11 terrible lies you probably believe about COVID-19 prevention

You, in the course of seeking knowledge about how to prevent yourself and family from COVID-19, have been told a lot of lies and you probably believed some or all of them. Platforms Africa takes the pain through various documents and interviews with experts to debunk 11 of the terrible lies government officials and opinion leaders tell, which have been found to be the major cause of panic among the people. Many researchers particularly those of the University of Maryland, United States, say that the World will live with COVID-19…

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Nigeria’s President Buhari probes anti-graft boss, Magu over recovery funds’ diversion

  It is now the case of hunting the hunter in the Nigeria’s anti-corruption war as the President, Muhammadu Buhari, began the probe of the acting Chairman of the country’s anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, over his alleged diversion of funds his agency recovered from looters. Magu may be on his way out of office, and also may be looking forward towards accounting for alleged infractions preferred against him by Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice. Sources within…

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Ikeja Electric deepens metering target to 520,000 households by 2022

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), a major utility firm that connects major part of Lagos – Nigeria’s commercial¬† capital – to the grid, on Monday declared plans to hit 520, 000 mark in metering of its customers by 2022. The company, which stated that it had begun implementation of new price hike for prepaid meters on June 1, added that it had already connected over one hundred and twenty thousand households out of the 520,000 on metering system between 2018 and June 2020. This feat, which the company said is in…

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