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Customs impound N20 million container load of pirated books

A container load of suspected pirated books, valued at over N20 million, belonging to different publishers, has been impounded in a joint operation by Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) and Nigerian Customs Service (NCS)
The flight diversions was a blessing to the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Ghana.

How Ghana is ‘benefiting immensely’ from Nigeria’s flight diversion

Harmattan haze which has been intense since Monday delayed and caused flights cancellation in West African countries notably Nigeria, the largest economy and most populated nation in the Africa continent.

Bad weather: Nigeria grant foreign airlines permission to divert flight to Abuja

Federal government said it has granted one of the foreign airlines permission to divert its flight to Abuja instead of going to the neighbouring countries to land Lagos Airport bound flights
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Lagos-bound passengers stranded in Ghana, Senegal

Hundreds of Lagos-bound passengers are said to be stranded in Accra, Ghana, Dakar, Senegal and Cotonou, Benin Republic as poor visibility continued at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Terrorists may strike at National Assembly – management

A top management official of the complex yesterday said: “Yes! We have this dangerous intelligence report that the National Assembly may be a victim of terrorist attack and we’re not joking with it. The official said the way strange and very suspicious looking persons thronged the National Assembly complex in recent times was worrisome.

95 persons prosecuted for crossing expressways in Lagos

The Corps Marshal, Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC), Mrs. Gbemisola Akinpelu, said on Thursday that 95 persons had been prosecuted in 2020 for crossing expressways.
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) says it has successfully installed a new CAT 2 Instrument Landing System- Distance Measuring Equipment (ILS-DME) at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

NAMA installs new navigational facilities at Enugu airport

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) says it has successfully installed a new CAT 2 Instrument Landing System/ Distance Measuring Equipment (ILS/DME) at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.

Amnesty, CAN tackle President Buhari over killing of cleric by Boko Haram

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to clear his name of the allegations of favouritism and nepotism by reconstituting the leadership of the various security agencies in the country, following the killing of the association’s chairman in Adamawa State, Reverend Lawan Andimi, on Monday, by Boko Haram.

TCN: Why we will not wait for DisCos’ recap

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Tuesday said its network development will not wait for the recapitalisation of the Distribution Companies of Nigeria (DisCos), because it takes a shorter time to fix distribution infrastructure.

2021: Anambra leaders insist on zoning, warn against Imo incident

A pan-Igbo socio-political group, Igbo Leadership Development Foundation (ILDF), has insisted on strict adherence to the zoning arrangement for the Anambra 2021 governorship election, warning that the incident rocking Imo state must be avoided.
The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) on Tuesday declared Transcorp Power Consortium as the winner of the financial bid for the privatisation of Afam Power Plc.

TCN restores electricity supply after system collapse

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said the national grid has been fully restored after the system collapse which occurred on Thursday.
Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured residents and motorists that the Agege Pen Cinema flyover bridge will be completed and commissioned for use by June ending or early July 2020.

Lagos government to construct 19.39 kilometre Ijegun, Ijagemo Ijedodo link roads

The Lagos State Government has pledged its commitment to bringing succor to flood prone communities of Ijegun, Ijagemo and Ijedodo through construction of 19.39 kilometer road network in Ojo Local Government Area.
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Plateau governor, monarch condemn attack on community

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong and the Mishkaham Mwaghavul of Mwaghavul tribe in Mangu Local Government Area of the state, Chief Nelson Bakfur, have condemned the attack by gunmen on Kulben village, Mangu Local Government Area, where innocent lives were lost.

Federal government boosts electricity supply in Lagos

Electricity consumers in Lagos may experience longer and stable supply following successful energization of a brand new 100MVA 132/33kV power transformer installed in Ogba Transmission Substation, in the state by the Federal Government.
The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Rail project: Lagos government announces road closure in Ikeja, Iganmu

The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Wednesday announced that it would close two roads to traffic on Jan.9 and Jan.11 respectively.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

NERC denies increase in electricity tariff

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says no tariff increase has been approved by the commission yet.

AIB commences investigation on Turkish Airlines accident in Port Harcourt

The Accident Investigation Bureau has started an investigation into an incident involving an A330-300 aircraft, with registration number TC-LOL, operated by Turkish Airlines.

DPR blames Kaduna gas explosion on illegal transfer of LPG to cylinders

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says preliminary investigations have revealed that the Kaduna gas explosion was caused by illegal decanting (transfer) of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) into another cylinder by operators of the facility.

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Neymar has criticised Paris Saint-Germain’s handling of his recent injury after scoring in the 2-1 defeat at Borussia Dortmund, which leaves the French club facing the prospect of another early Champions League exit.

Neymar criticises PSG injury handling after Borussia Dortmund defeat

Neymar has criticised Paris Saint-Germain’s handling of his recent injury after scoring in the 2-1 defeat at Borussia Dortmund, which leaves the French club facing the prospect of another early Champions League exit.
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Coronavirus: New research places Nigeria among high risk African countries

The study suggested other countries – among them Nigeria, Ethiopia, Sudan, Angola, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya – would all need support with detecting and handling imported cases of the coronavirus.
Ignace Sossou quoted on his Facebook and Twitter pages comments made by Benin’s public prosecutor Mario Metonou at a media event to discuss fake news on December 17.

Facebook sued by US for $9 billion in unpaid taxes

That lawsuit went to trial in a San Francisco court on Tuesday, and the crux of the case is a 2010 deal between Facebook and an Irish subsidiary it uses to shuffle money around internationally. The IRS alleges Facebook undervalued the intellectual property it sold to the subsidiary, thereby dodging billions in taxes.
Lionel Messi, who did not score or provide an assist for the first time in a home Champions League group game since 2012, struck the bar and had the best of Barca’s six shots on target.

Lionel Messi speaks out after Barcelona social media scandal

Lionel Messi, in an interview with Mundo Deportivo, has spoken publicly for the first time since reports emerged that Barcelona hired PR firm I3 Ventures for their social media channels which were aimed at tarnishing the images of Gerard Piqué, Messi himself and others associated with the club.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will not implement policies that will affect the existence of the poor while raising revenue to fund the nation’s infrastructure projects.

BMO: President Buhari fully in-charge of critical affairs of government

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), says President Muhammadu Buhari is “fully in charge of critical affairs of government” in the country