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TCN

Nigeria records highest power transmission of 5,459.50MW

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the power sector has recorded an all-time national peak of 5,459.50MW. A statement issued on Thursday by Ms Ndidi Mbah, TCN General Manager, Public Affairs, said the new record was achieved on...

Buhari

Buhari mourns as robbers kill ex-NTA DG, Mohammed Ibrahim’s son

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the former Director General of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) at different times, Mohammed Ibrahim, over the passing of his son, Aminu Mohammed. Aminu Mohammed was reportedly stabbed to...

Buhari

Our economy too fragile for fresh lockdown – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, has said that Nigeria’s economy is too fragile to bear another round of fresh COVID-19 lockdown. The President disclosed this via his verified Twitter handle on Thursday. Buhari said, compliance with COVID-19 protocols by all Nigerians,...

Wike

Rivers: Wike signs Executive Order proscribing IPOB

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has signed an executive order to reinforce the ban on the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and its activities in the State. He made this known in a statement by Mr Kelvin Ebiri, Special...

Buhari

Eid-el-Maulud: Buhari preaches love, honesty

President Muhammadu Buhari, has urged all Nigerians to seize the opportunity of this year’s Eid-el-Maulud to reflect on the virtues of the Holy Prophet by showing love and understanding for fellow citizens. He also urged Nigerians to avert second...

Buhari

FEC approves N2.9bn for printing of question papers, others

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N2.9 billion contracts for the printing of sensitive and non-sensitive examination materials. The council also approved N1.6bn for the rehabilitation and upgrade of some roads within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The...

Court rejects EFCC’s plea to issue arrest warrant Diezani

Court rejects EFCC’s plea to issue arrest warrant Diezani

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, refused to grant the EFCC’s application seeking the court order on issuance of warrant of arrest against former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu held that an affidavit...

Eid-el maolud: FG declares Thursday public holiday

Eid-el maolud: FG declares Thursday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Thursday as public holiday to mark Eid-el-Maulud Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, disclosed this is in a statement by the ministry’s Director of...

Buhari re-appoints Yakubu as INEC chairman

Buhari nominates Yakubu for second-term as INEC Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, for a second term in office. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed this in...

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