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FAAN to Divert Flights to E Wing Over Maintenance on MMIA D Wing

All flights operations at the D Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos will on Saturday this weekend, be diverted to E Wing of the airport following a need for maintenance to be carried out. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) made this known yesterday in a statement …

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CBN Says $3.2bn Withdrawn from NLNG Dividend Account in 3 Years

Twenty-two withdrawals totalling 3.12 billion dollars were made from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) dividends account domiciled in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in the last three years. This is according to documents submitted to the Senate Committee on Gas Resources by the CBN in Abuja on Thursday. …

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How Boko Haram Wastes 100 Nigerian Soldiers

This is the story of how 100 Nigerian soldiers were killed by Boko Haram terrorists in Metele, Borno State. On Monday, November 19, 2018, members of terrorist sect Boko Haram, stormed a military base in Metele village, Guzamala local government area of Borno State and made for every soldier on …

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Buhari Sets up Inter-Ministerial Committee to reduce Cost of Medication

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the setting up of an inter-ministerial committee to fashion out how medicines and livestock drugs can be made available to the Nigerian public at a fraction of the prevailing prices. Receiving the executive board members of a pharmaceutical company, Graham Foggs Ltd, at State House, …

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Stop Playing Ostrich, Presidency Replies Jonathan

The presidency has dismmised the claim by former President Goodluck Jonathan that corruption had worsened since he left and described as absolutely untrue. Jonathan had in chapter 5 of his book, ‘My Transition Hours,’ rated President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-graft war very low, saying graft had not only worsened under the president’s …

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NEDG, BON Fix January 19 For 2019 Presidential Election Debate

The Nigerian Election Debate Group (NEDG) and Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have announced the dates for 2019 presidential and vice-presidential election debate. The presidential debate is fixed for January 19, 2019, while vice-presidential candidates are billed to have their debate on December 14, 2018. Chairman of BON, Mr John …

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Jonathan Cries Out Over Piracy Of Book-My Transition Hours

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the portable document format (PDF) circulating online of his recently launched book, ‘My Transition Hours’, is fake. Jonathan unveiled his book at an event held at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja on Tuesday  to mark  his 61st birthday The former president raised an alarm on Thursday, saying …

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Four Nigerians Make 2018 BBC 100 Women List

Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General and three other Nigerian women made the 2018 BBC ‘100 women’ list. She appeared alongside social entrepreneur/activist, Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin, a lawyer, Bola Tinubu and award-winning blogger and author, Chidera Eggerue. The BBC list celebrates inspiring and influential women who have used their positions to …

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Court Rejects Creation of Sex Workers Union

Spain’s National Court has ruled against the creation of a sex worker’s union that left the feminist Socialist government red-faced upon discovering its own administration had approved it. The court, which decides major cases, said on Wednesday it had cancelled the statutes of the “Organisation of Sex Workers”, which had …

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Buhari Appoints New Supreme Court Justice

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Musa Abaji as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He announced the appointment in a letter he sent to the Senate yesterday. The letter was read by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Buhari said the appointment was based on the advice of the …

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