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NANS calls on govts to upgrade medical facilities

Mr Chinonso Obasi, National President, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has called on Federal and State Governments to provide standard facilities to address medical needs of citizens.

Falconets off to Dar es Salaam, promise victory

Nigeria’s U20 women football team, Falconets, will go all out for victory in Sunday’s 2018 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifying first round, second leg match against their Tanzanian counterparts in Dar es Salaam.

Arik Air slashes prices of Lagos-Abuja flights

The management of Arik Air says it has reduced the prices of flight tickets on its Lagos-Abuja routes.

President Buhari returns to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after eight days abroad.

On the road to Port Harcourt

Fellow Nigerians, I finally returned to Port Harcourt after over two years of absence. It is strange how time flies and how it changes everything. Port Harcourt had always been one of my favourite cities in our dear beloved country. Once upon a time, Port Harcourt was known and referred to as the garden city because of its blossoming flowers.

Aviation unions threaten to down tools over airports concession

Aviation unions in the country have threatened to down tools following the Federal Government’s decision to give all international airports in the country as concession to private operators.

NIS receives 50,000 passport booklets as CG sends task force to Lagos

The Nigeria Immigration Service has received a consignment of 50,000 passport booklets to address the backlog of passports estimated to be about 33,000 nationwide.

Nigeria has no money to fund 22 airports – Sirika

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, had said the Federal Government has no money to fund the 22 airports across the country.

Buhari departs Abuja for New York

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday departed Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, for New York, to participate in the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Emirates to resume Abuja operations in November this year

United Arab Emirates-based Emirates Airline is set to begin flights to the Nigerian capital, Abuja, in November this year, the country’s aviation minister confirmed on Wednesday.

First batch of Nigerian hajj pilgrims return

The first return flight carrying Muslim pilgrims from the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, has landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja.

Air transportation contributes $8.2bn to Nigeria’s GDP annually – Sirika

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, Wednesday disclosed that transportation which is the cardinal objective of the National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan (NIIMP) of the current administration cannot be over-emphasised.

Abuja metro rail ready by December – contractor

China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) says the phase one of Abuja Rail Mass Transit Project will be commissioned by December.

I’m pleased to be home – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is pleased to be back in the country among his “brothers and sisters” after his medical vacation in London.

Quit notice: Nigerians can live anywhere – Buhari

President Muhammad Buhari has warned that the unity of Nigeria has been a concluded issue as it has become non negotiable and that Nigerians have the right to live in any parts of the country to carry out their legitimate duties without any form of molestation.

Cabinet reshuffle long overdue – Okorocha

Okorocha, who was among the six governors that received the president at Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, described the return of Buhari as a good news to all Nigerians.

Nigeria has no alternative to Buhari now – NUPENG

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, on Sunday said the jubilation that followed the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari was an indication that the country had no alternative to him now.

Nigerian pilgrims light-up Saudi Arabia over Buhari

Some Nigerian Pilgrims currently performing this year’s pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia have joined thousands of other citizens at home in celebrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s returm from London.

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Senator Melaye: President Buhari’s lockdown orders, outside his constitutional powers

Dino Melaye, former senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide broadcast.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Lagos governor reacts as President Buhari orders lockdown in three states

Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has instructed that Nigerians, especially those residing in Lagos should abide by President Muhammadu Buhari’s orders.

Residents flee as one dies in pro-Juma’at riot in Katsina community

Kusada town in Katsina State was deserted on Sunday as many residents were reported to have fled to avoid being arrested in connection with Saturday’s riot during which one person lost his life while a police station, the divisional police officer official quarters and seven vehicles as well as 10 motorcycles were burnt.