The Federal Government is creating policies that will open up the nation’s electricity market to new investors in generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said. Osinbajo said on Thursday that resolving the power supply problem had been a top priority of the Federal Government...
Oyo State has warned business organisations that built on the mandatory setbacks on major roads to pay for the spaces or have them taken over. Its Internal Revenue Service (OYSIRS) Executive Chairman, Aremo John Adeleke, gave the warning yesterday. He said the state government was not happy with the attitude of...
JUSTICE Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the remand of Abdullahi Babalele, son-in-law of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned him for allegedly laundering $140,000 during the general elections. The commission also arraigned Atiku’s...
The All Progressives Congress in Ondo State has declared that the forthcoming governorship election will be an easy ride for the party, saying the government of the ruling party had performed well in the last two and a half years. This came within 24 hours that the candidate of the...
The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has said the 9th National Assembly would provide an enabling environment for the implementation of the Next Level agenda. Omo – Agege, according to a statement on Wednesday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga, stated this while speaking...
11 distribution firms declared technically insolvent Review power sale but don’t politicise exercise —ECAN The Federal Government is considering repossession of 10 electricity distribution firms as one of the options to rescue the nation’s beleaguered electricity industry. This is coming ahead of the scheduled final performance review of the private...
Shehu Idris, the Emir of Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Emirs and Chiefs, has frequent cases of rape of minors in the society. Idris said this on Tuesday in Zaria while addressing his subjects, who converged at his palace to pay their Sallah homage, traditionally called “Gaisuwan Sallah”. Newsmen...
The presiding Bishop, Newday College of Bishops, Worldwide, Rt. Rev. Innocent Ochei has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to desist from acting as the Minister of Petroleum and President of Nigeria at the same time. Bishop Ochei also ask President Buhari to act like a true leader who is in charged...
The Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello, has condemned the killing of the Chairman of Bunu Hunters, Caleb Oshe and his son, Sunday Oshe, by some unknown gunmen in the early hours of today, saying security agencies have been charged to ensure those behind the murder are apprehended and...
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the alleged rift between himself and his successor, Governor Godwin Obaseki, is the creation of people with personal interest, describing Obaseki as his brother. Oshiomhole said this on Monday night while receiving Governor Obaseki, who led...