UK Donates 699,760 Astrazeneca Vaccine Doses To Nigeria

UK Donates 699,760 Astrazeneca Vaccine Doses To Nigeria

The Federal Government has received 699,760 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, donated by the UK government. According to the Acting British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Gill Atkinson, the donation is part of the 80 million doses the country had pledged to support the COVID-19 fight. “The UK was one of the first countries to back COVAX with £548m. We have consistently pushed for a global effort that helps every country receive the vaccine against COVID-19. I am so pleased to see Nigeria receive 699, 760 doses, donated by the UK,…

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States Sue Malami Over Non-Remittance Of Recovered Funds

States Sue Malami Over Non-Remittance Of Recovered Funds

The 36 states of the country have filed a suit at the Supreme Court against the Federal Government on the status of recovered funds and failure to remit same to the federation account. Through their Attorneys-General, who are listed as plaintiffs in the suit, the 36 states instituted the action against the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami. In the suit, the plaintiffs are seeking a declaration by the provisions of 162 (1) and Section 162(10) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), all…

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Olu Of Warri Stool: Police Hunt For Two Princes Over Missing Crown

The Nigerian Police Force, Zone 5, Benin,  has declared two sons of the immediate past Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko,

The Nigerian Police Force, Zone 5, Benin,  has declared two sons of the immediate past Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko, wanted in connection with the missing royal crown of Itsekiri  Kingdom Nigerian Tribune gathered that the two princes, Prince Onyowoli Emiko and Prince Omatsuli Emiko, were declared wanted on the allegation that they broke into the private apartment of the Olu of Warri, where they allegedly stole the ancient crown. The duo was declared “by the Nigeria Police Force Interpol Section, Force Criminal Investigation Department, Zone 5 Headquarters,…

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Beyond The Oil Economy: The Diversification Option For Nigeria

Beyond The Oil Economy: The Diversification Option For Nigeria

By National Council For Arts And Culture ( NCAC) Introduction I wish to welcome stakeholders in the Arts, Culture, and Tourism sector and members of the Mass Media to this interactive session. The purpose of this meeting is to exchange views, opinions, knowledge, and experiences on how this very important sector can be strengthened as a vehicle for creating wealth and driving the sustainable economic development of Nigeria. In the wake of the current economic realities and with the breakdown of the covid-19 pandemic globally, nations of the world are…

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NYSC Advises Corps Members Against Late Night Journeys, Recommends Stopover Locations

NYSC Advises Corps Members Against Late Night Journeys, Recommends Stopover Locations

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim has advised corps members who intend to embark on journeys after 6 p.m to seek help from military barracks, corps lodges, NYSC state secretariats, and palaces. Ibrahim gave the advice in a virtual address to corps members at the end of their 2021 Batch ‘B’ Stream One orientation course. He said the scheme was partnering with the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) at its national headquarters in Abuja and at the state level. Ibrahim urged transport unions to…

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