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MESL: Kainji, Jebba plants lose N900m monthly over stranded 150mw

Following the stranded over 150 Mega Watts (MW) in Kainji and Jebba Hydro Power Plants, the operator Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited (MESL), is currently incurring excess of N900 million monthly.

Nasarawa elections: APC’s Abdullahi Sule wins governorship poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Engr. Abdullahi Sule of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Nasarawa state.
National Judicial Council | NJC

Suspension: NJC to decide Justice Onnoghen’s fate on Tuesday

There will be an emergency meeting among members of the National Judicial Council (NJC) on Tuesday to discuss the controversial suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

FRSC: Continuous sensitisation will reduce accidents on Nigerian roads

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday identified frequent sensitisation of motorists as a path to reducing rate of accidents on the Nigerian roads.

Housewife seeks divorce over husband’s failure to provide food

A housewife, Mrs Hafsat Zakaria, on Friday sought dissolution of her 16-year-old marriage over alleged failure by her husband to provide food.

Court sentences driver to eight months imprisonment for forgery

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced a 35-year-old driver, Umar Aliyu, to eight months imprisonment for forgery and impersonation.

Court jails three men 6 months each for stealing battery

A Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced three men, Umar Aliyu, 25, Bello Ishaq, 23, and Buhari Lawal, 21, to six months imprisonment each for joint act and theft.

Fulani herdsmen kill kinsman, rustle 15 cows, 14 sheep

The Plateau State Police Command has arrested a Fulani herdsman, Bala Yahaya Mohammed, who conspired with three others and killed their kinsman, Mohammed Ibrahim, rustling 15 cows and 14 sheep from their victim.

Police arrest herdsmen for murder, cattle rustling, 3 rapists in Plateau

Plateau State Commissioner of Police, Undie Adie, has paraded two suspected herdsmen for killing a 7-year-old boy, Muhammed Ibrahim and robbed him of 15 cows and 14 sheep entrusted in his custody by his uncle, Ibrahim Haruna at Agigi village in Bassa Local Government Area of the State.

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Notre Dame fire cause may be electrical – official

Investigators think an electrical short circuit may have caused the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral, according to a judicial police official.

Eddie Hearn: Anthony Joshua to get new opponent next week

Anthony Joshua will receive confirmation of his world title challenger in the “early part of next week” with an America-based opponent viewed as the ‘ideal’ choice, says Eddie Hearn.
Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has faulted the kind of democracy practised in Nigeria as a system that cannot bring about the best in all spheres of our national interest.

Gbenga Daniel: Nigeria’s practice of democracy faulty

Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has faulted the kind of democracy practised in Nigeria as a system that cannot bring about the best in all spheres of our national interest.

SERAP seeks details of asset declarations of presidents, govs since 1999

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to Dr. Muhammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently provide information on specific details of asset declarations submitted to the CCB by successive presidents and state governors since the return of democracy in 1999.”

US Embassy: Dress code is not a requirement for visa

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has clarified that dress code is not a requirement for obtaining the country’s visa.