Daily Archives: September 11, 2020

NHIS supports states, EFCC, Police, others with PPEs

Moses Emorinken, Abuja The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof Mohammed Nasir Sambo, has again reiterated the agency’s commitment to support the sustained efforts of the federal government to protect all Nigerians from the debilitating scourge of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement by the Head …

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500,000 IDPs to benefit from palliatives

Uja Emmanuel, Makurdi The Executive Secretary of State Management Agency (SEMA), Dr. Emmanuel Shior, has disclosed that over 500,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are to benefit from CACOVID palliatives in Benue State. Dr. Shior stated that the IDPs are in eight (8) camps across Benue State. He said Benue State …

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Nigerian-born Igbokwe appointed chairman of America’s Universal Studio Group

Pearlena Igbokwe, a Nigerian-born media executive, has been appointed chairman of Universal Studio Group in the U.S. Universal Studio Group is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information for global audience. It is …

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National Assembly postpones resumption

The National Assembly has announced the postponement of its resumption scheduled from September 15 to September 29. The Acting Clerk of the National Assembly, Ojo Amos, made this known in a statement on Friday. No reason was given for the new arrangement. “This is to inform all distinguished senators and …

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COVID-19: Immigration issues fresh travel protocols to China, Europe, others

Blessing Olaifa, Abuja The Nigeria Immigration Service on Friday issued travel protocols for passengers travelling from Nigeria to China, Europe and North America, asserting that passengers should strictly abide by them to avoid denial from departure or repatriation. Its Comptroller-General, Muhammad Babandede, said the development was in line with the …

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