EKEDC optimistic about government’s N100bn power sector support fund
Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc says the planned N100bn government support for the power sector will go a long way in bettering the fortunes of DisCos, if released.
Senate says no plan to reverse power sector privatisation
The Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy, has disclosed that it has no plans to review power sector privatisation.Chairman of the committee, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, disclosed this at its meeting with representatives of Ikeja Electric Plc...
Abaribe, Orji, Ohuabunwa get PDP’s nod to re-contest in Abia
The Abia State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday elected senators Enyinnaya Abaribe, Theodore Orji and Mao Ohuabunwa as its candidates for Abia South, Central and North districts in the 2019 polls.
Senate lists Buhari’s alleged human rights violations, assault on constitution
The Senate has scheduled for debate and investigation allegations of human rights and constitutional violations by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
DSS releases Enyinnaya Abaribe
The senator representing Abia South Senatorial District, Enyinnaya Abaribe, was yesterday released by the Department of State Services (DSS). His lawyers and associates were immediately at the DSS headquarters in Abuja processing the paperwork for his release. Abaribe was arrested few days ago by the DSS and had since been under detention for undisclosed reasons…
IPOB says linking group with Abaribe will not cover fraud allegation against government
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that attempting to use the issue of agitation for Biafra to deflect attention away from the real motive behind the arrest of Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe is a ploy that will not go well with the public.
Court adjourns till June 26 for Abaribe, others to produce Nnamdi Kanu in court
Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High court, Abuja, has adjourned till June 26 to allow Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe and two others to produce the acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB}, Nnamdi Kanu in court or risk jail terms. Abaribe had stood as a surety as part of the bail…
Weekly political notes
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday, ordered the defence counsel to produce Nnamdi Kanu in court on March 28, or for his sureties to explain his whereabouts.