Nigerias Zungeru Plant Concession To Yield 2.1Tn In 30 Years

Nigeria’s Zungeru Plant Concession to Yield $2.1tn in 30 Years

The Nigerian government is set to receive a whopping $2.1 trillion over the next 30 years from the concession of the Zungeru hydropower plant, as reported by Channels Television. This financial boon comes from an agreement with the concessionaire Penstock Limited, which will manage the 700 MW facility, contributing $70 million annually to the federal […]

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Kano Reopens Warehouses After Clampdown On Food Hoarding1

Kano Reopens Warehouses After Clampdown on Food Hoarding

The Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission announced reopening ten warehouses it had previously sealed for allegedly hoarding foodstuffs. The decision came after the warehouse owners complied with directives to release their stock to the public, leading to a noticeable decrease in food prices across the region. The commission’s chairman, Muhyi Magaji, confirmed the

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Fuel Transport Strike Ends As Government Steps In

Fuel Transport Strike Ends as Government Steps In

The Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) has suspended its approximately two-day strike against lifting petroleum products following successful negotiations with the Federal Government. The breakthrough came after discussions led by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Heineken Lokpobiri, in Abuja, where it was agreed to increase the freight rate for petroleum transporters,

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Kano Assembly Demands N260M Refund From Three Agencies For Misuse

Kano Assembly Demands N260m Refund from Three Agencies for Misuse

The Kano State House of Assembly has mandated the Kano State Road Traffic Agency, Kano State Primary Health Care Agency, and Kano Printing Press to return N260 million due to the misappropriation of funds. This directive was issued in a session led by Speaker Jibril Falgore. The legislative body highlighted these agencies’ mismanagement of allocated

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Tragic Heroism Zookeeper Dies Saving Colleague From Lion At Oau

Tragic Heroism: Zookeeper Dies Saving Colleague from Lion at OAU

In a heart-wrenching incident at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, the zoological garden became the scene of a tragic event when a veterinary technologist, Mr. Olabode Olawuyi, was killed by a nine-year-old lion. The university authorities have since closed the zoo following the incident. Mr Olawuyi was attempting to rescue a female staff

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Bill Advances For Governors To Appoint Police Chiefs Sets Dismissal Criteria1

Bill Advances for Governors to Appoint Police Chiefs, Sets Dismissal Criteria

A landmark bill proposing amendments to the 1999 Constitution to allow state governors the authority to appoint police commissioners has successfully passed the second reading in the House of Representatives. This significant move towards decentralizing the Nigeria Police Force aims to address the escalating security challenges across the nation, marked by rampant banditry, kidnapping, and

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Gov Blames Opposition For Food Shortage Finds 32 Illegal Trade Routes1

Gov Blames Opposition for Food Shortage, Finds 32 Illegal Trade Routes

The Federal Government has attributed the ongoing food crisis in the nation to opposition factions, revealing the discovery of 32 new smuggling routes used for exporting food items abroad. This situation is described as an attempt by certain groups, frustrated by their electoral defeat, to destabilise the country’s economy and governance. During the inaugural Public

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Senate Investigates Buhari And Emefiele Over 30Tn Cbn Loans1

Senate Investigates Buhari and Emefiele Over £30tn CBN Loans

On Tuesday, the Senate announced its decision to investigate the £30tn Ways and Means loans from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) utilised by former President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. The Ways and Means provision, a loan mechanism, finances the government’s budget deficits. The Senate attributed the country’s current food and security crises to the indiscriminate

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Customs To Distribute Confiscated Food Items Across Nigeria Amid Hardship1

Customs to Distribute Confiscated Food Items Across Nigeria Amid Hardship

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced plans to distribute seized food items nationwide to mitigate the ongoing food crisis. CSC Abdullahi Maiwada, the National Public Relations Officer, stated on Tuesday that the initiative aims to alleviate the hardships faced by Nigerians by improving access to essential food items. The distribution of these food items,

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Niger State Civil Servants To Start Indefinite Strike1

Niger State Civil Servants to Start Indefinite Strike

Civil servants in Niger State, under the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), have announced an indefinite strike beginning Wednesday, February 21, 2024, due to the state government’s failure to fulfil their demands. Despite previous negotiations and an ultimatum given to the state government, the issues remain unresolved, prompting the decision

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