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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business Power: FEC okays CBN intervention funds for GENCOs – Newtelegraph

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the extension of a funding facility by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for electricity generation companies (GENCOs) in the country. CBN had earlier stepped into the.... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get more: Nigeria...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro INEC withdraws 25 Certificates of Return from lawmakers-elect – Newtelegraph

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has so far withdrawn 25 Certificates of Return issued to some candidates that won during the 2019 general election, following court orders.... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Rainstorm wreaks havoc on Lagos, Ogun – Newtelegraph

    Property and other valuables believed to worth millions of naira were destroyed yesterday as rainstorm wreaked havoc on communities in Lagos and Ogun states. Several people were injured during the downpour in both states..... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get More...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Abuja ‘pastor’ hangs self over accommodation issues – Newtelegraph

    A minister, Pastor Michael Arowosaiye, has committed suicide over challenges said to be linked with accommodation. It was learnt that Arowosaiye committed suicide on Tuesday in his residence at Sunnyvale Estate, Abuja. According to witnesses, when people entered his home, they found that he...
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    Metro U.S. acquires 500sqm land in Eko Atlantic for Consulate General office – Newtelegraph

    The United States(U.S.) of America’s Mission in Nigeria has acquired a site at Eko Atlantic City for its new Consulate General office in Lagos. Signing the agreement at a brief ceremony in Lagos yesterday, the U. S. Consul General, Mr. F. John Bray, stated that the … Read more via...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigeria to end green-house gas emissions on vessels – Newtelegraph

    Nigeria has commenced the process to end green-house gas emissions on vessels through a fuel consumption data collection device. Already, the fuel consumption data collection device, Thorium-X tablet, has been installed on board a Nigerian-flagged fuel tanker vessel, MT KINGIS, It was learnt...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Slow pace of work on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway – Newtelegraph

    Undeniably, one of the best populist projects being executed by the Muhammadu Buhari administration is the on-going reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, the oldest inter-state and arguably the busiest road in Nigeria. The 41-year-old road is central to all activities in the country...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ninth Assembly should address falling standard of education, says Rep-elect – Newtelegraph

    The House of Representatives- elect for Ajeromi/ Ifelodun Federal Constituency, Hon. Kolawole Taiwo, has urged the incoming Ninth National Assembly to find a means to address what he described as ‘corporate corruption’ in Nigeria.... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Akwa’Ibom: Governor sacks agric commissioner – Newtelegraph

    Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, yesterday sacked the Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Sufficiency, Dr. Uduak Udo-Inyang with immediate effect. However, no reason was given by the.... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Alleged drug trafficking: Zainab, Abubakar get Ganduje’s N6m – Newtelegraph

    Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State yesterday gave N3 million each to Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar, who were recently released by Saudi Arabia. Zainab, a student of Maitama Sule University, Kano, and Abubakar, were arrested in Saudi for allegedly being in possession of hard drugs. …...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ambode inaugurates Agric Access Road, Egan-Ayobo Link Bridge – Newtelegraph

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode yet again on yesterday commissioned the Agric Access Road, Egan in Igando Ikotun Local Council Development Area (LCDA) and the Lagos Theatre in Igando ahead of May 29 when he his tenure would expire. Ambode said his administration had succeeded …...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Minister dragged to court over railway projects, Chinese loans – Newtelegraph

    The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has dragged the Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, to an Abuja High Court following the minister’s refusal to attend to an Freedom of Information.... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 2019 UTME: JAMB remits N5bn to FG’s account – Newtelegraph

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday said it has remitted N5 billion to the Federal Government after the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This was contained in the board’s weekly bulletin signed by JAMB’s Head of Media and...
  14. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports IAAF strips Nigeria’s 400m hurdler of gold medal – Newtelegraph

    Nigeria’s Glory Nathaniel will soon be stripped of her women’s 400 metres hurdles gold medal from the 2018 African Championships after she was given a four-year doping ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit. The 23-year-old, who reached the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles when representing...
  15. Nigeria Business News

    Business AEDC to distribute 900,000 meters to customers – Newtelegraph

    Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) at the weekend said it has scheduled about 900,000 meters to be distributed to its customers within its franchise area for the first instance. Managing Director, AEDC, Mr. Ernest Mupwaya, disclosed this during the flag-off of the company’s Meter...
  16. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Metro Sanusi: A monarch’s many troubles – Newtelegraph

    There is no doubt that it is not the best of time for the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, following last week’s creation of four new emirates out of his domain by the Kano State government,... via Newtelegraph – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  17. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Tiwa Savage: Why I dumped Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records – Newtelegraph

    Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, says the deal with Universal Music Group (UMG), her new record label, was all she ever wanted as her music will be distributed to over 60 countries.... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Appeal Court delivers judgement in Onnoghen’s case today – Newtelegraph

    The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, will today deliver judgement in four different appeals filed by the convicted Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, over the judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), which removed him from office, after founding him guilty of …...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Cult war: Decapitated bodies litter Lagos communities – Newtelegraph

    April 18, 2019 was a bloody day residents of Olokonla and Ogombo communities at Abraham Adesanya area of Eti-Osa Local Government Area Lagos State, will never forget in a hurry. On that day, the fragile peace, which had characterised the communities, shattered, leaving decapitated bodies on …...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Osun guber: We’ll recover our mandate at the Supreme Court – PDP – Newtelegraph

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed confidence that its candidate in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, would recover his governorship mandate at the Supreme court. The party in a statement yesterday by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola...