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Experts see Nigeria scraping PEF, others as step in right direction

Business Day Online 20 Oct 2021
How Nigeria bleeds N943bn from irrelevant petrol equalisation fund ... Primary health centre and education ... This means N540 billion is capable of building at least 19,000 primary health centres or at least 30,000 each of three-block classrooms needed across Nigeria’s 774 local governments.
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CIC, UNN collaborate to align engineering education to industry needs

Business Day Online 20 Oct 2021
The Clintonel Innovation Centre (CIC) and the University of Nigeria (UNN) engineering faculty have collaborated to bridge the industry-academic skills gap by aligning engineering education to the needs of the industry ... According to Clinton, CIC is a solar-powered STEM Centre, ...
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Lagos Free Zone wins fDi 2021 Global Free Zones of the Year Award

Business Day Online 20 Oct 2021
Promoted by the Singapore-headquartered enterprise, Tolaram, which is also one of Africa’s biggest industrial conglomerates with more than four decades of experience in Nigeria, Lagos Free Zone (LFZ) is located in the Lekki axis, the sunrise development corridor in Lagos State, the commercial centre of West Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria.
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW - 'Turkey is making a correct decision by engaging with Africa'

Anadolu Agency 20 Oct 2021
Turkey and Nigeria share much in common. As far back as 1996, Nigeria - Turkey Joint Economic Commission was initiated during the visit of former Turkish Prime Minister, H.E Dr ... Nigeria and Turkey have maintained diplomatic relations since independence with Turkey having a resident Ambassador in Lagos since 1962.
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What has changed one year since the Lekki toll gate tragedy in Nigeria?

ITV 20 Oct 2021
For many in Nigeria, today is an anniversary they would rather not be marking ... Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for deaths of 51 civilians in unrest ... A woman protests at Lekki Toll plaza in Lagos, Nigeria, on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 ... Camilla becomes new patron of Nigeria’s first sexual assault referral centre.
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PwC, UNDP partner to promote technology initiatives in Africa

Business Day Online 20 Oct 2021
The signing ceremony took place at PwC’s The Experience Centre in Lagos which would host the programmes. Mohammed Yahya, Resident Representative, UNDP Nigeria said the collaboration was to ensure innovative solutions to some of the complex development issues facing the continent, using new technology and data.
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The berth of telemedicine

Business Day Online 20 Oct 2021
... government telemedicine initiative in Nigeria ... One of these being the Glo-Telemedicine Centre, a collaboration between Nigeria’s Globacom owned Global Resources and Projects, with healthcare providers in the US, Egypt amongst other countries, which was established in 2011.
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COVID-19: FG sets up taskforce to check vaccine racketeering

Business Day Online 19 Oct 2021
He added that “we have expanded vaccination sites to all primary and tertiary healthcare centres ... On his part, John Oladejo, the director, health emergency preparedness and response of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said Lagos, Rivers, and Edo were some of the states contributing to the increase in COVID-19 cases in the country.
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Nigerian statue taken by British troops in 1897 to be returned

Beijing News 18 Oct 2021
A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to Nigeria within weeks ... began on returning it to Nigeria ... The Oba of Benin is head of the historic Eweka dynasty of the Benin Empire, centred in Benin City in modern-day Nigeria.
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Mastercard Foundation partners community-based organizations to drive COVID-19 public awareness campaign

Business Day Online 18 Oct 2021
The campaign, which is in its second phase, is aimed at sensitizing and engaging Nigerians to continue observing the COVID-19 protocols of; wearing facemasks, maintaining physical distancing, regular hand sanitizing and other precautions as stipulated by the Nigeria Centre for ...
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Global Hand-washing Day: Oyo winning battle against infections with advocacy

Business Day Online 18 Oct 2021
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)’s figure as at Thursday 14th October 2021 showed Oyo State with six cases out of fifteen states across the country that had 226 new cases of Covid-19 infection ... 9 out of 10 schools in Nigeria have no hand-washing facility for children – UNICEF.
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NNRA to site South-South zonal office in Bayelsa

Business Day Online 18 Oct 2021
The Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Agency (NNRA) says it will site its South-South zonal headquarters in Bayelsa State, Yau Idris, the director general has said ... Read also.�4 in 5 healthcare centres in Nigeria lack hygiene facilities UNICEF ... His words ... Let’s make Bayelsa and Nigeria a state and country our children will be proud of.” .
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Coronavirus: UK, Nigeria agrees on need to increase FDI

Ghana Web 16 Oct 2021
The agenda of the meeting was centred on the state of bilateral trade, challenges and priorities ahead, opportunities to ‘build back better’ from coronavirus, the Nigeria Government’s preparations to attend the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), and plans to implement the revised Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
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Two of Africa's Covid experts are leaving the continent. Is this a brain drain or ...

CNN 16 Oct 2021
Earlier the same month, Chikwe Ihekweazu, who currently heads the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) was appointed to lead the World Health Organization (WHO) Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence in the German capital Berlin, WHO said, with the Nigerian physician on course to assume his new position on November 1.
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Cambridge University's Jesus College bronze cockerel to be returned

BBC News 15 Oct 2021
A bronze cockerel kept at Cambridge University that had been looted in a British raid on what is now Nigeria will be handed back this month ... The Oba of Benin is head of the historic Eweka dynasty of the Benin Empire, centred on Benin City in modern-day Nigeria ... of Nigeria.".
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