The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Sokoto State Government had spent over N 1.12 billion on the 2016/2017 Anchor Borrowers Wheat Farming Programme, an Official said in Sokoto on Thursday.

The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN reports that the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), said that that the nation’s power generation capacity dropped, slightly, from 3,959 megawatts Jan. 4 to 3,751.90 megawatts Jan. 12, due to dearth of gas.

The number of internet users in Nigeria’s telecommunications networks is on the decline according to available statistics by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC.

Value-chain operators in the tomato paste industry have warned of the potential collapse of Nigeria’s N19 billion tomato paste manufacturing industry in the second quarter of 2017 if President Muhammadu Buhari continues to back the harsh forex policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Angered by incessant power outages and outrageous billings by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), a Catholic priest of Saint Patricks Church, Sapele, Rev. Father Christopher Ekibo, on Wednesday led over 5, 000 residents of Sapele on a protest.

The Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted no fewer than 102 bags of plastic rice branded “Beat Tomato Rice’’ with no date of manufacture, stored for distribution to the public as Yuletide gifts.

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Siriki, on Monday, announced that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja will be closed for six weeks.

Palpable panic has gripped Nigerian air travelers as joint unions in the aviation sector have forced the management of Arik Air to shut down its operations.

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), on Friday said that the planned increase in data tariff by telecom operators was to create competition in the sector.

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