Abolish Fixed Charges, Senate Tells Electricity Regulatory Body

The Senate has urged the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), to abolish fixed charges collected from electricity consumers. Federal lawmakers at Tuesday’s plenary session, made the resolution after reviewing the operations of the electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) since the unbundling of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria.

Buhari Assures Nigerians Of Winning War Against Boko Haram

President Mohammadu Buhari says his administration will continue to provide all the necessary support needed to meet the operational and logistic needs of the military in the fight against insurgency. The President made the statement on Friday at the graduation of the 23 participants of the National War College of

What Buhari Needs To Deliver

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A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, has appealed to Nigerians to exercise patience with President Muhammadu Buhari. According to Onu, President Buhari needs time to deliver his vows to the people.

Naval Boss Appeals For More Funding For Effective Duty

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Oyibe Jibrin, has appealed for more funding for the force to enable it carry out its statutory functions effectively. The naval boss made the appeal on Tuesday at the closing ceremony of activities marking the 59th Anniversary of the force in Lagos, Nigeria’s

Senate Congratulates Buhari, Osinbajo

The Nigerian Senate has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on their successful inauguration as President and Vice President of Nigeria on May 29. In a motion moved by the Senate Leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba, the Senate also congratulated Federal Lawmakers who have been elected State Governors, urging

Extend Probe Beyond My Administration – Jonathan

Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan, says those calling for the probe of his government should ensure that such probes are extended beyond the Jonathan administration, otherwise it will be seen as witch hunting. President Jonathan was speaking while presiding over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the

Public Schools in Abuja Shut Down as FCT Chapter of Nigerian Union of Teachers Embarks on Strike

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Public schools in the Federal Capital Territory were shut down on Monday morning, as the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) embarked on a strike. According to The Nation, the union decided to go on strike “due to non-payment of some allowances by government, non implementation of 2013 and 2014 promotion

How Security Agencies Performed On Election Day – NSCDC Boss

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Prof. Ade Abolurin , the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has praised security agencies in the Country for “getting the balance right” on national security reforms, pushing back against the arguments made by it’s critics.

More APC Governors, Deputies Will Join PDP Soon – Secondus

The Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has said that subsequent to the party’s latest nationwide consultations, some All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and their deputies would soon return to the PDP. Secondus, who made the claim in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)

Buhari Seeks FCT Igbo Leaders’ Support For Change

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, has appealed to the Igbo community in the north and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, to support his efforts to rescue Nigeria from economic collapse. Addressing leaders of the Igbo community in Abuja on Friday, General Buhari

CAN Dragged To Court, READ WHY

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The Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN) has been dragged to court for the alleged imposition of Daniel Kadzai as the national president of the Youth Wing of the Christians Association of Nigeria (YOWICAN). Barrister Samuel Kwamkur, a member of YOWICAN, instituted the case against CAN, the Director of Youth, Apostle