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A commuter airplane carrying 42 people, including a high school swimming team, went off the runway while landing at a small Alaska community on the Bering Sea.
There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.
The British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa) on Monday commenced a 48-hour strike in a dispute over pay.
British Airways said Monday it has been forced to cancel almost all its flights from UK airports on the first day of a strike by pilots.
The Federal Government has assured ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways that it is committed to the payment of their entitlements after they are audited.
British Airways pilots on Friday said they will strike for three days in September in a dispute over pay, in a move that could affect tens of thousands of travellers.
British Airways was forced to cancel some flights to and from London on Wednesday after it suffered “a systems issue”.
Qatar Airways has suspended plans to add new destinations in Africa due to a blockade imposed on Doha by four Arab states, the National Carrier said on Wednesday.
South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday deliver his last state-of-the-nation address ahead of elections in May with his party smarting from corruption allegations.
The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc is planning to expand its ground handling services to other countries in the West African sub-region in 2019.
A former Minister of Information and Culture, Prof. Jerry Gana, has given reasons why he would restructure Nigeria if elected president in the 2019 general election.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has written the management of Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, to clarify the membership crisis between the Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies, SSASCGOC, and the Amalgamated Union of Public Corpora-tions Civil Service Technical and Recreation Services Employees, AUPCTRE.
The Management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) says it has promoted 968 staffs in the 2019 promotion examination.
Nigeria born England international Tammy Abraham is on the verge of landing a boost on his Chelsea contract it has been revealed.
A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
The Kaduna State Government has shortlisted 5,351 job applicants for the second stage of the interview.
Nigerian artistes have been advised to tone down the preaching on ”get rich or die trying messages” in their songs, as many young people look up to them as role models.
An oncologist, Dr Olalekan Olasehinde, has called on women to go for breast screening, saying not all breast lumps are cancerous.
Hundreds of internally displaced persons (IDPs) registered for relief financial packages under Youth Empowerment and Social Support Operations (YESSO) protested in the Adamawa State capital, Yola, on Monday over bogus payments that reached only a small fraction of them.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested an 18-year-old Elikor Ehud, in Ejigbo area of the state for allegedly stealing tithes and offerings belonging to Chosen Vine Ministry, Furniture Avenue.