COVID-19 Chinese Doctors In Nigeria Working, Not Missing — Embassy

The Chinese doctors and medics, who arrived in the country last month to help the Nigerian authorities in containing the ravaging Coronavirus, are not missing. The Chinese Embassy in Abuja confirmed on Sunday that contrary to claims by one of the leading political parties in Nigeria that the whereabouts of the medics in Nigeria remained unknown, the 14 medical experts were actively helping out in their duty posts to meet the mandate for which they came to Nigeria. A spokesman for the Chinese Embassy, Mr. Sun Saixiong, added that although…

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Kano Set To Deport Another 2,000 Almajirai

About 2,000 Almajirai pupils who underwent isolation in three quarantine centres in Kano are now ready to be deported to their respective states of origin. The Kano State Commissioner for Education and Chairman Almajiri Repatriation Committee, Alhaji Sanusi Kiru, disclosed this on Sunday when he led a delegation of women in Da’awah and some civil society organizations who inspected two quarantine centers at Kiru and Karaye respectively. He said the Almajirai pupils were isolated to ensure that they were in good health before being sent back to their states of…

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Heritage Bank To Disburse CBN’s N100bn Loan

As part of proactive measures to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 and revamp the nation’s dwindling economy, Heritage Bank is set to disburse the N100billion set aside by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). This is in line with the apex bank’s policy to introduce another intervention scheme directed to the health sector, which is known as the NGN100 Billion Credit Support for the Healthcare sector (the Scheme). Specifically, the scheme is to provide credit to indigenous pharmaceutical companies and other healthcare value chain players intending to build or…

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Buhari Order Query To Perm Sec Accused Of N119b Financial Misconduct

          The Federal Government has issued a query to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Dr. Mohammed Bello, over an N119 billion alleged financial misconduct, while he was a permanent secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The query, dated May 11, 2020, was issued by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, who said President Muhammadu Buhari’s attention had been drawn to the several misconducts by the Permanent Secretary. Bello was accused of not…

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Aviation Minister Orders FAAN To Relocate To Abuja Within 45 Days

The Ministry of Aviation has given the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) 45 days within which to relocate its corporate headquarters in Lagos to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in line with the Presidential directives issued in 2012 The order for FAAN to relocate to Abuja is contained in a – three-paragraph letter DATED May 4, 2020, signed by the  Director of Human Resource Management, Muhammadu  Shehu, for the Aviation Minister, titled, “Relocation of Aviation Agencies Headquarters  to Abuja” and addressed to the Managing Director of FAAN/ “I am…

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UBA Upgrades Mobile App, Introduces Exciting New Features For Customers

Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has upgraded its mobile banking application, introducing lots of exciting and interactive features to aid banking, whilst allowing customers to perform unlimited transactions with simple taps on their mobile phones. The award winning innovative bank which was the first to launch its chat bot Leo on the continent, is   committed to delivering superior and innovative banking solutions to its customers. Group Head, Digital Banking, Sampson Aneke, who spoke about the new features of the upgraded mobile app, said UBA as…

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