#EndSARS: Reps suspend public hearings indefinitely

The continuing #EndSARS protests across the country, have forced the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation to postpone indefinitely, its three-day hearing on six Civil Aviation Bills, that were slated to begin today. A statement personally signed by the Chairman, Rep. Nnolim Nnaji(PDP-Enugu), said the “the postponement was necessitated by the continued #End SARS protests which have remained unabated”. He also cited ” the logistics concerns raised by most of the stakeholders expected to attend the public hearing as part of the reasons for the decision to put the programme on hold”. Nnaji disclosed that he had “been inundated with

By |October 20th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

BREAKING: Senate Rejects Lauretta Onochie’s Nomination As INEC Commissioner

The leadership of the Senate has asked the presidency to reconsider the nomination of Lauretta Onochie, Senior Special Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, as National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission representing the South-South, thenigeriadaily.com reports. Our newspaper learnt that the leadership of the Senate on Wednesday evening sent a memo to the presidency on the request to confirm Onochie as an INEC commissioner. According to our source, the Senate enumerated reasons it cannot confirm Onochie , including that her nomination is unconstitutional considering her position as a card carrying member of the ruling party, All

By |October 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Electricity Tariff Hike Suspension Extended By 7 Days

The suspension of the September 1 electricity tariff hike has been extended by seven days until October 18, 2020. A work plan jointly adopted by the Federal Government and members of the organised labour late Sunday night, indicates that, from next Monday, the tariff hike will continue but with a reduction by about 10 per cent across customer categories A to C that were earlier affected. MAN Wants Uniformity Of Electricity TariffCustomer Centricity As Sustainability Strategy In Electricity BusinessThe power Distribution Companies (DisCos) had hiked the electricity tariff by about 100% on September 1, 2020, after the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory

By |October 12th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments
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