• Power outage was caused by system collapse – EKEDC

    Power outage was caused by system collapse – EKEDC

    It was gathered that the management of Eko Electricity Company (EKEDC) on Friday said that power outage currently being experienced by its customers on Victoria Island and Lekki was caused by system collapse from the national grid.

    Mr Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager of the company, said this in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos.

    Idemudia said that the outages were also affecting Ikoyi, Festac town, Mushin, Surulere and environs.

    “We are, therefore, appealing to customers on Victoria Island, Lekki, Ikoyi, […]

  • Fashola canvasses virile local government system for good governance

    Fashola canvasses virile local government system for good governance

    According to reports, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has advocated for a sustainable local government system to enable democracy dividends permeate to the populace at the grassroots.

    The minister, who made the appeal while delivering a keynote address at the public presentation of two books by a former Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo, in the former federal capital at the weekend, challenged the intelligentsia, legal practitioners, professionals and other intellectually-minded […]

  • Unbiased justice system will solve Nigeria’s economic challenges, says Fayose

    Unbiased justice system will solve Nigeria’s economic challenges, says Fayose

    According to reports, the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, beliefs that an unbiased justice system in Nigeria will solve that nation’s economic challenges.

    Governor Fayose spoke at the 2016 Annual Lecture Series of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ekiti State Council held in Ado Ekiti, the capital of the State.

    He predicted that the country might slide into depression in 2017 if nothing was done to revive the nation’s ailing economy.

    The Governor, who is a member of the opposition Peoples […]

  • Why NNPC is not pumping petroleum products through System 2B Network – NUPENG shares reasons

    Why NNPC is not pumping petroleum products through System 2B Network – NUPENG shares reasons

    According to reports, the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Monday gave reasons for non-pumping of petroleum products through System 2B Pipelines Network by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

    The South-West Chairman of NUPENG, Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that NNPC was recording a huge financial loss when pumping fuel through the network due to the activities of vandals.

    NAN reports that System 2B Pipelines Network is the pumping of […]

  • NLC demands fair tax justice system in Nigeria

    NLC demands fair tax justice system in Nigeria

    According to reports, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has demanded a fair tax justice system that will make it mandatory for business organisations to pay tax that is equal to their investment.

    The union says at least 50 billion Naira is taken out of Africa annually and that the time to arrest the trend is now.

    The NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, believes Africa is being impoverished by the local and multi-national companies which enjoy a tax haven without contributing their profits to […]

  • JAMB releases official grading system for 2016/2017 admission

    JAMB releases official grading system for 2016/2017 admission

    The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released the grading system for admission into tertiary institutions for the 2016/2017 session.

    Official JAMB Grading system for 2016/2017 admission

    JAMB SCORE GRADE POINTS

    180 – 185 ————————20 points

    186 – 190————————21points

    191 -195————————-22points

    196 – 200———————–23points

    201 – 205———————–24points

    206 – 210———————–25 points

    211 – 215———————–26 points

    216 -220————————27 points

    221 -225————————28 points

    226 -230————————29 points

    231 -235————————30 points

    236 – 240———————–31 points

    241 – 245———————–32 points

    246 -250————————33 points

    251 -300———————– (34- 43points)

    300 -400———————–(44 – 60 points)

    WAEC / NECO O’LEVEL GRADE POINTS

    1. Single sitting——————- 10 points

    2. Combined […]

  • Army launches public address system to de-indoctrinate Boko Haram members

    Army launches public address system to de-indoctrinate Boko Haram members

    The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has launched the Nigerian Army public address system aimed at de-indoctrinating and dissuading Boko Haram insurgents from continuing on the path of terrorism.

    Buratai, who was in Maiduguri yesterday, the operational headquarters of the counter-insurgency operations against the terror group, to commission the Operation Lafiya Dole public address system, and over a dozen office and housing projects at the Maimalari cantonment, disclosed that the new public address system was being introduced in […]

  • NFF adopts FIFA online players transfer system

    NFF adopts FIFA online players transfer system

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has become the first member association (MA) in Africa, to adopt the FIFA TMS Domestic Transfer Matching System (DTMS).

    This was made possible by the League Management Company (LMC), the body that oversees the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

    The DTMS online platform will enable the NFF and NPFL, to manage local and international transfers via one system.

    It is available on the International Transfer Matching System (ITMS), which is accessible to all 211 association members of FIFA. […]

  • Governors have bastardized our LGA system – Obasanjo

    Governors have bastardized our LGA system – Obasanjo

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday rued that the 774 Local Government Areas(LGAs) across the country have been rendered “impotent”and almost “bastardized,” following the massive encroachment into their affairs by the state governors.

    Obasanjo said the glaring injustices and overbearing influence of the governors which they hand down routinely to the LGAs are such that they cannot tolerate it should the Federal Government elect to treat them the same way.

    The ex–President made this known when a 60–member delegation of the National Union […]