[BUSINESS NEWS] HYDRO-POWER TO GENERATE 19, 000 MW, SAYS FG

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SAYS ELECTRICITY GENERATION FROM HYDRO SOURCES COULD REACH 19,000 MEGAWATTS IF FULLY HARNESSED. MINISTER OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, OGBONNAYA ONU, DISCLOSED THIS AT THE 2018 SEMINAR ON CONSTRUCTION AND MANAGEMENT OF WATER CONSERVANCY AND HYDRO-POWER PROJECT ORGANISED BY THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT IN ABUJA ON TUESDAY. ONU, WHO WAS REPRESENTED BY THE PERMANENT SECRETARY OF THE MINISTRY, BITRUS NABASU, SAYS NIGERIA REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF 160, 000 MEGAWATTS OF ELECTRICITY, BUT IS CURRENTLY…

"[BUSINESS NEWS] HYDRO-POWER TO GENERATE 19, 000 MW, SAYS FG"

[BUSINESS NEWS] FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UNVEIL LOGO, NAME OF NEW NATIONAL AIRLINE WEDNESDAY

THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT WILL TODAY UNVEIL THE NAME AND LOGO OF THE NEW NATIONAL AIRLINE, AT FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW IN LONDON, WHICH IS THE MEETING PLACE FOR AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURERS, ENGINE MANUFACTURERS, AIRCRAFT LEASING COMPANIES, AVIATION CONSULTANTS AND MARKETERS. MINISTER OF STATE FOR AVIATION, HADI SIRIKA, SAYS HE WILL EXPLORE EVERY OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE AT THE AIR SHOW TO ATTRACT MORE PROSPECTIVE INVESTORS INTO THE NIGERIAN AVIATION ENVIRONMENT. SIRIKA ALSO ADDED THAT BY DECEMBER 19TH, 2018, THE…

"[BUSINESS NEWS] FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UNVEIL LOGO, NAME OF NEW NATIONAL AIRLINE WEDNESDAY"

[NEWS] 3 CHILDREN KILLED , 2 INJURED IN GAS CYLINDER EXPLOSION

AT LEAST THREE CHILDREN HAVE DIED IN SARA VILLAGE IN GWARAM LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF JIGAWA STATE, FOLLOWING A COOKING GAS CYLINDER EXPLOSION.   THE SPOKESPERSON FOR THE JIGAWA POLICE COMMAND, ASP ABDU JINJIRI, WHO CONFIRMED THE INCIDENT, ON TUESDAY IN DUTSE, ADDED THAT TWO OTHERS WERE INJURED BY THE EXPLOSION.   HE HAS HOWEVER ADVISED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO BE CAREFUL WITH GAS CYLINDERS.

"[NEWS] 3 CHILDREN KILLED , 2 INJURED IN GAS CYLINDER EXPLOSION"

[NEWS] LAGOS WILL CONTINUE TO BE LEADING SPORTS HUB IN AFRICA

LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT HAS ASSURED LAGOS RESIDENTS THAT IT WILL CONTINUE TO POSITION LAGOS STATE AS THE LEADING SPORTS HUB IN AFRICA, WHILE CREATING THE SYNERGY BETWEEN SPORTS, TOURISM, ENTERTAINMENT, JOB CREATION AND BUSINESS. CHAIRMAN OF LAGOS STATE SPORTS COMMISSION, KWEKU TANDOH, GAVE THIS ASSURANCE IN A STATEMENT ON TUESDAY WHILE COMMENDING RESIDENTS FOR THEIR GOOD CONDUCT AT THE EIGHT WORLD CUP VIEWING CENTERS THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD OF THE JUST CONCLUDED 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP…

"[NEWS] LAGOS WILL CONTINUE TO BE LEADING SPORTS HUB IN AFRICA"

[NEWS] AUTISM: LAGOS GOVT PROMISES TO BUILD EARLY INTERVENTION CENTRES

LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT HAS PROMISED TO BUILD TWO EARLY INTERVENTION CENTRES IN SOME STRATEGIC LOCATIONS IN THE STATE TO CATER FOR CHILDREN SUFFERING FROM AUTISM. THE SPECIAL ADVISER TO GOV. AKINWUNMI AMBODE ON SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, JOYCE ONAFOWOKAN, SAID THIS ON TUESDAY, AT A TWO-DAY 8TH ANNUAL AUTISM PROGRAMME AT VICTORIA ISLAND. ONAFOWOKAN, ADDED THAT THE STATE GOVERNOR IS FULLY COMMITTED TO ENSURING THAT FACILITIES WHICH WILL BE THE FIRST OF ITS KIND ARE PROVIDED TO…

