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  • Buzz Aldrin marries for the fourth time, aged 93

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    The former US astronaut Buzz Aldrin has got married for the fourth time on his 93rd birthday.  Mr Aldrin was one of the pilots on the legendary Apollo 11 spaceflight in 1969, becoming one of the first two people to walk on the moon after the mission’s commander, Neil Armstrong.  The former pilot said that…

  • PTAD Receives £26.5 Repatriated Retirees Pension Funds from CIAM (UK)

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    The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has received the sum of £26,505,862.97  (Twenty Six Million, Five Hundred and Five thousand, Eight hundred and Sixty-two Pounds, Ninety-Seven Pence) repatriated from the United Kingdom. These pension funds had hitherto been under-investment with Crown Agents Investment Management Limited, United Kingdom.   According to the Executive Secretary, Dr. Chioma…

  • BREAKING: Buhari Signs Executive Order Over Compulsory Use Of Face Mask For Nigerians

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    President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Coronavirus Disease Health Protection 2021 which made the use of face masks in public places mandatory among other measures to curtail further spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, told journalists in Abuja on Wednesday that the President signed the…

  • PRESIDENT BUHARI APPOINTS NEW SERVICE CHIEFS

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    President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their retirement from service. Those involved are the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar. President Buhari…

  • Tips to help address ageism during the pandemic

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    Ageism, stereotyping and discrimination against individuals or groups based on their age, can contribute to inaccurate and misleading information or influence COVID-19-related health care discussions and decisions of older people. Conversations and decisions about health treatments for COVID-19 need to account for the diversity of older adults and the complexities of old age. Unfortunately, news…

  • WOMEN HAVE CAPACITY TO SOLVE NIGERIA’S CHALLENGES – SANWO-OLU

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    The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday acknowledged the role of women in building the home front and the nation, saying they have the capacity to solve myriad of challenges confronting the country. Sanwo-Olu, who spoke while declaring open a three-day workshop on “Protocol, Security and Etiquette” for members of the Committee of…