Category: Health

World Bank Board’s Meeting Failure Delays Nigeria’s Loan Request

The $1.5 billion, which is the first tranche of the federal government’s $3 billion request from the World Bank is to be delayed as the much-awaited meeting of the multilateral…

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US PGA Championship: Tiger Woods hits lowest opening round in major since 2012

Tiger Woods shot his lowest opening round in a major since 2012 with a two-under-par 68 at the US PGA Championship in San Francisco. The 15-time major winner played alongside…

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Weakening demand, rising supply weigh crude futures

Weakening demand due to anticipated second wave of the coronavirus pandemic and rising supply have continued to weigh on market sentiment, dampening crude futures. Oil prices opened lower on Monday…

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South Africa’s Ramaphosa Appoints Panel to Probe Covid-19 Graft

President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed a government committee to investigate alleged corruption associated with the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The panel, to be headed by Justice and Correctional Services…

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Revamp refineries, pass PIB bill to regulate petrol pump price, MAN demands

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the Federal Government to make efforts at revamping the nation’s ailing refineries and regulate the fluctuating pump price of petrol. Mr Ambrose…

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FG Ugres airline operators to begin process for restarting international flights

Travellers to arrive three hours before international flights   The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has asked aviation authorities and airline operators to begin the process for the restart of…

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South African Business Leaders Fret Over Post-Virus Revival

South African business leaders are growing increasingly concerned that the government doesn’t have the will or capacity to overcome the economic devastation wrought by the coronavirus pandemic. Business for South…

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Following Mass sack at Air Peace, Brostow, Nigerian Pilots, engineers threaten strike Action

The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers has issued a two-week ultimatum to airlines, who have sacked or plan to sack their pilots and engineers under the guise of…

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On Booze Ban, South Africa Ilquour Industry Risks $742 Million in Investments

South Africa’s ban on alcohol sales has put investment projects worth at least 12.8 billion rand ($742 million) on hold. A day after Anheuser-Busch InBev SA unit South African Breweries…

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PPMC increases fuel pump price to N138.62 per litre,Kerosene to sell at N160

Petroleum Products Marketing Company, PPMC, a subsidiary of the NNPC has increased the retail pump price for petrol to N138.62 for August. The PPMC announced this in a statement viewed by Nairametrics…

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