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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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Workers’ Day: FG Pledges Commitment To Workers’ Welfare


The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has promised a better welfare package for Nigerian workers as they celebrate their day. The Federal Government has pledged its commitment to enhancing workers’ welfare and prosperity for all citizens in the country. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, made this pledge in ...

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Automated seedlings equipment arrives Cross River


Twenty-seven containers of the automated rice seedlings equipment have arrived Calabar, Cross River State capital. Project manager, Patrick Obiren who received the equipment disclosed that already, contractors from Taiwan are on their way to Calabar for full installations of the automated machines. “We have received 27 containers of various equipment. ...

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