DisCos require $7.7b to fix assets, says Nnaji

THE NATION   DisCos require $7.7b to fix assets, says Nnaji Posted By: Emeka Ugwuanyi On: June 19, 2017 In: Business • Urges govt to relinquish its 40% stake The 11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos) need to invest additional  $7.7billion to upgrade ...
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FG to roll out 3m prepaid meters

DAILY TRUST FG to roll out 3m prepaid meters By . | Publish Date: Jun 18 2017 5:32PMMore than three million pre-payment meters are to be rolled out under the Federal Government’s intervention programme, power minister Babatunde Fashola said Sunday. More than three million pre-payment meters a...
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White House aides fret over Trump’s Russia probe obsession

June 16th, 2017 // // USA Watch
White House aides fret over Trump’s Russia probe obsession

POLITICO.COM   White House aides fret over Trump’s Russia probe obsession The president can't stop talking about the expanding Russia probes, and advisers say they're worried he's making the situation worse. By JOSH DAWSEY 06/15/2017 06:11 PM EDT President Donal...
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FG orders probe of NDDC personnel

June 16th, 2017 // // Nigeriawatch

DAILY TRUST FG orders probe of NDDC personnel By - | Publish Date: Jun 16 2017 7:42PM The Federal Government has ordered investigation into educational qualification of members of staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Uguru ...
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Diaspora Nigerians remit $18.97bn in 2016 – Report

June 16th, 2017 // // Nigeriawatch

THE SUN   Diaspora Nigerians remit $18.97bn in 2016 – Report — 16th June 2017 Nigerian migrant workers sent back home $18.956bn as remittances, a figure which indicated a 5.2 percent growth in nine years, a UN agency’s report showed on Wednesday. According to the report, ...
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Evans wails in police cell, makes more revelations…..How kidnap kingpin Evans was arrested in Lagos

June 16th, 2017 // // Nigeriawatch
Evans wails in police cell, makes more revelations.....How kidnap kingpin Evans was arrested in Lagos

GUARDIAN   Evans wails in police cell, makes more revelations By Odita Sunday   |   15 June 2017   |   4:20 am Evans Arrested kidnap kingpin, Chukwudemeje George Onwuamadike, also known as Evans has been sobbing over his detention with ‘common poor criminals’, in poli...
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Full List of 72 CBT centres blacklisted by JAMB, and their offences

  S/N STATE NUMBER OF CENTRES SANCTIONED 1 Lagos 2 2 Ogun 1 3-6 Ekiti, Oyo, Ondo, Oyo 0   TOTAL SW 3       7 Abia 13 8 Anambra 9 9 Enugu 3 10 Imo 6 11 Ebonyi 0   TOTAL SE 31 ...
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Benin, Niger Republics owe Gencos $92m in Electricity Bills – NBET

Benin, Niger Republics owe Gencos $92m in Electricity Bills – NBET

Benin, Niger Republics owe Gencos $92m in Electricity Bills – NBET June 16, 2017 The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) has said that electricity generation companies (Gencos) in Nigeria’s power sector are still being owed about $92,315,986.20 by their internation...
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Etisalat Nigeria’s Troubles Worsen As Largest Shareholder Pulls Out

June 16th, 2017 // // Nigeriawatch
Etisalat Nigeria’s Troubles Worsen As Largest Shareholder Pulls Out

  Summary Subscriptions:   MTN ............60 million subcribers.........40 percent market share Globacom.....37million............................24.6 percent Airtel............34.6 million........................22.8 percent Etisalat........21 million......................
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Why a single gunshot to Steve Scalise’s hip could be life-threatening

June 15th, 2017 // // Health

WASHINGTON POST   Why a single gunshot to Steve Scalise’s hip could be life-threatening By Lenny Bernstein June 15 at 8:20 PM For those of us who experience gun violence via movies or television, the single bullet wound to the hip that House Maj...
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