Post-COVID-19: Buhari Plans Large Scale Installation Of Residential Solar Systems

President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to tackle Nigeria’s poor power issue by installation a large scale of residential solar systems. This is according to a communiqué from the presidency. In its statement on Thursday, the presidency noted that President Buhari plans to have large scale installation of residential solar systems, utilizing mainly local materials. According

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Edo Discharges 20 More COVID-19 Patients, Records Fifth Death

The Edo State government has announced the discharge of 20 more coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in the state. According to a statement on Thursday by the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, the patients tested negative for the disease and have been cleared from the isolation centres. He noted that 17 of the patients were discharged from the

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COVID-19 Pandemic, An Opportunity To Reset Nigeria’s Critical Sectors – Osinbajo

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created an opportunity for the Nigerian people and government to have a reset in critical sectors of the economy and social services. This is according to the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, who noted that the pandemic has affected the lives and livelihoods of Nigerians in different ways. He stated

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Governors Were Misguided On Infectious Diseases Bill – Reps

The House of Representatives has responded to the call by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum to step down the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, 2020. In a statement on Thursday, Chairman of the House Committee on Media, Benjamin Kalu, said the governors were misguided on the bill. He explained that the lawmakers had resolved to subject

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Top Kwara Govt Official Suspended Over Controversial COVID-19 Operation

The Kwara State Technical Committee on COVID-19 pandemic has asked the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr Ayinla Abubakar, to proceed on indefinite suspension. The State Deputy Governor and Chairman of the committee, Kayode Alabi, announced this in a statement on Thursday. He explained that the decision followed the mishandling of the evacuation

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COVID-19: Kaduna Discharges 35 More Almajiri Children

The Kaduna State government has discharged 35 additional Almajiri children who earlier tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The Commissioner for Health in Kaduna, Dr Amina Baloni, announced this in a statement on Thursday night. She explained that the kids were discharged from the isolation centre in the state following their recovery from the disease. According

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COVID-19 Pushes Germany Into Recession

The coronavirus pandemic has tipped Germany into a recession, official data showed Friday, with Europe’s top economy suffering its steepest quarterly contraction in more than a decade as lockdown measures began to bite. The German economy shrank by 2.2 percent in the first quarter of 2020, federal statistics agency Destatis said, calling the quarter-on-quarter decline

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PHOTOS: Police Parade Suspected IPOB Members, Cultists In Delta

The Delta State Police Command has arrested a group of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for attacking some of its personnel in the state. The IPOB members were paraded along with some other crime suspects by the Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Inuwa, on Friday at the Police Headquarters in Asaba, the state

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Lagos Govt To Commence Distribution Of Food To Primary School Pupils At Home

The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) is set to commence the distribution of food to primary school pupils at home. The Chairman of Lagos SUBEB, Mr Wahab Alawiye-King, disclosed this on Thursday when he visited the warehouse where the food palliatives were kept in Ikeja, He noted that the initiative is part of

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Grass Cutting Scandal: Babachir’s Trial To Resume June 10

The trial of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, before Justice Jude Okeke of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Maitama has been adjourned to June 10, 2020 for continuation of trial. The trial was to continue today, May 14, 2020 but could not due to the absence

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