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Breaking: Black Panther’s Wakanda dies at 43!

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How Akinwumi Adesina got re-elected as AfDB’s President

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Again, Nigeria Postpones Resumption Of International Flights

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As World Bank predicts Nigeria’s impending recession will be worst in 40 years   WATCH (video): HOW TO SURVIVE RECESSION |12 Realistic Ways To Thrive & Survive Economic Downturn. | watch this video: Share and subscribe for more….. https://youtu.be/m_yZH2DoaD0 A new world bank report  has painted a very grim picture of the economy today and …

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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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Nigeria’s  Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), for another five-year term. The re-election took place electronically during AfDBs’ 2020 Annual Meeting. It was reported Mr. Adesina  disclosed his intentions to run as the multilateral bank’s President for a second time yesterday. Mr. Adesina stressed the need for unity …

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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 Oyo state government has approved screening of Oyo state pensioners in diaspora through virtual calls otherwise known as video calls. Sunrisebulletin.com reports. The Honourable commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun, made this disclosure on Tuesday while speaking with governor’s office correspondents shortly after arising from the 21st state executive council …

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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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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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The Country Director for Chastex Consult, Ini Archibong, in a telephone conversation with Vanguard, said: “Shoprite is not leaving Nigeria. “We have only just opened to Nigerian investors which we have also been talking to just before now. We are not leaving, who leaves over a $30billion invest and close shop? It doesn’t sound right. “We …

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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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U.S. court dismisses fraud case against Woodberry

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  By Colins Udoh   Ndubuisi Egbo makes history with Albania’s KF TiranaKF Tirana’s Ndubuisi Ndubuisi Egbo, the Nigerian coach who guided Albania’s KF Tirana to top flight triumph in their centenary year, has made history as the first African coach to lead a European team to a league title, and qualification for the UEFA …

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  The Federal Government on Sunday says it will review all its existing bilateral air service agreements with other countries including its BASA with the United Kingdom. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, made this known in a statement shortly after the announcement that the British authorities refused a Nigerian airline, Air Peace, landing permit to …

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