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Passengers stranded at Abuja Airport as Flights Delay, Cancel at Abuja Airport over bad weather

    Most passengers were stranded as some domestic and international airlines on Wednesday delayed or cancelled their flights at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, due to adverse weather conditions. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the affected flights involved are Air Peace, Dana Air, Arik Air, Azman and Air

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Buhari presents N8.612tn 2018 budget of Consolidation

ANIETIE UDOBIT, NASS ABUJA   President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented about N8.612 trillion as the 2018 Appropriation bill, which he called ‘budget of consolidation’,  to a joint session of the National Assembly, saying the projected expenditure would drive rapid economic recovery. Buhari said at the session that with a benchmark of 45

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NiMet Partners IFAD on Climate Change Adaptation and Agri-Business Support

Oru Leonard,Abuja   The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Fund for Agricultural Development on Climate Change Adaptation and Agri-Business Support Programme, IFAD-CASP. This is aimed at improving yields, mitigating the vagaries associated with climate change, as well as reducing the risk of crop failure. Professor

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NiMet to Establish Meteorological Infrastructure in Nigerian Universities

-Oru Leonard   The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, is to establish meteorological infrastructure in 34 universities across the country in the first phase. This is in furtherance of its target to increase the network of meteorological stations across the country and boost its data collection. This was disclosed by the Director-General/CEO of NiMet, Prof.

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UNITY TIMES announces Atiku Abubakar as 2017 Annual Lecture Series Keynote Speaker for October 31

ANIETIE UDOBIT, ABUJA   The Board and Management of Benthel Multimedia Ltd, publishers of UNITY TIMES, has announced the former Nigeria Vice president Alhaji Atiku as Keynote Speaker for 2017 UNITY TIMES Annual Lecture Series holding on Tuesday October 31. The announcement was made in a statement by the Company Chief Executive Officer,

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AN EFFICIENT TRANSPORT INDUSTRY WILL REDUCE UNEMPLOYMENT- ATACA Chairman

Oru Leonard,Abuja   The Chairman, Abuja Transport and Aviation Correspondents Association (ATACA), Mr. Chris Agabi has said that efficient transport industry will reduce unemployment in Nigeria. Agabi made this statement in a seminar organized by the association in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Transportation, on Wednesday on: “Forging a Resilient Transportation Industry

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World Bank, UNDP seek NiMet’s Partnership on climate, weather services

Oru Leonard,Abuja   The World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have sought partnership with the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) to support their climate/weather services initiatives in some African countries and beyond. The beneficiary nations in Africa to get this benefit from the climate and weather services by the world bodies

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