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Solar power devt: Investors commit $2.5bn into 14 projects

ABUJA — THE power sector received a boost, yesterday, following the signing of Power Purchase Agreements, PPAs, between Nigerian Electricity Bulk Trading Plc, NBET, and 14 solar energy firms to the tune of $2.5 billion. Hon. Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (2nd right), shortly after the signing ceremony of Solar Power […]

Man charged with incitement against Gov. Masari

The police in Katsina State have arraigned a man, Muhammad Abdulkadir, before a Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly inciting disaffection against the state government. The prosecutor, Altine Ragiji told the court that Abdulkadir was arrested on July 7, after he allegedly committed the said offence against Gov. Aminu Masari. Ragiji said that the offence was […]

Govt earmarks N2.5b to recruit doctors, nurses

The Katsina State Government has earmarked N2.5 billion as  special intervention  fund to address some key challenges in its  health sector, the state Commissioner of Health, Mariya Bala Usman has said. Speaking at a media forum, Usman said that part of the money would be used to facilitate full accreditation of health training institutions, recruit […]