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This screen grab from handout video released on April 9, 2019 by representatives of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn shows Ghosn preparing to speak at the beginning of a video message recorded on April 3 before his rearrest earlier this month in Tokyo. – Japanese prosecutors rearrested Ghosn on April 4, who was out on bail, over an additional allegation that he transferred Nissan money to a dealership in Oman but siphoned off millions for personal expenses — including the purchase of a luxury yacht. (Photo by Handout / Representatives for Carlos Ghosn / AFP) /.

Carlos Ghosn accuses Nissan executives of ‘backstabbing’ plot

Carlos Ghosn has accused “backstabbing” Nissan executives of a “conspiracy” to have him arrested over fears he planned to merge the Japanese firm with France’s Renault, in a video released Tuesday.
From Left: The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, Sen. Nurudeen Abatemi- Usman and the Managing Director of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Engr. Fidet Okhiria, during the inspection of ongoing Lagos-Ibadan Standard gauge rail project in Lagos on Monday. Abdullateef Aliyu

Minister: Lagos-Ibadan rail project not about 2019 elections

The minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said the federal government under President Muhammadu Buhari is not undertaking the $1.5billion Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail project to garner political mileage in the just concluded elections.

Federal government orders two additional coaches for Abuja-Kaduna route

The Federal Government has ordered two additional coaches for the Abuja-Kaduna rail service route to solve the passengers upsurge.

Federal government acquires automatic aircraft fire simulator for NCAT

The Federal Government has acquired a modern multi-functional aircraft fire fighting simulator to be installed soon at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria.
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Minister: Why we want Lagos-Ibadan railway project completed early

The Federal government has said that the reason for rushing the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project is to decongest the Apapa seaport by putting all cargoes on the track and to reduce the discomforting gridlock in Lagos.
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FAAN begins investigations into Imo airport fire incident

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria on Monday said it had commenced investigations into the fire incident that occurred at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport in Owerri, Imo State.

Fire: We’ve resumed operations at Sam Mbakwe airport – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it has reopened the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri, Imo State for normal operations after a fire incident destroyed a part of the airport terminal about 2 pm on Monday.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal Office on Saturday, April 6, 2019 arrested five suspected train ticket racketeers.

EFCC nabs train ticket racketeers in Abuja, Kaduna

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal Office on Saturday, April 6, 2019 arrested five suspected train ticket racketeers.
(FILES) A file photo taken on on April 6, 2015 shows late Korean Air CEO Cho Yang-ho at a Pyeongchang Winter Olympics event in Seoul. – The head of South Korea’s flag carrier Korean Air — whose family have been embroiled in multiple scandals including one involving a “nut rage” tantrum — has died, the airline said on April 8, 2019, sending its shares soaring. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

Scandal-hit Korean Air chairman dies, shares soar

The head of South Korea’s flag carrier Korean Air — whose family have been embroiled in multiple scandals including an infamous “nut rage” tantrum — has died, the airline said Monday, sending its shares soaring.
Electric vehicles outsold gas and diesel models in Norway for the first time ever last month, accounting for 58.4 per cent of all vehicle sales.

Electric cars outsold gas, diesel vehicles in Norway

Norway is a leader in the adoption of zero-emission vehicles and the government has set an ambitious goal to stop selling new gas and diesel passenger cars and vans by 2025. In March, 18,375 new...

Uber to increase fares from Monday

The popular taxi service said that the additional funds will contribute to the £11.50 daily fee its drivers must pay when entering the congestion zone in the city centre.
SEATTLE, WA – MARCH 22/ A Boeing 737 MAX 9 test plane is pictured at Boeing Field on March 22, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. 737 MAX airplanes have been ground by multiple aviation authorities after two two 737 MAX 8 airplanes crashed within five months of each other. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images/AFP

Boeing cuts 737 MAX output in wake of two deadly crashes

Boeing Co said on Friday it plans to cut its monthly 737 aircraft production by nearly 20 percent in the wake of two deadly crashes, signaling it does not expect aviation authorities to allow the plane back in the air anytime soon.

Federal government to complete Apapa trailer park April

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Friday said that the Apapa trailer park project in the state would be completed before the end of April.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 11, 2012 the-president and CEO of Japanese auto giant Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, gestures as he answers questions during a press conference at their headquarters in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo. – Carlos Ghosn will learn his fate on January 21, 2019 as a Tokyo court rules on his bail request after he vowed to remain in Japan if released and offered to provide more collateral. The ousted Nissan boss has pleaded for bail after languishing in custody for 64 days as he fights charges of financial misconduct that he strenuously denies. (Photo by TORU YAMANAKA / AFP)

Japan court extends Carlos Ghosn detention until April 14

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will remain in custody until at least April 14, a Japanese court ruled on Friday, as prosecutors quiz him over fresh allegations of financial misconduct.
(Jemal Countess-Getty Images) Parts of an engine and landing gear lie in a pile after being gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 11, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

Boeing to review Ethiopian AIB’s preliminary report on flight 302 crash

Boeing says it will review the preliminary investigation report on the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 by the Ethiopian Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) released on Thursday in Addis Ababa.
Mr Dennis Muilenburg, Chairman, President and CEO, Boeing Company, says the company will complete the software update of the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) in 737 Max aircraft.

Dennis Muilenburg: Boeing carrying out software update on 737 Max jetliner

Mr Dennis Muilenburg, Chairman, President and CEO, Boeing Company, says the company will complete the software update of the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) in 737 Max aircraft.
(Preston Fiedler/AP, FILE) In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed on March 10, 2019, shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is pictured as it lands at Seattle Boeing Field King County International airport.

How excess speed, hasty commands and flawed software doomed an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max...

A key sensor had been wrecked, possibly by a bird strike. As soon as they retracted the landing gear, flaps, and slats, it began to feed faulty data into the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), designed to prevent stalls.
(Preston Fiedler/AP, FILE) In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed on March 10, 2019, shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is pictured as it lands at Seattle Boeing Field King County International airport.

Ethiopian Airlines releases preliminary report of March 10 crash

Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Group has released the preliminary report of the accident of its ET 302 Addis Ababa -Nairobi flight involving B737 Max on March 10, killing all 157 passengers and cabin crew on board.

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Tribunal grants Sokoto APC governorship candidate leave to inspect election materials

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Manchester United’s French midfielder Paul Pogba applauds the fans following the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on April 24, 2019. – Manchester City won the match 2-0. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) /

Paul Pogba odd man out in PFA team of the year

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Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Nigerian Army urges Southeast residents not to panic over movement of troops

The Nigerian Army has urged Southeast residents not to panic over the movement of troops and sounds of gunshots as it conducts its annual Range Classification exercise for 2019.
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Fresh details emerge on Sri Lanka bomber who studied in UK

Fresh details have emerged about Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed, a former UK student who is suspected of carrying out a Sri Lanka suicide bombing.