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Obasanjo, Atiku meet in Abeokuta

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday paid a visit to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun state. Obasanjo’s media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi  disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, but did not give …

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Ambode visits building collapse site, blames landlord

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday blamed the landlord of the collapsed building on Lagos Island which claimed lives for resisting government demolition plan. Ambode, who visited the scene of the collapsed three-storeyed building on Mercy Street, Ita-Faji …

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Gunmen attack Police Station in Edo, kill DPO, 3 officers

    Gunmen have attacked the Divisional Police Command at Afuze, headquarters of the Owan-East Local Government Area of Edo, killing the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and three other officers on duty. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that …

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Nigeria bans Boeing 737 MAX Planes

Nigeria on Wednesday joined other nations across world in banning the Boeing 737 Max 8 from flying over its airspace to ensure passenger safety. The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, made this known when he addressed State House …

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Disaster! School children perish in Lagos collapse building

A three-storey building on Wednesday collapsed at the Itafaji area of Lagos Island killing many and leaving other trapped in the rubble. Many children are reported to be among the dead while others are trapped as at the time of …

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Boeing jet is forced to turn around MID-AIR after Britain bans 737 MAX planes following Ethiopia disaster, as rest of Europe and India follows suit

Two Boeing jets heading for Britain have turned around mid-air after the UK barred 737 Max planes from its airspace following the Ethiopia disaster. British aviation chiefs made the decision today after an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft crashed on Sunday killing …

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UAE Ambassador visits Army Chief

  The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirate (UAE) to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Fahad Obaid Mohammad Altaffag has paid a visit to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai today the 12th …

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INEC fixes March 23 for gov run-offs in six states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday fixed March 23 for supplementary polls in six states where governorship elections were declared inconclusive. A statement issued by the National Officer and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye …

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Ganduje brags over supplementary election

The All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Kano and incumbent governor  Abdullahi Ganduje, is bragging over the inconclusive declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) saying the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will receive the “shock of its lives” …

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President Buhari meets APC Governors at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with seven state governors of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting came barely an hour after …

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