Russia Aims To Produce ‘Millions’ Of Vaccine Doses By 2021

      Russia said Monday it aims to launch mass production of a coronavirus vaccine next month and turn out “several million” doses per month by next year. The country is pushing ahead with several vaccine prototypes and one trialled by the Gamaleya institute in Moscow has reached advanced stages of development and is … Continue reading Russia Aims To Produce ‘Millions’ Of Vaccine Doses By 2021

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Bristow Pilots, Engineers Shut Down Operations

  Aviation workers under the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) have shut the operations of Bristow Helicopters across the country owing to a pay disparity. The association claimed the management has been unfair to Nigerian staff who do the same job as the expatriates but earn less. During the demonstration, the workers … Continue reading Bristow Pilots, Engineers Shut Down Operations

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BREAKING: Edo Deputy Speaker, Four Lawmakers Declare Support For Ize-Iyamu

  The Deputy Speaker of Edo state House of Assembly Mr. Yekini Idiaye and four other lawmakers have declared their support for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.  The lawmakers are among the 10 that were inaugurated in July 2019 while 14 others remain yet to be inaugurated. According … Continue reading BREAKING: Edo Deputy Speaker, Four Lawmakers Declare Support For Ize-Iyamu

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NDDC Contracts: Orji Kalu, Uduaghan Deny Wrongdoing

  Former Niger-Delta states Governors, Orji Kalu and Emmanuel Uduaghan on Monday denied any wrongdoing regarding their involvement in Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) contracts. Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, had reportedly mentioned both former Governors as beneficiaries of NDDC contracts. However, Kalu, who was Abia State Governor between 1999 to 2007, said his … Continue reading NDDC Contracts: Orji Kalu, Uduaghan Deny Wrongdoing

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School Resumption: Lagos Govt Puts In Place Safety Measures

  The Lagos State government has put in place some safety measures for transitional students who have been allowed to write their West African Senior School Certificate Examination. At Vetland Senior Grammar school, Oko Oba, Agege, hand basins, running water, santisers, digital thermometer for temperature check have been put in place in other to keep … Continue reading School Resumption: Lagos Govt Puts In Place Safety Measures

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No More Excuses For Corruption, Wike Tells Judges After Car Gifts

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has asked serving judges in the state to rededicate themselves to their duties and shun acts of corruption. He gave the advice in his remarks at the presentation of cars to judges on Monday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Governor Wike faulted the activities of some judges … Continue reading No More Excuses For Corruption, Wike Tells Judges After Car Gifts

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Students Must Not Exceed 20 Per Class, Says Lagos Govt

  The Lagos State Government in its bid to ensure compliance of public and private schools to Covid-19 protocols and guidelines for schools reopening paid a random visit to some schools across the State. Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo led a monitoring team to assess the process in which the students were received, … Continue reading Students Must Not Exceed 20 Per Class, Says Lagos Govt

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Falana-Led Coalition Demands Full Details Of FG Loans

  A coalition led by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, has called on the Federal Government to make full public disclosure of all loans obtained by the country. It has the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, and President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Quadri Olaleye, as co-chairmen. … Continue reading Falana-Led Coalition Demands Full Details Of FG Loans

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner, John Hume, Dies At 83

  John Hume, the Northern Irish politician who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998 for his role in the British province’s peace process, has died aged 83, his family announced Monday. Hume, the former leader of the mainly Catholic Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), shared the Nobel with David Trimble of the pro-British … Continue reading Nobel Peace Prize Winner, John Hume, Dies At 83

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We Are Only Expanding Our Retail Business In Nigeria, Says Shoprite

    Supermarket retailer, Shoprite, has clarified that it is not leaving Nigeria but rather expanding its business in the country. The South African retailer in a memo obtained on Monday by Channels Television, explained that the recent expansion move of the company will create room for more Nigerian investors who share in its vision. … Continue reading We Are Only Expanding Our Retail Business In Nigeria, Says Shoprite

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