Africa

Power: The need to discontinue the payment of electricity bills after disconnection

The news about the directive or rather order by the senate on the 11th of this month to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to suspend the fixed charge of N702.00, which it has been collecting from electricity consumers across the federation following unending complaints against the policy by Nigerians has been greatly applauded as the […]

Nigeria News

NIGERIA: 1,959 flood victims get N50,000 each

Akwa Ibom Government has provided financial assistance to 1,959 flood victims in Eket and Uyo, according to Mrs Sylvia Ekpo, Permanent Secretary, Deputy Governor’s Office. Ekpo told newsmen on Wednesday, August 19, in Uyo that individuals not families benefited from the financial assistance. She said that each of the 1,959 victims received N50,000. "The beneficiaries […]

Europe

Lawyer found dead in her home

A young lawyer was found unconscious by detectives at the home she shared with her father and two sisters in Northumberland Road, Harrow, northwest London. Elizabeth Nnyanzi, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene around 5.55pm on Friday, August 14. Until her death, Elizabeth who had studied medicine at Imperial College before switching to follow […]

Nigeria News

Vice-President says past policy formulation, implementation not people-focused

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), on Wednesday said some past polices and planning, including budgeting of government did not reflect the needs and the conditions of the majority of the citizenry. Speaking at a courtesy visit by members of the Alumni Association of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPPS), at […]