Former PDP publicity secretary Olisa Metuh arrives in the UK for medical treatment

FORMER Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) publicity secretary Chief Olisa Metuh currently standing trial on corruption charges in Nigeria has arrived in the UK for medical treatment on a protracted spinal cord ailment.

 

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India’s Tata Industries is showing Nigeria exactly what we need to do

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(1) Last week, India’s Tata Group increased its stake in AirAsia India to 84% from 51%

(2) Do you know that the Tata Group owns Jaguar Land Rover?

(3) Tata Tea bought Lipton Teabags to consolidate its domination of the global tea market

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Nigerian Osaremen Okolo named as a member of Biden's Covid-19 response team

 

NIGERIAN-American health policy adviser Osaremen Okolo has been appointed as a member of US president-elect Joe Biden's Covid-19 Response Team with a mandate to ensure all Americans are vaccinated against the virus next year.

 

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Nigerians travelling to the UK using Air France-KLM now need transit visas following Brexit

 

NIGERIANS travelling to the UK using Air France-KLM now have to obtain an airport transit visa under new rules that have come into effect following the finalisation of Britain's exit from the European Union (EU).

 

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Buhari should get 2021 going with a bang by launching Operation Blitzkreig in Borno State aimed at wiping out Boko Haram once and for all


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(1) As we enter a new year, it is clear that things will have to change dramatically in Nigeria. We need to diversify our economy, build up our infrastructure, create an unprecedented number of jobs and attract foreign direct investment. None of this can happen without security

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Next week Mr Wang Yi, China’s foreign minister will be visiting Nigeria, so I hope President Buhari and his team will have this post-Covid action list presented to him

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(1) If China comes up with a Covid-19 vaccine, Nigeria’s government wants a commitment that a pharmaceutical plant to manufacture the drug will be built in Nigeria. In addition, Nigeria wants sole distribution rights of the vaccine across Africa

(2) Nigeria wants a platoon of an elite division of China’s special forces like The Leopards, The Siberian Tigers or the Night Tigers deployed to Borno State to help eliminate Boko Haram

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Seven Borno hunters killed by landmine as they went in pursuit of Boko Haram

 

SEVEN hunters from Borno State who went in pursuit of Boko Haram terrorists have died after their vehicle stepped on a landmine laid down by the insurgents near the village of Kayamla in Jere Local Government Area.

 

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Jigawa magistrates court sentences Dutse man to six months in prison for criticising governor

 

JIGAWA State social critic Sabi’u Ibrahim Chamo has been sentenced to six month in prison by a Dutse magistrates court after being found guilty of defaming Governor Badaru Abubakar in his Facebook page.

 

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Nigerian trio miss out on action today as Premier League postpones Fulham vs Spurs match

NIGERIA's high-flying trio of footballers at English Premiership side Fulham will not be taking to the field today  as the Premier League has postponed their match that was due to take place at Tottenham Hotspurs over coronavirus fears.

 

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Fears of more Covid-19 cases in Nigeria rise as the sale of fake health certificates booms

 

NIGERIA faces the prospect of increased incidences of coronavirus due to the growth of corruption in the fight against the pandemic as international travellers are now obtaining fake Covid-19 health certificates.

 

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