Friday, 1st December 2023


10 Nov
Nigeria, yesterday, launched its first interconnected mini-grid.
6 Nov
Many business owners and residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, have decried the epileptic power supply being experienced in the territory.
17 Oct
Stakeholders in the power sector are pushing for leeway that would ensure a collaborative approach to resolving the challenges facing the power sector amidst poor supply of electricity across the country.
14 Oct
Despite the recent increase in prices of electricity-prepaid meters, the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has said customers, who made payment under the Meter Asset Providers (MAPs) scheme will not be affected.
8 Sep
An unidentified man was electrocuted while trying to steal transformer cables in the early hours of Friday inside the premises of Niger State Printing Press in Minna.
21 Apr
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has pledged to invest more in electricity infrastructure as part of measures to improve electricity in the nation’s capital and North-central states, especially Kogi, Niger and Nasarawa.
15 Mar
Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kogi State Council, has observed the unbridled practice by the Abuja Electricity and Distribution Company (AEDC), which issues outrageous monthly bills to customers, especially in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, without a commensurate service rendered to customers.
22 Jan
Many residents and business owners in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT ), have decried the epileptic power supply being presently experienced in the territory for sometime now.
9 Dec 2022
• Insists consumers must sign agreement for refund Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), yesterday, in Abuja, said it remains the responsibility of electricity distribution companies to provide meters, transformers, poles, wires and other things needed for electricity supply to consumers. Across the country, consumers, including some state governments, provide transformers, poles, wires, and also fund…


3 mins ago
Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has said President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the release of 150 inmates in the maximum Correctional Centre in Kano. The release, according to the Minister was part of President Tinubu's renewed hope mantra tailored towards decongesting the correctional centres nationwide. The Minister represented by the Assistant Director, Dr…
5 mins ago
The Governor of Enugu, Peter Ndubuisi Mbah, met on Thursday with the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshall Hasan Abubakar, and other security bigwigs in a bid to strengthen security in the state.
7 mins ago
The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday accused the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) of fueling the violent protests and mass possession of major streets in Kano against the judgment of the Appeal Court that sacked Governor Abba Kabiru Yusuf. The court had affirmed Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna of the All Progressives Congress APC as…
10 mins ago
The Commissioner for tertiary education in Lagos State, Hon. Tolani Sule, has emphasised the need for fostering collaborations between technology and tertiary institutions.
10 mins ago
The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to grab the investments from the climate funds. Okonjo-Iweala made this call on Friday at the ongoing 28th meetings of the COP28 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and suggested that Nigeria as a country needs to commence…
12 mins ago
With the estimated N3.5 trillion annual post-harvest loss of agricultural produce in Nigeria, the effort of the government to accelerate policies and program implementation on food sustainability may not yield positive results. Country Director, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), Dr. Godwin Atser made the observation yesterday while inspecting the post-harvest technology intervention during Kano State Agro-Pastoral…
15 mins ago
A priest in charge of St. Michael’s Catholic Church Parish in Umuekebi, Osuoweerre autonomous community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, Rev Fr Kingsley Eze, has been kidnapped by gunmen.
17 mins ago
The China-African International Economic and Trade Promotion Council and the Kano Business Community have mutually agreed to promote agricultural commodities trade. The exchange trade partnership is intended to explore the exportation of the local agricultural value chain from Kano to the Republic of China, and the import of sustainable technology solutions to Nigeria. Addressing a…
46 mins ago
In a move to assess the dilapidated state of the abandoned St. Finbarrs Road, the Committee on Works of the Lagos State House of Assembly, led by Hon. Desmond Elliot, has conducted an inspection to gain firsthand knowledge and assess the urgent intervention needed in the Akoka Community yesterday.
50 mins ago
The Executive Director, Centre for Gender Economics Initiative (GCE), Africa, Uchenna Idoko, has called for a gender-responsive budgeting approach that addresses the basic needs of female inmates and ensures their well-being and dignity in custodial facilities.