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The Republics of Togo, Niger and Benin owe Nigeria a total of N29.97bn for the electricity supplied to them from January to September last year, according to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission. Nigeria, through its electricity transmission company, supplies power to these countries, which are classified as international customers in the Nigerian power sector. Niger’s […]

Nigeria’s Obiageli Ezekwesili in conjunction with the Robert Bosch Academy presents the #FixPolitics Initiative with an inaugural conference in Lagos. Ezekwesili who is currently a Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow under the academy, has spent the last 6 months probing the effect that the poor quality of politics in a country has on governance, sound economic […]

The Federal Government has declared ‘Operation Amotekun’ as an illegal outfit. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Special Assistant, Media and Public Relations (Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice), Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu. “The setting up of the paramilitary organization called “Amotekun” is illegal and runs contrary […]

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed the 2020 budget of the state into law. This is coming barely 24 hours after the Lagos State House of Assembly approved N1.168 trillion being the 2020 budget for the state. The signing, which took place today in the Governor’s office at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, had […]

President Donald Trump was impeached for abuse of power in a historic vote in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, setting up a Senate trial on removing him from office after three turbulent years. By a 230 to 197 vote in the Democratic-majority House, the 45th US president became just the third occupant of the White House […]

The senate will approve President Muhammadu Buhari’s loan request despite public outcry, according to Senate President Ahmad Lawan. Explaining why the senate will endorse the N10.7 trillion loan request, Lawan says the federal government needs the loan to build critical infrastructure. Buhari had for a second time, sought the approval of the loan, hinging the […]

Nigerian lawmakers have kicked against the bill for an Act to alter the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, to provide a single term of six years for the president and state governors. The bill which also sought a 6-year term for members of the National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly, failed to […]

“The reported new editorial policy of the Punch Newspapers to address President Muhammadu Buhari as Major General in his official title and refer to his government as a regime instead of administration, comes to us as totally curious and utterly incredible. The paper claimed that it is changing President Buhari’s official title to General because […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Muhammad Nami to replace Babatunde Fowler as the new Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The nomination is subject to Senate confirmation. The President also approved the composition of a new board for the FIRS subject to Senate confirmation. The board is composed of a member representing each […]


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