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Nigerians will get meters May 1 – NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says it will begin mass metering for electricity consumers by May 1. Usman Arabi, NERC General Manager for Public Affairs, said in a statement that the metering will be executed under the Meter Asset Providers(MAP) programme of the federal government. “The commission issued permits to MAPs on April 5, […]
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How scores die in Katsina road crash

Nineteen people were killed when a truck veered off of the road in Katsina state, a road safety official said on Saturday. “The accident happened around 7:00 am (0600GMT) on Friday when the driver lost control due to fatigue and overloading,” Ibrahim Abdullahi of the Federal Roads Safety Commission told AFP. “We evacuated 19 dead […]
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World Bank gets new head

The Executive Directors of the World Bank on Friday unanimously selected David Malpass as the new president of the World Bank Group. Malpass’ five-year term will begin on April 9. A statement by the group said the Board expressed its deep gratitude to Interim President, Kristalina Georgieva, for her dedication and leadership in recent months. […]