Nigeria to Witness Surge in Air Travel By 2030

[This Day] The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Muhtar Usman has said that Nigeria is preparing the aviation sector to develop the capacity and infrastructure that will enable it accommodate the expected passenger…

[This Day] The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Muhtar Usman has said that Nigeria is preparing the aviation sector to develop the capacity and infrastructure that will enable it accommodate the expected passenger surge in the next 13 years.

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Minister – Amity Awards Will Rebuild Confidence in Our Health System

[This Day] The Minister of States for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has said that Amity Awards, which recently honoured late Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, outstanding personalities, units and departments at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), will…

[This Day] The Minister of States for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has said that Amity Awards, which recently honoured late Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, outstanding personalities, units and departments at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), will help the country tackle medical tourism.

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Maina’s Re-Instatement – Activists Demand Sack of Culprits

[Leadership] Abuja -Following the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari disengaging Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina from the federal civil service as a result of his embarrassing reinstatement, a coalition of civil rights lawyers under the auspices of Public …

[Leadership] Abuja -Following the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari disengaging Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina from the federal civil service as a result of his embarrassing reinstatement, a coalition of civil rights lawyers under the auspices of Public Interest Defenders (PID) has demanded the immediate sack of the government officials who masterminded Maina's return to public service without recourse to public interest.

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Liberia Runoff – Sen Nnamani Decries Proliferation of Parties in Nigeria

[Leadership] Abuja -Following the stand-off in presidential election in Liberia, former senate president, Sen Ken Nnamani, Wednesday decried the proliferation of political parties in Nigeria. He stressed that ahead of future polls, Nigeria needs two or…

[Leadership] Abuja -Following the stand-off in presidential election in Liberia, former senate president, Sen Ken Nnamani, Wednesday decried the proliferation of political parties in Nigeria. He stressed that ahead of future polls, Nigeria needs two or three strong political parties.

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46 Years After, Monkeypox Still a Challenge in Nigeria

[This Day] Nigeria in 1971 and 1978 experienced its first and second outbreak of the Monkeypox virus. But 46 years after, the country is yet to show capacity for its diagnosis, not to mention finding a cure for the virus.

[This Day] Nigeria in 1971 and 1978 experienced its first and second outbreak of the Monkeypox virus. But 46 years after, the country is yet to show capacity for its diagnosis, not to mention finding a cure for the virus.

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Disaster Looms in Nigeria – Govt

[Daily Trust] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has raised the alarm that with the way corruption is being perpetrated in Nigeria, the three arms of government must collaborate “to rescue our nation from looming disaster.”

[Daily Trust] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has raised the alarm that with the way corruption is being perpetrated in Nigeria, the three arms of government must collaborate "to rescue our nation from looming disaster."

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Hichilema Wins Top African Freedom Award

Zambian leading opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema will this Friday be the recipient of the African Freedom Award under the auspices of the Germany human rights body, Friedrich Naumann Foundation. Hichilema will be presented with the award in South Africa tomorrow. … Continued

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Zambian leading opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema will this Friday be the recipient of the African Freedom Award under the auspices of the Germany human rights body, Friedrich Naumann Foundation. Hichilema will be presented with the award in South Africa tomorrow. The opposition UPND leader who spent over four months in prison on treason charges many observers believed were politically motivated has received international accolades for his fight for democracy in Zambia. “We are greatly honoured to have been nominated to be the guest speaker and recipient of this year’s African Freedom award ceremony hosted and presented by Friedrich Naumann Foundation in South Africa tomorrow Friday 27th October 2017,” Hichilema has announced. “At this annual event, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom acknowledges individuals who have made an extraordinary contribution to the cause of Freedom in Africa. “After receiving the award, we will be presenting a paper on “The State of Freedom in Africa,” he says. Hichilema has dedicated the award to Zambian citizens who committed prayers and stood with him and five others during their 127 days of incarceration. “We will continue demanding and championing freedoms and basic rights for our people as well as respect for the rule of law and order as we believe that is key to national development,” he says. The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom describes itself as a foundation for liberal politics that aims at promoting the goal of making the principle of freedom valid for the dignity of all people. Friedrich Naumann Foundation promotes human rights, rule of law and democracy in more than 60 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Central America. The post Hichilema Wins Top African Freedom Award appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Mainagate – Jonathan’s Loyalists Behind Maina’s Recall – Garba Shehu

[Vanguard] The Presidency, yesterday, accused loyalists to former President Goodluck Jonathan who are still in the present administration to be responsible for the controversial reinstatement of the former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pen…

[Vanguard] The Presidency, yesterday, accused loyalists to former President Goodluck Jonathan who are still in the present administration to be responsible for the controversial reinstatement of the former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina.

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Leave Jonathan Out of Your Media Trials, Rescind Subpoena Now

[Leadership] A Niger Delta rights organization, Save Ijaw Nation Group has accused the current Administration of masterminding the subpoena issued against Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan by Justice Okon Abang.

[Leadership] A Niger Delta rights organization, Save Ijaw Nation Group has accused the current Administration of masterminding the subpoena issued against Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan by Justice Okon Abang.

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Lake Chad Basin Calm but Unpredictable, Says Military

[This Day] Maiduguri -The military has described the security situation around the Lake Chad Basin as unpredictable but calm, revealing that some islands around the area are still held by Boko Haram insurgents.

[This Day] Maiduguri -The military has described the security situation around the Lake Chad Basin as unpredictable but calm, revealing that some islands around the area are still held by Boko Haram insurgents.

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