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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 […]

A report published by the National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday revealed that food inflation increased marginally Year on Year to 14.90% in January 2020, compared to the figures obtained (14.85%) in January 2019. Core Inflation also rose to 9.43% in January 2020 compared to the 9.35% figures in January 2020. Earlier in January data […]

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 […]

Women in Ekiti state will now enjoy six months maternity leave as The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has approved six months maternity leave for female workers in the state public service. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Yinka Oyebode, said the new policy, which took effect from February 1, […]

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said the Federal Government will no longer review workers’ salaries as earlier promised. The acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan,   had said through the Director of Communications in her office, Mrs Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, that the  FG would ensure that […]

Nigerian music star; Olamide has released his 10th studio album titled “999”. This is Olamide’s first project since his “YBNL Mafia Family” compilation album which was released in December 2018. The rapper announced this release to the surprise of many across his social media pages. On Instagram, he shared the album art, tracklist and the […]

A graduate of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Motunrayo Rafiu, who was abducted by suspected kidnappers in the Kabba area of Kogi State, has been released. Rafiu was released on Sunday after the family reportedly paid a ransom of N1m. The victim was said to have spent five days in the kidnappers’ den. […]

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced that it has been appointed as an Executive Committee (EC) member of the Financial and Information Services Association (FISD), a division of the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA). The appointment which is for a two-year term, beginning January 2020, will have Olufemi Balogun, Head, Market Services Department […]

Lil Wayne’s latest album Funeral has debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The project is also the rapper’s fifth No. 1 album on the chart, which dropped on Jan. 31 via Young Money/Republic Records. It arrives on the Billboard 200 with 139,000 equivalent album units for the week ending on Feb. 6, Billboard reports.  Streaming […]


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