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Emirates’ Milestone flight EK2021 highlights industry readiness for travel rebound

Emirates’ one-of-a-kind flight EK2021 proudly made a journey across the different emirates this week, to signal the aviation industry’s readiness for a travel rebound. It was also to celebrate the UAE’s remarkable vaccination programme that has administered close to 9 million vaccines doses to date. The special flight, which carried …

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Denmark completely stops using AstraZeneca vaccine; Germany decides against AstraZeneca for second jab for under-60s

Copenhagen, Berlin, April 14, 2021 Denmark is completely halting the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, Danish Health Administration head, Soren Brostrom, said. This is as German federal and state health ministers have decided decided that people under 60 in Germany who were given the AstraZeneca vaccine as their first dose …

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TETFund spends N120 billion on academic staff training since 2008  – Chairman

  By Yakubu Uba Maiduguri,  April 14, 2021 Academic Staff from public institutions across the country have so far accessed over N120 billion for training, within and outside Nigeria, from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) since its inception in 2008. The Chairman,  Board of Trustees of TETFund, Alhaji  Kashim …

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Environmentalists demand remediation of pollution at Shell’s facility in Bayelsa

Environmentalists have urged Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to remediate areas polluted by an oil leak from its facility in Yenagoa and Ogbia Local Government Areas in Bayelsa. The environmentalists under the auspices of Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) noted that the leak discharged crude into the …

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Defamation: Olukoya, MFM win again as London Court slams perpetual injunction, cost on Maureen Badejo

A U.K. High Court of Justice, Strand, London, (Queen’s Bench Division) Tuesday, April 13, granted a perpetual injunction restraining Maureen Badejo from publishing further defamatory words against or concerning Dr. Daniel Olukoya, his family and the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM), Collins Edomaruse has said in a statement. …

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Chief Charles Azuka Emmanuel Okwuosah (Uzzi-Attah) answers final call; To be buried Friday, April 30

The Okwuosah family in Odekpe, Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State have announced the passage on to glory of their brother, father and grandfather, Chief Charles Azuka Emmanuel Okwuosah (Uzzi-Attah). The death of Chief Okwuosah, General Manager, DAAR Communications, according to a notice by Sir (Dr.) Dozie Okwuosah (Ugochukwutubelu) …

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Ex-NTA DG calls for scientists, media collaboration; Govt hasn’t given media needed support – Online Publishers’ President, Oladipo

By Kemi Akintokun Lagos, April 13, 2021 Prof. Tony Iredia, a former Director-General, Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), has called for more collaboration between the media and scientists. Iredia made the call on Tuesday at the ongoing virtual conference marking the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy (NAPHARM) and Nigerian Guild of Editors …

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