Crewing Costs Rise Due To Vaccination Delays

Crewing Costs Rise Due To Vaccination Delays

Crewing costs are rising and crew shortages are beginning to be seen due to COVID-19 travel restrictions and vaccination delays, warns crewing agency Danica Crewing Services. “Not unexpectedly … when there is a shortage the cost goes up and we...
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NAFDAC Cautions Importers, Distributors Others Against Peruvian Test Kits

NAFDAC Cautions Importers, Distributors Others Against Peruvian Test Kits

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned importers, distributors, healthcare professionals against the importation, distribution and sale of COVID-19 test kits from Peru.   The Director-General of t...
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WHO, COVAX Partners Laud G7 Decision To Share 870m COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

WHO, COVAX Partners Laud G7 Decision To Share 870m COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

World Health Organisation (WHO) and COVAX partners on Sunday applauded G7 nations’ commitment to sharing 870 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to assist end the acute phase of the pandemic.  WHO, in a statement, commended G7 countries for the commitmen...
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India Records 300,000 Covid Deaths, 26m Cases As Pandemic Rages

India Records 300,000 Covid Deaths, 26m Cases As Pandemic Rages

The number of deaths linked to Covid-19 in India has moved past the 300,000 mark as the country continues to grapple with the pandemic. Experts warn that the real number of fatalities might be much higher as many deaths are...
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FRSC Boss Facilitates With Muslims, Urges Adherence To COVID-19 Protocols

FRSC Boss Facilitates With Muslims, Urges Adherence To COVID-19 Protocols

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has urged  Muslims and the general public to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 protocols during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration.  The Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO), Assist...
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NAFDAC Approves Pfizer Biotech Vaccine

NAFDAC Approves Pfizer Biotech Vaccine

As part of measures to curtail Covid-19 virus in Nigeria, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday  approved the Pfizer Biotech Vaccine for emergency use.   Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Ad...
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India Hospitals Overwhelmed As Covid-19 Spreads From Cities To Small Towns

India Hospitals Overwhelmed As Covid-19 Spreads From Cities To Small Towns

India has reached the devastating figure of 200,000 coronavirus deaths, with the pressure on many hospitals showing no sign of abating amid a surging second wave. According to BBC, the real number of fatalities is thought to be far greater,...
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Nigeria To Receive 29.8m Doses Of J&J COVID-19 Vaccines

Nigeria To Receive 29.8m Doses Of J&J COVID-19 Vaccines

Nigeria is to receive  29.8 million doses of Johnson and Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccines, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), disclosed on Monday.   NPHCDA Executive Director, Dr Faisal Shuaib, who made this pu...
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Emirates Airline To Resume Flights To Nigeria

Emirates Airline To Resume Flights To Nigeria

Emirates Airline will soon resume its flight operations in and out of Nigeria, the Director-General of Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Musa Nuhu,  said on Monday   Nuhu,  while speaking at the national briefing of the Presiden...
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TAJBank Declares N845m Profit In 2020

TAJBank Declares N845m Profit In 2020

For the year ended December 2020, TAJBank has declared N845million Profit After Tax (PAT) and total assets of N50 billion.   In a statement on Sunday, TAJBank explained that result attained within its first year of operation “ highest earning per.....
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India Hospitals Send SOS As Covid Toll Surges

India Hospitals Send SOS As Covid Toll Surges

Indian hospitals say their patients are dying because of a shortage of oxygen as Covid case numbers and deaths set new records for a third day running. India has recorded nearly a million infections in three days, with 346,786 new...
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Oil Prices Drop As Covid-19 Surge Dents Demand Outlook

Oil Prices Drop As Covid-19 Surge Dents Demand Outlook

Oil prices fell for a second day on Wednesday, weighed down by concerns that surging COVID-19 cases in India will drive down fuel demand in the world’s third-biggest oil importer.Brent crude futures for June declined 95 cents, or 1.4%, to $65.62...
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Senate Approves Buhari’s $1.5b, €995m External Loan Requests

Senate Approves Buhari’s $1.5b, €995m External Loan Requests

The Senate on Wednesday approved $1.5billion and €995million external loan requests From President Mohammadu Buhari.  The approval was sequel to the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts presented by its Chairman...
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Air Peace Pilots, Cabin Crew, Others Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Air Peace Pilots, Cabin Crew, Others Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Air Peace airline pilots, cabin crew and other customer-facing personnel have started receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the virus.  The Spokesperson of the airline, Mr Stanley Olisa, in a statement on Friday...
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