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Uber mulls boat taxis for Lagos

Ride-hailing giant, Uber Technology Inc. is planning to launch its boat business in Lagos to beat traffic congestion.
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Air India plane diverted to London airport over hoax bomb threat

An Air India passenger plane flying to the United States was escorted by British fighter jets to land in London on Thursday after what an official at the airline later said was a hoax bomb threat.
India’s Delhi Police have arrested a Nigerian over serial cases of cheating which involved luring and stinging victims on Facebook.

India’s police arrest three Nigerians for cybercrime

Three Nigerians residing in India have been arrested by the police in India for alleged cybercrime in Mumbai, India’s largest city.

Air Peace to begin flights to Johannesburg, Sharjah in June

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, says it will begin flight operations to Johannesburg, South Africa and Sharjah, United Arab Emirates next month.

Air Peace set to begin international flights

Nigerian carrier Air Peace says flight operations to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, and other international flights will commence in the next few days.
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Violence mars voting in India’s eastern battleground state

Violence marred voting in India’s West Bengal state, in India’s staggered general election on Monday.
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Nigerian footballer nabbed for drugs in India

At a time when Nigerians are reportedly being executed in Saudi Arabia over drug deals, one would have thought that others seeking green pastures abroad will stay away from drugs to avoid fast lane to six feet.

India’s Supreme Court considers women into mosques

India’s Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to consider a petition from a Muslim couple to allow women into mosques.

Air Peace orders 30 new jets in $2.1 billion deal with Embraer

Air Peace yesterday made a firm order for 10 brand new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft in a contract with a value of $2.12 billion based on current list prices.
West Africa’s biggest carrier, Air Peace on Wednesday pushed Nigeria’s aviation profile a notch higher with the delivery of its third Boeing 777 aircraft.

Air Peace receives third Boeing 777 aircraft

West Africa’s biggest carrier, Air Peace, on Wednesday pushed Nigeria’s aviation profile a notch higher with the delivery of its third Boeing 777 aircraft.

Air Peace to operate direct flights to India

There are indications that Nigeria’s biggest airline, Air Peace, may begin direct flights to India from Lagos.

Air Peace: No plan to operate UAE flights from Port Harcourt airport

Air Peace on Tuesday dismissed reports that it plans to originate its flights to Sharjah and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

India toxic alcohol deaths jump to 143

At least 45 more workers have died in northeastern India after drinking toxic liquor, police said Sunday, taking the death toll from the latest mass alcohol poisoning beyond 143.
Pope Francis speaks during a meeting with the youth and the Synod Fathers at the Paul VI Hall in Vatican on October 6, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Tiziana FABI

Distrust and anger shadow Vatican summit on sex abuse

Pope Francis has opened a four-day summit to fight the sexual abuse of children by members of the clergy amid scepticism and anger over the mishandling of decades-long cases.
In this handout photograph taken and released by Pakistan’s Prime Minister House (PMH) on February 18, 2019, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan (2L) and Pakistani Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa (R) walk along with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (2R) on his departure the Nur Khan Pakistan Air Force (PAF) base in Islamabad. – Pakistan was set to confer its highest civilian honour on the Saudi Crown Prince on February 18, a day after he signed investment deals worth $20 billion in the cash-strapped country — his first stop on a high-profile Asian tour. (Photo by HANDOUT / Pakistan’s Prime Minister House / AFP) /

Imran Khan: Pakistan ‘ready to talk’ on Kashmir, warns India against attack

Pakistan is ready to help India investigate the deadliest blast in Kashmir in decades, but will retaliate if Delhi attacks, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Tuesday as tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals soared.
Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan taking the oath as a Member of Parliament. AFP

Imran Khan: India’s allegations against Pakistan ‘without any evidence’

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday India "leveled allegations against Pakistan without any evidence" after New Delhi accused Pakistani spy agency of involvement in last week's deadly attack on security forces in the disputed region of Kashmir.

NDLEA urges Air Peace to check drug peddlers on its flight

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has urged Air Peace crew to consider their role in exposing drug couriers as a commitment to save lives.
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Fire at New Delhi hotel kills at least 17 – officials

A fire at a hotel in New Delhi has killed at least 17 people, including a child, according to officials.

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Dolapo Osinbajo: Abuse against women is offence against humanity

Wife of Nigeria Vice president Dolapo Osibanjo has said that abuse against women in any form is wrong and offensive against collective humanity.
Jadon Sancho has been dropped and fined by Borussia Dortmund ahead of their clash with top-of-the-table Borussia Monchengladbach.

Manchester United go head-to-head with Chelsea in pursuit of Jadon Sancho’s signature

Manchester United face mounting competition to secure the signature of Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, as Chelsea have now joined the fray.
South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.

South Africa on the edge over new radical sect terror group

South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.

US warns against travel to Tanzania over same-sex unions row

The US State Department on Tuesday urged travellers to Tanzania to “exercise increased caution” due in part to threats that gay people may experience there.

Convicted Orji Kalu: 2023, here we come

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.