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Africa, Africa & Global Business Enugu Electricity Distribution Firm to End Power Problems in

[Independent (Lagos)]Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has said it had adopted a holistic approach to end power problems in Ebonyi State.

Africa, Africa & Global Business NSE Index Drops 2.16 Per Cent

[Independent (Lagos)]Lagos -The business slide which was experienced on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday continued on Wednesday when both indicators closed in the red by 2.16 percent each.

Africa, Africa & Global Business CBN, Gas Suppliers, Others Sign Pact On N213 Billion Interve

[Independent (Lagos)]The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday formally signed a N36.5billion agreement with gas suppliers and power generation companies that would settle all gas-to-power debts that have stunted the growth of the power sector.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Shell Nigeria Denies It Lied to Dutch Court

[This Day]Shell Petroleum and Development Company has denied that it lied to a Dutch court in The Hague about oil pollution in the Niger Delta.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Emergency Rule - Northern Senators Kick

[Leadership]Northern senators yesterday opposed the extension of emergency rule in the states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, saying activities of the insurgents had heightened in the states despite military presence in the area.

Africa, Africa & Global Business 2015 - Why I Withdrew From Presidential Race - Tambuwal

[Leadership]The Speaker of House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has announced his withdrawal from the 2015 presidential race for now, ending the horse trading since his defection to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) from the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) three weeks ago.

Africa, Africa & Global Business FG VS NBC, Coca Cola - CPC DG Writes IG Over Threat to Life

[Leadership]The director-general, Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Mrs Dupe Atoki, has written a petition to the Inspector General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, to thoroughly investigate a case of threat to her life "by persons suspected to be in Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited and Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC)."

Africa, Africa & Global Business PDP - I Was Forced to Resign, Tukur Tells Court

[Leadership]The former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has declared that he was forced to resign his post in order for the seven defected governors to return to the party.

Africa, Africa & Global Business APC, Oshiomhole, Mutallab, Baze, Maryam Abacha Varsities, Ot

[Leadership]The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condoled with the founder of LEADERSHIP Group and one of its presidential aspirants, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah, over the death of his father, Pa Clement Ndanusa Isaiah, who passed away on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Latest Adamawa Village Attack - 10 Soldiers, Scores of Insur

[Leadership]As the Boko Haram insurgents continue to extend their operations through suicide bombers, some residents have now resorted to jungle justice for bombers who get caught.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Pneumonia Is Second Killer Disease Among Infants - Minister

[Vanguard]Abuja -Minister of State for Health, Dr Khaliru Alhassan, says Pneumonia is only second to Malaria in killing infants between the age of zero to five years.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Furman Retains Captaincy As Mashaba Makes Three Changes

[SAFA]Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba made three changes to the starting 11 that defeated Sudan 2-1 at the weekend (Saturday, 15 November) in Durban to ensure qualification into the CAF Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015 tournament.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Minister Seeks Better Ties With UK on Security

[Guardian]London -MINISTER of Police Affairs, Alhaji Abdul Jelili Adesiyan, has identified good working relationship with the United Kingdom and some other foreign countries as a way of strengthening security apparatus of the country to achieve President Goodluck Jonathan's security sector transformation agenda.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Nasarawa Crisis - Police Confirm Seven Killed

[Premium Times]At least seven people died in the violence that erupted in Nasarawa State since Sunday, police said.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Why I'm Stepping Down for Buhari, Atiku, Others - - Tambuwal

[Premium Times]The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, has confirmed his withdrawal from the presidential race.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Tambuwal 'Withdraws' From Presidential Race - - Associates

[Premium Times]The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, has given up his ambition to contest the 2015 presidential election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, his political associates said Tuesday.

Africa, Africa & Global Business FG, U.S. Investors Sign MOU for U.S.$4 Billion 1200 Megawatt

[Guardian]THE Federal Government yesterday in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a consortium of American investors in renewable energy, Motir Seaspire to deliver in the next five years, a project of 1,200 mega watts of solar-powered electricity in Nigeria.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Residents Avert Suicide Attack On Gombe Motor Park

[Guardian]Yola, Abuja, Gombe -It was a bad day for evil doers as a man suspected to be a suicide bomber was Tuesday afternoon lynched while trying to detonate some Improvised Explosive Devices (IED's) loaded in a bag at the popular Gombe Line Motor Park located in the heart of Gombe town.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Civil Society Groups Fault Govt's Austerity Measures

[Guardian]THE Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have faulted Federal Government's intention to embark on austerity measures, describing the move as cosmetic.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Untold Story of How 14 Journalists Were Abducted

[Vanguard]WARRI-- THE accepted rule of engagement between journalists in the Warri flank of Niger-Delta and ex-militants in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, was shattered, Sunday, when the violent youths abducted 14 journalists and six other persons, including Itsekiri youth leaders.