Four Nigerian carriers, Arik Air, Air Peace, Overland Air and Azman Air services have been slated to start flight operations from Nigeria to Niger.
The new development was disclosed during a meeting between Technical Committee from the Ministry of Transportation and the concerned airlines held on Wednesday 23rd of November, 2016 at the Aviation House, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) headquarters in Lagos.
According to an official statement signed by the General Manager, Public Relations, Sam Adurogboye which was made available to […]
Gunmen have shot and killed four personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Obeafor community in Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State.
There was confrontation between the NSCDC operatives and suspected criminals, which led to the death of the victims on Monday.
The personnel were guarding oil facilities of the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in Obeafor when the bandits dressed in military fatigue ambushed them.
The state’s spokesperson of the corps, Mr. Michael Oguntuase, who confirmed […]
Police authorities in Kano state, have presented four officers allegedly wounded by the outlawed Shiite members, during their Arba’een procession.
This comes nearly a week since the clash between mobile police officers in the state and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN).
Presenting the officers to reporters at the command’s headquarters, Police Public Relations officer, DSP Magaji Majia, confirmed the recovery of some weapons from the Shiites on the day of the clash.
“These are the four police officers wounded by […]
Workers of the Federal Science and Technical College, Ukana Offot, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Friday protested against the death of four cooks while putting out fire from gas explosion in the school’s kitchen.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the protesters barricaded the school’s gate and carried placards with inscriptions as: “No payment of death benefits to our late colleagues’ families”; “Principal, settle your house before charity.”
Others were: “No duty tour allowance, no party”; “Principal who buys gifts for […]
Outgoing Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Friday marked his last days in office by commuting four death row inmates to life imprisonment.
The inmates whose names were not made available as at press time had served over 25 years waiting for the hangman.
Oshiomhole disclosed this at a thanksgiving mass in response to call by the Archbishop of Benin Diocese, Obiora Akubeze, on Oshiomhole to forgive those that offended him.
Oshiomhole said he believed the four inmates have suffered enough but […]
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has appointed four new Permanent-Secretaries in the State.
Those appointed are Anthony Okungbowa, Ministry of Justice; Kadiri Bashiru, Secretary, Nigeria Labour Congress; Y.A. Imoudu, Chairman, Association of Secondary School Principals; and Obosamwinye Obazee, Headmistress.
The swearing-in of the new appointees will hold on Friday (today) at 2pm at the old Exco Chambers, Government House, Benin City.
Invited guests are advised to be seated by 1:30pm,
Fresh facts emerged yesterday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may soon bring prominent Nigerians implicated in the $180m Halliburton bribe to justice.
About four former Heads of State and 89 prominent Nigerians were allegedly linked with the scandal.
In all, 76 prominent Nigerians are listed in the five notebooks submitted by the Halliburton Group to the EFCC.
There were indications yesterday that the anti-graft agency may quiz some of those listed.
A former Minister of Petroleum Resources has admitted collecting inducement […]
Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja have commenced the interrogation of the Chief Security Supervisor of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company and three others in connection with the attempt to export 144kg of ephedrine to Maputo, Mozambique.
The drug, which was concealed inside noodles and packed in three brown cartons together with relaxers and cereals, was intercepted by NDLEA officers.
Another staff of NAHCO, Victor Ahenje, a Load Controller, who is linked with […]
An Ilorin Area Court on Wednesday dissolved a four-year marriage between Aminat Abubakar and Ahmed Ibrahim for abandonment.
Aminat, a resident of Ita Alamu, prayed the court to dissolve her marriage to Ahmed because he no longer cater for her.
She said the marriage, which was contracted in 2012, which produced no child was no longer appealing to her.
“He doesn’t provide food or any other thing for my sustenance maybe because I have not given birth yet.
“I want an end to this […]
It was gathered that the Nigeria Police Force on Friday said it had arrested four suspected kidnappers and killers of the Port Harcourt, Rivers State-based human rights Lawyer, Ken Atsuwete.
Atsuwete was killed on August 29 along Onuchiolu Road, Aluu in Ikwerre Local Governemnt Area of Rivers State.
Presenting the suspects to newsmen in Abuja, the Force Spokesman, Deputy Commissioner of Police Don Awunah, said the killing was as a result of a botched kidnap attempt.
“Contrary to wide public suspicion that he […]
Some Nigerian ladies traveling to Europe for prostitution have been nabbed alongside another conspirator facilitating the move.
According to reports, a notorious Cameroonian trafficker of s*x workers, Eyambe Miliki Sona, has been arrested by the police over plot to send four young Nigerian girls to Russia to work as prostitutes.
The young girls between 19 to 24 years old came all the way from Nigeria after being promised travel visas to Moscow, Russia.
One of the girls identified as Ewangi Patriarch, 19, recounted […]