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Passenger dies onboard Abuja-bound Air Peace flight

A 72-year-old male passenger died on an Air Peace Flight P47182 from Calabar to Abuja Flight P47182 on Friday.

Minister: Abuja airport 90% complete, ready to resume operations

The Minister of Aviation, Sen Hadi Sirika, on Saturday, said the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, is 90 per cent completed and ready to reopen for business with strict compliance to COVID-19 protocols.

Nigerian nationals in US now to be evacuated Saturday

The federal government has announced that the evacuation of the first batch of Nigerians from the United States will take place on Saturday, May 9, as against Sunday, May 10, 2020 that was earlier announced.

Coronavirus: UN gives over 50 ventilators, PPEs to Nigeria

The UN has handed over to the Nigerian government a shipment of 50 A30 ventilators, personal protective equipment and other essential medical supplies to support the government’s COVID-19 response.

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.
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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.

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Edo guber: PDP chides Pastor Ize-Iyamu for adopting Comrade Oshiomhole’s style

The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Manu Garba: Victor Osimhen will be big hit for Napoli in Serie A

“Having worked with Osimhen in the national Under-20 team that failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2017, I know he has the quality and ability to succeed in any league in the world. I have always known he will go places, so I am not surprised Napoli spent so much to get his signature,” Garba said.

Nigerian Breweries earns N152 billion revenue in six months

Nigerian Breweries Plc says it earned a revenue of N152 billion for the half-year (H1) ended June 30, 2020.
Leon Balogun made his debut while Joe Aribo was in action as Glasgow Rangers secured a 1-0 win over Aberdeen in their first game of the 2020-21 season.

Leon Balogun hails Rangers duo after impressive win vs Aberdeen

Rangers’ new defender savoured his opening Scottish Premiership experience with an impressive performance in his side’s 1-0 win at Aberdeen, courtesy of Ryan Kent’s first-half strike.
Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd right), Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Lawrence Ejiofor (right), Commissioner for Housing, Chief Festus Ochonogor (1st left), and Arc. Kester Ifeadi, project consultant, (2nd left), during the Governor’s inspection of the Leisure Park and Film village under construction in Asaba Monday

Governor Okowa: We‘ll boost Delta economy through projects

Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, assured that the state government would continue to give priority attention to projects that would boost the economy and enhance the living condition of the people.