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Dubai airport disrupted after reported drone sightings

Flights at Dubai International Airport, one of the busiest in the world, were disrupted on Friday after sightings of a drone flying nearby.

Valentine’s Day: FAAN doles out roses to passengers at Abuja, Lagos airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, on Thursday, celebrated passengers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja; and Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, to mark the 2019 Valentine’s Day.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday addressed a rally of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, restating his commitment to his 2015 agenda of fight against corruption, tackling of insecurity and revival of economy.

President Buhari commits to 2015 agenda

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday addressed a rally of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, restating his commitment to his 2015 agenda of fight against corruption, tackling of insecurity and revival of economy.
Paul Pogba Manchester United

Anthony Martial: Paul Pogba can lead Manchester United to ‘great things’

Anthony Martial is targeting titles after he signed a new Manchester United deal and believes Paul Pogba can lead the club to "great things".
Chris Ezike

Police honour serving, retired officers for meritorious service

The police command in Abia on Saturday night organised an appreciation/farewell party in honour of serving and four retired officers in the command.
Manchester United’s Norwegian caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claps on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Burnley at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on January 29, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer salutes never-say-die Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer saluted Manchester United’s fighting spirit as they rolled back the years with two goals in the final five minutes of a thrilling 2-2 draw against Burnley.

House of Reps adjourns plenary session until February 19

The adjournment was sequel to a motion moved by the Deputy House Leader, Rep. Idriss Wase (APC-Plateau), at the plenary session presided over by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, in Abuja.
Claude Puel

Claude Puel hopes Leicester can maintain ‘big club’ run

Leicester City manager Claude Puel believes his side will be inspired by facing the Premier League’s top teams as they begin a tough run of fixtures.

Five held over link to gunman in Strasbourg market attack

French police have arrested five people for allegedly helping supply a revolver used in a mass shooting at a Christmas market in the city of Strasbourg, sources close to the investigation said Tuesday.
Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola is seen in his seat in the dug out ahead of the English Premier League football match between Huddersfield Town and Manchester City at the John Smith’s stadium in Huddersfield, northern England on January 20, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Pep Guardiola: Packed programme a ‘privilege’

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has challenged his in-form players to relish their demanding schedule as they continue to chase Premier League leaders Liverpool with a visit to Newcastle on Tuesday.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Don’t break up Nigeria by urge to break news

The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has appealed to the Nigerian media not to break up the country by the urge to break news.

Senate adjourns plenary till February 19

The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, announced the adjournment shortly after the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, moved the motion for the Senate to adjourn plenary to another legislative day after all the agenda on the Order Paper had been exhausted.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Phil Neville: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has ‘best seat in the house’ for Manchester United...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has the "best seat in the house" for the permanent Manchester United job, says Phil Neville, with Nicky Butt also supporting his former team-mate.
United Airlines is the largest carrier out of Newark, it said the stoppage had minimal effect on its operations [Julio Cortez-AP]

US Newark airport disrupted after drone sightings

Flights at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport were disrupted Tuesday evening after sightings of a drone flying nearby.
Colombia's leftist ELN rebels claimed responsibility for the bombing of a police academy in Bogota that killed 20 people as well as the attacker and derailed peace talks being held in Cuba.

Colombia’s ELN rebels claim deadly police academy attack

Colombia's leftist ELN rebels claimed responsibility for the bombing of a police academy in Bogota that killed 20 people as well as the attacker and derailed peace talks being held in Cuba.
Paul Scholes

Paul Scholes set for first coaching job with Oldham United

Paul Scholes is poised to land his first managerial role with Oldham Athletic.
Oluremi Tinubu

Senator Tinubu: I no longer feel safe in my office

The senator representing Lagos Central, Oluremi Tinubu, has officially reported a case of burglary in her National Assembly office to his colleagues.

Senator Ekweremadu: Thieves stole money in federal lawmaker’s car

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday, shocked his colleagues when he revealed how some thieves broke into the luxury car of a senator and stole huge sums of money.

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Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.