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Many old, inefficient aircraft flying in Africa – AfDB

Okechukwu Nnodim and Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The African Development Bank on Tuesday declared that too many old and inefficient airplanes were flying around the continent. According to the bank, Africa is the riskiest of skies to fly in, as the continent accounts for only 3.4 per cent of all flight departures, represents over nine per cent […]
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Oladimeji Ramon The Chairman, Resort Group, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has urged the judiciary to cleanse itself rather than blaming it challenges on other arms of government. Babalakin said this on Th
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Ten people died and 10 others were seriously injured in a road accident which occurred around 11.30am on Thursday in Majiya town in the Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa State. The spokesman for t
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening told state governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress to give him more time to decide whether or n
Yinka Badejo The President/Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has said that his target is to ensure that Nigeria becomes economically self-sufficient. He said this dur
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The Irish High Commissioner to Nigeria, Sean Hoy, said on Thursday that the Boko Haram crisis festered because of the country’s failure to tackle its local crisis. The envoy no
Sesan Olufowobi An All Progressives Congress leader in Osun State, Bola Olaniyi, has urged public office-holders to embark on strategic thinking in order to find a pragmatic approach to solving the co
Akeem Lasisi The Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, is currently in Haiti, where a conference and exhibition is being held in his honour. A report by media executive and co-founder of the Committee f
Akeem Lasisi LOVERS of music were thrilled at the University of Lagos on Wednesday as Reekado Banks, Humblesmith, L.A.X. Mayorkun and Kenny Blaq entertained them in the grand finale of the Close Up Co
Festus Abu Super Eagles  goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has said he is not bothered by any criticism  but determined to push for his place in Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr’s 23-man squad for the Russia  20
An Abuja-based cleric, writer and singer, Okwudili Eze, has described creativity as a gift from God. Eze, a bishop and the General Overseer of Zion Heritage and Miracles Ministries, is also the propri
Simon Utebor, Yenagoa Thirty-Two teams in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State are expected to participate in the Governor Seriake Dickson Unity Football Cup. The  tournament  tagged ‘The
Over 100 players are expected to take part in the  2018 Lady Captain  Inaugural Golf Tournament  scheduled  to  tee off at the Benin Club Golf Course  on Sunday. Lady Captain of the club  Julie
Cultivating the habit of savings is a very important one; this habit can help you in many aspects of life. A good saver can save out funds for business; a good saver is debt free; a good saver has alr
•‘$100bn investments needed to revive oil sector’ Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The queues for Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, in some parts of the country may not go away soon, the M
John Ameh, Abuja The House of Representatives on Thursday asked the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, and the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corp
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt The Federal Government has said that it will beam its searchlight on Dana Air and other airlines operating in the country to ensure that Nigerians travelling by air are
Stanley Opara The equities market on Thursday continued on its positive trajectory as Japaul Oil & Maritime Service Plc, Wapic Insurance Plc and Total Nigeria Plc emerged as the best performing st
Stanley Opara In a bid to promote global best practices, the Nigerian Stock Exchange and the Convention on Business Integrity held a certification ceremony for 35 companies and 437 directors that made

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