombugadu

David Emmanuel-Ombugadu: What I will do if elected as Nasarawa governor

Mr David Emmanuel-Ombugadu, the Nasarawa State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, has promised to initiate good polices and programmes to benefit the whole people of the state, if elected in 2019.

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram not better equipped than us

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday denied claims that it was using inferior weapons to fight the Boko Haram terrorist group.

Asiwaju Tinubu: President Buhari administration has move Nigeria forward

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the All Progressives Congress national stalwart, Bola Tinubu, said President Muhammadu Buhari led-administration had made progress in moving the country forward.

2019 Budget: CSJ tasks federal government on MTEF, N203.38 billion recovered loot

The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has urged the Federal Government to address the status of the N203.38bn recovered loot and the Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks (MTEF) in the 2019 budget proposal presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the joint session of the National Assembly.

Simon Lalong presents N148.7 billion for 2019 fiscal year

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has presented the sum of N148.7 billion as budget for the 2019 fiscal year.
election inec nigeria

INEC revises guidelines for accrediting election observers

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revised the guidelines for accrediting observers.
President of the German Football Association (DFB - Deutscher Fussball-Bund) Reinhard Grindel poses during a photo session in Monaco on August 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - VALERY HACHE

German football boss Reinhard Grindel blasts FIFA chief Gianni Infantino over lack of transparency

“It is why I am insisting with my UEFA colleagues in the FIFA Council on the creation of a task force where all the information can be laid out on the table and we can determine with honesty if we need other competitions and if so what format they should take.”
Dr. Jackson Gaius-Obaseki, former Group Managing Director, NNPC and Chairman, Brass LNG (right), with Dr. Maikanti Baru, GMD, NNPC at the first Triennial Delegates Conference of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), NNPC Retail Branch

Maikanti Baru directs NNPC Retail to attain 30 per cent market share

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has charged the Corporation Downstream company, NNPC Retail, to increase its current 14 per cent market share to 30 per cent by 2020.

Federal government faults FAAN, NTDC, others over non-remittance of operating surplus

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has faulted several government agencies’ reluctance to remit their operating surplus into the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF).
Ayuba Wabba

NLC urges federal government to respect ILO principles, workers’ rights

Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, National Labour Congress (NLC), has urged Federal Government to respect the principles of International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the rights of workers in order to have peaceful industrial relations.

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Swine flu kills 40 in western India

At least 40 people have died and more than 1,000 have tested positive for swine flu since the beginning of this year in a western Indian state popular with foreigners, authorities said Friday.
Manchester United’s Norwegian caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer celebrates following the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St James’ Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on January 2, 2019. – Manchester United won the match 2-0. (Photo by Lindsey PARNABY / AFP)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer warns Manchester United players over complacency

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Manchester United of the dangers of complacency as they prepare to face Brighton after beating Tottenham to extend their perfect record under the interim boss.

Federal government releases N12 billion for completion of Zobe dam in Katsina

The federal government has released the sum of N12 billion for the implementation of Zobe Dam in Katsina State as part of its efforts to boost water supply across the country.

Official: Heritage Bank to list on stock exchange soon

Ifie Sekibo, managing director and chief executive officer of Heritage Bank, says the bank will soon be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
Liverpool midfielder Fabinho

Fabinho warns against mistakes as Liverpool prepare for another ‘final’

Fabinho is hoping to see Liverpool avoid “silly” mistakes as they prepare to treat every Premier League fixture in an ongoing title challenge as a “final”.