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Ethiopia’s chief of staff and at least three other senior officials were killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said Sunday.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and 393 others aboard and Ethiopian Airlines plane, escaped crash on Wednesday at Murtala Mohammed International Airport.
Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied, muddled up, confused, uncertain, unpredictable zone of Nigerian life and society with truck loads of stories in my head and enough impressions in my mind to last me another life-time.
The number of UN officials killed in the Ethiopian Airlines that crashed on Sunday has risen to 21 from the initial 19 reported by the global intergovernmental organisation.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) has lost one of its Match Commissioners as Hussein Swaleh, a Kenyan, was one of the victims of the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines that crashed on Sunday morning on its way from Addis Ababa to Nairobi.
Two Nigerians, Ambassador Abiodun Bashua, and Prof. Pius Adesanmi, were among the 157 persons who died in yesterday’s air crash involving Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing737MAX plane that had barely taken off from the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. Bashua was United Nations and African Union Deputy Joint Special Representative in Darfur, Sudan.
Ethiopian Airlines says there are no survivors on its flight ET302 which crashed on Sunday en route Nairobi from Addis Ababa.
About 149 passengers on an Ethiopian Airlines plane, flight ET 302/10 March schedule service from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, was involved in an accident on Saturday around Bishoftu (Debre Zeit).
Leadership of the Ogaden National Liberation Front, ONLF, a former rebel group in eastern Ethiopia returned to the country on Saturday from their base in Eritrea.
Eritrea’s national airline on Saturday made its first commercial flight in two decades to Addis Ababa, the capital of neighbouring Ethiopia, the latest step in a surprise peace process between the former foes that began just two months ago.
Ethiopian airlines have announced an increase in its weekly flights to two Central African cities. Cameroon’s Yaounde and the Gabonese capital, Libreville.
Ethiopian revenue authorities have disclosed an increase in the incidence of foreign currency smuggling through its main airport, the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa.
Petitioners’ Witness 60, Joseph Gbenga, called by Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as an expert witness admitted before the Presidential Election Petitioner Tribunal, on Friday, that he had not been certified.
The Presidency has enjoined El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried.
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says, for dialogue and amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and bandits in the Northwest to succeed, it must involve all state governments in the zone.
A 47-year-old tailor, Popoola Abolade, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a company of N1.48 million.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders Kogi State chapter, have taken legal action against the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over the indirect mode of primaries adopted by the national leadership for the election of candidates for the November 16 Kogi State governorship poll.
Super Eagles’ Ambassador and former Nigerian international, Nwankwo Kanu, has expressed sadness over the take-over of his Hardley Apartments on Waziri Ibrahim Crescent at Victoria Island, Lagos.
Harambee Stars and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is set to be issued a British passport.
Coalition of Civil Society Network about AIDS in Nigeria (COCSNAN) on Saturday called for immediate penalisation of a nurse for stigmatising HIV positive client.
The Controller-General, Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), Alhaji Ja’afaru Ahmed, has said human capacity development remains one of the priorities in the ongoing prison reform programmes.
At the resumption of the proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) on Tuesday morning, lawyer to President Muhammadu Buhari, Alex Izinyon (SAN), played a video, where INEC Chairman said his commission could not transmit results electronically, because of inadequate communication facilities/coverage in the country and the challenge of cybersecurity.