Power supply drops to 753MW from 4,008MW

…As TCN struggles to restore supply after blackout By Udeme Akpan Power supply has dropped from 4,008 megawatts (MW) to 753MW, indicating a loss of 3,255MW, as the Transition Company of Nigeria, TCN, struggles to ‘synchronise’ the system after the nationwide blackout, occasioned by the strike of the National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE. The …

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APC crisis not against Oshiomhole but Buhari, Marafa accuses

Former Senator, Kabir Marafa who represented Zamfara central from 2011 – 2019 has alleged that the current crisis in the All Progressives Congress with insinuations of replacing the party chairman is subtly targeted at President Muhammadu Buhari. Marafa while speaking to newsmen said that some governors masterminding the crisis planned to replace the national party …

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Lebanon PM asks World Bank, IMF help with economic rescue plan

Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister Thursday asked international funding bodies for support in drawing up an emergency rescue plan for his protest-wracked country. Donors including the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday rebuffed a plea for financial aid pending the rapid formation of a new government to implement key economic reforms. Caretaker premier …

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