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Nigeria: Nigeria-UAE Travel Face-Off - Who Blinks First?

All Africa 09 Apr 2021
It all started when the United Arab Emirates (UAE) alleged that some Nigerian travellers to Dubai or passing through it in transit were presenting fake COVID-19 test results ....
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Nigeria: Resident Doctors Will Account for Any Death During Strike - Senate Committee

All Africa 09 Apr 2021
Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe, on Thursday, appealed to the striking resident doctors to return to work, saying "any single soul that dies as a result of the strike is in the hands of the doctors." ....
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Nigeria: Aisha Buhari's Views Truthful but Controversial - Osinbajo

All Africa 09 Apr 2021
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Thursday described views expressed on the social media platforms by First Lady Aisha Muhammadu Buhari as "forthright, crisp, truthful and once in a while controversial" ....
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Nigeria: Fund Polytechnics or Shut Them, ASUP Tells Govt, States

All Africa 09 Apr 2021
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic has asked both federal and state governments to shut down polytechnics if they can no longer fund them ....
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Nigeria: National Sports Festival to End Abruptly Due to Lack of Funds

All Africa 08 Apr 2021
The organisers of the National Sports Festival have threatened to end the event abruptly over the failure of the Federal Government to release funds ....
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Nigeria: Bandits Released Us On Their Own Will, Freed Kaduna Student Contradicts Army

All Africa 08 Apr 2021
Kaduna -- An abducted student of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Mando, Kaduna State, has narrated how they were released from captivity ....
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World Insights: Vaccine distribution exposes glaring global health inequity

China.dot.org 07 Apr 2021
South Africa's Daily Maverick online newspaper said vaccine nationalism is posing a major threat to Africa as the West gobbles up supplies ... Some 10.3 million doses have been administered, with the majority of those vaccinated being healthcare workers, people with comorbidities, and those aged 50 years and above, the Africa CDC said Sunday.
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Nigeria: Ganduje Slashes March Salaries of Political Appointees By 50%

All Africa 07 Apr 2021
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has slashed March salaries of political office holders by 50 per cent ....
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Nigeria: Edo 2020 - 7 Athletes Test Positive for Covid-19

All Africa 07 Apr 2021
No fewer than seven athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin, the Edo state capital ....
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Vaccine distribution exposes glaring global health inequity

Sina 07 Apr 2021
South Africa's Daily Maverick online newspaper said vaccine nationalism is posing a major threat to Africa as the West gobbles up supplies ... Some 10.3 million doses have been administered, with the majority of those vaccinated being healthcare workers, people with comorbidities, and those aged 50 years and above, the Africa CDC said Sunday.
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Nigeria: Five Jailbreaks That Shook Country's Security Agencies

All Africa 06 Apr 2021
Monday's attack on the Owerri Correctional Service in Imo State is one of the major attacks in the country ....
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Nigeria: Ebonyi Attacks - Osinbajo Visits Affected Communities, Says Justice Will Be Served

All Africa 05 Apr 2021
Abakaliki -- Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has assured the people of Ebonyi State that justice will be served in the case of persons recently killed by assailants in the Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State ....
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