06-Oct-2014 to 15:31

UNFPA donates Ebola sensitization materials to Nigeria

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has donated thousands of information, education and communication (IEC) materials to the Lagos State Ebola Emergency Operation Committee to enhance its prevention, preparedness and response efforts in Nigeria.

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06-Oct-2014 to 15:19

Nigeria embarks on irrigation to boost rice, sugar cane farming

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — In a renewed campaign to boost rice and sugar production in Nigeria, the Lower Niger River Basin Development Authority (LNRBDA) is to irrigate 10,000 hectares in Kwara and Kogi states for the cultivation of the products.

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06-Oct-2014 to 15:15

ITU sets to take measures against telecom counterfeiting

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) said it would hold talks on strategies to combat counterfeit and substandard devices in Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

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06-Oct-2014 to 15:06

Petroleum union plans to set up US$3bn refineries in Nigeria

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Monday announced its commitment to provide leadership in establishing private refineries and that it had acquired 1,000 hectares in Kogi and Bayelsa states for 3 billion US Dollar refineries, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, IPMAN National President, said.

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06-Oct-2014 to 12:08

Air C/d’Ivoire to begin domestic flights in October - Minister

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Ivorian national airline, Air Cote d'Ivoire, will start domestic flights in the third week of October, Transport Minister Gaoussou Toure told APA.

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05-Oct-2014 to 14:05

Ghana high school teacher wins 2014 national best teacher award

APA-Cape Coast (Ghana) — A rural secondary school teacher in the Upper West Region of Ghana Mr Yahaya Mumuni on Sunday emerged overall winner of the 2014 National Best Teacher Awards held in Cape Coast.

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05-Oct-2014 to 09:30

Woman of Gambian origin appointed Swedish culture minister

APA- Banjul (The Gambia) — Alice Bah Kuhnke, a 42 year old half Gambian is the new Swedish Minister of Culture and Democracy.

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