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Firm urges Nigerians to consume organic honey for health benefits

Sehai Food Ltd., an integrated honey production company, has urged Nigerians to always consume pure organic honey produced in the country because of its health benefits. Mr Segun Thomas, the Business Development and Sales Lead for the company, made the call in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that apart from promoting ... Read More »

Nigeria ahead in SDGs implementation – Orelope-Adefulire

Nigeria is currently ahead of its target in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Senior Special Assistant to the President on SDGs, Mrs Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, has said. Orelope-Adefulire told a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York that Nigeria was making a lot of progress in the implementation of the global goals. NAN ... Read More »

Eko Disco to give 100 free prepaid meters

The Management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says it will give 100 free prepaid meters to its customers during the company’s “Customers’ Service Week”. Its General Manager, Corporate Communications, Mr Godwin Idemudia, who made this known on Wednesday, said it was aimed at ensuring 100 per cent customer satisfaction. Idemudia, in a statement in Lagos also said that the ... Read More »

Court confirms jail sentence for ex-IMF chief

Spain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato’s jail sentence of four years and six months for misusing funds, which is expected to see him enter prison soon. In February 2017, Rato was found guilty by another court of paying for personal expenses with credit cards put at his disposal when he was the boss of Caja ... Read More »

Buhari nominates Olukoyede as EFCC secretary

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate requesting that Mr Olanipekun Olukoyede be confirmed as the Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. In a letter dated September 10, 2018, which was addressed to Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, Buhari asked that Olukoyede, who is currently the chief of staff to the acting chairman of the EFCC, Mr Ibrahim ... Read More »

Power outage heightens amid gas shortage, grid collapse

Power outages have heightened in the country as power supply has been struggling to stay above 3,000 megawatts in recent months just as factors such as gas shortage and power grid collapse continue to limit generation. Low load demand by power distribution companies and gas problems are inhibiting the generation of over 3,000 megawatts of electricity, our correspondent has learnt. ... Read More »

Lagos APC primaries: State chair disagrees with NWC, says votes valid

The chairman of the Lagos chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Tunde Balogun, says the party’s governorship primary held earlier on Tuesday  remains valid and that the result will soon be announced. This was minutes after the party’s National Working Committee panel, led by Mr. Clement Ebri, declared the primary null and void. Ebri at a press conference at ... Read More »