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A Nigerian Airline, Overland aircraft carrying 37 passengers including crew members from Ilorin to Lagos caught fire mid-air on Wednesday evening after experiencing unusually high temperatures on one of its engines. The incident occurred in the approach phase of a flight at the Murtala Muhammed international airport in Lagos as all the passengers who were […]

The former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the presidential flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has picked the Governor Of Delta State Ifeanyi Okowa as his preferred running mate for the presidential election scheduled for next year. Abubakar Atiku’s decision is coming after wide consultation with stakeholders […]

Nigeria’s leading opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party PDP will on Thursday commence screening of nominees to serve as running mates to the party’s presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar. A screening committee to carry out the exercise has been constituted by the party. A statement signed by the national publicity secretary, Debo Ologunagba says the setting […]

The Federal Government has alerted all interactive Computer Service Platforms operating in Nigeria of a new Code of Practice to guide their operations in the country. In a statement by the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, President Buhari has directed the Agency to develop a regulatory framework for all information technology practices in Nigeria […]

An election observer group, Yiaga Africa, has raised the alarm that the Osun State Governorship election scheduled for July 16th, 2022 may be threatened by political thugs and cult groups. In a statement released on Monday, the group said their Long Term Observers, tracked and reported activities that could affect the planning of the election […]

Edo State Commissioner of Police Abutu Yaro has commended the efforts of hunters and other vigilance groups working with the police to rid the state of criminals. Yaro gave the commendation during an interactive security meeting with various local security networks in the state. He says the synergy between the various local security networks in […]

The National Peace Committee is calling on the electorate in Ekiti State, South-West Nigeria to come out in their numbers without fear of the spike in insecurity to exercise their franchise to choose the next Governor on Saturday. Chairman of the Committee and former Head of State, Abdusalami Abubakar, in a statement, said the high […]

The suspended Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, has been released on bail by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the development today. EFCC arrested Idris on May 16 over an N80 billion fraud. The embattled Accountant General was arrested after failing to honour the commission’s invitations to respond […]

Police in Kaduna have killed two bandits and recovered two AK47 rifles in the Birnin Gwari axis of Kaduna state. In a statement signed by the Kaduna State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer ASP Mohammed Jalinge, the operation followed a piece of distress information received by the command that some armed bandits in large numbers […]

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Muhammed Bello says his administration currently generates N200 billion annually through an aggressive revenue drive in the territory to beat Lagos as the highest revenue generating state in the country. The minister said this on Thursday during the weekly State House Briefing, organized by Presidential Communication Team at the Statehouse […]

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