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NNPC Rules Out Fuel Price Hike In May

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has ruled out pump price hike next month as there would be no increase in the ex-depot price of petrol.

NNPC group managing director, Mele Kyari, made the announcement on Monday via the corporation’s twitter handle and has assured Nigerians of the product`s stability at least till next month. This means for NNPC to have maintained ex-depot price of 148 naira per litre since February, it may be incurring a monthly subsidy bill of more than 120 billion naira.

Kyari also said a proposed strike action by the petroleum tanker drivers had been suspended following NNPC’s intervention.

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Power Restored To National Grid After System Collapse

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Ghanaians Blames Power Firm For Nationwide Blackout

The Transmission Company of Nigeria says power has been restored to national grid after a system collapse left most of the nation in the dark on Wednesday.

The company said on Thursday electricity has been restored across the entire grid through which distribution companies offtake electricity they deliver to consumers nationwide.

TCN’s public affairs general manager Ndidi Mbah, says experts were already making efforts to fully restore electricity on the grid.

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Army Denies Boko Haram’s Eid Donations Report

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The Nigerian Army has denied reports that Boko Haram insurgents distributed Eid donations to communities in the northern states of Borno and Yobe.

Reports alleged the terrorist group had donated food and money to residents in attempts to woo them to support its activities.

The army says the reports were “propaganda,” and that it had conducted investigations and established the reports were untrue.

The army said in a statement “our team of eagle-eyed analysts went further to critically examine the pictures attached to this malicious publication and discovered that they were simply stage-managed in a typical terrorists-styled propaganda.

Nigeria continues to experience a wave of insecurity occasioned by attacks and kidnappings carried out by Boko Haram militants.

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Nigeria Seeks To Tap Into Digital Economy

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