Aerospace Africa 

MMIA named first climate smart airport in Nigeria

Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Ikeja, Lagos State has been named the first climate smart airport in Nigeria by Airport Carbon Accreditation. The independent carbon management certification body on Friday said Murtala Muhammed Airport has received its level 1 ‘Mapping’ recognition. In a tweet on its official account, Airport Carbon Accreditation said, “Today we welcome a new accredited airport in the African region! Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, operated by Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria joined the community of climate smart airports as the first ever in Nigeria. “The airport…

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Africa Startups 

Founder Institute Lagos Opens Application For Cohort III

Creator Institute is supporting a lot more startups to launch new companies throughout Nigeria and the rest of Africa. Stanbic IBTC Creator Institute Lagos which released in the fourth Quarter of 2018 has given that then, produced over 40 companies through its very first 2 cohorts. Now, FI is set to get and examine applications for its 3rd mate. Founder Institute is the world’s largest pre-seed start-up accelerator which is based in Silicon Valley with chapters throughout 65 countries. In Nigeria, FI currently has chapters in Lagos and Abuja, and…

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Aerospace Africa Covid19 

Nigeria: Set to Reopen Airports, Nigeria’s FAAN Compares Notes With Munich Airport

The Nigerian government has begun plans to reopen its airports for domestic and international travels. Against this background, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said it held a skype meeting with Munich Airport International to share experiences and compare notes on the effects of the COVID19 lockdown on the airports. The meeting which was at the instance of the Managing Director of FAAN, Rabiu Yadudu, had in attendance the Munich Airport Expert Team, Herbert Keffel, Georgios Elkolids and Julian Duerdoth. It was also coordinated by Fortune Idu, Managing Director…

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Africa Covid19 

COVID-19: Church might not open until end of the year – Pastor Tunde Bakare

The General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said the church will not open until later in the year. Bakare stated this while speaking at the second edition of the virtual 3Gz session of the CGCC Legacy Youth Fellowship. The cleric noted that “government cannot shut the church, it can only shut a building”. According to him, during a meeting with the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his team, it was predicted that a lot of COVID-19…

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Africa Agriculture 

African Swine Fever Outbreak Confirmed In Nigeria’s Largest Pig Farm

One of Nigeria’s largest pig co-operative farms, located in Lagos State, has actually been impacted by an outbreak of the lethal African swine fever. According to a farmer at the Oke Aro farm, who spoke with the BBC, about 300,000 pigs have actually been killed up until now. Ayo Omirin said that nearly 99 percent of the pig pens on the farm had been infected. “We have lost four farmers as an outcome of shock, two of them slumped and passed away on the farm,” Omirin said. According to the…

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