Wednesday, May 27 2020

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Following a violation of COVID-19 airport directives in Nigeria., FlairJet, a British private charter company, which is also an affiliate of Flexjet, is to pay a fine N1 million. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made the disclosure on Sunday via his verified twitter handle. “Flairjet were found to violate our civil aviation regulations IS 1.3.3(a) Table …

Lagos State government, on Sunday announced a plan to close the Marine Beach Bridge, Apapa, to vehicular movement. The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, in a statement in Lagos, said the partial closure will be from May 27 to Oct. 21. He said that the closure was necessary in order to enable repair …

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has said over 1,000 Boko Haram insurgents have been killed in the last six weeks. He disclosed this during a luncheon organised by Operation Lafiya Dole on Sunday. Buratai stated that about 84 high ranking Boko Haram logistics and informants were apprehended within the period. “We have successfully …

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said it will provide guidance for businesses to take responsibility and re-open safely, as it continues to work towards curtailing the spread of coronavirus disease in the country. The Director-General (DG), of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, said this at the Presidential Task Force (PTF), media briefing on …

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Kashim Ibrahim-Imam as Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND). The Minister of Education, Adama Adamu, broke news yesterday in a letter. According to the letter, Ibrahim-Imam’s appointment was effective from May 14, 2020. Adamu also said the appointment would run for …

SystemSpecs, providers of innovative technology solutions – Remita, Paylink, and HumanManager, has announced a call for participation in its 2020 Children’s Day Essay Writing Competition open only to children from age 9 to 16 who school and live in Nigeria.   Themed “Nigeria of my Dream: Making it Happen with Technology” and in junior and …

The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar, has been hospitalised at the Intensive Care Unit of the Federal Medical Centre in Kastina State due to COVID-19 complications. Daura is the A source from the Daura palace which is the hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari, disclosed to newsmen that the emir was rushed to the …

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