Govt Approves PPA for U.S.$550 Million, 550 Megawatts Ondo Power Plant

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government thursday gave its approval to the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company Plc (NBET) and Kingline Power Limited for the construction of its 550 megawatts (MW) Ondo op…

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government thursday gave its approval to the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company Plc (NBET) and Kingline Power Limited for the construction of its 550 megawatts (MW) Ondo open cycle independent power project (IPP).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya’s 2017 Elections – How New Media Stole the Mainstream’s Thunder

[The Conversation Africa] Seven years ago then Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan announced his presidential candidacy on Facebook. At the time the move was unprecedented and marked a significant departure from political tradition. His unusual choice…

[The Conversation Africa] Seven years ago then Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan announced his presidential candidacy on Facebook. At the time the move was unprecedented and marked a significant departure from political tradition. His unusual choice seemed to symbolise a new dawn in Africa - the affirmation of social media as the new platform of choice for public communication.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

You Risk Losing Your Crowns If Olubadan Is Dethroned, Family Heads Tell New Obas

[This Day] Ibadan -Ibadan family heads, otherwise known as Mogajis, have issued a stern warning to the eight of the 21 new kings enthroned by Governor Abiola Ajimobi in August 27 this year.

[This Day] Ibadan -Ibadan family heads, otherwise known as Mogajis, have issued a stern warning to the eight of the 21 new kings enthroned by Governor Abiola Ajimobi in August 27 this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ikoyi Cash – Court to Hear Suit On Whistle-Blowing Payment Jan 17

[This Day] Following the payment of the first tranche of the Ikoyi Osborne Tower cash recovery saga, the Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed January 17, 2018 for hearing in a court action instituted against Finance Minister, Economic and Financial Cr…

[This Day] Following the payment of the first tranche of the Ikoyi Osborne Tower cash recovery saga, the Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed January 17, 2018 for hearing in a court action instituted against Finance Minister, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC), Office of the Attorney General of the Federation (OAGF), and three others on part payment of whistle-blowers entitlement in the huge sum of the $43.4m, N23.3m and 27, 800 Euros recovered by the anti-corruption agency in the Flat 7, Osborne Towers

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bulkachuwa Defends Appointment of 14 Justices to Appeal Court Bench

[This Day] Abuja -The President of the Court of Appeal, (PCA), Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, saturday disclosed that the court followed laid down procedure in the appointment of 14 justices of the court.

[This Day] Abuja -The President of the Court of Appeal, (PCA), Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, saturday disclosed that the court followed laid down procedure in the appointment of 14 justices of the court.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Biometric Voter Registration Update Number 13

[Kubatana.net] ZESN continues to observe phase four of the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) blitz and this update is based on reports received from all the 10 provinces where registration is currently taking place.

[Kubatana.net] ZESN continues to observe phase four of the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) blitz and this update is based on reports received from all the 10 provinces where registration is currently taking place.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UK to Assist Nigeria On Improving Electoral Process

[This Day] Jos -The British government has disclosed that it is interested in the credibility of the electoral process that will produce political leader in Nigeria in 2019, noting that it will contribute its quota in training the officials of the Inde…

[This Day] Jos -The British government has disclosed that it is interested in the credibility of the electoral process that will produce political leader in Nigeria in 2019, noting that it will contribute its quota in training the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commissions (INEC) to effectively discharge their duties to enhance the process.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Election Lobby Group Trash Hungwe Remarks

[263Chat] Local elections lobby group, Election Resource Centre (ERC) has lashed out at the newly appointed Minister of State for Masvingo Province, Josiah Hungwe for his recent remarks that Zanu PF will work with the army to campaign ahead of the 2018…

[263Chat] Local elections lobby group, Election Resource Centre (ERC) has lashed out at the newly appointed Minister of State for Masvingo Province, Josiah Hungwe for his recent remarks that Zanu PF will work with the army to campaign ahead of the 2018 general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buffaloes to Camp Abroad

[Times of Zambia] Green Buffaloes want to camp outside the country to give the players the right mental attitude to cope with the rigorous life of the CAF Confederations Cup after they were handed a nightmare draw against Egyptian side Al Masry.

[Times of Zambia] Green Buffaloes want to camp outside the country to give the players the right mental attitude to cope with the rigorous life of the CAF Confederations Cup after they were handed a nightmare draw against Egyptian side Al Masry.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia