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  • Latest Update: Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport re-opens for flight operations

    December 6, 2013 2:12 AM 19

    Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport has been reopened for flight operations this evening. Yakubu Dati, Coordinating General Manager, Aviation Parastatals, disclosed this in a telephone interview, adding that the said Saudi Aircraft has been successfully towed from the terminal. The Airport was shut to air traffic by the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency

  • ASUU: 2 million parents threaten hunger strike

    December 6, 2013 12:17 AM 16

    PARENTS of university students in the country under the umbrella of the National Association of Parents Teachers Association (NAPTA), South West chapter, on Thursday threatened to embark on hunger strike if the federal government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) failed to resolve their differences over the current crisis. The chairman

  • Senate again differs briefing by service chiefs

    December 5, 2013 6:40 PM 13

    The Senate on Thursday in Abuja differed the planned briefing by the service chiefs, security agencies and the Inspector-General of Police due to the absence of some officers. The service chiefs are supposed to brief the senate on Wednesday but this was not possible. Barely 20 minutes after they entered the senate chamber for a closed-door session, were they ushered

  • U.S. wants Nigeria to win war against terrorism - U.S. Envoy

    December 5, 2013 6:38 PM 13

    The U.S. wants Nigeria to win its war against terrorism, the U.S. Ambassador, James Entwistle, has said Entwistle made the position of his country known on Thursday in Abuja, when he led a delegation from the U.S. on a visit to the Chief of Defence Staff. He said that he made this position known, when he presented his letters of credence to President

  • Court Remands Ex-FCMB Staff In SFU Over N30 Million Fraud

    December 5, 2013 5:02 PM 13

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday ordered the remand at the Special Fraud Unit (SFU), of Rosemary Usifor, former branch Manager, First City Monument Bank (FCMB), charged with N30 million fraud. The accused, a former manager at Okerin branch of defunct Finbank (now FCMB), was arraigned on a one-count charge of fraudulently obtaining the sum of N30 million

  • Conoil filling station opposite NNPC headquarters in Abuja on fire

    December 5, 2013 4:53 PM 12

    Filling station belonging to Conoil, located in Abuja Central Business District , opposite the corporate headquarters of NNPC, Abuja has been engulfed by inferno. It was learnt that fire service men are currently battling to put out the fire. The cause of the fire outbreak is still unknown at the time of filling this report.

  • Ooni, Yoruba Leaders Task Jonathan on National Conference, Articles

    December 5, 2013 11:22 AM 14

    A prominent Yoruba monarch, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade and Yoruba leaders of thought have urged President Goodluck Jonathan to ensure that he midwifes a proper conference that would give Nigeria a structure conducive to stability, peace, unity and progress of all sections of the country. The call was contained in a communique released after

  • Abuja airport shut as Saudi plane blocks runway

    December 5, 2013 9:32 AM 13

    The Nigeria Airspace Management Agency has closed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to air traffic. It was learnt that this followed the blockade of of the runway by a Saudi Airline cargo plane, which landed around 9pm on Wednesday but developed a minor problem after landing. NAMA subsequently issued a Notice To Airmen on Thursday morning

  • Alaafin shuns Akala’s request for courtesy visit

    December 5, 2013 9:03 AM 16

    An attempt by a former Governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, to stage a comeback to the centre of the state’s politics suffered a setback as his request to visit the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, was rejected for security reasons. The governor had written to the monarch on November 30, on his plan to visit the Alaafin on December 4. The letter

  • Police Smash Another Baby Factory in Imo

    December 5, 2013 8:33 AM 104

    The Imo State Police Command has smashed another baby-making factory in Egbu, near Owerri the State capital, arresting the proprietor, one Dr. James Ezuma who runs a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), and a clinic. The police also rescued 16 pregnant girls, including one whose two-hour old baby girl was sold without her knowledge. Leading his Police