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SPDC JV’s Afam VI power plant secures licence for another 10 years

 The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission has renewed the power generation licence for Afam VI Power Plant, a 650MW-capacity facility that has delivered over 25.97 million Megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity into the Nigerian grid since inception in 2008. Afam VI is owned by The Shell Petroleum Development Company Joint Venture (SPDC …

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Mubi mosque suicide attack cruel, says President Buhari; Receives Gnassingbe, President of Republic of Togo

  President Muhammadu Buhari has described the early Tuesday morning suicide bomb blast in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State as “very cruel and dastardly.” A statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), said that while commiserating with families of the several victims, government …

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Idoma Patriots kick as Gov Ortom, Ex-Minister swim in NIPSS certificate scandal …kinsmen demand arrest

  Contrary to claims that a former Minister of State for Niger-Delta Affairs, Sam Ode, is a retired Permanent Secretary in the Benue State civil service, his kinsmen under the aegis of Idoma Patriotic Front, on Tuesday, faulted the claim describing it as “impersonation from hell.” Specifically, the socio-political organisation, …

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US Envoy commends FCTA for judicious utilization of donor funds, pledges more support for HIV/AIDS fight

Visiting United States Deputy Secretary of State, John Sullivan has commended the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) for judiciously utilizing grants received from the US government for HIV/AIDS intervention programmes in the Territory. His Excellency, John Sullivan, made this remark when he inspected the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief …

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Scores killed in Mubi bomb blast

By Yakubu Uba Scores of people are feared dead following a bomb blast at a mosque in Dazala area of Mubi town in Adamawa on Tuesday. According to eyewitnesses, suspected suicide bomber around 5 am during the Muslim early morning prayers carried out the attack. “I counted 27 dead and …

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