AON dissociates self from NLC strike, laments airlines huge losses to COVID-19

The President of the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Alhaji (Dr.) Abdulmunaf Yunusa Sarina, has declared unequivocally that the Association completely dissociates itself from the planned indefinite strike action called by the Nigerian Labour Congress over the issues of Government’s recent increase of Fuel Price and Electricity Tariff in the country. Alhaji Abdulmunaf noted that airlines had suffered huge losses for over three (3) months during the COVID-19 lockdown and were forced due to no fault of theirs to even lay off staff and significantly reduce the salaries of those…

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NCPC boss lauds Gov. Lalong on commencement of flight operations from Abuja -Jos

.. Inaugurates Federal medical committee for 2020 pilgrimage The executive secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission NCPC, Rev. Yakubu Pam has lauded the Governor of Plateau State, RT. Hon. Simon Lalong for his role in actualizing the commencement of commercial flight operations from Abuja to Jos. Rev. Pam particularly noted with enthusiasm the recent signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the government of Plateau State and the Max Air Airline which has resulted to the commencement of the commercial flight operations with the inaugural flight slated for Monday,…

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Experts urge Nigerians to return to local foods, home gardening, to curb malnutrition

Experts have urged Nigerians to return to locally available foods and engage in home gardening in order to guarantee food security and prevent protein deficiency. This, they say, will ensure an adequate supply of food at all levels, and also put an end to malnutrition. This call was made by a panel of nutritionists and medical doctors during the Protein Challenge Webinar Series 4, with the theme: ‘Protein Deficiency in a Pandemic’ held on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Dr Beatrice Oganah-Ikujenyo (PhD), Nutritionist and Chief Lecturer, Department of Home Economics, Adeniran Ogunsanya…

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World Tourism Day 2020: Nigeria to leverage tourism for rural development – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria will leverage tourism in its efforts to take development to the grassroots. The Minister stated this in a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday to mark the 2020 World Tourism Day, which has the theme: “Tourism and Rural Development”. He said the theme, in the words of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), celebrates tourism’s unique ability to drive economic development and provide opportunities outside of big cities, including in those communities that would otherwise be left…

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