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AIB: Late ex-Governor Danbaba Suntai not competent to fly crashed airplane

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Thursday released six final accident reports involving the crash that involved late Taraba State Governor, Danbaba Suntai; who the bureau said was not competent to fly the ill-fated Cessna 208B that crashed on October 25, 2012.

NCAA optimistic Nigeria will retain Category One safety status

Capt. Muhtar Usman, the Director-General, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has expressed optimism that the country would retain its Category One safety status it attained in 2015.

US aviation agency begins audit of Nigeria’s aviation industry

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has commenced the assessment of Nigerian’s aviation sector with a visit to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday.

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Togo’s tally of COVID-19 cases reached 1,001 on Wednesday with 13 new cases reported in the last day, according to the latest report from the Health and Public Hygiene Ministry.
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Nigerian Army to build reference hospital in South-East

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Abia governor orders compulsory retirement for suspended ABSEMB executive secretary

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, has ordered the immediate re­tirement of the suspended Executive Secretary of the state Secondary Education Management Board (SEMB) Executive Secretary, Law­rence Ogbonna.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC bans branded face masks at polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that political parties’ branded face masks/coverings would not be allowed at polling units on election days.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday renewed the Trump administration’s criticism of China’s early handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

US offers $10 million for information on election intruders

The United States has announced a 10-million-dollar (N3.8 billion) reward for information on foreign interference in its elections.