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Abuja Gets First Solar-Powered Energy Estate

by admin - 21 June 2017

The Chief Executive Officer, Sungold Group Ltd., Abuja, Mr Amarachi Iwuanyanwu, has announced the completion of its first set of 350 Solar powered Energy Estates in Gwarinpa in Abuja. According to Iwuanyanwu, the set of buildings are part of the over 4,000 being planned for the FCT Abuja and on completion...

Politics

Osinbajo to South East Leaders: Shun Tit-for-Tat

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met with Southeast governors and other leaders of thought from the region and urged them not to be tempted into a tit-for-tat amid hate speeches across the country. In his opening remarks at the meeting with the leaders of thought held at the old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja, Osinbajo urged them to always speak out against hate speeches and comments...

Photo News

Enugu North PDP Zonal Meeting (Photo)

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (2nd left); senator representing Enugu North Senatorial District, Chuka Utazi (2nd right); and two members of House of Representatives, Pat Asadu (left), and Dennis Agbo, during Enugu North Peoples Democratic Party Zonal Meeting, yesterday Facebook Comments Share...

Power/Mineral Resources

Nigeria Moves to Legalize Illicit Refineries in Niger Delta

Nigeria aims to legalize illicit oil refineries in the turbulent Niger Delta region, the vice-president’s office said on Thursday, hoping to bring peace to the production heartland for the crude on which the country relies. If the refineries are legalized, it could help soothe tensions in the Delta states, where an uneasy peace is now being kept as the government holds talks with local communities,...

Cities/Abuja Districts

FCT: AGIS Generates N50m Land Revenue Daily

…Issues 1000 C of O One of the gains of the Muhammad Musa Bello led reforms in land administration has been an improvement in internally generated revenue in the Abuja Geographic Information Systems (AGIS) as well as across board improvements in land services delivery. The Director, Abuja Geographic Information Systems (AGIS) Dr. Isa Jalo who made this revelation in a parley with media men...

News

Falana: Man Who Issued Quit Notice on Igbo People Lives in Lagos

Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has condemned the quit notice issued by Arewa Youths on Igbo people living in the North. Falana, who spoke in Lagos, revealed that the man who issued the quit notice himself is a Lagos resident and wondered why somebody living in Lagos should be issuing quit notice to other Nigerian citizens in the northern part of the country. The legal practitioner, who spoke on...

Diplomacy

Deportation of 250 Citizens Prompt Nigeria, EU Agreement on Repatriation

Nigeria and European Union (EU) are working to have an agreement that will facilitate the repatriation of Nigerians living illegally in EU countries. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja that the EU also sought to engage with the government in providing vocational training for those who had been repatriated. The EU for now,...

Environment/Health

Osinbajo, Okowa Mourn Osotimehin

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and Delta State Governor,  Ifeanyi Okowa expressed shock and profound sadness over the death of Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and a former Minister of Health in Nigeria. In  a statement issued in Abuja by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity in the Office...

Crime/Defence

James Uduji: I paid $1.2m to Evans

Uduji James Uduji, the Chairman of Cometstar Cable Manufacturing Limited was kidnapped by the Evans gang for 42 days in 2015. And to get his freedom, he paid the gang $1.2m, the highest ransom ever paid by any of Evans victims.  How he Was Kidnapped On September, 2015, as I was coming back from my factory in Agbara to my home in Festac, arriving Seventh Avenue, I saw four gun men. They stopped...

Editorial/Opinion

‘Quit Notice or Not, Biafra Is A Reality’

By Femi Fani-Kayode A man called Nnamdi Kanu and his movement called the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) single-handedly brings the whole of the south-east of our country to a standstill with his one day “stay at home order” and someone in the Presidency says they don’t consider him to be a leader of thought? Clearly the Villa curse has set in. Delusion is a terrible affliction...

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