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Power sector reveals new daily energy peak of 110,724.93mwh

The power sector recorded a new daily grid energy peak of 110,724.93MWH on March, 20, Transmission Company of Nigeria has said. Ndidi Mbah, TCN General Manager, Public Affairs in a statement in Abuja on Saturday said the new figure recorded was an improvement on the previous maximum daily grid energy peak of 109,372,01MWH attained on February 2, 2016. Mbah, said that ...

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GTBank Launches Nigeria’s First Digital Play Centre for Children

One of Nigeria’s most innovative banks, Guaranty Trust Bank, has launched a digital playground for kids to have fun, learn and interact. Dubbed the GTBank Playcentre, the playground is situated in Lekki, Lagos State. GTBank Builds Nigeria’s First Digital Play Centre For Childrenhttps://t.co/Z7K1covOXZ@gtbank @SegunAgbaje #Lagos @gtbank_cards #GTBankPlayCentre #GTCrea8Account #GTBank pic.twitter.com/8qoFiZ4IKB— ITEdgeNews.NG (@ITEdgeNewsNG) March 22, 2019 The newly launched play centre gives ...

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CAC To Host Stakeholders, Customers In Abuja

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has said that all is set for its 2019 quarterly Customers’/Stakeholders Forum. Godfrey Ike, Head, Public Affairs of CAC, who disclosed this through a statement, said the event is slated for Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at the Merit House, Maitama, Abuja, by 11.am. “The CAC’s Customers/Stakeholders Forum is interactive in nature and provides opportunity for ...

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Google faces N613.1 Billion Fine Over Anti-Competition Activities

Search engine giant, Google, is currently being slammed with another hefty fine by the European Union (EU), this time for anti-competition activities. This new fine is to the tune of a whopping N613.1 billion (€1.49 billion). The new fine stemmed from the company’s activities which affected other online search advertisers. Google was found guilty of forcing third-party sites using its AdSense ...

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Adeleke, South West PDP bask in the euphoria of judicial victory!

South West PDP and its Osun State Gubernatorial Candidate, Senator Adeleke are currently basking in the euphoria of judicial victory against the opposition party – APC Gubernatorial Candidate, Oyetola in the state. In a statement signed and released by Ayo Fadaka, Zonal Publicity Secretary Saturday March 23, revealed that the PDP south west had always known that their candidate Adeleke ...

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Assets Declaration: FG Closes Case Against Ex-CJN Onnoghen

The Federal Government On Thursday Closed Its Case In The Six-Count Charge Of Non-Declaration Of Assets Preferred Against The Suspended Chief Justice Of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen At The Code Of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). After calling three witnesses in the case, the prosecution counsel, Alhaji Aliu Umar announced the decision of the prosecution to close its case against the ...

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Women’s health: Ipas urges all states to adopt violence against persons prohibition Act

By Gabriel Yough, Ipas, a Non governmental Organization (NGO) championing campaign for women Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights on Wednesday called on all state governments in Nigeria to pass violence against persons prohibition Act (VAPP) to reduce maternal mortality rate. Barr Hauwa Shekarau, the Country Director of Ipas made the call at the ongoing annual Providers Network Conference with the ...

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Group to Continue Work on Digital Rights Bill Despite Refusal of Presidential Assent

The pan-African digital rights advocacy organization, Paradigm Initiative, has expressed disappointment over the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to decline assent to the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill, saying “the refusal of the President to sign the Bill is a huge setback for human rights online in Nigeria.” It would be recalled that the Bill was transmitted to the President ...

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FG SETS TO INCREASE VAT FROM 5 – 7.5%, SETS UP C’TTEE ON NEW MINIMUM WAGE!

Plans are underway by the Federal Government to increase Value Added Tax, VAT, by up to 50 per cent (from current 5 per cent to 7.5 per cent), a move that would stoke-up inflationary pressure in the economy. The move is coming as a measure to raise funds for the implementation of the new minimum wage about to be passed ...

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#WWD2019: WaterAid, PIND call for increased investment in sustainable WASH services 

As the world commemorates this year’s World Water Day under the umbrella theme set by UN-Water, ‘leaving no one behind’, WaterAid Nigeria and the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) are calling for stronger protections against overuse and misuse of water supply and an acceleration in the provision of sustainable WASH services for all so as to ...

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