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FG Unveils Name, Logo Of National Airline, Selects 81 Routes

.To Provide Initial Funds ..Government To Own 5% Shares Federal government, Wednesday, unveiled the name, logo and selected 81 routes for the much awaited national carrier. This was done by the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika at the ongoing Farnborough International Airshow in London. According to the minister, the name of the national airline is: Nigeria Air, ...

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Police Parade Chibok Girls’ Abductors, 14 Others In Borno

The police in Borno State on Wednesday paraded 22 suspected Boko Haram terrorists including eight men said to be responsible for the 2014 abduction of over 200 girls at Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok. The suspects, who were paraded by the state Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu, were arrested between July 4 and 9 by Special Forces deployed to the North ...

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Ekiti Election: Fayemi Receives Certificate Of Return

The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday assured that he would not disappoint people of the state who gave him their mandate in Saturday’s governorship election. Mr. Fayemi gave the assurance in Ado-Ekiti shortly after he received the Certificate of Return as the governor-elect from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The INEC National Commissioner in charge of Oyo, ...

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Buhari Confused, Left Nigeria Adrift ―Obasanjo

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has observed that the administration of President Muhammadu is confused and has left Nigeria perilously adrift. His observation came as leaders and elders of major socio-political groups met in Abuja on Wednesday to fashion a way out of what they said is a leadership failure which they observed had led to unabated killings across the country. ...

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FG names New National Carrier Nigeria Air

The Federal Government on Wednesday announced that the name of the proposed new national carrier is Nigeria Air. Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, disclosed this while unveiling the airline to investors at the ongoing Farnborough International Air Show in the United Kingdom. “This is an important day for Nigeria. The largest economy in Africa, largest population, GDP ...

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Fayose Shows Up After Election, Reports To Ekiti Monarch

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has appeared in public for the first time after his deputy, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, lost the governorship election conducted on Saturday. Olusola-Eleka of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came second in the poll with 178,121 votes, while former Minister of Mines and Steel Development and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, ...

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APC Has Given Me Red Card, Says Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said that he has been given a red card by the All Progressive Congress (APC). The governor spoke at Government House Makurdi on Monday while swearing -in the new Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Jerome Tor Shine. The former Adviser was sacked last week in a new political realignment move. Governor ...

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Ekiti Election: Fayemi Carrying A Stolen Mandate, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ekiti chapter, has described the victory of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC); Dr Kayode Fayemi in the Saturday’s Ekiti Governorship election was a product of ‘poll robbery’. The party said that they would employ every constitutional means to retrieve what it called a ‘ stolen mandate’ from the former Minister of Mines ...

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Killing Of Policemen: IGP Places N5m Bounty On Killers

THE Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, has announced a N5 million reward for anyone who can provide information that could lead to the arrest of assailants of seven policemen in Abuja recently. The same, according to a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, applies to any information that could unravel the killers of killing of ...

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Oshiomhole Reacts To Gov. Ortom’s Exit From APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to the announcement by Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, that he is no longer with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Ortom made the declaration at the banquet hall of the Government House in Makurdi, the state capital on Monday. He spoke while swearing in the newly appointed Special Adviser on Local ...

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