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Npower Abuja Protest: Lets Negotiate Next Week- Senate President Tells Volunteers

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Npower Abuja Protest: Lets Negotiate Next Week- Senate President Tells Volunteers

The Mother of all N-power protests took place yesterday, and the highest lawmaking body in the country responded with swiftly.

N-power volunteers in her few numerical strength went in mass to the National Assembly Complex in demand for Permanency, a move that triggered a swift response from the Senate President himself.

The quest for permanency has been on for long, a bill sponsored by Bauchi South Senator is yet to been given the desired attention, hence volunteers took to the senate directly.


The Federal Government via Umar Sadiya Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development had already disengaged Batch A and B volunteers, calling it a proactive move.

The Senate President, who was not privileged to have a further discussion due to busy schedule, pleaded for more time to personally yield into the grievances of Volunteers Next week.

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Liverpool striker leaves Anfield for new club ahead of Chelsea clash

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Liverpool have confirmed that their striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, has left the club to join Union Berlin on loan ahead of the Reds’ Premier League clash with Chelsea on Sunday evening at the Stamford Bridge.

Awoniyi had previously signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool in the summer of 2018, having moved to Anfield three years earlier.

Liverpool stated this in a statement via the club’s official website on Saturday night.

The statement read in part: “Liverpool striker Taiwo Awoniyi has joined Bundesliga side Union Berlin on loan for 2020-21.


“The 23-year-old is set to spend the duration of the season in Germany after a switch was agreed between the clubs on Saturday.

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“It represents a second successive campaign in the Bundesliga for the Nigerian, who made 12 appearances in the division for FSV Mainz 05 last term and scored one goal.”

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COVID-19: FG commences assessment of States for schools reopening

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The Federal Government has commenced stakeholders’ meeting across the six geopolitical zones of the country to review laid down guidelines and protocols for the reopenings of the nation’s educational institutions.

The State Minister for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba made this know in Kano while presiding over the North West School Protocols Guidelines Stakeholders’ meetings.

He said he was in Kano to assess the readiness of the schools vis-a-vis the full maintenance of COVID-19 protocols before going ahead to actualize the dreams of full reopening.

Speaking earlier, the Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje described the Federal Government’s policies and programmes in education as veritable tool to national development.

According to him, the progress recorded and measures taken by the Buhari administration in reopening of schools in the country should be commended.

“I wish to acknowledge the commitment of the Federal Government in the education sector, particularly at this time when schools are about to be reopened,” he said.


The Governor represented by his Deputy, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna thanked the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba who paid him a visit in his office.

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He said the State Government is committed to prioritizing the education sector in view of its importance, adding that as part of compliance with the COVID-19 protocols for ensuring of safety and protection of the teaching staff and the students, fumigation exercise has been conducted, with PPE’s provided to the schools across the State.

The Governor also explained that recently his administration released the sum of N880 million for the renovation of some schools across the State.

The Minister later praised the efforts of the Kano State Government for its laudable initiatives in promoting education, which he described as worthy of emulation by other States.

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#Live – EdoDecides2020: With 4 LG results yet to be announced, Obaseki still leads, INEC resumes remaining collation… Full details

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is about now resuming collation of remaining result after gubernatorial election on Saturday.

So far, 13 local government areas have been declared and Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party is still leading.

See results below


EDO 2020: INEC confirmed Results

  1. Ikpoba Okhia – APC 18,218 | PDP – 41,036
  2. Uhunmwonde – APC 5, 972 | PDP – 10,022
  3. Egor – APC 10,202 | PDP – 27, 621
  4. Igueben – APC 5, 199 | PDP – 7, 870
  5. Esan North-Esan – APC 6, 556 | PDP – 13, 579
  6. 6 . Owan-East – APC 19, 295 | PDP – 14, 762
  7. Owan-West – APC 11,193 | PDP – 11, 485
  8. Esan Central – APC 6, 719 | PDP – 10, 694
  9. Ovia North-East – APC 9, 907 | PDP – 16, 987
  10. Esan South-East – APC 9 237 | PDP – 10, 565
  11. Estako- West – APC 26, 140 | PDP – 17, 959
  12. Oredo – APC 18, 365 | PDP – 43, 498
  13. Ikpoba Okhia – APC 18,218 | PDP – 41,036
  14. Esan-West – APC 7, 189 | PDP – 17, 434.

A total of election results announced so far:

APC – 156,240

PDP – 236,735

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