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    Journalist, clergyman, trader… Ondo lists details of COVID-19 cases

Journalist, clergyman, trader… Ondo lists details of COVID-19 cases

Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo, has described the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the state as alarming. Speaking at a media briefing on Monday in Akure, the state capital, Akeredolu stated that the trend of increase in the number of COVID-19 cases is exponential and poses real threats to the state. Providing details of the cases recorded in Ondo, [...]

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    AfDB approves $210m to boost electricity transmission in Nigeria

AfDB approves $210m to boost electricity transmission in Nigeria

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $210 million to boost electricity transmission in Nigeria. In a statement on Thursday, Ndidi Mbah, general manager of public affairs at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), said the bank made the approval at its board meeting in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, on Wednesday. Mbah said the money will be deployed in the NTEP-1 projects under [...]

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    EXTRA: Buhari’s ‘transmission’ letter sparks laughter among senators

EXTRA: Buhari’s ‘transmission’ letter sparks laughter among senators

The upper legislative chamber erupted in laughter after Senate President Bukola Saraki mentioned "transmission" while reading a letter President Muhammadu Buhari sent to the senate on Wednesday. Saraki opened the floodgate of laughter for his colleagues as he stopped abruptly and started all over again. Titled "Transmission of the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contracts Amendment Bill 2018”, the president asked [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: ‘I mean, transmission transmission’ — IGP struggles to read speech

TRENDING VIDEO: ‘I mean, transmission transmission’ — IGP struggles to read speech

A video of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), struggling to read a speech is trending online. In the video, Idris finds it difficult to pronounce the words, as he constantly repeats "I mean" and "transmission". There were traits of dyslexia, a learning difficulty, in his delivery. What is Dyslexia? According to a definition by NHS.co.uk, it  is a common learning difficulty that can [...]

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    Nigeria ‘can generate 10,000MW of power — but can’t transmit it’

Nigeria ‘can generate 10,000MW of power — but can’t transmit it’

Ngozi Ifeoma Malo, senior special adviser to former minister of power, Chinedu Nebo, says Nigeria can generate 10,000 megawatts of electricity, but transmission is the problem. The Desmond Tutu fellow, who also served as special assistant on legal and policy issues to Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former coordinating minister for the economy, said the transmission sector is the weakest link in the power [...]

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    UNAIDS advises NPHCDA to eliminate HIV transmission in children by 2020

UNAIDS advises NPHCDA to eliminate HIV transmission in children by 2020

The UNAIDS has appealed to the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) to focus more on the grassroots in its efforts to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2020. Bilali Camara, country director, UNAIDS, made the appeal in Abuja on Tuesday in an interview with NAN. He said that the agency must push more resources to local communities where 80 percent [...]

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