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Resident troop out for CVR in area councils

Eligible voters have continued to troop out en masse to registration centers across the six area councils to get their voter cards ahead of the March 19, FCT council poll. 

A visit by our correspondent to some registration centers in AMAC, Gwagwalada and Kwali area councils revealed t [...]

Sun, 17 January 2016


Naanovo: One technology, Three Products, little attention

Naanovo waste to energy technology (WTE) is unlike any other that we know of in our current mix of energy sources. It uses urban waste to produce electricity, blocks and potable water simultaneously. The technology burns waste to heat and convert water into steam which is then used to drive turbines t [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016


MTN fine: FG alleges foul play

The last may not have been heard of the saga between the Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, and telecommunications giant, MTN-Nigeria over the N1.04trillion fine slammed on it, as the Nigerian government fears the South African company may be scheming its way out of the quagmire.

The feder [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016


DFID to invest £30m on climate change in Nigeria

The Department for International Development, DFID, has promised more collaboration with the Nigerian government in its efforts to grow and develop the country’s agricultural sector, with a pledge to invest £30million into the climate change programme in the country.

Head of Office, [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016


Satellite towns feel the Okada menace in FCT

Over ten years since activities of commercial motorcycles were restricted to the suburbs by the Nasir El’Rufai led administration, Abuja residents still hold the same opinion about them, as most residents think they constitute more nuisance than the service they are expected to provide.

W [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016


Forex reversal: Between CBN and BDC operators

The recent decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria to stop the sale of foreign exchange to licensed Bureau de Change, BDC operators across the country may not have gone down well with the operators, as they fear the latest policy could spell doom for the naira and inadvertently the liquidation of BDC [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016


PSC to personnel: You are not domestic servants

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has warned officers on special assignments to desist from engaging in domestic duties that are not within their stipulated instructions or face the law.

Chairman of the PSC, Chief Mike Okiro, issued the warning at a press briefing, saying the ugly trend must [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016


Count me out of Anambra senatorial election - Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said that he is not interested in contesting in the forthcoming Anambra central senatorial election as he cannot abandon the national assignment given to him by President Muhammadu Buhari. 

Ngige explained that he would not contes [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016


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