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Electricity: Nigeria installs first commercial underground mini-grid project in Makoloki

The country’s first rural commercial undergrid minigrid has finally been installed in Mokoloki, a rural community in Ogun State. The project, an initiative of Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI); Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) and Nayo Tropical Technology (Nayo Tech), with the support from the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency (REA) would …

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Ekiti state Governor test positive for covid-19

Ekiti Governor Dr Kayode Fayemi has tested positive for coronavirus. He announced this on his official twitter handle @kfayemi on Wednesday. The Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) tweeted: “I took my third Covid-19 test yesterday and it came back positive. “I’m generally ok and I’m already self- isolating at …

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Traditional ruler killed by Unknown armed men in Benue

Unknown armed men have reportedly killed a traditional ruler and District Head of Kundav in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State, Chief Awua Alabar. It was gathered that Chief Alabar was Tuesday afternoon shot dead in his residence while his younger brother, Nsoo Alabar also sustained gunshot injuries during …

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Court grant bail to church of satan founder Ifekwe Udo

By Ugochukwu Alaribe The Federal High Court, sitting at Umuahia, Abia State, has granted bail to the ‘Church of Satan’ founder, Ifekwe Udo and 17 others, who were arrested by the Police over the riot  at Ebem Ohafia where government buildings were razed by irate mob. Some youths of Ebem …

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Chinese cinemas resume operations as epidemic decreases

Chinese movie theatres in low-risk areas have been allowed to resume operation starting from July 20 following an improvement in the COVID-19 epidemic situation, the China Film Administration announced Thursday. These movie theatres should reopen on the premise that proper prevention and control measures have been put in place, the …

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