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BRT to go cashless by end of 2018


The Lagos State Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is set to go cashless by the end of 2018. Fola Tinubu, Managing Director and CEO, Primero Transport Services has revealed that services on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) will be operated with a card system starting from the end of 2018. The ...

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Reactions as FG launches national carrier, Nigerian Air


Mixed reactions on Wednesday trailed the unveiling of the name and logo of the proposed new national carrier by the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika. Sirika had unveiled the name of the new carrier as “Nigeria Air’’ with a logo encompassing the flowing green, white and green ...

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FG names new national carrier


The Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday announced that the name of the proposed new National Carrier is ‘Nigeria Air’. Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, disclosed this while unveiling the airline to investors at the ongoing Farnborough International Air Show in UK. The colour is green, white ...

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Mark Zuckerberg now third richest man in the world

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Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg is now the third richest man in the world, overtaking Warren Buffett on Bloomberg’s list of the world’s richest people. Zuckerberg passed Buffett on Friday as Facebook shares rose 2.4 percent, Bloomberg reported. Above Zuckerberg were Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, in the No. 1 spot, and ...

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First Nation airlines suspended for illegal operations


The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suspended First Nation Airways indefinitely for carrying out illegal operations in Nigeria. The suspension was disclosed in a letter with reference number NCAA/DG/CSLA/RM/1-06/18/2304 dated May 11, 2018, signed by the Director General of the NCAA, Capt. Muktar Usman. Spokesman for the NCAA, Mr ...

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OML 30 Communities Want All CDB Chairman’s Contracts Terminated


Oil-bearing communities under the Oil Mining and Lease (OML) 30 have demanded the termination of all existing pipeline surveillance contracts awarded to Community Development Board (CDB) chairman by Heritage Energy Operational Service Limited (HEOSL) as part of a fresh agreement for the company to fully take over OML 30. This ...

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We Need N16.56 Trillion For Railway – Amaechi


Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi says Nigeria needs not less than N46 billion dollars (about N16.56 trillion) to construct its three major speed rail lines. The minister said this on Tuesday in Papalanto, near Abeokuta, Ogun State during a joint inspection of the Lagos-Ibadan standard rail gauge with the Minister ...

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Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg reveals plans to add dating service


Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, on Tuesday announced that the world’s largest social network will soon include a new dating service. Zuckerberg said this in a statement as he unveiled the plans at Facebook’s annual developers’ conference. He said the new dating feature was built from the ground-up with privacy and ...

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FG Bans Production Of Codeine Based Syrups In Nigeria


The President Buhari-led administration in Nigeria has moved to curb the rate of drug abuse in the country as the menace becomes prominent. The Federal Ministry of Health has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to ban with immediate effect further issuance of permits ...

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