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German Envoy lays foundation for Medical University in A-Ibom; Medical City to begin academic activities in 20-20

Dennis Udoma German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Bernhard Schlagheck has expressed the commitment of his country to the realization of the establishment of Thompson and Grace Medical University in Akwa Ibom State. He stated this at the weekend while performing the foundation stone laying ceremony of the medical city at …

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Buhari departs for medical trip to UK; Calls for sustained support of international community to tackle climate change

  President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday departed Abuja for the United Kingdom, UK, on a four-day medical trip. He was seen off at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja by top government officials and security chiefs. Before leaving, however, he reiterated the need for sustained financial, technical and capacity building support …

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Nigeria’s first Marine Engineering Centre of Excellence starts Masters programmes

The pioneer post graduate students at the Marine and Offshore Engineering Centre of Excellence have commenced studies at Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, involving 18-month academic and field work that will lead to the award of Masters degrees in Marine Engineering (Power Plants), Naval Architecture and Offshore and Subsea Engineering. …

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Putin takes oath of office as Russia’s President for new 6-year-term; Cabinet resigns; Dmitry Medvedev to return

  Russian President Vladimir Putin took the oath of office Monday for a new six-year term. Putin took the oath, then Constitutional Court chairman Valery Zorkin handed him the symbols of state power and announced his assumption of office. Following his inauguration, the Russian cabinet resigned, the government press service …

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APC ward congress: Stakeholders broker peace in Akwa Ibom; Sylva says Bayelsa was smooth, peaceful; Police confirm 1 dead in Delta

Isaiah Eka/Frank Shedrack/Christian Ogbonna Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom said they have buried their differences and would accommodate their various interests in the party’s Saturday ward congress in the state. Sen. Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly (Senate), disclosed this …

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Cherie Blair joins Dangote Group, Alake appointed GMD

Africa’s foremost indigenous conglomerate, Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) Wednesday announced new appointments, with Olakunle Alake, the erstwhile Chief Operating Officer (COO) now the Group Managing Director and Cherie Blair, wife of former British prime minister as a non-executive director of Dangote Cement Plc Global. Dr. Adenike Fajemirokun, the Group Chief …

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