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    FCTA Commences Review Of Abuja Master Plan, Suspends Tax

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    The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Musa Bello, has said that the administration has commenced the process of reviewing the Abuja Master Plan of 1979. The minister said that the FCT authority has stopped forthwith collection of tenement rates following resolution of the House which urged the ministry to suspend the collection…

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  • How Gas Supply Frustrated 4,541MW ‎NIPP Project

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    The non-availability of gas supply to the 10 thermal power plants has been identified as the bane of the National Independent Power Projects (NIPP),  4,541 Megawatts of electricity into the National grid. Acting Director General of Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) Vincent Akpotaire,  disclosed this at the opening of the investigation into the alleged non-transparent…

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  • Economic Recession: Dogara Discourages Establishment Of New Government Agencies

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    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday urged the House desist from sponsoring bills aimed at creating new government agencies. This according to the speaker is to minimise the cost of running government, especially  during the ‎current economic downturn. Dogara urged his colleagues to focus on amendment of the establishing  laws of…

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  • UN Task Nigeria, 195 Countries On Decline Of Biodiversity

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    The United Nations has charged the over 196 member nations, including Nigeria, that are signatory to its 1992 Rio protocol on biological diversity to step up efforts against the loss of biodiversity and protect the ecosystems. The member states expected at the 13th UN Biodiversity Conference in Cancún, Mexico, for two weeks deliberation on the…

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    I’m on Rescue Mission In APGA – Okafor

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    Former President of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria ( ALGON) ,Ozo Nwabueze Okafor recently emerged acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) following controversial suspension of Dr. Victor Ike-Oye as National Chairman. In this interview with selected journalists in Abuja, the factional leader of APGA explains the crisis rocking the party…

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    Falcons Pip Cameroon To Win 8th AWCON Title

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    Nigeria won the 2016 women’s Africa Cup of Nations for an eighth time after a 1-0 win over hosts Cameroon in front of a capacity 40,000 crowd at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde,Cameroon, thanks to Desire Oparanozie’s 85th minute strike. The Super Falcons have dominated this competition, winning all but two of the ten…

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    Electricity Distribution Companies Lament Energy Theft

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    Electricity distribution companies in the country have raised alarm over what it described as rampant energy theft among consumers, especially in rural communities. The DISCOS also denied extortion in the electricity billing system, noting that consumers were billed based on what was read on the grid. Representative of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) , Adeniyi…

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    Issues As Obasanjo, Reps Bicker Over Corruption In NASS

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    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s call for massive clean-up of corruption in the National Assembly received condemnations from the House of Representatives, ADEBIYI ADEDAPO reports. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo for the second time in 2016 called for a thorough anti-corruption drive against the National Assembly. The former President during the First Akintola Williams annual lecture in…

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