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Power Lines [Photo: energymixreport.com]

Residents groan as blackout hits major Abuja suburb

Power supply to Lugbe and its environs was interrupted last week Thursday.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

BREAKING: Court upholds Tambuwal’s election as Sokoto Governor

The court said the primaries that produced Mr. Tambuwal as candidate was valid.

Nigerian muslims at prayer

Sallah: NSCIA releases contacts of Moon sighting officials across Nigeria (FULL LIST)

Sighting of the moon will mark the end of the Ramadan fast.

Al Jazeera

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, others list Qatar demands, want Al Jazeera closed

The 13 demands must be met within 10 days.

Smoke billows as firefighters tackle a serious fire in a tower block at Latimer Road in West London, Britain June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Police confirm origin of deadly London tower fire

The fire killed at least 79 people.

Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola

Fashola slams National Assembly for Lagos-Ibadan, 2nd Niger bridge budget cuts

The works minister says federal lawmakers inserted the wrong projects into the budget.

more Group Photograph at the Event

25 young Nigerians benefit from EFCC’s corruption prevention initiative

The students, between ages nine to 14, showcased their talents in painting, drama, poetry and singing.

FILE PHOTO: APC Governors and President Buhari

APC governors condemn growing ethnic agitations

The governors give reasons for the growing tension.

Female genital mutilation group

Group calls for laws in Nigeria against female genital mutilation

Nigeria has the highest prevalence rate of FGM in the world.

Onne port fit [Photo: intelservices.com]

Atiku’s Intels battles Nigerian govt in court

Intels argues that the federal government’s directives violate its contract with the government.

Service Chiefs

Nigeria military chiefs did no wrong in extending officers’ service – Defence Headquarters

“An officer’s career can be extended based on the interest of the Service.”

Someone operating a mobile phone [Photo: IT News Africa]

Nigeria’s mobile subscriptions grow by three million in Q1 – Report

Africa added nine million mobile subscriptions.

faac-meeting

Nigerian govt, states, local govts share N462.4 billion in May

Oil revenue also dropped during the month.

FILE PHOTO: Thousands of young Nigerians jostled for 11 job positions in UNTH Enugu, South East Nigeria

Nigerian govt withholds stipend of 17 N-Power volunteers — Official

Some of the volunteers logged-in and disappeared without permission.

Nigerian Airforce Base [Photo credit: hotels.ng]

UK deploys RAF detachment to train Nigerian Air Force Regiment

The team would wrap up by mid-July.

crescent_moon

Eid el-Fitr: Sultan urges Muslims to look for new moon Saturday

“They should report its sighting to the nearest District of Village Head, for onward communication to the Sultan.”

taraba violence

Ford Foundation, media group float platform on peace building

The group says conflicts fester when the people and authorities concerned failed to nip them in the bud.

Olajumoke Akinjide

Ex-Minister, Jumoke Akinjide, arraigned, remanded over N650 million fraud

The former minister is said to have initiated a plea bargain.

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

NCP privatised, reformed 142 public enterprises in 18 years – Osinbajo

A fifth council of the NCP was inaugurated.

Heaps of Anam yam in a Nigerian Market

Nigeria targets $8 billion forex earning annually from yam export

Ghana is exporting yams but Nigeria is not, a minister lamented.

Some of the 171 Nigerians who voluntarily returned from Libya before they disembarked form their aircraft on arrival at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja. {Photo; NAN]

34 Nigerians deported from Europe arrive Lagos

All the deportees were alleged to have committed immigration-related offences in their host countries.

Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN (middle) and others during a Briefing of the Senate on the Planned Closure of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja Runway for Repairs at the Senate Chamber on Tuesday, 17th January  2017.

National Assembly ‘blocks’ statutory health funds over fraud scare

The National Health Act stipulates one per cent of government funds go to the health sector.

Dino Melaye

INEC writes Dino Melaye, to commence recall process July 3

INEC has fixed July 3 to publish details required to verify the signatories to the recall move.

Apapa-gridlock

Nigerian govt issues 7-day ultimatum to truck drivers, others to vacate Apapa roads

The road is to be reconstructed for about N4.34 billion

Jide Omokore

Court rules against businessman Jide Omokore

Mr. Omokore was arraigned alongside Victor Briggs, Abiye Membere, and David Mbanefo.