Emefiele Summoned Over Missing N33bn Pension Fund

The House of Representatives has summoned Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele and others over missing N33 billion pensions fund. The Emmanuel Agbonayinma-led Ad-hoc Committee probing activities of the National Pension Commission (PenCom) and violation of PenCom Act also summoned Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris and Acting Director General PenCom, Aisha Dahir Umar over the issue. Agbonayinma said they are to appear before the committee next Tuesday to explain what happened to the fund between January and April 2017. The lawmaker, who met with stakeholders…

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Borno State Completes Africa’s Largest Solar Power Plant

The Borno state government has established Africa’s largest Solar Panel Factory (SOPF) overcome challenges of power outages in Maiduguri metropolis. The fully automated plant sited at Njimtilo village; will produce 40 megawatts worth of panels per annum to overcome challenges of power outages in the state. Honourary Special Adviser on Agriculture, Ibrahim Ali disclosed this Thursday in Maiduguri, while test running the plant. He said that each solar pane has the capacity for 300 watts. He further disclosed that with the completion of factory, most of the dormant cottage industries…

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