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Nigerian Air Force base defence drill cause scare, traffic gridlock in Kano

An operational drill by officers of the Nigerian Air Force in Kano State has led to panic in some parts of the state capital.
Hajj Pilgrims

Official: 872 Hajj pilgrims return from Saudi Arabia

Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board says 872 pilgrims from the state have returned from Saudi Arabia after a successful 2018 Hajj operation.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Hajj: Governor Obaseki urges Edo pilgrims to be of good conduct

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Thursday advised the 130 Saudi Arabia-bound pilgrims from the state to be of good conduct while in the Holy land.

Ogun gets new date for airlift of hajj pilgrims to Mecca

The Ogun State Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Board, has received a new date for the airlift of its 2018 intending Pilgrims to Makkah and Medina from the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
Governor Abiola Ajimobi chatting with Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji

Hajj: Oyo pilgrims, states to fly directly from Ibadan airport – Governor Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has stated that beginning from 2019, pilgrims from the state and other neighbouring states would be flying to Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem from Ibadan Airport.

Libya returnee: I intend going to France for prostitution

A 22-year-old Libya returnee (nameswitheld), on Wednesday told newsmen in Lagos that she made the perilous journey to the North African country en route France to join a prostitution ring.

Umar Bindir: Adamawa ready to provide NAHCON with land for permanent Hajj camp

Dr. Umar Bindir, the Secretary to Adamawa State Government, has assured the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria of the government’s commitment to provide land for the construction of a permanent Hajj Camp in the state.

Osun govt reunite 11 Libya returnees with families

Osun State government, on Tuesday, in Osogbo re-united about 11 indigenes of the state who were part of Nigerians evacuated from Libya with their respective family members.

Osun govt receives 12 Libya returnees

The Osun state government has received 12 indigenes of the state that were evacuated from Libya by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP) and security agents.

144 more Nigerians repatriated from Libya

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Tuesday joined officials of some government agencies as they received a fresh set of Nigerians flown home from Libya.

Lagos flag-off reconstruction of 10-lane Oshodi-Int’l Airport road

The Lagos State Government on Monday flagged off the reconstruction of the Oshodi-International Airport Road, with a pledge to complete the project within the next 15 months.

Bindow urges pilgrims to pray for Buhari

Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa on Friday urged intending pilgrims for the 2017 pilgrimage to Mecca to offer special prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari to recover from his ill health.

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INEC reaffirms commitment to deliver credible elections in 2019

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Group accuses Atiku Abubakar of tax evasion, asks FIRS to release his record

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Court throws out contempt application against Lai Mohammed

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World Bank grants Tanzania $300 million to support education sector

The World Bank on Friday said that it had granted $300 million to Tanzania to support its education sector, a statement from the country’s Directorate of Presidential Communication said.