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Minister: 20 new rail coaches to arrive in Nigeria in six weeks

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says 20 new coaches would be arriving Nigeria for the Abuja-Kaduna and the Lagos-Ibadan rail lines in about six weeks.

Federal government deports seven Koreans, bans them for life

The Federal Government has deported seven Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals from Nigeria.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Sunday cautioned Nigerians on the dangers of spreading fake news shortly after she returned from a medical leave from the United kingdom.

Aisha Buhari: Why I was away from the country

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Sunday attributed her long stay outside the country to “doctor’s instruction.”
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Sunday cautioned Nigerians on the dangers of spreading fake news shortly after she returned from a medical leave from the United kingdom.

Aisha Buhari cautions Nigerians against spreading fake news

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Sunday cautioned Nigerians on the dangers of spreading fake news shortly after she returned from a medical leave from the United kingdom.
Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commended female military and police officers for what she regarded as excellent display

Aisha Buhari returns to Nigeria after ‘deserved rest’

Aisha Buhari has arrived Nigeria in the early hours of Sunday after being away for sometime in what she described as a “deserved rest”.
Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commended female military and police officers for what she regarded as excellent display

Aisha Buhari: I’m happy to be back

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, arrived Nigeria in the early hours of Sunday after her long absence from the country.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

Nigeria officials arrive in Singapore for Brazil game after visa delay

The administrative officials of the Nigerian national team have secured their entry visas into Singapore for the Super Eagles international friendly against on Sunday.
Golden Eaglets depart Nigeria to Brazil for FIFA U-17 World Cup, which takes place from October 26 to November 17. 1

U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets arrive in Brazil

Five-time champions Nigeria have landed in Brazil for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup finals holding from October 26 to November 17.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

House of Reps seek presidential intervention in Enugu airport project

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, sought the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure immediate commencement of rehabilitation work on the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The Federal Government has urged tourists and travellers to be careful wherever they notice the presence of Nigerian crossdresser Okuneye Idris Olarenwaju, popularly known as Bobrisky, mostly as it concerns sharing of public facilities, including toilets.

Federal government warns tourists, travellers against Bobrisky

The Federal Government has urged tourists and travellers to be careful wherever they notice the presence of Nigerian crossdresser Okuneye Idris Olarenwaju, popularly known as Bobrisky, mostly as it concerns sharing of public facilities, including toilets.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on the affirmation of their March 23 poll victories by the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunals.

President Buhari rejoices with Kano, Plateau governors on tribunal victories

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on the affirmation of their March 23 poll victories by the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunals.
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DSS denies arresting journalist/activist

The Department of State Service (DSS) has denied arresting journalist and activist Chido Onumah, clarifying that he had merely been engaged in a courteous interaction regarding the potential for incitement of a tee shirt he wore which bore the inscription: “WE ARE ALL BIAFRANS”.

DSS: Why we ‘interacted’ with journalist Chido Onumah

The Department of State Services has spoken on the alleged arrest of prominent journalist, Dr. Chido Onumah, in Abuja on Sunday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his trip to New York where he participated in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. 6

President Buhari returns to Abuja after UNGA74

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja after his engagements at the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74), in New York, USA, on Saturday morning, a day ahead of schedule.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

FAAN: Enugu airport runway rehabilitation yet to begin

The rehabilitation of the runway at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu is yet to begin one month after the airport was closed by the Federal Government.

National carrier still on course – minister

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has assured that plans for the country to have its own national carrier remains on the front burner.
Youths protesting the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa on Wednesday made a bonfire on the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road, Lugbe, Abuja, a few metres from a South African franchise, Shoprite Mall.

Xenophobia: Abuja protesters set bonfire on Airport Road — in pictures

Youths protesting the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa on Wednesday made a bonfire on the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road, Lugbe, Abuja, a few metres from a South African franchise, Shoprite Mall.

Federal government gets bashing for not disclosing Enugu airport project sum, contractor, closure period

Players in the Nigerian aviation industry have expressed disapproval over the failure of the Federal Government to disclose the contractors handling the construction of the runway of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA), Enugu.

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