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Green climate Fund Board Approves Nigeria’s $100m Solar Programme

Green climate Fund Board Approves Nigeria’s $100m Solar Programme   The board of the global fund created to support the efforts of developing countries to fight...

PenCom Gives Sick Workers Nod To Withdraw From Pension Savings

PenCom Gives Sick Workers Nod To Withdraw From Pension Savings About 320 workers who left their paid employment on health grounds before the stipulated retirement...

Operators Invest N636bn Pension Funds In Banks

Operators Invest N636bn Pension Funds In Banks   The Pension Fund Administrators have invested N636.99bn out of the total pension funds in their custody in banks...

Illegal Mining Highest In Niger, Five Other States In Nigeria

Illegal Mining Highest In Niger, Five Other States In Nigeria Niger State is the leading destination for illegal mining of solid minerals in Nigeria, the...

Oil Sector, Highest Contributor To Illicit Financial Flows – NEITI Report

Oil Sector, Highest Contributor To Illicit Financial Flows – NEITI Report   Business operators in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector contribute the most to the illicit...

Power Generation Loses 1,108MW, Falls To 3,456MW

Power Generation Loses 1,108MW, Falls To 3,456MW Electricity generation in the country plunged to 3,456 megawatts on Tuesday, losing 1,108MW in seven days, according to...

Nigeria Remains Africa’s Largest Economy – Report

Nigeria Remains Africa's Largest Economy - Report Nigeria has been named Africa's largest economy for the second year in a row by multinational professional services...

Kano, P/Harcourt Airport International Certification Exercise In Final Stages

Kano, P/Harcourt Airport International Certification Exercise In Final Stages   The certification of the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport and Port Harcourt International Airport are now...

Government, UNDP-GEF Plan $13.24m Off-grid Lighting Market Project

Government, UNDP-GEF Plan $13.24m Off-grid Lighting Market Project   Following estimates by the United Nations that it could cost up to U$250–270 billion per year to...

Power Sector Lost N2.17bn, 73MW on Election Day – Report

Power Sector Lost N2.17bn, 73MW on Election Day - Report   Nigeria’s power sector lost N2.17 billion and 73 megawatts of electricity last Saturday when the...

Omene: Nigeria Needs More Technology Skills To Boost Oil Production

Omene: Nigeria Needs More Technology Skills To Boost Oil Production   The first Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Godwin Omene, has insisted...

Nigeria’s Population Growing Faster Than Economy – Report

Nigeria’s Population Growing Faster Than Economy – Report The Nigerian economy is growing slower than the growth rate in its population, the FSDH research has...

Discos Questions FG’s Claim Of 2000MW Unused Power Generation Capacity

Discos Questions FG’s Claim Of 2000MW Unused Power Generation Capacity   The federal government’s repeated claim of an unutilised 2000 megawatts (MW) electricity capacity by the...

PIB’s Fate Uncertain As Elections Take Centre Stage

PIB’s Fate Uncertain As Elections Take Centre Stage   The fate of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) is still hanging in the balance as none of...

Abia, Kano Get TCN’s 450MVA Power Transformers

Abia, Kano Get TCN's 450MVA Power Transformers The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has installed and inaugurated a 300MVA 330/132/33kV power transformer in its Alaoji...

ARC, Ghana Agree On Tackling Extreme Weather, Natural Disaster

ARC, Ghana Agree On Tackling Extreme Weather, Natural Disaster   The Government of Ghana has signed a Programme of Work (Programme) with the African Risk Capacity...

CCHUB invests $13m To Address Education , Health challenges

CCHUB invests $13m To Address Education , Health challenges   CO-CREATION Hub says it planned to invest $13m in its new design lab that aims to...

WANEP Urges INEC To Provide Regular Updates

WANEP Urges INEC To Provide Regular Updates The West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) and its partners express disappointment over the postponement of the 2019...

2019 Budget Bill to Wait As NASS Shifts Plenary

2019 Budget Bill to Wait As NASS Shifts Plenary The passage of 2019 Appropriation Bill suffers another setback as National Assembly has announced the postponement...

Ghana’s “Alomo Bitters’’ sold 580,000 cartons in Nigeria

Ghana’s “Alomo Bitters’’ sold 580,000 cartons in Nigeria Alomo Bitters, a herbal alcoholic drink produced by Kasapreko Ltd., a Ghanaian-owned company based in Ghana, sold...