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President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-2

Ministers lobby for retention in next federal cabinet

Uncertainty now surrounds the constitution of the next federal cabinet by President Muhammadu Buhari who sources say is keeping All Progressives Congress (APC) governors, ministers, associates and loyalists guessing on who are likely to be part of his team.
Caverton Helicopters

Aviation unions suspend picketing of Caverton Helicopters

The unions in the aviation sector on Monday suspended their plan to picket Caverton Helicopters Limited, following successful deliberations with the airline’s management.
Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

House of Reps Speakership: Women group drums support for Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

The Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF) has urged members-elect to support the candidacy of Rep. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha (APC-Abia) for the office of Speaker in the 9th House of Representatives.
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.
Mourners of victims of the crashed accident of Ethiopian Airlines react beside a funeral car during the mass funeral at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on March 17, 2019. – The crash of Flight ET 302 minutes into its flight to Nairobi on March 10 killed 157 people onboard and caused the worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft model involved in the disaster. (Photo by Samuel HABTAB / AFP)

Ethiopia releases report into fatal Boeing MAX 737 crash

The Ethiopian Government on Thursday briefed newsmen on the initial findings of its investigation into the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302.
Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

South East APC spokespersons endorse Nkiru Onyejeocha for House of Reps Speaker

The South East All Progressives Congress Publicity Secretaries have endorsed Nkiru Onyejeocha, representing Isiukwuato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency of Abia State, for the Speaker, House of Representatives.

2019 Budget: FAAN proposes N101.6 billion

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has proposed a total budget of N101.6 billion for 2019.

Minister: Federal government need extra N142 billion for new airport terminals

The Federal Government yesterday told the Senate that an additional $461.8 million (N141.31 billion) was required for new terminals across the country.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

South East APC demand House of Reps Speaker

The South East All Progressives Congress, APC, Youths Consultative Forum, has called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to zone the position of speaker to them.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate tasks federal government on safety of Nigerian air travellers

Sequel to the death of three Nigerians in the recent crashed Boeing 737 Max 8 belonging to Ethiopian Airline, the Senate has tasked the Federal Ministry of Aviation and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, to ensure that all aircrafts operating within the country are air worthy in order to keep Nigerian air travellers safe at all times.
Eddie Efekoha

Stakeholders charge insurers to increase capital base

The managing director/CEO, Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, Mr. Eddie Efekoha, has charged his colleagues in the business of insurance to shore up their capital base, irrespective of the cancellation of the recapitalisation exercise by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF Boss Mustapha urges presidential inauguration committee to deliver on mandate

Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, has urged members of the 2019 Inter-Ministerial Presidential Inauguration Committee to deliver on their mandate of a successful swearing in.
Petra Kvitova

Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep breeze into quarters in windy Dubai

Former titleholders Petra Kvitova and Simona Halep battled through brisk desert winds to advance into the quarter-finals of the Dubai Championships on Wednesday.
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has announced plans to stop the production of the world's largest commercial passenger plane, the A380 superjumbo, by 2021.

Airbus to stop production of A380 superjumbo jet

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has announced plans to stop the production of the world's largest commercial passenger plane, the A380 superjumbo, by 2021.
the helicopter carrying VP Osinbajo after crash landing in Kabba, Kogi state

AIB seeks public assistance to investigate VP Osinbajo’s helicopter crash

The Accident Investigation Bureau has asked the public to assist it by providing any video clip(s), relevant evidence or information as the agency investigates what led to the recent crash of an AgustaWestland 139 helicopter which had Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other persons onboard.

Federal government urged to merge Arik, Aero to form national carrier

Players in the Nigerian aviation industry have advised the Federal Government to merge Arik Air and Aero Contractors to establish the proposed national carrier.

Lagos economy records N50 billion cash transaction in December

The Lagos State Government Saturday disclosed that its economy recorded an unprecedented boost in the entertainment, hospitality and creative sectors in four weeks of the yuletide season.
NLC to work against governors opposing new minimum wage

Minimum wage: Labour begins consultation, mobilisation ahead Tuesday’s strike

The organised labour on Friday said it had started mobilisation of members ahead of the Jan. 8 strike over payment of the agreed N30,000 New Minimum Wage.

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JAMB: Man registers UTME 64 times to ‘ghost-write’ for 64 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has caught someone it described as a “notorious cheat” who had registered for the UTME 64 times, with the intention of writing the examination for 64 candidates.

Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS-Hamad I Mohammed

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable – US official

Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
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Iran denounces ‘illegal’ US sanctions as oil waivers end

Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

Court to hear alleged N2.8 million fraud case against Nnewi United chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.