Posted on June 13, 2018

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NERC issues power generation, distribution licences for Ariaria

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued power generation and distribution licences to two firms to independently generate and distribute 9.5 megawatts of electricity in the popular Ariaria Market in Aba, Abia State. The regulator issued the power generation licence to Ariaria Market Independent Power Plant Limited, while Ariaria Independent Energy Distribution Network Limited got […]

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APC convention: Tinubu, Akande, govs endorse Oshiomhole as national chairman

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, ex-interim National Chairman of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande and governors on the party’s platform,  have endorsed former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole,  for the position of the national chairman of the party. This followed visits to Oshiomhole’s campaign office located at Aso Drive, Asokoro, […]

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How unpaid salaries, high cost of commodities affect Sallah shoppings in Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Zaria

Barely two days to Eid-el-Fitr celebration, residents in Kano, Jigawa and Katsina states as well as Zaria in Kaduna state, have expressed concern over increase in prices of essential commodities and non-payment of workers’ salaries in the four states. Kano Chronicle observed that while prices of the commodities such as textile materials, poultry products, perishable […]

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‘Nigeria has lost fortunes to collapse of national shipping line’

NPA woos private sector into shipping businessNigeria as a maritime nation has lost fortunes to the collapse of the Nigerian National Shipping Line (NNSL) about 13 years ago.The Executive Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, disclosed this in Onne, Rivers State, during the official christening of the nation’s latest addition to the Nigerian ‘fleet’, the […]

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Value of unlicensed software in Nigeria drops to $123 million

. Okeremi takes over from Emadoye as ISPON PresidentUsage value of unlicensed software in Nigeria appears to be plummeting; this is going by the latest statistics from the Business Software Alliance (BSA).The report obtained by The Guardian on Monday, the June edition, with the title: Software Management: Security Imperative, Business Opportunity, it revealed that as […]

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Reps move to sanction DISCOs over estimated electricity billing

The House of Representatives yesterday threatened legislative action against excessive billing of electricity consumers.Chairman, House ad hoc Committee on Curbing Excessive Electricity Charges, Israel Ajibola, dropped the hint in Kano.He spoke at an interactive session organised by Kano/Kaduna Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs).He said the House had been inundated with allegations of excessive billing, and DISCO’s […]