- 2 UNICAL students killed, 11 arrested over suspected cult activities
- Blind people march to Adamawa Government House, protest against alleged discrimination, neglect
- Self-driving car kills female pedestrian in US
- Nicolas Sarkozy, former French President, in police custody over cash received from late Libyan dictator Gaddafi
The Energy Commission of Nigeria has predicted a growth of up to 100,000 megawatts electricity generation in the country by 2030. The ECN also promised that both transmission and distribution capacities will be increased.
The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) said it has seized broadcast contrivance worth N36.1 million and arrested two suspects in Delta. The operation was carried out between March 13 and March 16, in Ughelli and Warri.
A blind seer, Bulgarian Baba Vanga, who prophesied the September 11 terror attacks also predicted that Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin would rule the world one day. Vanga reportedly had an 85% success rate with her predictions.
Scores of persons have been reportedly arrested by the Police in Delta state, while many flee, over the killing of a police sergeant in a communal crisis in Obodo-Eti community, Ndokwa West local government area of the state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) won all the 18 chairmanship seats in the March 3 local government elections held in Edo state. Oshiomole, an APC leader in the state, said the victory means that the PDP is dead in Edo state.
Vladimir Putin has secured a landslide victory to secure a fourth term as Russian president which will keep him in power for six more years. Putin reportedly won more than 75% of the vote with three-quarters of ballots counted.
A former lawmaker, Senator Mamora, has allegedly rejected his appointment as the chairman of the Abuja Investment and Infrastructure Centre. He reportedly rejected the appointment because he felt the position did not befit him.
The former Sokoto state governor, Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, and his family were in London to attend the graduation ceremony of their son, Abubakar Bafarawa. The ex-governor was seen celebrating with his son for his achievement.
No fewer than 14,000 members from the Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressive Grand Alliance, and Labour Party have decamped to the ruling All Progressives Congress in Akwanga local government area of Nasarawa state.
Following the recent herdsmen attacks witnessed in Kogi state, the state governor, Yahaya Bello, has confirmed 12 people killed. He assured the people of the state that a judicial panel will be instituted to unravel the incident.
Senator Domingo Obende, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state, has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari will win the 2019 presidential elections even if the ruling party loses in 12 states.
Following the revelation by Senator Shehu Sani that the Nigerian senators earn N13.5m monthly, another investigation has revealed that each member of the House of Reps earns between N8m and N12m as running cost per month.
The Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS has appointed Hajiya Aisha Buhari, as UNAIDS Special Ambassador for the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Promotion of Treatment for Children living with HIV in Nigeria.
Isabel dos Santos, an Angolan businesswoman and eldest daughter of Angola’s longtime former president, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, has emerged Africa's richest woman with a whopping $2.7 billion, according to Forbes 2018 list.
Vanessa Trump, the wife of Donald Trump Jr, President Trump’s eldest son, has reportedly filed for divorce on Thursday, March 15, after 13 years of marriage. It was learnt that Trump Jr and his wife “were living separate lives".
The minister of labour and productivity, Chris Ngige, said the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari created no fewer than seven million jobs in the first two years of the administration between May 2015 and November 2017.
Two Nigerians who claimed to be students were arrested by The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) after being caught with 500 grams of fake ‘shabu’ and other counterfeit drugs amounting to P2.5 million (about N48 million).
The minister of mines and steel development, Kayode Fayemi, said his ministry is yet to hire anyone over for the concession of Ajaokuta Steel Plant. Fayemi lamented that the lawmakers spent a whole day over what has not happened.
A team of four boys defeated a female team of 11, in a cooking competition organised in Lagos.The boys’ team was declared the winner against the girls’ team after the judges had tasted the dishes prepared by both teams.
President Buhari said his administration’s is committed to transformation and diversification of the economy by focusing on natural endowments in agriculture and other non-oil sectors for inclusive growth and development.
The NERC will on April 3, 2018, commence the enforcement of its recently unveiled Meter Asset Provider Regulations (MAPR), 2018, a policy that seeks to bridge the widening metering gap in the electricity supply industry.
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