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Jonathan at 59: PDP, Fani-Kayode describe ex-President as icon of democracy

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Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, said yesterday that if former President Goodluck Jonathan had not conceded the 2015 Presidential election and congratulated his opponent, President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria would have been plunged into a cauldron of fire. This came as Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has congratulated the former President on his 59th birthday, describing him as an “Icon of democracy and a ...

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Nigeria on track for global aviation growth – Demuren

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A former Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Dr. Harold Demuren, has said that despite the challenges facing the nation’s aviation sector, it will not be left out of the global industry growth prospect. Demuren, in an interview with journalists in Lagos, said the future of aviation in the country was bright and would be driven by a projected ...

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US doctors treat IE’s customers in Lagos

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A team of medical personnel from the US Virgin Islands has visited Nigeria for a two-day programme in which customers of Ikeja Electric enjoyed free medical treatments. In the medical outreach, which targeted diabetes, malaria, and typhoid among other illnesses, about 250 customers in Oshodi and Akowonjo business areas enjoyed consultation, tests and free medications. The leader of the medical ...

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We contributed $29bn to Nigeria in four years – Shell

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Shell Petroleum Development Company has said that its economic contribution to the Nigerian government in four years is $29bn. The company’s General Manager, External Relations, Mr. Igo Weli, made this known in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, during the 2017 Swamp West Hub Integrated Stakeholders Engagement Forum for Tarakiri/Egbema/Oporoma Community Leadership. Weli , represented by the Assets Manager, Swamp West ...

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I’ll make Nigeria attractive for investment – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reiterated his administration’s commitment to the creation of enabling environment and making Nigeria an attractive place for business and investment. Buhari made the pledge in his statement at the ninth summit of the D-8 Organisation for Economic Cooperation at Istanbul, Turkey. He said it was his belief that only economies that promote trade and attract ...

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