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Immunisation: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledges $75 million to Nigeria

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will commit $75 million to immunisation intervention in Nigeria over the next five years, the philanthropic organisation has pledged. The country director of the foundation, Paul Bassinga, made the pledge on Tuesday in Abuja at the launch of the second National Strategic Health Development …

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Boeing delivers 806 commercial planes in 2018

Boeing, the world’s leading aircraft manufacturer, says it has set a new annual record of 806 deliveries in 2018, surpassing its previous record of 763 deliveries in 2017. This was disclosed in Boeing’s report of 2018 commercial airplane orders and deliveries released on Tuesday. The report said Boeing delivered more …

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World Bank president steps down

The World Bank Group president, Jim Yong Kim, on Monday announced he would be stepping down from his position effective February 1. Mr Kim’s announcement is coming more than three years ahead of the end of his tenure in 2022. “It has been a great honour to serve as President …

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Keystone Bank floats first Zero Data mobile platform

The Managing Director of Keystone Bank Ltd, Obeahon Ohiwerei says the bank will continue to demonstrate commitment in delivering superior and innovative banking solutions to its customers. Mr Ohiwerei said in a statement on Monday in Lagos that the bank’s customers could now transact banking services at their convenience on …

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NSE: Capitalisation dips further by N49bn

The bears persist on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) for the third trading day of the year with the market capitalisation declining further by N49 billion. Specifically, the market capitalisation shed N49 billion or 0.42 per cent to close at N11.425 trillion against N11.474 trillion recorded on Thursday. Similarly, the …

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MRS announces relocation of corporate headquarters

The management of MRS Oil Nigeria Limited on Friday announced that it has changed the location of its corporate headquarters in Lagos. The new development was communicated to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in a disclosure notice issued by the firm Friday. The disclosure, signed by O.M Jafojo, the company …

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