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House of Reps seeks blockage of foreign airlines from Nigerian airspace

The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation is pushing for a review of all aviation agreements between the country and foreign airlines, and possible blockage of some from the country’s airspace.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Afcon: Bronze winning Super Eagles arrive Abuja

Super Eagles team that won the bronze medal of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations after beating Tunisia 1-0 in the third place match in Egypt on Wednesday landed in Abuja today.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole as an enigma

Somehow and, understandably, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the national chair of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has become an issue in the ever-increasing conversations around leadership and reforms in our party.
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Lobi Stars off to South Africa for crucial Champions League clash against Sundowns

Lobi Stars flew out from the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja on Wednesday for Saturday’s crucial CAF Champions League Group B clash against Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa billed for the Lucas Moripe Stadium Pretoria.

2019: Hope Uzodinma speaks on alleged arrest, Imo guber race

The Imo State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has denied reports of his arrest.
Atiku Abubakar

Presidency: Why Atiku Abubakar was searched at airport

The federal government Sunday said there was no ulterior motive behind the search a former vice president of the country and the presidential candidate of the opposition People's Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and his staff underwent on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, from Dubai.
Ayodele Fayose

Ayodele Fayose flies to Lagos for trial

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, to board a flight to Lagos for his trial.

President Buhari in London for technical stopover – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to arrive Abuja, the nation’s capital, two days after he left Washington DC following a bilateral meeting with President Donald Trump of the United States of America.

Nigeria Immigration confirms Senator Melaye’s arrest

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has confirmed the arrest of Sen. Dino Melaye at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Monday morning.

Senator Melaye arrested at Abuja airport

APC Senator representing Kogi West Dino Melaye says he has just been arrested at Abuja’s international airport.

No decision yet on troops deployment in Benue – Lai Mohammed

The federal government will decide whether to send soldiers to end the killings allegedly being perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in Benue state only after a thorough evaluation of the situation.

Federal govt approves independent power contract for Abuja airport

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the contract for the provision of independent power supply (at N61 per kilowatt/hour) to the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.

President Buhari’s son flown to Germany after bike crash

Yusuf Buhari was reportedly flown out of the country, early Thursday morning, following his severe head injury in a bike crash, it was gathered.

House of Reps commence debate on 2018 budget

The House of Representatives on Tuesday commenced debate on general principles of the 2018 Appropriation Bill as issues regarding the non-implementation of Zonal‎ Intervention projects in 2017 appropriation were highlighted.

Fed govt okays concession of additional airports, transaction advisers

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it has approved the concession of Kano and Port Harcourt airports, as well as transaction advisers for the process.

LCCI commends fed govt on Lagos, Abuja airports concessioning

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has commended the recent approval by the Federal Government to concession two airports, the Lagos Murtala Muhammed and Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe airports, describing the development as part of government’s efforts towards further enhancing the ease of doing business in Nigeria.

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Gbenga Omotoso

Lagos: Blue rail line to commence operation next year

Lagos State government on Sunday gave an assurance that by December 2020, the Blue Rail Line project will come on stream and will be fully operational in the next two years from Mile 2 to Marina in its aggressive drive to address the transportation problem in the state.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu: We must handover strong, vibrant nation to young Nigerians

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, has identified the need for all and sundry to be committed to steadying the nation with a view to handing over a vibrant and strengthened nation to young leaders.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has condemned any attempt to pay the legislators of the 9th National Assembly a whopping sum of 19.8 billion naira as welcome package.

Arewa CF: Killing of aid workers in Borno is a clear desecration of Islam

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has described the killing of four aid workers by Boko Haram in Borno State on Saturday as a clear desecration of Islam which preaches sacred inviolability of the individual.
Ibrahim Shehu Gusau emerges new AFN President

Ibrahim Gusau to face AFN probe panel Wednesday over corruption allegations

Embattled and suspended president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Shehu Ibrahim Gusau, has been given Wednesday, December 18, 2019, to appear before the panel set up by the federation investigating allegations of financial impropriety, misapplication of funds and breaches of the AFN constitution against him.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title. - 20

Olympic Qualifiers: D’Tigress coach invites Murjanatu Musa, 13 others

D’Tigress Head Coach Hughley Otis Jr. has named 2019 Nigeria Women’s Premier League MVP Musa Murjanatu in the 14-player roster for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament next year.