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Drunken Woman Attempts To Open Door Of Passenger Plane During Flight

A woman has been arrested after she attempted to open the door of a passenger plane that was traveling from London Stansted Airport to Turkey. The incident happened on June 22, BBC NEWS had reported. Chloe Haines, 26, of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, allegedly tried to open the door of a passenger plane midway through a flight to... Continue Reading →

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US House Speaker, Senate Leader Disagree Over Trump Trial

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell disagreed on Monday over the ground rules for President Donald Trump’s trial in the Senate on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Pelosi, the speaker of the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives, said she is not yet ready to name her team... Continue Reading →

Traders Lament As Fire Guts Onitsha Market

Fire on Monday gutted Onitsha Bridgehead market in Anambra State. Goods worth millions of naira were said to be destroyed at the yam, hotel, carpentry and foam sections of the market The Sun News reports. The fire which reportedly lasted for about an hour affected no fewer than 40 shops. The cause of the inferno... Continue Reading →

ECOWAS Endorses AfDB President, Adesina For Second Term In Office

The Economic Community of West African States has endorsed the candidacy of African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina for a second term in office. The decision was taken at the 56th ordinary sessions of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS held in Abuja on Saturday. “In recognition of the sterling performance... Continue Reading →

ICYMI: 2020 Budget Good But Not 100%, Says Presidency

The Presidency said on Sunday that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), was backed by law to return any portion of the 2020 budget that required reworking to the National Assembly. It noted that the budget was “good enough”, having come from a collaborative effort by the Executive and the National Assembly, but added... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Judge Withdraws From Sowore’s Suit

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday withdrew from the fundamental rights enforcement suit instituted by the ‘RevolutionNow’ protests convener, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, seeking an order for his release from custody of the Department of State Service. There have been no fresh charges instituted against Sowore since he was rearrested... Continue Reading →

Mourinho Confirms Tottenham Will Appeal Against Son’s Red Card

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho said Son Heung-min had suffered enough as he confirmed the club would appeal against the red card the South Korean received against Chelsea. Son was dismissed in the second half of Spurs’ 2-0 loss at home to their London rivals on Sunday after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) deemed he... Continue Reading →

Buhari Approves New Appointments In The Communications Ministry

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.), has made new appointments in parastatals under the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, according to a State House statement by his media aide, Mr. Femi Adesina. At the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Adeolu Akande (South West) replaces Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye (South West) as Chairman, Board of Commissioners,... Continue Reading →

Buhari Meets Bagudu, Fayemi in Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with the Chairman of the Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, as well as the Chairman of the Progressives Governors’ Forum, Sen. Atiku Bagudu. The Punch NG reports that the president met separately with the two governors, with the first meeting with Fayemi at the president’s office. Buhari... Continue Reading →

Fulfil Your Promise To Deceased FUOYE Students’ Families, NANS Tells Fayemi

Senate President of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Gambo Mohammed; and Clerk, Kabiru Mohammed, on Monday urged Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to fulfill his promises to those who suffered any form of calamity during the September 10 protest of students of Federal University, Oye Ekiti. They told the governor to accelerate the... Continue Reading →

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