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A man waves as he disembarks from a plane as a first group of Nigerians repatriated from South Africa following xenophobic violence arrives in Lagos on September 11, 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Xenophobia: Returnees relive ordeal, demand revenge against South Africa

For the 187 Nigerians who returned home from South Africa on Wednesday, it is time to thank God for sparing their lives from the jaws of death impelled by xenophobic attacks in the rainbow country

First batch of Nigerians return from South Africa

The first batch of 84 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday at 2.p.m. local time via the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, in the company of officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Housemaid steals N1.6 million just six hours on the job

A 26-year-old housemaid, Franker Amaha, has been arrested by operatives of Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, for stealing the sum of N1.6 million in foreign currencies from her employer, six hours after she was employed.
Enyimba International FC Technical Adviser, Usman Abd’Allah

Usman Abd’Allah: Enyimba still hungry for domestic, continental glories

Enyimba technical adviser, Usman Abd’Allah, says they are primed for more domestic and continental glories this term as they head into another campaign in the CAF Champions League.

Security guard in court for allegedly stealing businessman’s international passports

A 44-year-old security guard, Sebastian Onofua, who allegedly stole two international passports with German permanent residency permit belonging to a businessman, on Friday appeared in a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
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Ex-President Obasanjo, 394 others escape crash art Lagos airport

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and 393 others aboard and Ethiopian Airlines plane, escaped crash on Wednesday at Murtala Mohammed International Airport.
President @MBuhari is in Lagos to commission a number of projects. He will be in Maiduguri, Borno State tomorrow.

President Buhari: I’m satisfied with Governor Ambode’s performance

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday commissioned world-class Oshodi Transport Interchange, the Mass Transit Buses and the Murtala Mohammed International Airport all in Lagos State.

FAAN begins Lagos airport decongestion

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has begun moves to decongest airlines and passenger traffic at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Businessman in court over importation of 5.3kg heroine

48-years old businessman Obi Ofodile has been docked before Federal High Court in Lagos, over alleged importation of 5.3 kg of heroine
Operatives of the Department of State Services on Monday rescued an American, Tawanda Lynn Jackson, who was held hostage by one Mathew Adedoyin, her acquaintance whom she had met on social media.

DSS, soldiers rescue American allegedly abducted, raped by social media friend in Lagos

Operatives of the Department of State Services on Monday rescued an American, Tawanda Lynn Jackson, who was held hostage by one Mathew Adedoyin, her acquaintance whom she had met on social media.

NAF debunks reports of attack on MMIA

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said on Sunday that the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Ikeja Lagos was not and had never been under any attack.

EFCC intercepts N211 million worth of gold at Lagos airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday said its operatives intercepted gold worth about N211m being illegally transported through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Enyimba chairman Felix Anyansi-Agwu has insisted his club should not be written off as they could still go to Raja Casablanca and win to qualify for the final of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup despite the loss at home to the Moroccans.

CAFCC: Enyimba off to Morocco for Raja Casablanca clash

Enyimba players and their officials have left for Casablanca, Morocco for the second leg of their CAF Confederation Cup, semi-final clash against Raja Casablanca billed for Wednesday at the Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (middle), flanked by his two Special Assistants, Mr Williams Adeleye (left) and Mr Segun Adeyemi (right), during a press briefing on Nigeria's hosting of the UNWTO-CAF meeting in Lagos

Lai Mohammed: Lack of investors caused suspension of national carrier

Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday disclosed the reason behind the Federal Government's recent decision to suspend its national carrier project, Nigeria Air.

‘Future Eagles’ off to Algiers for African Youth Games

Players and officials of the U15 National Team, nicknamed Future Eagles, will arrive in Algiers on Monday, 16th July for the football event of the 3rd African Youth Games taking place in the Algerian capital 19th – 28th July 2018.

We were wrongly deported from US – deportees

Nigerians who were deported from the United States of America (USA) on Wednesday have claimed that the North American government wrongly deported them.

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.

#BBNaija: Finalists arrive Nigeria, Cee-C receives N2m from fans

Big Brother Naija finalists arrived Nigeria Monday night, with controversial first runner up Cynthia Nwadioha, popularly known as Cee-C, receiving a dummy cheque of N2 million from her fans.

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PDP denies reported romance between Bayelsa governor, petroleum minister

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General Abdulsalami: We cannot bequeath chaos, disunity to future generation

A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has called on Nigerians to raise the bar of peace in all their endeavors.
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Man dies while jogging at Cross River university

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