CECA insists partner, Xerxes breached $41m AEDC funding

CEC Africa Investments Limited (CECA), a major shareholder of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has blamed its partner, Xerxes Global Investment Limited for breaching a $41 million funding agreement for acquiring the DisCo in 2013. In a statement by the company on Tuesday, CECA dismissed claims by the Chairman of Xerxes Limited, Amb. Shehu … Read more

INEC commences distribution of 291,332 PVCs in Ebonyi, C/River, Bayelsa

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) on Monday commenced distribution of 291,332 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) across Ebonyi, Cross River and Bayelsa state in preparation for the 2019 general elections. In Ebonyi, the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof Godswill Obioma performed the inauguration at Nkaliki, Headquarters of Abakaliki Local Government Area. The commissioner said … Read more

Do things differently to move nation forward, Osinbajo urges Nigerians

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to imbibe the principles of creativity, innovation and hard work for the development of the country. Osinbajo made the call at the Sunday service of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Abuja, and said that character and integrity were also pillars for nation-building. “The reality is that true success … Read more

Nothing wrong with NASS increasing budget – PPA Chairman

The National Chairman of Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), Chief Peter Ameh, said National Assembly did no wrong in increasing 2018 Budget from N8.61 trillion to N9.12 trillion. Ameh made the observation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. The Appropriation Bill was increased by the legislature by N508 … Read more