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Bristow Names Dead Captain, Co-Pilot In Lagos Helicopter Crash

Bristow Helicopters Limited has confirmed that two of its Crew members, Captain Jay Wyatt and First Flight Officer Peter Bello died in its helicopter that crashed in the Lagos lagoon. The company in a statement also confirmed six survivors and six fatalities. Detail of the Statement reads: Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) …

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When You Wrestle With A Pig, The Pig Gets Happy And You Get Dirty- Fashola

Fashola’s Response To Recent Criticisms When you wrestle with a pig, the pig gets happy and you get dirty. For those who wish to remain in the mud, they should look in the mirror. For those who wish to throw mud at me, they should look at their hands. For …

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Fashola Defends N78m Website

Former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has defended the decision of his government to spend N78.3m on the upgrade of his website, www.tundefashola.com. Fashola has come under fire after the Lagos State Public Procurement Agency posted a report on its website, stating that N78.3m was paid to a …

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Ooni:Nigeria Lost A Rare Gem, Say Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday commiserated with the family, friends, associates, subjects and the government and people of Osun over the transition of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Olubuse Sijuwade II, saying the nation and most especially the Yoruba race has lost a rare gem. Oba …

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Buhari Decorates New Service Chiefs

1. General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin – Chief of Defence Staff; 2 .LT General T.Y. Buratai – Chief of Army Staff 3. Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas – Chief of Naval Staff 4. Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar – Chief of Air Staff

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Buhari Reverses Jonathan’s NPA MD’s appointment, reinstates former MD

  Apparently to reverse one of the last minute appointments of Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Sanusi Ado Bayero.   Buhari directed Bayero  to hand over the management of the NPA and all …

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Boko Haram Will Be Crushd Before the End OF The Year- Chadian President

Chadian President Idriss Deby on declared Tuesday that efforts to combat the Boko Haram sect had succeeded in “decapitating” the group and would be wrapped up “by the end of the year.” Addressing reporters in the capital N’Djamena on the 55th anniversary of Chad’s independence from France, Deby said: “Boko …

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Finally Ife Chiefs Formally Announce Ooni’s Death

  The Ife Traditional Council has formally announced the death of Oba Okunade Sijuwade. The chiefs, accompanied by Prince Tokunbo Sijuwade, officially announced the demise of the monarch while meeting with Governor Rauf Aregbesola at the Government House in Osogbo on Wednesday. One of the chiefs, Oba Solomon Omisakin, told …

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Four Dead, Six Rescued, Two Missing In Lagos Helicopter Crash

Four bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of the helicopter that crashed into the Lagos Lagoon on Wednesday afternoon. Six persons were rescued alive from the crash, which occurred around 3.30pm around the Alonge area of Oworonshoki in the Kosofe Local Government Area of Lagos, and rushed to the …

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Pyrates Confraternity Is Not A Cult – Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, who is believed to have co-founded the Pyrates Confraternity in Nigeria, has said that it was wrong to lump cultism with confraternity, arguing that the two were not the same. Soyinka, who spoke in an interview with Zero Tolerance, a periodic publication by the Economic …

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