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Ebola in Congo questions Nigeria’s readiness on outbreaks

APRNEWS - Besides the loss of many lives, outbreaks of pandemics or epidemics could cost Nigeria trillions of naira if adequate preparations are not made to contain health emergencies.

A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease while an epidemic is a widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time.

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Relation of Buhari's military aide kidnapped in hometown, Daura

APRNEWS - Media outlets in Nigeria are reporting the kidnap of the father-in-law of President Buhari’s aide-de-camp. The incident is said to have happened on Wednesday evening in Daura.

The reports said gunmen kidnapped Musa Umar, a tarditional leader in the area. His son-in-law happens to be Colonel Mohammed Abubakar, Buhari’s military aide.

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Nigeria needs 1.52mbd capacity to meet petrol demand by 2025

APRNEWS - With increased global competition in the crude oil production space, and the need to find a solution to the rising subsidy payments, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said the country needs a refining capacity of about 1.52 million barrels per stream day (MBPSD), to meet its premium motor spirit (PMS) requirement by 2025
  

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