Monthly Archives: September 2013

FG hands over licences to new owners of power plants

The Federal Government Monday in Abuja handed over share certificates and licences to new core owners of 15 of the 18 PHCN successor companies. The ceremony, held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, was presided over by President … Continue reading

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Jonathan Says Nigeria not Bankrupt, Governors Disagree

Despite the inability of the Federal Government to pay three months allocations owed the 36 states of the federation, President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday denied suggestions that the country is bankrupt, saying those who have been making the insinuation have … Continue reading

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National Assembly is Nigeria’s problem.

A civil society group, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, has said the National Assembly is the main problem of Nigeria and not the leaders of the country since independence. CACOL was reacting to a resolution by the Senate that the nation’s … Continue reading

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Lawyers in Edo to boycott courts over kidnapped judge.

The Benin branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says its members may boycott courts in Edo following the abduction of a High Court Judge, Justice Daniel Okungbowa. The planned boycott is contained in a statement issued by the Benin … Continue reading

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FG explains delay in payment of disengaged PHCN staff.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power, Godknows Igali, Thursday, explained that the delay in payment of the entitlements of disengaged staff of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, was to ensure that no mistakes were made. In an interview … Continue reading

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FG inaugurates boards of five parastatals.

The Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated the board of five parastatals. The parastatals are the Consumer Protection Council; National Automotive Council; Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency; the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission; and Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority. The Minister … Continue reading

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nPDP Condemns Jonathan Over Dwindling Economy

Chairman of the breakaway faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje on Thursday condemned the rape of the country’s economy by the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, stating that despite claims to the contrary by the … Continue reading

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