Government Reverses Self, Okays Helicopter Services At Abuja Airport

[Guardian] The Federal Government has approved the operation of private and commercial helicopter services at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja which was shut down last week for the rehabilitation of the runway and other facilities. The w…

[Guardian] The Federal Government has approved the operation of private and commercial helicopter services at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja which was shut down last week for the rehabilitation of the runway and other facilities. The work, which costs N5 billion, is to end on April 19.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Carbonated Drinks Containing Benzoic Acid, Vitamin C Mix Can Cause Cancer, Says WHO

[Guardian] The last has not been heard on the safety of benzoic and ascorbic acids as ingredients in soft drinks. A Lagos High Court in a recent judgement directed the National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to mandate the Nig…

[Guardian] The last has not been heard on the safety of benzoic and ascorbic acids as ingredients in soft drinks. A Lagos High Court in a recent judgement directed the National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to mandate the Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC) to include a warning on its bottles of Fanta and Sprite that its contents cannot be taken with Vitamin C as same become poisonous if taken with Vitamin C.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Sues Boss of Peace Corps Over Alleged N1.4 Billion Fraud

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal government has filed a 90-count criminal charge against the Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Mr. Dickson Akor and the Incorporated Trustees of the Corps for alleged conversion of N1.4 billion.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal government has filed a 90-count criminal charge against the Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Mr. Dickson Akor and the Incorporated Trustees of the Corps for alleged conversion of N1.4 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sunette Viljoen, Caster Semenya Shine at Athletics Speed Series

[News24Wire] Olympic medallists Caster Semenya and Sunette Viljoen opened their 2017 seasons with convincing victories at the third leg of the ASA Speed Series at Kenneth McArthur Athletics Stadium on Wednesday night.

[News24Wire] Olympic medallists Caster Semenya and Sunette Viljoen opened their 2017 seasons with convincing victories at the third leg of the ASA Speed Series at Kenneth McArthur Athletics Stadium on Wednesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senate Awaits New Nominee After Rejecting Magu Again

[Guardian] After about two hours of intense questioning, the Senate yesterday rejected the second nomination of Ibrahim Magu as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

[Guardian] After about two hours of intense questioning, the Senate yesterday rejected the second nomination of Ibrahim Magu as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rebuilding Fire-Ravaged Imizamo Yethu Will Cost R100 Million

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town on Wednesday said redesigning Imizamo Yethu informal settlement will cost close to R100m following a devastating fire on Saturday and Sunday.

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town on Wednesday said redesigning Imizamo Yethu informal settlement will cost close to R100m following a devastating fire on Saturday and Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma to Face Questions On Grant Crisis and Controversial MP Appointment

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma on Thursday will field questions on Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini and former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe in his first question-and-answer session in Parliament this year.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma on Thursday will field questions on Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini and former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe in his first question-and-answer session in Parliament this year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa