31 May 2023
There is no doubt that a lot needs to be done in the sector, but I may not agree that the power sector has completely failed. We have made some progress but we are still far from meeting the expectations of Nigerian consumers and businesses.
30 Apr 2023
Communities in Aba, Kano, and Kaduna have been thrown into darkness, following the disconnection of substations of Electricity Distribution Company (DISCO) servicing the areas.
19 Apr 2023
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) Kano Region, has warned electricity consumers against illegal connection. Rather, they should liaise with the Distribution Company (Disco) for proper connection of electricity. The General Manager, Kano Region, Bashir Mohammed-Gote, gave the warning while speaking with the news agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Kano. He said that…
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has ramped up its efforts in Ondo State to tackle the scourge of human trafficking with the support of Expertise France. With the renovated state command office equipped with modern facilities to support NAPTIP's operations, including investigation, prosecution, and victims' rehabilitation, Country Project Manager,…
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Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) has insisted that there is no going back on its planned protest billed for Tuesday and Wednesday over economic hardship in the country.
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*No nation would develop another except its interests are catered for, says Prof Soremekun *No plan to cancel BIF, NACCIMA says *Counter release by the Embassy means first rejection was nullified - Oseni *Making letter public mischievous act to undermine, embarrass government, Otubanjo says There is inexplicable furore as the Embassy of the State of…
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West Africa's regional bloc ECOWAS said Sunday it was easing sanctions imposed on Guinea and Mali, a day after announcing a similar decision for Niger, another country under military rule.
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The private residence of the Minister of State, FCT, Dr Mariya Mahmoud, was razed down by fire on Sunday afternoon.
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Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested several individuals and seized over 1,044 kilogrammes of illicit drugs, including cocaine and Colos, at the Tincan seaport in Lagos.
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Pope Francis Sunday described the increasing cases of kidnapping in Nigeria, as "extremely concerning". "I express my closeness in prayer to the Nigerian people, hoping that efforts will be made to contain the spread of these incidents as much as possible," the Pope said on X on Sunday.
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Four Egyptian construction workers died Sunday when their boat sank in a canal near Giza, state media reported, adding that five others were rescued and four passengers were still missing.