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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar faults latest 2020 budget review

Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has faulted the latest review of the 2020 budget by the Federal Government, saying it shows that the administration has lost touch with current global economic realities.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders forfeiture of N510 million belonging to ex-NAF chief

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court on Monday granted an order of interim forfeiture of N510m belonging to former Commander, Presidential Air Fleet (PAF), Air Vice Marshall Uko Ebong.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

How to pull Nigeria from the brink

On Monday, April 27, 2020, British oil and gas giant, BP, became the latest in a growing number of energy firms to declare a massive quarterly loss. Their loss was in the region of $4.4 billion dollars. Bear in mind that this was a conglomerate that posted a $2.6 billion profit in the corresponding quarter of 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr Abdullahi Sule, are meeting right now.

Nigeria outlines measures taken to check coronavirus spread

The presidency has outlined measures President Muhammadu Buhari has taken to help Nigeria check the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Insurgency: NAF to induct new combat helicopters

Nigeria Air Force (NAF) said it will induct the new attack helicopters it acquired two weeks ago on Thursday this week in Abuja.
In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.

Nigerian Airforce boosts fleet with two more attack helicopters

The Nigerian Air Force has taken delivery of two Augusta Westland 109 Power Helicopters procured by the Federal Government to enhance its air power.
In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.

Nigerian Airforce takes delivery of two new Augusta attack helicopters for combat operations

In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Use of presidential jet for private event by President Buhari’s family illegal

Femi Falana, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop members of his family from using aircraft in the presidential fleet.

Presidency: President Buhari’s wife, children have right to presidential jet

Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, said wife and children of President Muhammadu Buhari have the right to use the Presidential jet when they want.

How NCAT is sustaining its ICAO status

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, NCAT, Zaria is a foremost aviation training institution in the West African sub region and ICAO Regional Training Centre of Excellence. The current Rector of the college, Captain Abdulsalami Muhammed since assuming office in January, 2017 has been making conscious efforts to keep the college as an ICAO Regional Training Centre of Excellence.

President Buhari approves new NCAA chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation authority (NCAA).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has expressed thanks to Nigerians for their concern following the chopper incident earlier today in Kabba, Kogi State.

NAF: Crashed helicopter not our own

The Nigerian Air Force said on Sunday that the crashed helicopter conveying Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to Kabba, Kogi State, was not its own.

Police chief summons Akwa Ibom governor’s campaign team

Coordinators of Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel’s campaign organisation have been directed to appear before Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector General of Police, for questioning on various alleged misdemeanours.

Arik Air, Presidential Air Fleet sign MoU on pilots training

Nigerian carrier, Arik Air and Presidential Air Fleet (PAF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on capacity building to assist in imparting proficiency and line training for PAF’s pilots.

2018: Federal govt increases presidential aircraft budget to N7.3 billion

The Federal Government has proposed to spend N7.26 billion on the Presidential Air Fleet, PAF, in the 2018 budget proposal, details by the Budget Office of the Federation have shown.

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Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA, WHO, EU launch campaign to help domestic violence victims amid coronavirus lockdown

FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Commission have announced the #SafeHome campaign designed to support women and children at risk of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic.
Meng Wanzhou

Canadian court disappoints Huawei over CFO’s case

A Canadian court ruled against Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, on Wednesday in her extradition case to the US on fraud charges.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Military airstrike kills 30 bandits in Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has killed no fewer than 30 bandits and destroyed their logistics store in air strikes conducted on Tuesday in Doumborou Forest area of Zamfara.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this during an inter-ministerial media update on COVID-19 on Thursday in Ikeja.

Lagos conducts assessment to revitalise 329 primary healthcare

As part of efforts geared towards the revitalisation of Primary Healthcare, the Lagos State Government has carried out a comprehensive assessment of no fewer than 329 Primary healthcare centres in the State.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Trading resumes after Eid-el-Fitr celebration with 0.07% growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) reopened trading on Wednesday after the public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration with a marginal growth of 0.07 per cent.