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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Dedicates Additional Funding to the Novel Coronavirus Response

The foundation will provide up to $100 million to improve detection, isolation and treatment efforts; protect at-risk populations in Africa and South Asia; and accelerate the development of vaccines, drugs and diagnostics. SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced that it will immediately commit up to $100 million for […]

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Cabinet approves N65.8 billion for roads

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved contracts worth N65.8 billion for the construction of roads in Taraba, Cross River and Akwa Ibom States.Minister of State for Works and Housing, Engr. Abubakar Aliyu revealed this while briefing Journ…

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Ondo pensioners hail Governor over 33% increment

Pensioners in Ondo state, South-West Nigeria, have hailed the Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, for the implementation and payment of 33 percent increment in their allowances.Elder Adedapo Salami, the acting Chairman of Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP)…

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Nigeria to stop fish importation by 2022

Nigeria may stop fish importation in 2020, following Federal Government’s effort to encourage local production.The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, made this known while receiving a delegation from the National Fish Associati…