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27 Jun
Concerns emerged, yesterday, as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) moves to enforce Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company Plc ...
13 Apr
The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) Plc. says it is in the process of finalising a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Mabon Hydro Power Plant for 40 MW of electricity.
15 Dec 2021
What we have in place today is a single-buyer market. Only the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company buys power. So, you have no option.
15 Mar 2021
I have received several phone calls from several public officers, students and practitioners in procurement requesting me to intervene in the ongoing discourse and to give an opinion on the interpretation of the words in the new Finance Act 2021 which states as amendment in Section 22(5) of Public Procurement Act (PPA) that “The decision…
2 Dec 2019
Key players in the real estate sector, notably regulatory bodies and institutions are demanding an overhaul of the public procurement Act to ensure the performance of the construction industry.
2 Oct 2019
Most Cross River indigenes shunned the October 1, 2019 celebration of the country’s independence anniversary in Calabar, citing lack of good roads, electricity, hospital facilities, water supply, poor salaries, and food, insisting that there was nothing to celebrate.
12 Aug 2019
Beneficiaries of N-Power in Ebonyi State have said that the vocational programme introduced in 2016 by the Federal Government has significantly impacted their lives and those who benefit from their services at their various Primary Places of Assignment (PPA).
7 Nov 2018
The Public Procurement (BPP) is to deploy modern technology to further strengthen the entire process. Its Director General, Mamman Ahmadu, at a stakeholders’ workshop on the development of category matrix for the national database of contractors, consultants and service providers (CCSP) in Abuja, pointed out that the whole world had gone technologically in public procurement…
19 Sep 2018
Dr. Otive Igbuzor, general overseer of Palace of Priests Assembly (PPA) and other stakeholders have charged the Christian Association of Nigeria...
19 Nov 2017
The Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) candidate in the Anambra governorship election, Godwin Ezeemo, has accused officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of plotting to alienate his supporters.
1 May 2017
She said: “You can’t be in your own state and want to campaign, and the government comes out to say you must pay a certain amount to do so.
24 Jun 2016
In a letter dated 10 February, 2012, I confronted the then Federal Minister for Works with publications in the newspapers which stated that the Federal Government had decided to reimburse some State Governments that have rehabilitated Federal Government Roads. I protested the non-insistence that such refunds must follow the provisions of the Public Procurement Act (PPA) 2007.


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The head of Haiti's National Police Academy was shot dead Friday in a gang-plagued part of the capital Port-au-Prince, officials told AFP, the latest in a series of deadly attacks in the violence-torn Caribbean nation. Harington Rigaud "was shot in the head not far from the academy", said police spokesman Garry Desrosiers, adding that the…
32 mins ago
Argentina will seek to save their World Cup skins in Qatar on Saturday when Lionel Messi and his teammates face Mexico in a match they cannot afford to lose. A stunning 2-1 defeat to Saudi Arabia has left Argentina, who arrived in Doha on a 36-match unbeaten run and as one of the overall favourites,…
41 mins ago
Somalia's government has declared "all-out war" against the militant group Al-Shabaab and adopted a multi-pronged counterterrorism effort which -- despite some early headline-grabbing military gains -- promises to be long and difficult. The dogged Al-Qaeda affiliate was driven from Somalia's major cities a decade ago but retains swathes of countryside, where a coalition of armed…
1 hour ago
The Lagos State Government through its Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency on Friday began ”16 Days of Activism” to rid the state of the menace of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV). The Executive Secretary, Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA), Mrs Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, kicked off the campaign in Ikeja. She said that…
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At least three people including an adolescent girl were killed and 11 others wounded Friday when a 16-year-old shooter wearing Nazi symbols opened fire on two schools in southeastern Brazil, officials said. Authorities in the city of Aracruz, in Espirito Santo state, said the shooter fired on a group of teachers at his former school,…