THE Federal Government last night said that it will commence the distribution of free meters with the target of getting 30 million consumers. The National Mass Metering Programme, NMMP, is expected to commence today, Friday, October 30, 2020, and to be simultaneously launched in Kano, Kaduna, Eko and Ikeja DISCO franchise areas. The free meter distribution, a Presidency source said was in fulfillment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise to ensure mass metering in the country and in the process put an end to the problems of estimated billing in the electricity sector.
Friday, October 30, 2020
Lil Wayne met with Trump in Thursday, October 29, then later shared a photo of them smiling together with thumbs up.
He said they had a great meeting and he's endorsing Trump based on his track record on criminal justice reform, and he's excited about Trump's Platinum Plan.
50 Cent reacts to Lil Wayne endorsing Donald Trump
Well, Lil Wayne was blasted for this and 50 Cent joined in.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Presidential spokesman, Abdou Latif Coulibaly said Sall had signed a decree to that effect but gave neither a reason for the move nor a date for the formation of a new cabinet.
In separate decrees, he also dismissed the president of the economic, social and environmental council, the minister of state and the secretary-gener
Extending his clearing of the decks further, Sall also dismissed another former prime minister Aminata Toure from her post as chair of the country’s economic, social and environmental council (CESE).
Hadi Sirika, the minister for aviation, says plans are underway to ensure that Nigeria Air, the national carrier, is delivered before the end of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
Sirika was addressing journalists on after appearing before the senate committee on aviation for the 2021 budget defence by the ministry and its agencies on Tuesday.
“We are on it. The transaction adviser has brought in the outline business case. It is being reviewed by the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC),” NAN quoted him to have said.
“Soon after its completion, it will go to the federal executive council for approved. We will not leave this government without having it in place.”
Hadi Sirika, the minister of aviation, had unveiled the national carrier project at the 2018 Farnborough International
He passed on today (Thursday, October 29th, 2020).
A video of Desmond Elliot speaking on the negative impact of social media at the Lagos State House of Assembly has been made public.
Days ago, social media influencer, Dr Olufunmilayo had stated that the Lagos State House of Assembly "is developing a bill to regulate and control speech on social media" and that Desmond Elliot "is said to be one of those pushing it".
Desmond Elliot released
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was slated to be the new Director-Genera
Update from our earlier post: In a last ditch move, the United States representative at World Trade Organization took to the floor to insist that South Korea’s candidate remained a contender, and that Washington will not recognise Okonjo-Iweala as the consensus candidate for appointment as director-genera
In response to this, the General Counsel has postponed its announcement of the new Director-Genera
A panel at the WTO recommended her today for the position.
In addition was the arrest of an opposition leader, Maalim Seif Sharif, in the semi-autonomous
Sharif is the leader of Zanzibar’s main opposition party ACT Wazalendo.
Voters have until 16:00 local time (13:00 GMT) to cast their ballot.
MTN Nigeria is pleased to inform The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The Exchange), the investing public and other stakeholders of the appointment of Mr. Karl Toriola as the CEO designate. His appointment is effective 1st March 2021, providing enough time for an orderly handover.
Mr. Toriola is currently the Vice President: West and Central Africa (WECA), excluding Nigeria and Ghana, a position he assumed
The Executive Vice Chairman, EVC, of the Nigeria Communication Commission, Umar Danbatta, has revealed that the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy is planning to reduce the cost of data from N1,000 to N390 per gigabyte.
Speaking to journalists in Kano on Saturday, Mr Danbatta disclosed that part of the plan was the new national broadband plan for the year 2020-2025, which says Nigeria must provide broadband connectivity, cover virtually all parts of the country and deploy 4G infrastructure also across the country.
According to him, the ministry was tasked to come up with a digital economy policy and strategies, adding that all the efforts
NASA reveals tiny pockets of ice on the lunar surface could provide enough oxygen, hydration and rocket fuel to support a human colony. Study estimates up to 40,000 square km of water hidden in cold traps in craters
NASA has confirmed, for the first time, that there is water on the sunlit surface of the moon.
The revelation means it is possible water is easily accessible and not just in the deep, permanently shadowed craters of the south pole, as was previously thought.
A separate piece of research found these so-called 'cold traps', which are always in shadow, may contain up to 15,000 square miles (40,000 square km) of water.
The discovery means future missions to the moon could be prolonged by making use of these water molecules
Monday, October 26, 2020
He made the commitment on Saturday during a virtual Kano in Diaspora Town Hall Meeting organised by the Office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Foreign Investment and Diaspora, Hajiya Hama Aware.
“We are doing this to our citizens some of whom have been away for a very long time and when they come visiting during holidays, they need spaces to settle and meet their families and loved ones,” the governor said.
A statement signed by the commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba indicated that already, there
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit lets players race around their own homes using remote-controll
It’s not something you can enjoy out of the box. The game — which has players controlling RC karts with their Switch, while driving through a real-life obstacle
Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Babatunde Osuolale Aremu Akiolu's staff of office which was one of the items looted from his vandalized palace has mysteriously reappeared. The staff of office was seen in a scattered room, hours after some traditionalists
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The National Broadcasting Station (NBC) has sanctioned three major broadcast stations over their alleged roles in escalation of violence across the nation . The regulators fined Arise TV, African Independent Television (AIT) and Channels Television between N2million and N3million.
The stations were accused of airing unverified images of the alleged shooting.
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Leader of a so-called Young Yoruba for Freedom, Adeyinka Grandson, who currently resides abroad, in a viral video obtained by NEWSMEN urged all Igbo to leave Lagos in 48 hours or face dire consequences.
“We are giving you (Igbo) 48 hour ultimatum from Friday till Sunday October 25, to leave Yoruba land.
“From Monday, we will close all roads and stop all vehicles across Yoruba land, and all Igbo nationals would be dealt with accordingly,” Grandson alleged in the video.
Nollywood actress, Rita Daniels and Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka among others who are preaching national unity, and cautioning ethnic and religious jingoists against ruining the harmony that has existed — have reacted to the video.
Regina Daniels’ mum kicks against Adeyinka Grandson’s threat to