Aspirants’ lobby intensifies in APC, PDP one week to primaries

Aspirants’ lobby intensifies in APC, PDP one week to primaries • Move to adopt Udom as PDP consensus candidate builds up• Wike blasts Atiku, other aspirants for betraying PDP in 2015• S’West PDP to speak with one voice at convention, say Makinde, Fayose• Badaru withdraws aspiration to back Amaechi• Senate President begins consultations with delegates

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NSCDC arrests AEDC staff member in Kogi for vandalism

Officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested a staff of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Bamidele Rasaq, over his alleged involvement in the vandalism of AEDC aluminum cables. Bamidele Rasaq, 45, was arrested alongside his accomplice Isiaka John, 40, in Iyara, Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State. Parading the suspects

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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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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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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 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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