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Maku Urges Coordinated Effort To Boost Power Supply
The Minister of Information and Supervisory Minister of Defence, Mr. Labaran Maku, has emphasised the need for contractors handling the construction of electricity generation and transmission plants in the country to synchronise their efforts in order to ensure a timely and smooth take off without delay.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Petroleum downstream deregulation will ensure products availability - Maku
The Federal Government, on Sunday, said the planned deregulation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry was to ensure availability of products to Nigerians.
Peace: Now Is The Time To 'Walk The Talk', Says Sultan
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, has urged Nigerians to match words with actions to enable the nation achieve enduring peace and unity.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Nigeria's HIV/AIDS Prevalence Drops To 3.4%
Nigeria's HIV/AIDS prevalence rate is now 3.4 per cent, according to the report of a new national survey conducted by the federal government for the 2012 National HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Survey-Plus .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Baba Omojola: Good name, great deeds on the side of the peopleBABS...
He was an enigma; facially unknown to most of us and to most of the errand boys in the various juntas' state security services, but his deeds and activities fairly documented and never went unnoticed.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Marginal Fields: Participants to pay N3m for pre-qualification
Each interested participant in the upcoming marginal fields bid round is expected to pay about N3 million to be pre-qualified to participate.
Northern Christians allege discrimination
The Chairman of the Northern Christian Elders' Forum, NOSCEF,, Elder Saidu Dogo, yesterday lamented the high level of discrimination against Christians in the 19 northern states.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Confusion After Power Privatisation
WHEN the privatisation of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria successor companies was concluded recently, the Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo, urged Nigerians to look forward to a new era of improved power supply.
Diezani Alison-Madueke and the burden of leadership
A LOOK at Diezani Alison- Madueke, the Minister of Petroleum Resources, would naturally provoke either a sense of admiration or that of envy.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Aviation: Attitude of Nigerians may endanger air safety - Onyema
Chairman of the Foundation for Ethnic Harmony in Nigeria and a cadet pilot, Mr Allen Onyema, speaks on how to make Nigeria's airspace safe among other issues.
Assessing responsiveness of health care services within a health...
Responsiveness of health care services in low and middle income countries has been given little attention.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Spread of terrorism: Army uncovers Boko Haram's new tactics
Chief of Army Staff Lt General Azubike Ihejirika, has advised Nigerians not to panic over speculation of the spread of terrorists into other regions of the country, assuring that security moves were in top gear to monitor terrorists movements just as the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Ibrahim Attahiru also alerted Nigerians ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Establish More MFBs, NDIC Boss Urges Northern Governors
The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation , Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim , has challenged Northern state governors to establish more micro finance banks in their respective states.
French hostage describes escape
A French engineer kidnapped by Islamist militants in northern Nigeria has told the BBC how he managed to escape two weeks ago.
Apo killings not extra-judicial, says Senate
THE Senate yesterday absolved the security agents that carried out the raid at the Apo Legislative Quarters which led to the death of eight persons suspected to be members of Boko Haram of extra-judicial killing but a hastily executed operation.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
2015: Minister fingered in plot to blackmail Buhari, Amaechi
A plot by top government agents to portray Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State as working with the North to stall the re-election of President Good-luck Jonathan was uncovered in Kaduna yesterday.
Nigerian, Indian doctors collaborate to improve patient care and management
AS part of the efforts to stem the tide of Nigerians jetting overseas for specialised medical treatment, a Continuous Medical Education, CME, series aimed at helping Nigerian medical doctors including cardiologists acquire up-to-date knowledge on management of severe dilated cardiomyopathy - a pre-condition to end stage heart failure -is being held ... (more)
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Nigeria: Foundation Empowers 200 Entrepreneurs in Kaduna
Two hundred entrepreneurs have been empowered with a business enhancement of N5, 000 each by a Non-Governmental Organization known as Human Trust Foundation to reduce poverty among the less privileged in Kaduna.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Nigeria To Boost Power In 3 States With $100m Investment
Nigeria on Wednesday approved a loan of N15.7 billion from the Indian Import Export Bank to boost power supply in three of its 36 states.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Nigeria: FG Borrows U.S.$100 Million to Supply Three States With Power
The federal government yesterday hinted of its decision to sign a loan agreement with the Indian Import- Export Bank in the sum of $100 million to boost power supply in three states of the country namely Cross Rivers, Enugu and Kaduna.