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Which International Airlines Are Resuming Flights To Nigeria?

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Breaking: Black Panther’s Wakanda dies at 43!

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Again, Nigeria Postpones Resumption Of International Flights

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Nigeria’s airports have re-opened to some international airlines.   Nigeria started welcoming back international airlines on the weekend. After six months of banning international flights, Nigeria re-opened both Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja and Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Saturday. Already, airlines are lining up to fly back into the country. “We …

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Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of cancer, his representative said. He was 43. Boseman died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and family by his side, his publicist …

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The Federal Government has rescheduled the resumption of international flights earlier slated for August 29 to September 5. The postponement of international flights was announced on Thursday by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). It would be recalled that the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced that international flights will resume operation on August 29. The …

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The World Health Organization will next week receive a raft of pledges of support for its plan for COVID-19 vaccines for all. But the agency has already had to scale back its ambition. The United States, Japan, Britain and the European Union have struck their own deals to secure millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses for …

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Following the Federal Government’s plans for international airlines to resume operations in the country by August 29 2020, British Airways and a few international airlines have disclosed dates for resumption of operation. While Ethiopian Airlines and Angola Airlines will resume operations on August 29, the British Airways, Air France, KLM Airlines and African World Airways will …

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The Nigerian government has announced that international flights will resume on August 29. It also announced the procedures that would be followed for the resumption. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced the new dates for resumption of flights at the bi-weekly Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing on Monday. He said the flight operations would …

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The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says international flights will resume on August 29, 2020.   Sirika said this in a tweet on Monday.   He tweeted, “Glad to announce the resumption of international flights from the August 29, 2020 beginning with Lagos and Abuja as we did with the domestic flight resumption.   “Protocols …

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After 46 days in isolation, the Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun has recovered from COVID-19 as he has tested negative for COVID-19 after 46 days in isolation. The commissioner was given a clean bill of health when he tested negative for two consecutive times by the Oyo State Emergency …

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An abandoned newborn was rescued on Saturday after he was dumped in a soakaway on Oyo Avenue, Olorin community in Adiyan, Ogun State. It was learnt that the baby was passed through a hollow space in-between the iron bars on the soakaway cover. Sunday PUNCH learnt children playing around the soakaway around 3.30pm heard the baby …

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The Nigerian government, on Thursday, extended the second phase of the COVID-19 eased lockdown by another four weeks. This extension is the third for the second phase of lockdown currently observed across Nigeria. The extension was disclosed by Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, during the daily briefing of the …

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COVID-19: Nigerian govt. approves gradual reopening of international flights Nigeria will reopen for international air travel in a matter of weeks, the aviation minister said on Thursday, without giving a specific date for the resumption after months of closure due to the global coronavirus pandemic. “It will be in weeks rather than in months,” Minister of Aviation …

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Saturday announced that worship centres in the state will be opened from Friday, August 7. Sanwo-Olu disclosed this during a briefing on COVID-19 at the Lagos House in Marina area of the state. The governor said religious leaders must make available hand sanitisers, handheld thermometer checks, adding that …

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Civil society and public health groups under the aegis of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) have opposed the “Draft Policy on Conventional Tobacco and Non-Combusted Alternatives to Cigarette Smoking” advanced by the tobacco industry, urging the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment to jettison the proposal and the spurious narratives that are used to justify …

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“That gives you an idea of the amount of money the government is spending on COVID-19 isolation facilities and COVID-19 care.

“If you require high care or intensive care, that amount can go up to anything from N500,000 to even a million naira per day,

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Bond to Take Care of Construction and Upgrade of Hospitals, Ibadan Dry Port and Rail Corridor Development  – Commissioner The Oyo State Executive Council on Tuesday approved the issuance of a N100 billion private bond tagged “Oyo Prosperity Bond” to facilitate the execution of priority projects that will further drive economic development in the State. …

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