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NNPC woos U.S investors for Nigeria’s Oil, Gas sector

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says the country remains an attractive business destination for United States investors in the oil and gas sector. The Group Managing Director, MrMeleKyari, made the assertion at a webinar organised by United States Washington-based Atlantic Council. The NNPC Group Managing Director said that the Nigerian Government was able to […]

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Nigeria government deploys 5,000 Agro-Rangers to protect farming investments

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight that more and more Nigerians are taking advantage of the opportunities in the agriculture and agri-business sector, saying 5,000 Agro-Rangers have been deployed to protect farming investments. The president, in an address to the nation to mark this year’s Democracy Day, in Abuja, said the government had also employed […]

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Nigerian government congratulates Mo Abudu on Netflix deal

The Nigerian Government has congratulated media entrepreneur and filmmaker Mo Abudu over her partnership with leading global streaming service Netflix to create two original series as well as multiple Netflix-branded films. In a statement issued in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the partnership, for on-screen adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s […]

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Many Families Will Resort to Child Labour Over COVID-19 Pandemic- UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says many families will resort to child labour as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to wreak havoc globally. Mr Mark Hereward, UNICEF’s Associate Director, Data and Analytics, Division of Data, Analytics, Planning and Monitoring, made this known in a statement on Friday in Lagos. Hereward spoke in commemoration of […]

Health

Social stigma threatens COVID-19 response but patients heal faster with everyone’s support

Abuja, 12 June 2020 – Fatima Mustapha a 25-year-old student from Kano state who recently recovered from COVID-19 in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is facing serious challenges of stigma amongst her friends and even family. The emotional turmoil of this experience has made her become withdrawn, keeping to herself in her family house. […]