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Dollar rally moves to Asia after US data but stocks tumble

The dollar continued to brush aside other currencies Thursday after further proof of the booming US economy sent Treasury yields surging, but Asian equities sank with more Federal Reserve rate hikes looking certain.

Air Peace to begin flights to Dubai, Sharjah in November

Allen Onyema, the Chairman of Air Peace, says the airline will begin flight operations to Dubai and Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates before the end of November.

Air pressure mix-up causes mass bleeding on Indian flight

A cockpit mix-up left more than 30 passengers on an Indian plane bleeding from their ears and noses Thursday after the crew forgot to flick a switch regulating cabin air pressure.

Air Peace, Dana Air commended for fleet expansion

A group of aviation professionals, the Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ART), on Tuesday commended Nigerian carriers, Air Peace and Dana Air, for the recent expansion of their fleet.
A man walks past a stock indicator showing share prices on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on July 13, 2018. Tokyo stocks opened higher on July 13 helped by a cheaper yen and rebounds on US markets. - AFP PHOTO - Kazuhiro NOGI

Markets hit by fears of fresh Donald Trump tariffs on China

Asian markets sank on Monday following reports that Donald Trump is planning to hit China with another round of tariffs, dealing a blow to hopes for talks between the two economic giants.

Air Peace signs multi-million dollar agreement with Boeing

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with aircraft manufacturers, The Boeing Company, for the purchase of 10 brand new B737 Max aircraft.

Senator Ashafa urges youths to convert Ikorodu to tech

The Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, yesterday, commissioned a state of the art ICT Center/Town Hall at the Oreyo Grammar School, Ikorodu.
Capt. Victor Egonu and Senior Flight Officer Emmanuel Iwhiwhu pose with other Air Peace staff after the airline’s newly acquired B777-300 aircraft landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Saturday

Air Peace takes delivery of another B777 aircraft

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has taken delivery of another Boeing B777-300 aircraft in preparation for its commencement of international operations.

Air Peace boss seeks connectivity in Africa

The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, has said the airline is championing seamless air connectivity in Africa to drive the economic growth in the continent and ease the travel challenges of the people.

Knife-wielding Nigerian suspected drug sellers arrested in India

Nine knife-wielding Nigerians allegedly peddling drugs in Mumbai have been arrested by India’s Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC).

Air Peace inaugurates Monrovia, Abuja-Accra services August 6

Nigerian Carrier, Air Peace, has announced plans to expand its regional operations with flights from Lagos and Abuja to Monrovia and from Abuja to Accra from Aug. 6.
Members of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) remove a victim (C) from the rubble after an under construction building collapsed in the village of Shah Beri village in Greater Noida, a satellite town east of the Indian capital, in Uttar Pradesh on July 18, 2018. At least two people were killed and more were feared trapped after an under-construction building collapsed onto a residential complex outside Delhi, officials said on July 18. / AFP PHOTO / STR

At least two dead in building collapse outside Indian capital

At least two people were killed and more are feared trapped after an under-construction building collapsed onto a residential complex outside Delhi, officials said Wednesday.
Monsoon rains disrupt traffic in Mumbai

Monsoon rains disrupt traffic, schools in Mumbai

Heavy monsoon rains for the third day disrupted trains and traffic in India’s financial capital of Mumbai on Monday, with flooding in several areas prompting the government to declare a holiday for schools and colleges.

UNWTO: Lagos pivotal to world tourism promotion

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Wednesday disclosed that Lagos, a megacity of over 24 million people, will play a pivotal role in its quest to promote new tourism destinations across the world.

One million bank workers strike across India

Around one million bank employees went on strike across India Wednesday, a union representative said, demanding better pay and a government crackdown on companies who wilfully default on loan payments.

13 die after drinking toxic alcohol

Police on Monday said 13 people died after consuming toxic alcohol in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state.

Former Pakistan premier risks jail over Mumbai attacks claim

A huddle of Pakistan’s civilian and military leaderships is expected to take place over former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s admission of his county’s involvement in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, top-level government sources said.

YouTube video reunites man with family after 40 years

An Indian man missing for 40 years was to be reunited with his family on Thursday after a YouTube video of him singing a popular Hindi film song went viral.

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Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
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Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
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Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.