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Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Lufthansa Airlines passengers stranded at Lagos airport

Some passengers of Lufthansa Airlines to Frankfurt, Germany, were on Wednesday night stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, due to inability of the airline to airlift them as scheduled.
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2019: Ben Nwabueze leads campaign, says he won’t die until Atiku Abubakar becomes president

Some Igbo leaders, including politicians and chiefs, Wednesday promised to support Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar towards his desire to becoming the next Nigerian president in 2019.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

2019: Ben Nwabueze, Olisa Agbakoba, Nnia Nwodo, other Igbo leaders endorse Atiku Abubakar

Prominent Igbo leaders including elders, traditional and religious leaders as well as women groups rose from a one-day meeting in Enugu with an endorsement for the joint presidential ticket of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi for the 2019 general election.
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Atiku Abubakar meets Igbo leaders in Enugu

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, will, on Wednesday afternoon, meet with prominent Igbo leaders from the five states of the of the South East.

Imo SDP guber candidate denies selling mandate for N10 billion

The gubernatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), in Imo State, Dr. Casimire Anyanwu, has denied selling his ticket for N10 billion as being rumoured ahead of the 2019 general elections.

SERAP wants investigation of privatised enterprises

The organisation urged Mr. Buhari to “reform the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) to remove opportunities for corruption in privatisation process, and to instruct the EFCC and ICPC to ensure the recovery of proceeds of corruption.

President Buhari better than General Babangida by far – Tam David-West

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Prof Tam David-West, has declared that he cannot vouch for retired Gen. Ibrahim Babangida’s integrity and that the former military president is not in the same league with President Muhammadu Buhari in terms of clean leadership.

Catholic priest worried over high rate of hunger, poverty

Rev. Fr. Chris Anyanwu, Director of Social Communications, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, has urged political leaders to act fast to eliminate the growing rate of hunger and poverty in the country.

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About 40 people remain trapped in Liberian gold mine

Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency said on Sunday.

APGA alleges plot by PDP to rig Abia elections

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia says it has uncovered the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) grand plot to rig the general elections in the state.

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa: Movement restriction during elections is illegal

Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has warned the police against restricting human and vehicular movements on election days, saying it is unconstitutional.
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Election: PDP, APC trade words over withdrawal of INEC sensitive materials

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).

NCDC: Nigeria exceeds emergency threshold for Lassa fever

With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.