"[NEWS] AUTISM: LAGOS GOVT PROMISES TO BUILD EARLY INTERVENTION CENTRES"

[NEWS] FG BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF DYKES TO PREVENT FLOODING – OFFICIAL

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS COMMENCED THE CONSTRUCTION OF DYKES TO PROTECT THE NATION’S RIVER BODIES AND MINIMIZE RISKS THAT MIGHT ARISE FROM FLOODING. DIRECTOR, IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES, ELIJAH ADERIBIGBE, MADE THIS KNOWN IN AN INTERVIEW WITH NEWSMEN IN ABUJA, ON TUESDAY, SAYING THAT IT BECAME NECESSARY TO CURTAIL WATER LEVELS SO AS TO PREVENT THEM FROM OVERSHOOTING THEIR BOUNDARIES.  

"[NEWS] FG BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF DYKES TO PREVENT FLOODING – OFFICIAL"

[NEWS] EKITI POLL: INEC GETS 14-DAY ULTIMATUM TO PROSECUTE VOTE BUYERS OR FACE REDRESS

  THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC RIGHTS AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT, (SERAP) HAS ISSUED A 14-DAY ULTIMATUM TO THE INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC) TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS OF  VOTE BUYING BY BOTH THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS AND THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY DURING LAST SATURDAY’S GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION IN EKITI STATE AND PROSECUTE THOSE FOUND CULPABLE OR BE READY TO FACE LEGAL ACTION. SERAP, IN AN OPEN LETTER DATED JULY 17TH 2018 AND SENT TO INEC CHAIRMAN, PROFESSOR MAHMOOD YAKUBU, ON…

"[NEWS] EKITI POLL: INEC GETS 14-DAY ULTIMATUM TO PROSECUTE VOTE BUYERS OR FACE REDRESS"

[NEWS] BUHARI DEMANDS ICC’S ACTION ON CORRUPTION CASES, ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS

  PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, HAS CALLED ON THE 123 STATES PARTIES TO THE ROME STATUTE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT TO SUPPORT THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT (ICC) WITH JURISDICTION OVER SERIOUS CASES OF CORRUPTION AND ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS BY STATE ACTORS. ACCORDING TO A STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT’S SPECIAL ADVISER ON MEDIA AND PUBLICITY, FEMI ADESINA, IN ABUJA, BUHARI MADE THE CALL WHEN HE DELIVERED A KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE SOLEMN HEARING TO COMMEMORATE THE…

"[NEWS] BUHARI DEMANDS ICC’S ACTION ON CORRUPTION CASES, ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS"

[NEWS] BUHARI REJECTS FOUR BILLS PASSED BY NATIONAL ASSEMBLY; GIVES REASONS

  PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI HAS REJECTED FOUR BILLS RECENTLY PASSED BY THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY. BUHARI’S DECISION TO WITHHOLD ASSENT TO THE CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER BILL, 2018; NATIONAL CHILD PROTECTION AND ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (NCPEA) BILL, 2018; AGRICULTURAL CREDIT GUARANTEE SCHEME FUND AMENDMENT BILL, 2018; AND THE COURTS AND TRIBUNAL STANDARD SCALE OF FINES BILL, 2018, WAS CONTAINED IN SEPARATE LETTERS READ OUT BY THE SENATE PRESIDENT, BUKOLA SARAKI, ON TUESDAY. FOR THE NCPEA BILL, 2018, BUHARI SAYS…

"[NEWS] BUHARI REJECTS FOUR BILLS PASSED BY NATIONAL ASSEMBLY; GIVES REASONS"

[NEWS] BREAKING: SENATE CONFIRMS SMITH, CHAIRMAN POLICE SERVICE COMMISSION

THE SENATE HAS CONFIRMED THE APPOINTMENT OF FORMER INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF POLICE, MUSILIU SMITH, AS THE CHAIRMAN OF THE POLICE SERVICE COMMISSION AND SIX OTHERS AS MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION. ACCORDING TO THE SENATE PRESIDENT, BUKOLA SARAKI, THE CONFIRMATION OF THEIR APPOINTMENTS FOLLOWED THE CONSIDERATION OF THE REPORT OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON POLICE AFFAIRS, PRESENTED BY THE CHAIRMAN, ABU IBRAHIM.  

"[NEWS] BREAKING: SENATE CONFIRMS SMITH, CHAIRMAN POLICE SERVICE COMMISSION"