Senate rejects N10bn varsities solar power project

Turns back Fashola for alleged unpreparedness By Christiana Ekpa The Senate committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy yesterday rejected the N10 billion solar power projects for nine universities. This was just the committee turned back Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, for his alleged “unpreparedness to face the More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Food Security: Adeosun inaugurates AGRO 15 Multi-Purpose Co-operative Society

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun By Etuka Sunday The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun yesterday inaugurated Agro 15 Multi-Purpose Co-operative Society at the Ministry in line with the Federal Government’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Reps summon 9mobile, Glo for alleged defaults in taxes

By Umar Muhammad Puma The House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating the operations of telecommunications service providers, equipment and vendors has summoned 9mobile and Globacom Nigeria over allegations More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Power agencies ineffective in handling customers complaints – Investigation

…as Globacom makes billions from complaints By Etuka Sunday Although the impression is that Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC)’s Customer Care Unit (CCU) and Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Power: FG targets additional 1,129MW in 2018

By Musa Adamu Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fahola, has hinted of additnal 1,129mw of electricity from various sources to the national grid in 2018. He revealed this against the background of continues More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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SEC pledges commitment to Industrial Harmony

By Etuka Sunday The Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Dr. Abdul Zubair has restated his commitment to workers welfare in order to ensure peace and harmony in the organization. Zubair More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Transport Ministry achieves 16.5% Budget implementation in 2017 -Ameachi

Minister Of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi By Christiana Ekpa The Minister of Transportation , Rotimi Ameachi yesterday disclosed that, the Ministry only achieved 16.5% performance implementation of the N7.44trillion More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Forex restriction on 41 Items yields results -CBN

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) …injects $303.9m ahead of Yuletide By Etuka Sunday The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has said that restriction of access to foreign exchange on the 41 items has had a positive More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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I cannot be blackmailed over Gwarzo’s suspension – Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun By Etuka Sunday The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has said that she would not be blackmailed over the suspension of the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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World Bank, FG brainstorm on Power Sector Recovery Programme

By Etuka Sunday The World Bank Group and the Federal Government of Nigeria concluded two days of high-level consultations on the Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP). The PSRP is a comprehensive programme of policy, More...