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Eid el Fitr: Passengers struggle for tickets at Abuja airport

Many passengers on Thursday struggled for flight tickets at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to travel for the Eid el-Fitr celebration as few domestic airlines were currently operating optimally.

US, North Korea officials in final summit preparations

North Korean and US negotiators met in Singapore Monday for final preparations on the eve of an unprecedented summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump, seeking to bridge the gaps over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal.

NAF: Reactivation of Do-228 aircraft from NIS in advanced stage

The Nigerian Air Force said the ongoing reactivation of the Do-228 aircraft received from the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) recently had reached an advanced stage.

House of Representatives divided over impeachment of President Buhari

Members of the House of Representatives are sharply divided over the calls for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari for the alleged extra-budgetary expenditure of US$496 million in the purchase of fighter jets from the US

Med-View Airline spends N22bn on aviation fuel in 5 years

Alhaji Muneer Bankole, the Chief Executive Officer, Med-View Airline Plc, says the airline spent about N22 billion to procure aviation fuel in the last five years.

Syria: We won’t disclose when we’ll strike – Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump vowed Wednesday that missiles would be launched at Syria following a suspected chemical attack, virtually ensuring a military strike against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

Donald Trump tweets US and China will reach deal on IP

US President Donald Trump has said in a tweet on Sunday that China would take down its trade barriers and that the two countries would reach a deal on intellectual property.

Pilot dies in Myanmar military plane crash

A Myanmar pilot died on Tuesday after a “technical failure” caused his military jet fighter to plummet into a paddy field in the centre of the country, the army said.

Donald Trump to target Chinese tech products for import tariffs

The Trump administration this week will unveil the list of Chinese imports targeted for U.S. tariffs to punish Beijing over technology transfer policies, a move expected to intensify trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies.

China warns US not to open Pandora’s Box

China warned the U. S. on Thursday not to open Pandora’s Box and spark a flurry of protectionist practices across the globe, even as Beijing pointed to U.S. goods that it could target in a deepening Sino-U.S. trade dispute.

UK politicians brand Saudi arms deal a ‘national disgrace’

Politicians from the UK's main opposition party have called for an end to arms sales to Saudi Arabia, calling the sale of 48 Eurofighter Typhoon jets to the kingdom a "national disgrace".

Arik Air flight makes emergency landing in Ghana after smoke oozes from cabin

An aircraft operated by Nigeria’s largest airline, Arik Air, made an emergency landing on Tuesday when the pilot detected smoke in the cabin.

UK to launch new radar against Russian threat

Britain’s defence minister Gavin Williamson said a new radar off Scotland’s Shetland Islands would help tackle the “severe and real” threat from Moscow.

Late preparations cost Nigeria international maritime election – NIMASA chief Dakuku Peterside

The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, said on Monday that Nigeria lost election into Category ‘C’ of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) due to late preparations.

Brazil wants Nigeria to protect small farmers

The Consul-General of Brazil in Lagos, Amb. Maria Figueiredo, on Monday announced her government’s plan to share its philosophy of protecting small farmers with Nigeria.

Ethiopian Airlines lands B787-9 in Abuja on Tuesday

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline group, has announced that it would bring its newest Boeing 787-9 plane tagged the “Big Brother“ to Abuja on Tuesday.

US send troops, aircraft to flood-hit Texas

The U.S. Department of Defence is pre-positioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and supplies to staging areas near places worst hit by flooding in southeastern Texas, in anticipation of a possible request for assistance.

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Tony Elumelu: Improve business environment to drive industrialisation

The Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa Group (UBA), Mr. Tony Elumelu, yesterday advised African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State to improve the business environment in their countries to drive industrialisation and wealth creation in member states.
Nigeria National League outfit Vandrezzer FC have unveiled Brazilian midfielder Alberico Da Silva.

Vandrezzer unveil Brazil midfielder Alberico Da Silva

Alberico Da Silva previously had stints with Nigeria Professional Football League clubs, FC IfeanyiUbah and Akwa United under his compatriot, coach Rafael Everton.

Akwa Ibom youth, undergraduates allege government neglect

Youths and undergraduates of tertiary institutions in Akwa Ibom State have decried the scanty notice the state government gives bursary awards and other requirements that border on the needs and aspirations of youths, while purportedly paying more attention to purchase of expensive vehicles for monarchs, building worship centres and holding Christmas carol.
The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.

World Bank reduces lending to China

The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.

Man dragged to court over late father’s property documents

The children of Late Joshua Olusoga of Surulere, Lagos have dragged their brother, Gbenga Olusoga, 59, before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing the certificate of occupancy and survey plan documents of their late father’s property located at 14, Badaru Street, Surulere, Lagos.