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Discontent over rise in aircraft incidents

aircraft incidents

The recurring aircraft incidents involving local airlines have been generating global safety concerns. Apart from the dip in the confidence of the flying public, industry watchers say the time was ripe for the government to beam its searchlight on the operational competence of local airlines and their personnel, reports KELVIN OSA OKUNBOR. THERE is discontentmentRead More

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Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats over chemical attack on ex-spy

Britain

Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack on a Russian former double agent in southern England, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, adding it was the biggest single expulsion in over 30 years. May told parliament Britain would also freeze Russian state assets wherever there was evidence of aRead More

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Benue Killings: Buhari summons IG over breach of Presidential order

Benue Buhari

President Mohammodu Buhari on Tuesday summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to answer query as to why he breached a Presidential order to relocate to Benue following reported killings in the state. It would be recalled that President Buhari had on Jan. 9 directed the Inspector-General to move to Benue with a view toRead More

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Sierra Leonians vote today, observers appeal for peace

Sierra Leone

Voters in Sierra Leone are trooping out today for presidential, parliamentary and local council polls. Sierra Leone’s 3.17 million registered voters out of an estimated population of seven million are expected to cast their ballots in 11,122 polling states across the country. On the eve of the election, the heads of six International Election ObservationRead More

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