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Nigerians to pay more for electricity as NERC approves ‘service charge’

    Nigerians to pay more for electricity as NERC approves ‘service charge’

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says prepaid meters will soon flood the market with the licensing of 87 meter asset providers (MAPs). What the power sector regulator downplayed, however, is

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EXCLUSIVE: ICPC grills Niger Delta power officials over contract scam

    EXCLUSIVE: ICPC grills Niger Delta power officials over contract scam

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been grilling officials of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) over allegations of fraud. TheCable had reported various

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On the verge of collapse, 13 GenCos drag FG to court

    On the verge of collapse, 13 GenCos drag FG to court

Nigeria’s power crisis is in for more shocking waves as 13 power generation companies (GenCos) have sued the federal government for giving “preferential treatment” to two competitors with intent to harm the

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‘Whenever I remember Fatima, I can’t eat again’ — Dapchi parents speak on their pains and fears

    ‘Whenever I remember Fatima, I can’t eat again’ — Dapchi parents speak on their pains and fears

The mood in Dapchi is still sombre. Most families are gathered in congregational prayers under Neem trees at street corners, while military checkpoints, which where hitherto absent, are now glaring

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‘The kidnappers came in military uniform’ — lucky Dapchi schoolgirls recount ordeal to TheCable

    ‘The kidnappers came in military uniform’ — lucky Dapchi schoolgirls recount ordeal to TheCable

No one knew it was going to be a sad day at school. The blackboard, facing the empty class in

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PHOTOS: Buni Yadi still in ruins — four years after the massacre of 58 students

    PHOTOS: Buni Yadi still in ruins — four years after the massacre of 58 students

Federal Government College, Buni Yadi, used to be the pride of the Yobe community. But after the devastating Boko Haram

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‘Allah will forgive me’ — repentant Boko Haram killer speaks on Buni Yadi massacre

    ‘Allah will forgive me’ — repentant Boko Haram killer speaks on Buni Yadi massacre

Before the Chibok girls, there were the Buni Yadi boys. Four years ago, Boko Haram insurgents attacked and killed 58 male

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‘I personally evacuated the dead bodies of my two sons’ — father recalls when Boko Haram killed 58 Buni Yadi students

    ‘I personally evacuated the dead bodies of my two sons’ — father recalls when Boko Haram killed 58 Buni Yadi students

Before the Chibok girls, there were the Buni Yadi boys. Four years ago, Boko Haram insurgents attacked and killed 58 male

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‘Boko Haram killed 29 students and lined up their bodies in front of the hostel’ — Buni Yadi massacre revisited

    ‘Boko Haram killed 29 students and lined up their bodies in front of the hostel’ — Buni Yadi massacre revisited

Before the Chibok girls, there were the Buni Yadi boys. Four years ago, Boko Haram insurgents attacked and killed 58 male

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EXCLUSIVE: FG panics as Azura Power, Seven Energy default on foreign loans

    EXCLUSIVE: FG panics as Azura Power, Seven Energy default on foreign loans

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, has moved to forestall a major international setback for Nigeria following an imminent default in

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