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Lagos Saves Money with IPP – Gov Fashola

Lagos Saves Money with IPP – Gov Fashola

  When the Lagos State government commissioned its independent power projects located at Lagos Island and Alausa, many had thought it wont have much impact on the economy of the commercial centre of the country.   But in two years alone, apart from generating about 259 employments,the project, which is powered by gas, led to

Governor Fayemi’s Convoy Attacked

The convoy of Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi was on Monday attacked in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital by suspected thugs believed to be working for Ayo Fayose, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the upcoming gubernatorial election in Ekiti State.   A statement issued by Olayinka Oyebode, Chief Press Secretary to Ekiti State

Joy Ogwu’s Address to the UN Council

Professor Joy Ogwu, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, assumed the one-month rotational Presidency of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. On the assumption of her new role, the professor, in her address to UN members states, gave a run down of the provisional programme of work approved by the

Jega Hosts Election Debate Group

The board of trustees of the Nigeria Election Debate Group, NEDG visited the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC in Abuja. The visit was part of preparation for the forthcoming governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states. The board, led by his chairman, Abubakar Jijiwa was received by INEC Chairman –Attahiru Jega at INEC’s headquarters in Abuja.

Gun battle Around Presidential Villa, SSS Headquarters

  There have been heavy gunfire exchanges around the vicinity of Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja and the headquarters of the Department of State Security, DSS on Sunday morning. Residents of the area and security sources say sounds of gunshots could be heard coming from the DSS headquarters for over one hour on Sunday morning.

I’m Disappointed Yerima Wasn’t On The Centennial List – Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, Professor and Nobel Laureate has expressed disappointment that Ahmed Yerima, former Governor of Zamfara State, was not among the 100 Nigerians that President Goodluck Jonathan recently honoured as part of activities marking Nigeria’s centenary. Speaking rather ironically, Soyinka stated this yesterday at a public service debate organized by the St John’s Forum, a

StarTimes Unveils FreeViewing Bouquet

To support Nigeria’s agenda to transit to digital transmission by June 2014, StarTimes Network, a cable station, offers 10 free channels to its subscribers in Plateau State. Irete Anetor, public relations manager, NTA-Star TV Network, explained that the Bouquet is an initiative by StarTimes to ensure that the residents have access to television viewership after

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