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NACCIMA wants states to improve ease of doing business

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture has advised state governments to collaborate with the private sector in their states to improve the ease of doing business. The National President, NACCIMA, Ide Udeagbala, gave the advice in an interview with our correspondent. Udeagbala said, “State governments will greatly improve the ease…… Continue reading NACCIMA wants states to improve ease of doing business

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Nigeria needs sustainable aviation fuel, say environmentalists

Environmentalists have said that Nigeria should take a cue from the United Kingdom’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel plan in a bid to curb the carbon dioxide emissions caused by air travel. The UK government recently said on its website that its SAF plan included proposals of up to 10 per cent SAF by 2030 and 75…… Continue reading Nigeria needs sustainable aviation fuel, say environmentalists

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COVID-19: Aviation, hospitality industries worst-hit sectors, say Ikeja Hotels

The management of Ikeja Hotel Plc has given assurances to its shareholders that it would look carefully into their concerns, address the grey areas, and bring the company back to its pre-COVID-19 status as a one-stop hotel in the state. The hotels’ Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Theophilus Netufo, gave the reassuring statement in his…… Continue reading COVID-19: Aviation, hospitality industries worst-hit sectors, say Ikeja Hotels

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Human growth hormone, the substance that sent Okagbare out of Tokyo 2020

The Athletics Integrity Unit provisionally suspended Team Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare with immediate effect after a sample collected from the sprinter tested positive for human growth hormone. The AIU, which is an independent integrity body created by the World Athletics, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the growth…… Continue reading Human growth hormone, the substance that sent Okagbare out of Tokyo 2020

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BREAKING: 25 test positive for COVID-19 in Gombe NYSC camp

No fewer than 25 prospective corps members, including a nursing mother, have tested positive for coronavirus at the Gombe NYSC camp ground located in Amada, Akko LGA. Confirming the matter on Saturday in an exclusive telephone chat with our correspondent, Commissioner for Health, Dr. Habu Dahiru, said that the 25 corps members were tested in…… Continue reading BREAKING: 25 test positive for COVID-19 in Gombe NYSC camp

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Bolt’s 100m crown at play as Dressel seeks to swell Olympic title haul

Usain Bolt’s men’s 100m crown will have a new owner at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday as Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama targets golfing gold and US swimmer Caeleb Dressel aims for two more titles. Also on day nine, the men’s tennis final pits Germany’s Alexander Zverev — who ended Novak Djokovic’s pursuit of a Golden Grand…… Continue reading Bolt’s 100m crown at play as Dressel seeks to swell Olympic title haul

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Ex-Leeds defender Terry Cooper dies at 77

Former Leeds and England defender Terry Cooper has died at the age of 77, the Premier League club announced on Saturday. Left-back Cooper won 20 caps and played at the 1970 World Cup in Mexico where defending champions England were defeated by West Germany in the quarter-finals. He also played 351 times for Leeds between…… Continue reading Ex-Leeds defender Terry Cooper dies at 77

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BBNaija S6: Why I hate being single – Saskay

Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemate, Saskay, has revealed that she hates being single. She made this known in a conversation with Yousef on Saturday, day seven of the show. According to her, she hates being single because she loves attention. She said, “I hate being single. If I’m breaking up with you, I…… Continue reading BBNaija S6: Why I hate being single – Saskay

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Saraki in custody, says EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Saturday in Abuja confirmed the arrest and detention of the former Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The spokesperson of the commission, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, told the News Agency of Nigeria that Saraki was invited for questioning over allegations of corruption and money laundering. He said that the former Senate…… Continue reading Saraki in custody, says EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren

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Bolt’s 100m crown at play as Dressel seeks to swell Olympic title haul

Usain Bolt’s men’s 100m crown will have a new owner at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday as Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama targets golfing gold and US swimmer Caeleb Dressel aims for two more titles. Also on day nine, the men’s tennis final pits Germany’s Alexander Zverev — who ended Novak Djokovic’s pursuit of a Golden Grand…… Continue reading Bolt’s 100m crown at play as Dressel seeks to swell Olympic title haul

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