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Daily Archives: September 18, 2017

Sekondi/Takoradi: Gas explosion injures 30 people, 4 other companies affected

Sekondi/Takoradi: Gas explosion injures 30 people, 4 other companies affected

Residents of Sekondi-Takoradi woke up to a sad news of fire explosion at GHUMCO, a Chinese company on the Effia Nkwanta – Takoradi Technical University stretch. Commuters of the stretch have been stooped from using the busy road which leads to [...]

May 9, 2017 General
Yemi Osinbajo Is No Longer Acting President

Yemi Osinbajo Is No Longer Acting President – As Buhari’s Medical Leave Letter Says So

The content of President Muhammadu Buhari’s letter to the Senate, notifying the Lawmakers of his intention to travel to the United Kingdom, UK, for a follow up medical leave, failed to recognize Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, as the Acting President. [...]

May 9, 2017 Government and politics

Osinbajo To Sign 2017 Budget Into Law, Inaugurate New Ministers — Presidency

Osinbajo To Sign 2017 Budget Into Law – Though report of the three-man Presidential Committee that investigated the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General, Nigerian Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ayo Oke, is yet to [...]

May 9, 2017 Government and politics
Poor Power Supply Persists

Poor Power Supply Persists Despite Rise In Supply To 3,578 MW

Power generation has risen from 3,161 megawatts, MW to 3,578 MW over the weekend as Electricity Generating Companies; GENCOs continue to increase generation after the recent system collapse. This showed 9,222MW below the nation’s 12, 800 estimated daily national demand, [...]

May 9, 2017 Power
Cows To Carry Micro Chips In Katsina

Cows To Carry Micro Chips In Katsina

Cows To Carry Micro Chips – Cattle breeders association, otherwise known as Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, Katsina State chapter, has approved micro-chip implants for their livestock to increase the security of their animals. The Katsina  State chairman [...]

May 9, 2017 Environmental issues
Court Refuses To Unfreeze Patience Jonathan’s Account

$15.5m: Court Refuses To Unfreeze Patience Jonathan’s Account

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday declined to unfreeze the $15.591 million frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), allegedly belonging to four companies linked to the former first lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. [...]

May 9, 2017 Government and politics
Emmanuel Macron

In France, 4m People Voted ‘nobody’

A record number of French voters cast their ballots for nobody in the presidential election won by centrist Emmanuel Macron. A total of 4,066,802 people — nearly early 9 percent of voters — turned in blank or spoiled ballots Sunday, [...]

May 9, 2017 International
President Trump signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill

Trump Backtracks On Threat To Defund Black Colleges

When President Trump signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill on Friday, he zeroed in on a tiny sliver of it, suggesting that he might disregard $20 million in funding for loan subsidies and other aid to historically black universities. Two [...]

May 9, 2017 International
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