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Foreign Airlines Rip Nigerians of $15.8 Million in Discriminatory Airfare Practices

“Twenty-one days after BusinessDay’s expose on how foreign airlines rip-off Nigerians on the Lagos – London and Abuja -London routes, as against the low fares charged on the Accra – London route, the Federal Government is yet to take concrete action to bring reprieve to Nigerian travellers, BusinessDay investigations have shown. As a result of …

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Nigeria Plans to Triple Foreign Direct Investment by 2015

“Nov. 29 (Bloomberg) — Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, plans to triple foreign direct investment, now at $3 billion a year, by 2015, Trade and Investment Minister Olusegun Aganga said. The West African nation with 167 million people also aims to create 3 million new jobs within the period, the minister said in a speech …

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Nigeria Earns N240b from Non-oil Exports in Six Months

“NIGERIA’S non-oil export earnings between January and June this year was $1.5 billion (N240 billion), the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has disclosed. The earnings were from the exportation of cocoa; sheep and goat skins leather; sesame seeds and oil; rubber; plastics; cotton yarns and woven fabrics; aluminium; cashew nuts and edible fruits; gum arabics; …

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World AIDS Day – A Message from President Barack Obama

For Immediate Release December 01, 2011 Presidential Proclamation — World AIDS Day, 2011 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On World AIDS Day, 30 years after the first cases of HIV/AIDS were reported, we stand with the individuals and communities affected by HIV and recommit to progress toward an AIDS …