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Commercial drivers in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, on Monday withdrew their services to protest alleged illegal taxation by some thugs and local government officials in the state.
Arik Air says it will commence domestic flight operations with resumption of services to four additional airports - Benin, Jos, Owerri and Asaba.
Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday, shot dead a suspected kidnapper on along Shagamu-Ijebu Ode axis, of the state.
Virgin Atlantic has announced its intention to resume flights from Lagos to London Heathrow from August 24, 2020 saying the international flight will be operated on its new A350-1000 aircraft and will provide connections to a range of US destinations.
The Presidency has ordered all law enforcement officials in the states to allow the movement of essential goods to be seamless in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive that essential commodities such as food can be transported despite the movement ban.
A South African court placed state-owned SA Express under “provisional liquidation” on Tuesday after the airline’s administrators said rescue efforts weren’t likely to succeed.
The Presidency, yesterday, told state governments and law enforcement agencies to ensure easy movement of food trucks at different checkpoints around the country.
Over 30 vehicles loaded with passengers coming from the northern part of the country were intercepted by soldiers manning an Army checkpoint in Nsukka, Enugu State as they were trying to enter or pass through the state to other states in the southern part of the country.
Countries around the world are increasingly adopting sweeping measures to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, including full lockdowns, shutting down airports, imposing travel restrictions and completely sealing their borders.
The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) notified all hotels to close all bars, pubs, lounges, swimming pools, beaches on Monday, March 16, 2020 until the end of the month.
Some Lagos State workers were forced to return home on Wednesday after the gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway took a turn for the worse.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied allegations that it was maltreating detainees in their custody, noting that it does not run an open cell.
The Cross River Government has demolished over 100 illegal shops including containers erected within the premises of the popular Etim-Edem Park in Calabar metropolis.
Among other measures, the lawmakers have abandoned their official numbers plates, which show that they are members of the National Assembly.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed regrets over the omission of the acronym of the All Progressives Congress on the results sheets for Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Zamfara State
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.
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Dr Felix Omobude, National President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has urged the federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure level playing fields during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo state polls.
The Chairman, Bakassi Local Government Area, Mr Iyadim Amboni Iyadim, says the Bakassi aquatic littoral resources have economic values to boost manufacturing and export at the Calabar Free Trade Zone (CFTZ).
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday struck out a suit praying for an order suspending the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji, and an order for a forensic audit of the organisation’s accounts from inception.
The Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen, has apologised for his outburst over the weekend when he described Nigerian journalists as “copy and paste.”
Nigeria born former England international Eni Aluko was handed strict warning in Barbados following a breach of her coronavirus quarantine.
Governors in the North-East have elected Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, as the pioneer chairman of their forum, for a period of two years..This was contained in a communique issued at the end of the forum’s second meeting, which held in Maiduguri on Saturday.
Spanish forward Pedro Rodriguez has waved goodbye to Chelsea on Sunday in an emotional Instagram post ahead of his move to Roma.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “strongly condemned reported violent attacks on #RevolutionNow protesters in Abuja, Osogbo and other parts of the country. The government of President Muhammadu Buhari must end the use of excessive force against protesters, and allow people to peacefully exercise their human rights.”
Arthur Melo is set to head back to Barcelona in the next 24 hours with the intention of terminating his contract with the Camp Nou dwellers.
Petroleum Tanker Drivers in Lagos State have withdrawn their services as directed by the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) beginning from Aug. 10.