The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Monday said power generation and transmission in the country had improved. A communique issued at the 18th monthly power sector and stakeholders meeting in Kano, chaired by Fashola, said power generation improved beyond what was recorded in 2016. the communique noted as at August 10,
Suspected members of the Boko Haram on Monday night attacked two Adamawa communities. Residents fled as the terrorists attacked Nyibango and Muduhu, both in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa. The attacks come a few days after a similar incident in a neighbouring Mildu village in the same local government. At least seven people were killed in
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says hard work is the key as the team prepare for Sunday’s fixture against Tottenham after suffering a shock defeat to Burnley. Conte saw his team finish with nine players after Gary Cahill’s harsh first-half red card before Cesc Fabregas was dismissed late on for two bookable offences. That made it
The Concerned Nigerians group have taken their protest to Wuse Market, Abuja. Self-acclaimed Area Father and entertainer, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy was attacked by thugs at the market on Tuesday. In a series of tweets by one of the leaders of the ‘ResumeOrResign’ group, Deji Adeyanju, some youths attacked them when they
Taylor Swift has won vindication after a jury decided in a civil trial that a radio host groped her during a pre-concert photo op four years ago. After a week-long trial over dueling lawsuits, jurors determined Monday that fired Denver DJ David Mueller assaulted the pop star by grabbing her backside during a backstage meet-and-greet.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has received a petition for the recall of Abubakar Galadima Kuki, a member representing Bebeji Constituency in Kano State House of Assembly. A statement by Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Adedeji Soyebi, disclosed that the petition from his constituents was received on August 11, 2017.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and marketers in the downstream oil sector have said there are no immediate plans to increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit PMS popularly known as petrol. The Nigeria Labour Congress recently declared that the Federal Government should not test its (NLC’s) resolve by raising the price of the
University teachers are set for major strike, it was announced yesterday. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) said the strike “will be total, comprehensive and indefinite” to press home lecturers’ demand for improved welfare and working conditions. ASUU National President Dr. Biodun Ogunyemi said the union took the decision after a nationwide consultation with
Two days after paying a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in London, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said he does not know who is paying for the President’s treatment. Adesina said this on Monday, during which he shared his thoughts and feelings about meeting his boss for