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FAAN shelves threat to withdraw services

The Management of the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos on Monday continued flight operations following the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) agreement to shelve plans of withdrawing its services to the terminal over alleged indebtedness. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that FAAN had in a Notice To Airmen (NOTAM) stated that it would be withdrawing Aviation […]

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Scientists to test tailor-made vaccine tech for Ebola, others

A global coalition set up to fight disease epidemics is investing up to 8.4 million dollars to develop a synthetic vaccine system that could be tailor-made to fight multiple pathogens such as flu, Ebola, Marburg and Rabies. The deal, between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and a team of scientists at Britain’s Imperial College London is aimed at […]

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FG Completes Zik’s Mausoleum,21 Years After

The Federal Government on Monday announced that it has completed the Mausoleum of first President of Nigeria, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe in Onitsha, Anambra, 21 years after its commencement. Mr. Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works, Power and Housing made the disclosure when he inspected the project at Onitsha, the country home of Azikiwe. Fashola, who came in company of Dr. […]

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Buhari’s Remarks At Corruption Risk Assessment Training In Abuja

ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE OPENING SESSION OF THE CORRUPTION RISK ASSESSMENT TRAINING FOR HEADS OF ANTI-CORRUPTION AGENCIES IN THE AFRICAN UNION, AT THE STATE HOUSE CONFERENCE CENTRE, ABUJA, MONDAY 10TH DECEMBER, 2018. I am pleased this morning to welcome and address distinguished delegates to the Corruption Risk Assessment training […]

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Yobe Govt. Approves N8.7bn For Construction of Roads, Drainages

The Yobe Executive council on Wednesday approved the sum of N8.7 billion for construction of roads and drainages in Damaturu. Alhaji Mala Musti, Commissioner for Information, disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the end of the state executive council meeting in Damaturu. He said that the projects include the construction of 25.5 kilometers dual carriage way from Damaturu to Kalallawa […]

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SON Seeks Ato Stay at Ports to Check Substandard Imports

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it will reduce the importation of substandard products by 75 per cent by 2019, if permitted to stay in the ports. Mr Obiora Manafa, SON’s Director of Inspection and Compliance Directorate, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday. The director, who spoke against […]

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UNICEF Reaches Over 1m Children with Vitamin ‘A’ Supplementation in Yobe, Borno

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says no fewer than 1, 239, 802 children has been given Vitamin ‘A’ supplementation in Yobe and Borno through the support of the Department of International Development (DFID). Dr Martin Jackson, UNICEF Nutrition Officer in Bauchi State, made this known on Thursday at a media dialogue while presenting a paper on DFID support for […]

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NNPC Fast-Tracks Agreements with Bulk Purchase Marketers

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has fast-tracked agreements with bulk purchase Marketers in the country, a statement released today in Abuja by the corporation’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, has said. Quoting the NNPC Chief Operation Officer (COO), Downstream, Engr. Henry Ikem Obih, Ughamadu stated that all NNPC depots, Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) throughput […]