The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the power plant project was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Minister of Power, Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu disclosed this on Thursday in Maiduguri at a Town Hall Meeting to address vandalism of power and telecommunications infrastructure.
Musa gave the explanation in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
The Governor wielded the big stick when he paid a surprise visit to the institution on Tuesday in the state capital.
The project is an integral part of ongoing efforts to deepen the corporation’s domestic gas utilisation plan for the nation
A statement on Thursday by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Communications and Strategy, Mallam Isa Gusau, quoted the governor as condemning the incident.
In that effort therefore, all the tiers of government and critical partners ought to be focused, open-minded and collaborative in meeting shared aspirations, providing better and fuller lives, and decent jobs for Nigerians, especially the youths.
The contract was awarded in March 2011 to Messrs ESER Contracting Industry Company during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Speaking at the palace of the Shehu of Borno, in Maiduguri, Borno, on Thursday, Buhari noted that he started his administrative career as a military officer in Borno as a governor for seven months, under Gen. Murtala Mohammed.
The agency said it had received a series of complaints that some restaurants in Maiduguri, Borno State, are using paracetamol to cook cow tail and legs.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that officials of the Ministry of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement and State Emergency Management Agency are handling the resettlement exercise.
A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education, Mohammed Abatcha, on Thursday in Maiduguri said the decision was to avoid escalation of violence.
A cross-section of residents, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday said that they were excited with the news and prayed it was true.
Abdullahi Ibrahim, the state NSCDC Commandant, said this when he addressed newsmen on Tuesday in Maiduguri.
Okon said all motor vehicles, tricycles, bicycles, wheel barrows and animal transportation would only be allowed as from 12 noon on that day.
The Arik Air’s Chief Executive Officer, Capt. Roy Ilegbodu, said in a statement in Lagos on Monday that passengers traveling from Lagos could connect seamlessly to the service from Abuja.
The Chairman, Board of Trustees of TETFund, Alhaji Kashim Imam, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen on Friday in Maiduguri, Borno State.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the two months blackout was caused by the destruction of some of the towers supplying electricity to the city from the national grid by insurgents along the Maiduguri-Damaturu Road.
The state Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Alhaji Sainna Buba, made this known on Thursday in Maiduguri while briefing newsmen.
The 49,000 square meters concrete embedded bus terminal, sited along Bama Road in Maiduguri, will comprise 373 lock up shops and 220 market stalls, making 593 shops and stalls.