Cases of measles at alarming increase – WHO report shows

New report released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on state of measles outbreak globally from 2016 to 2018, indicates an alarming increase in number of reported cases in all regions of the world. WHO released the data on its website on Saturday in commemoration of the 2019 “World Immunisation Week” observed on the last week of April every More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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NNPC ignores recruitment demand by physically challenged, closes shortlisting of candidates

By Etuka Sunday From all indications, the call by the physically challenged persons to be included in the ongoing recruitment exercise at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) fell on deaf ears, as More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Ground handling firm Nahco gets new Directors, CFO

From Suleiman Idris, Lagos Emerging African ground handling leading company, Nahco aviance has appointed two new Directors and a Chief Financial Officer as parts of it mission to have it footprint across major airports More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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MAP: Kaduna, Eko DisCos get NERC’s permits

By Etuka Sunday The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has issued permits to Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company Plc and Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc, Disco’s Meter Asset Providers More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Picketing: SON, AUPCTRE call truce – President becomes SON ambassador

By Miriam Humbe The National Executive of the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Theatre and Recreational Employees (AUPCTRE) and the Management of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) have resolved More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Lubricant sector achieve 100 percent local content, says Minister

By Miriam Humbe The number of lubricant industries in Nigeria have increased from 20 plants in 2013 to more than 50 blending plants as at present while the lubricant sector has also achieved 100 percent local content, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Use of calcium carbide to ripen fruits

By Miriam Humbe The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), formerly CPC, has said it received credible information that chemicals are used as forced and artificial ripening agents for fruits, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Again, Emefiele preaches Economic Patriotism

By Etuka Sunday The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has taken his message of economic patriotism to the University of Benin, where he urged actors in the public and private sectors More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Investors show stronger demand for 30-Year FGN Bond -DMO

By Etuka Sunday The Debt Management Office (DMO) said investors have shown stronger demand for the 30 Year FGN Bond at the May 2019 Auction. DMO said, at the May 2019 FGN Bond Auction held on Wednesday, May 22, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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NCC rejigs teledensity computation in line with rebased 190m population figure

*Puts March teledensity at 91% *Says active subscribers increase to 173.7m By Etuka Sunday The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has clarified that it has recently re-aligned the computation of the country’s More...