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FG Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola says he received reports on plans emanating from secret meetings of some electricity Generation Companies to disrupt power supply for political gains. Fashola who gave the hint at the twenty fifth Monthly Power Sector meeting in Uyo, said the power firms had sued the Federal Government […]

NBC The Federal Government is to set up a National Content Development Fund to assist content developers in producing quality programmes. Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission, Mr. Moddebo Kawu, announced the gesture at a Content Development Workshop which took place recently at Ilorin. Mr. Kawu said the commission will seek assistance from financial […]

NSCDC Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Niger state says it has mobilized over one thousand five hundred operatives to ensure a hitch-free visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state Thursday. NSCDC Commandant, Philip Ayuba, who made this known in Minna, said that the command had made robust security arrangements with sister agencies […]

EDO Edo state Government has appealed for cooperation from the comity of nations and international organizations in tackling illegal migration and human trafficking. Senior Special Assistant to the state Governor on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration, Solomon Okoduwa who made the call in Benin City noted that no fewer than two thousand, nine hundred and […]

DAPCHI Parents of the missing schoolgirls from Chibok town in Borno State will tomorrow visit Dapchi town to express sympathy with parents of the one hundred and ten schoolgirls abducted by insurgents last month. It was gathered that the visit was essentially to sympathize with parents of the recently abducted schoolgirls from Government Girls’ Science […]

SUPER EAGLES Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr has expressed his preference for Nigeria Professional Football League matches to be played more on grass pitch stadia. Rohr said this while peaking with newsmen in Lagos after the NPFL Match Day 12 fixture between Lagos-based Mountain of Fire and Miracles FC and Heartland FC of Owerri at […]

PHILIPPINES Philippines’ embattled Supreme Court chief justice today rejected calls for her to resign ahead of an impending impeachment, saying that quitting would only expose the judiciary to more attacks. Chief Justice Maria Sereno, the first woman to lead the Supreme Court, said resigning was an “easier option” for her but she was determined to […]

NAWOJ The Wife of the governor, Mrs Martha Udom Emmanuel is among the thirty outsanding women of akwa Ibom to be honoured today by the state council of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist, NAWOJ. Known as an evening with the Amazons, the event which will take place this evening at the NUJ Press Cerntre, […]

LAGOS Lagos State government says the ban placed on un-authorized modes of movement of animals, especially live cattle, across the State still subsists, stressing that persons found culpable in this act will be prosecuted. Commissioner for Agriculture, Oluwatoyin Suarau, stated this at the weekend while reviewing reports of animal transportation and stray animals. Suarau noted […]

COURT The long arm of the law has caught up with a 58-year-old man, Franklin Adeyanju who has been ordered to be remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s five-year-old daughter. Adeyanju, a politician, who resides at 24, Tijani Street, Dopemu, a suburb of Ikeja, Lagos is being tried for defilement. The […]

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