• INEC distributes one million PVCs ahead of Ondo guber poll

    INEC distributes one million PVCs ahead of Ondo guber poll

    It was gathered that the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) distributed 1, 200, 693 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to voters in Ondo as at August 11, an official said on Tuesday.

    The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, made this known at a press conference in Akure ahead of the governorship election in the state.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governorship election is scheduled to hold on Nov. 26.

    According to Agbaje, 331, 078 PVCs are yet […]

  • N-Power: FG begins assessment of one million job applicants

    N-Power: FG begins assessment of one million job applicants

    No fewer than a million Nigerian undergraduates who have applied online for the N-Power programme of the Federal Government will now be assessed in order to pick the final 500,000 for the two-year volunteer positions.

    The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, said this in a statement on Monday.

    According to the statement, the Federal Government released a schedule for the next phase of the N-Power Programme, which is the job creation and empowerment initiative […]

  • Ooni Of Ife Unveils One Million Cocoa Trees Nursery For Youth Empowerment.

    Ooni Of Ife Unveils One Million Cocoa Trees Nursery For Youth Empowerment.

    Committed to creating a renewed hope for the youths through agricultural revolution which is very significant in his 11-point agenda, the Ooni of IFE, His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) has unveiled .

    A Nursery plant of one million cocoa pots and trees in the Farmland of Ile-Ife which is just the first phase of the targeted 10 millions first of its kind in Nigeria with a view to creating jobs for the shortlisted 100,000 youths and […]

  • We can’t meter one million customers yearly, says DISCOs

    We can’t meter one million customers yearly, says DISCOs

    Electricity distribution companies have said the deadline given to them by the Federal Government to meter one million electricity consumers annually is not realistic.

    According to the Discos, the cap on their capital expenditure is a major challenge to meeting the deadline.

    The chief executive officers of the 11 Discos stated this during an interactive session with the Acting Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Dr. Vincent Akpotaire, at the bureau’s office in Abuja.

    The bureau, in a statement issued on Wednesday by its […]