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NCAA Cautions Pilots, Airlines, Others Over Bad Weather

  The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a weather alert cautioning pilots, airline operators and air traffic controllers on the inherent danger associated with severe thunderstorms. The agency in an official statement issued yesterday, signed by its general manager, Public Affairs, Sam Adurogboye stated that these hazards include severe turbulence, microburst, low level…

Amnesty: Kidnapping, Robbery Persist Despite Billions Spent By States

Kidnapping, armed robbery and other criminal activities have continued unabated in some states of the federation despite billions of naira invested by governments of the states on granting amnesty to various armed groups, LEADERSHIP Sunday checks has revealed. Taking a cue from the federal government’s amnesty programme in the Niger Delta, to curtail militancy in…

Sorrow, Tears And Blood Flow In Otodo Gbame, Lagos Community

Although forced evictions of people from slum settlements on the Lagos waterfront to give room for transformation and proper development  is not new in the state, the one which happened on March 17, 2017 in Otodo Gbame community in which lives and properties were destroyed and a huge population, displaced has left a lot more…

Nigerians Are Hungry Because They Are Lazy – Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday, attributed the current economic recession and hunger to laziness of leaders and the people. The Sultan made the remark during the 22nd National Ummah Convention in Sokoto. The convention which has as its theme: “Agriculture: Panacea to Nigeria’s Economic Recession”, was aimed at addressing the cognate…

Rivers Rerun: Police Panel Recovers N111m Bribe Money

The police panel set up by the inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, has presented the report of its findings, with the sum of N111,300,000.00 alleged to be recovered from staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as bribes from the Rivers State government. The Rivers State government, however,  described the allegation as false…

Rivers Rerun: Police Panel Recovers N111m Bribe Money

The police panel set up by the inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, has presented the report of its findings, with the sum of N111,300,000.00 alleged to be recovered from staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as bribes from the Rivers State government. The Rivers State government, however,  described the allegation as false…

FRSC Begins Speed Limiter Enforcement, Seeks Nationwide Motorcycle Ban

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Barring any last minute change, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), will start the enforcement of installation of speed limiting device on commercial vehicles from today after the policy has been on test run for over one year. The corps marshal FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi, who revealed this as part of the corps’ new year activities,…

PMB Speaks From London

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Condoles with sports minister over wife’s death President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday called and spoke with the minister of youth and sports development, Solomon Dalung, from London, where he is currently on vacation. The president called to commiserate with the minister over the death of his wife, Mrs Briskila Dalung, who died after a brief illness…

Niger Delta Minister Inaugurates NDDC Board On Friday

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The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani will inaugurate the new Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) on Friday. It would be recalled that President Mohammadu Buhari recently approved the appointment of the Chairman, Commissioners and Members of the new board, but yet to be inaugurated. Also, the NDDC is…

War On Terror In Final Stage – CDS

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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olorunshakin has said the war on terror is in its final stage adding that Boko Haram is almost gone and that what the nation is witnessing now is nothing to reckon with. The CDS who was represented by the Ag. Director of Defence Information, Brig-Gen. Rabe Abubakar…

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