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Strike shuts Dakar airport a week after opening

Flights to and from Dakar’s brand-new airport were cancelled on Friday after air traffic controllers went on strike just eight days after it opened. Controllers announced they would strike for 24 hours from 0001 GMT Friday, Blaise Diagne International Airport’s operators, LAS, said in a statement. The company “deplores the consequences of this movement, which strongly […]
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A source in police command said one of the shells landed on a bus station
A La Mesa, California school police officer is under investigation after a viral video showed him swinging a 17-year-old student over his shoulder to the ground after she reportedly ref
Afeez Hanafi Woe swept over a family in Tundun Tanda, in the Hadejia Local Government Area of Jigawa State after fire broke out from a burning mosquito coil and killed triplets and their brother. The
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt Four suspected armed robbers who had been terrorising residents of Adam community, in the Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State, were on Monday shot dead by oper
Afeez Hanafi An herbalist, Adeniyi Adewunmi, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly swindling an ailing businessman out of N190m. The 43-year-old reportedly collected the su
Paris’ long-running rat problem has again been highlighted through spine-chilling footage of a city dumpster filled with rodents. The rubbish collector who shot the video say rats hav
Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Osun State Police Command has arraigned a 120-year-old man, Chief Busari Oyewumi, for allegedly defrauding one Wasiu Adebisi of N400,000. The suspect was arraigned before a Ch
Samson Folarin A 16-year-old girl, Ibukun, is undergoing psychological and medical treatment in a shelter of the Lagos State Government after she was allegedly raped and impregnated by a businessman,
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Chief Judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Justice Ishaq Bello, has returned  the bribery case against  a former member of the House of Representatives,
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Some leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress from the South-East on Monday met with President Muhamamdu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The party chiefs, who w
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Queen’s College Old Girls’ Association on Monday insisted that a  former principal of the  college in Yaba, Lagos State, Mrs. Labi Amodu, should be held responsible for a
Argentina’s leader arrived on his first official visit to Moscow on Monday
The eastern German city of Cottbus won’t accept any more migrants in a bid to ease tensions after a surge in violence involving refugees. Some local residents, however, say the tempor
We have asked the Federal Government to privatise these refineries. There is no shortcut to resolving this issue. They should privatise them and also deregulate the downstream sector of the oil and ga
The newest Turkish military excursion to north-eastern Syria is much riskier and geo-strategically more complex than one could conclude from the lukewarm (non)reaction of the global and regional diplo
Commenting on the upcoming strike wave in the public sector, the business newspaper Finance says in Tuesday's commentary that legislators do not have courage or knowledge to really tackle the issu
Sesan Olufowobi Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has reiterated his commitment to the safety of residents, saying the security of live and property will not be compromised. The governor, who w
Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is suing the New Zealand and US governments for billions of dollars in damages over his arrest in 2012 and the subsequent collapse of his business. Read
Afeez Hanafi The Lagos State Government on Monday said it was ready to commence the auditing of gas plants across the state in order to rid the state of illegal energy facilities for the safety of liv

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