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Emirates Skywards offers elite tier extension until 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, has rolled out new measures to offer its members more support, flexibility, and choice – allowing members to retain elite tier status until 2022. The loyalty programme is one of the first in the world, and first in the region, to offer its members a Read More…

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Dubai forms Vaccine Logistics Alliance to fast track equitable distribution of vaccines to developing countries

Reading Time: 4 minutes Dubai on Tuesday launched the Vaccine Logistics Alliance to speed up distribution of COVID-19 vaccines around the world through the emirate. This was under the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, In support of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) COVAX Read More…

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NNPC, other national oil firms set to squander $400 billion on moribund projects

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. National oil companies (NOCs) risk squandering $400 billion on expensive oil and gas projects over the next decade that may only break even if the world fails to meet the Paris climate goals, a non-governmental organisation said on Tuesday. In a new report called Risky Bet, the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) Read More…

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Lagos set for showdown as protesters mobilise for #OccupyLekkiTollGate on Saturday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja/File Photo, Twitter. Following the decision by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses & Lekki Toll Gate Incident (#EndSARS panel) to release the Lekki Toll Gate for reopening, Lagos is in for another tense moment as youths are now mobilising to hold a Read More…

COVID19 Health Nigeria Top Story

Nigeria yet to detect South African virus variant, to stick with AstraZeneca vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images, Getty Images. Nigeria has not yet found the South African variant of COVID-19 in its population and will continue with plans to distribute the AstraZeneca vaccine, the head of the country’s primary healthcare agency said on Monday. On Sunday, South Africa said it would put its use of the AstraZeneca Read More…