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With a Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver likely, time to rethink global intellectual property rules  By Professor Ruth L. Okediji

Ruth L. Okediji is the Jeremiah Smith Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.   On Wednesday May 5, the US moved to back a Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver that was being debated at the World Trade Organization (WTO). The proposal, first put forward by South Africa and India in October 2020, seeks …

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Heirs Oil & Gas announces former senior Shell executive, Igiehon, as CEO; Makes other Board appointments

LAGOS, Nigeria, May 7, 2021 Heirs Oil & Gas (HHOG) (www.HeirsOilandGas.com), the leading African integrated energy company, has announced the appointment of Osayande Igiehon as Chief Executive Officer, effective May 4, 2021, together with a distinguished non-executive board, bringing together leading industry figures, with considerable global and regional experience. Heirs …

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Port Harcourt Refinery Rehab: We can’t afford to fail – NNPC … Says Project to generate 3,000 jobs as construction work kicks off

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has kicked off construction work in the Port Harcourt Refinery rehabilitation project with a firm commitment not to fail Nigerians. A statement by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the NNPC, Dr. Kennie Obateru, quoted the NNPC Chief Operating Officer, Refineries …

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