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  • Flights suspended as FAAN withdraws services

    December 9, 2018 5:52 AM 19

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines of the withdrawal of its services to Osubi Airport, Warri, Gombe Airport and Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) over alleged indebtedness. Arik Air’s Communications Manager, Mr Adebanji Ola, confirmed the development in a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday to NAN. The statement

  • Iyalode of Ibadanland, Aminat Abiodun, is dead

    December 9, 2018 5:38 AM 22

    Sources at her family compound in Idi- Arere area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and her Bodija residence, said she died in the early hours of Saturday. As Iyalode, she is the representative of women in the Olubadan-in-council which has 13 including 11 High Chiefs, the Olubadan who is the head and Iyalode who represents the female folk. During her lifetime

  • FIFA Women’s World Cup 2018: Nigeria in tough group with France, Norway

    December 9, 2018 5:30 AM 17

    The Super Falcons of Nigeria have been drawn in Group A alongside hosts France, Korea Republic and Norway, for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. The draw took place at the La Seine Musicale on Boulogne-Billancourt in Paris, where the opening game will take place. South Africa, who have qualified for their first tournament, will face Germany

  • EPL: Sarri identifies one reason Chelsea beat Man City 2-0

    December 8, 2018 9:34 PM 17

    Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri, has revealed that it was his team’s mentality that helped them beat Manchester City on Saturday. With the defeat, the champions were knocked off the top of the table by Liverpool. Sarri’s men bounced back from the disappointment of losing at Wolves in midweek to end City’s 21-game unbeaten league run. City were struck by a Chelsea

  • 2019: I have no preferred presidential candidate – Obasanjo

    December 8, 2018 8:37 PM 22

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that he has no preferred candidate in the forthcoming general elections. Obasanjo said he would not tell Nigerians to vote or not to vote for any particular candidate, but should vote wisely. Obasanjo, who some people believed had decided to support Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples

  • EPL: Chelsea ends Manchester City’s unbeaten start to season

    December 8, 2018 7:52 PM 21

    Manchester City’s unbeaten start to the 2018/2019 Premier League season ended on Saturday, after they were defeated 2-0 by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Pep Guardiola’s men came into the game needing to win, to reclaim their top spot from Liverpool, who had hammered Bournemouth 4-0 in the early kick off. Although City dominated early proceedings, it was the home side who took the lead through

  • Shehu Sani reacts as Nuhu Ribadu bags international award on anti-corruption

    December 8, 2018 5:54 PM 21

    The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has congratulated the pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu, for his Global Anti-Corruption award. Ribadu bagged the outstanding award on anti-corruption campaign, which was administered by Doha, Qatar-based think tank, Rule of Law and Anti-corruption

  • Nigerian leaders should be like Ribadu – Buhari hails ex-EFCC chairman on global recognition

    December 8, 2018 5:52 PM 18

    President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu, for winning the Anti-Corruption Lifetime Achievement Award. The President noted that being one of eight recipients from five continents of various categories of the Award organised by the prestigious Sheikh Tamin Bin Hamad

  • 2019: APC speaks on Tinubu’s ‘refusal’ to lead its campaign council

    December 8, 2018 3:58 PM 18

    The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to claims that a national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bolaji Tinubu, has refused to chair the campaign council of the party ahead of the 2019 general elections. Reports emerged during the week in some national dailies that the former Lagos State Governor rejected to serve the party in that capacity

  • Immigration recovers 700 PVCs from non-Nigerians

    December 8, 2018 11:29 AM 19

    The Nigeria Immigration Service has said it retrieved more than 700 voter cards, from non-Nigerians living in the country. The Comptroller-General of NIS, Muhammad Babandede, disclosed this at the 2018 NIS award presentation in Abuja on Saturday. According to Babandede, the service was fully involved in the election process, to ensure that no foreigner