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Nigeria Power Company To Start Selling Electricity To Burkina Faso

Indications emerged on Thursday that Nigeria is preparing to sell its “stranded electricity” to
Burkina Faso, as the nation’s power industry continues to battle challenges.
The planned energy export is being put in place by the concessionaire of Kainji and Jebba hydro
power stations, Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited, MESL.
The company said it had been approached by the West African nation and it was ready for a

“I am complaining that I have energy that cannot be utilised,” said the managing director of the
company, Lamu Audu, on Thursday. “And some of us are actually looking beyond the borders of
Nigeria to sell our power if the Nigerian market cannot take it because we have to remain in

Edo State Governor Angrily Kicks Electricity Director Out Of His Office

There was mild drama at the office of the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday, as the governor walked the Managing Director (MD) of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), Mrs. Funke Osibodu, out of his office for failing to meet obligations to electricity consumers in Edo and throwing the state into darkness for weeks.
This happened when the governor received members of the Federal House of Representatives Committee on Power led by Hon. Daniel Asuquo, who were in Government House, on a courtesy visit.
The governor was surprised to see the BEDC boss, whose name was not on the list of expected guests to Government House, but embedded herself in the National Assembly delegation, to gain access to the governor, who has been in darkness alongside

Trump Cancels Meeting With Putin As Ukraine Bans Russians From Entering Country

World leaders have sat down for the opening session of their annual G20 summit, with any
number of disputes and disagreements on the table. Host president, Argentina's Mauricio Macri,
said the solution was "dialogue, dialogue and dialogue" and called for a clear message of
shared responsibility.

But US President Donald Trump has already cancelled meeting Russia's Vladimir Putin over
Ukraine. And huge differences loom on climate change, trade and the Khashoggi affair.
Ukraine will not allow Russian men aged 16-60 into the country following the imposition of
martial law, Kiev says. An exception would be made for

Ukraine To Retaliate As Russia Seizes Its Ship Sailing Off Crimea

Ukraine's parliament is to decide whether to bring in martial law, after Sunday's capture of three
of its naval vessels and 23 crew members by Russia. Martial law is the imposition of direct military control of normal civilian functions of government, especially in response to a temporary emergency such as invasion or major disaster, or in an occupied territory

The three ships were sailing off the coast of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014,
when they were seized. Russia opened fire, before its special forces stormed the vessels. Between three and six Ukrainians were injured. Ukraine said it was a Russian "act of aggression". Moscow said the ships had illegally entered its waters.

Obasanjo Goes Shirtless As He Plays Squash Game With His Son

FATHER AND SON- Former President Olusegun Obasanjo,(GCFR) was pictured playing squash

with his son and the newly appointed President of President Buhari Youth Organization,(BYO) at
his residence in Abeokuta,Ogun State despite political differences.

Squash is a ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles squash ) in a four-walled
court with a small, hollow rubber ball. The players must alternate in striking the ball with their
racquet and hit the ball onto the playable surfaces of the four walls of the court.

If Obasanjo could still have impressive physique/body and can still do sports, you have no

Blac Chyna Arrives Nigeria To Sell Her Bleaching Cream, Burna Boy Kicks

American Reality TV star and former exotic dancer, Blac Chyna is in Nigeria to launch her Whitenicious face cream in partnership with Dencia. The curvaceous model is already getting the Nigerian  treatment as she has taken to her Instagram story to testify about the goodness of Nigerian Jollof. She shared a photo of her jollof on her Instagram story, writing,
“Nigerian jollof is so bomb.”

Just as Nigerians will say Thunder will fire you. Singer Burna Boy has the same reservations for
American celebrity Blac Chyna as she prepares to travel to the country to promote a lighting
cream. Nigerians have trooped to the social media to call out Blac Chyna over her plans

Pastor Paul Enenche Builds The World Largest Church Auditorium

The World’s largest church auditorium which is owned by the Dunamis International Gospel Center, was dedicated today in Abuja.
The dedication of the World’s largest church auditorium, was attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Speaker Yakubu Dogara, former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dino Melaye, Akwa Ibom state governor Emmanuel Udom, Benue state governor Samuel Ortom, Bishop David Oyedepo, Pastor E.A Adeboye and may others.
The world’s largest church auditorium is a 100,000 seater capacity building. It knocks off the Winners Chapel building in Ota which is 50, 000 seater.
On how his church built the 100,000 capacity Glory Dome in less than four years, the founder of the Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr. Paul Enenche who gave a first-hand

I Will No Longer Accept Honorary Degree, I am Done With It - Soyinka

The Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka on Friday said he was done with the conferment of Honorary awards on him.

He said this while receiving an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters at the convocation
ceremony of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
“This is an institution where in the same town and state is where I took my first steps to learning.
So it is symmetrical, it is a closure. I said this is symbolical way to end my teaching career. But
there is one thing which I thought that suppose this is the last honorary degree I receive from
anywhere, what a beautiful closure it is” he said.
“The reason I am announcing it now is because I can always use you, this institution, this town,

Family Forgive Stone Age Indian Tribe Who Killed American Christian

The family of a US man reportedly killed by arrows fired by members of an endangered tribe in
India's Andaman and Nicobar islands have said they forgive those who killed him. In a statement, 
they said John Allen Chau "loved God, life, helping those in need, and had nothing but love for the Sentinelese people".

Seven people who helped him reach North Sentinel island have been arrested. The Indian authorities say it may take "some days" to recover Mr Chau's body. A missionary who was in contact with Mr Chau in the last days of his trip says his aim was to bring the gospel to the island's tribesmen. Outsiders are banned from even approaching the island to protect the people who live there, and their way of life.
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