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Late Suntai not fit to pilot crashed aircraft – AIB

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has declared the late former Governor of Taraba State, Dambaba Suntai who crashed a Cessna aircraft in Yola Airport as not qualified to fly the aircraft.

Fashe emerges as new Adamawa NLC chair

Former Adamawa State chairman of Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Emmanuel Fashe, has emerged as the newly elected Adamawa State chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress.

4,000 Nigerians currently in kidnappers’ den – Senate

The Senate yesterday made startling revelations on the activities of kidnappers and bandits across Nigeria, asserting that the country is now under their firm grip.

Couple fined $8,400 for having sex on Berlin train

A man and a woman have been fined $8,400 for having sex in the middle of the day on a Berlin train, a court spokesman said on Thursday.

We will increase tax collection to raise revenue – FG

The Federal Government said it has set an aggressive target to increase tax collection as part of efforts to shore up revenue from the non-oil sector.

Senate summons IGP over spate of kidnappings, violence in Nigeria

The Senate has invited the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, for a briefing over the spate of kidnappings across Nigeria.

Keyamo reacts to purported electronic transmission of results to INEC server

In anticipation of electronic transmission, some crooks concocted fictitious results and in connivance with certain INEC insiders (or by hacking) tried to upload those results into the server.

Our victory on “INEC server” not fiction – Atiku tells tribunal

Atiku claimed that results from the INEC server showed that he scored a total of 18,356,732 as against 16,741,430 votes by Buhari.

Governor Bello may dump APC for Accord Party as cabals move for his jugular

Yahaya Bello is set to move to Accord Party due to the uncertainty that beclouds his ambition for second term as Governor of Kogi state.

Suspected killers of four policemen paraded in Edo

The suspects reportedly killed the officers to free their gang members who were in detention at the station for alleged theft.

Buhari billed to travel to UK today

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday travel to the United Kingdom after a visit to Maiduguri, Borno state.

Drones to be used in delivering blood, drugs in Ghana

Hundreds of drones will begin delivering life-saving vaccines, blood and medicines to patients in Ghana this week in the largest scheme of its kind, the global vaccine alliance (GAVI) said on Wednesday.

MTN Nigeria transforms to liability coy ahead of listing on NSE

Mobile telecommunication giant, MTN Nigeria has changed its status from a private company to a public liability company (PLC) ahead of its listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

US election 2020: Joe Biden launches presidential bid

Former US Vice-President Joe Biden has declared a presidential bid, putting an end to months of speculation.

Nigerian lady arrested in Hong Kong with cocaine stuffed condoms in private parts

“The haul, weighing 550 grams in total, was estimated to be worth HK$522,000 (US$66,900). The authorities said the woman, who was detained for inquiries, may discharge more drugs.”

95.7million SIM card registrations invalid, NCC says

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that a total of 95.7 million SIM cards being used by subscribers were not properly registered, and therefore not recognized.

Putin, Jong-un meet, pledge stronger ties

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have pledged to boost ties at their first ever summit.

80% research proposal by Nigerian Professors below standard – Prof Bogoro

The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) Prof Suleiman Elias Bogoro has expressed dismay over the inability of most Nigerian Professors to access global grants for impactful research due to poor quality of research proposal.

My wife hops from one pastors bed to another – Aggrieved husband tells court

The petitioner, Raphael, a civil servant and a resident of No. 4 Oseni Street, Elere-Apata in Ibadan, said that his wife’s adulterous lifestyle was the bane of her infertility.

You have discharged your responsibilities satisfactorily – Buhari tells Ambode

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State for a satisfactory job performance, saying that the governor deserved to be praised for his contributions to the development of the State.

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Bauchi gov suspends Misau emir, 2 district heads over herders, farmers crisis

The traditional rulers are his royal highness the emir of Misau, the district head of Ciroma, the village head of Zadawa. These traditional rulers are hereby suspended

BUA group to establish cement, power plants in Adamawa

The company will also provide three ambulances and N200 million to the government to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus in the state.

COVID-19: We have not relaxed ban on mass gatherings – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has not relaxed its guidelines on mass gathering in the coronavirus (COVID-19) protocol.

All parties involved in Malabu oil deal are corrupt – Italian prosecutor

Sergio Spadaro, the Italian deputy prosecutor, on Thursday told a Milan court prosecuting Shell and Eni over the OPL 245/Malabu affair that all parties involved in the deal were corrupt.