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Kwara State
Ten people confirmed dead after the Kwara boat mishap in Lafiagi. The Kwara boat mishap occurred on last weekend in Lafiagi. This was as a result of unnecessary overloading of loads and commuters which was originally meant for rescuing passengers but was converted into a commercial vessel. So far, six out of many bodies have been recovered from the water. It was gathered...
As the 2019 elections draw closer, Nigerians have been encouraged to participate and to get involved in the business of governance and politics. This was given at the Delta State Leadership Summit organised by Stand Out Coaching Academy(SOCA). The summit themed, "The Leadership That Works" was in conjunction with God's Ambassadors Ministerial Network in Asaba.   Warri-Itakpe Train Test Run Postponed Due...
Man killed in Katsina
Life has a terrible way of cutting short a man's life. Although no one knows the full story behind this, I don't think to stab a human being to death is a palatable news. Abdulrahman Sani, a 40-year-old man, was killed in Daura, Katsina State. Sani was murdered on his way home shortly after a visit to his lover last week. It...
NURTW
The number of accidents that have occurred as a result of bad roads in the state is alarming. As a result, the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Ogun, appealed to the government to repair bad roads in Ogun state so as to reduce road accidents in the area. An appeal was made by Mr. Sodipo Kolawole, the Vice-Chairman of the...
Warri-Itakpe Train
The Warri-Itakpe train service has left residents so much hope since its completion. Test running of the train was already on for a week before it was suspended due to security challenges. The Nigeria Railway Corporation(NRC) said the security challenges of the system needed to be resolved. The Coordinator of Warri-Itakpe train service, Mr. Sanni Abdulganiyu said in a telephone...
Ethiopian Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines, which was known as Ethiopian Air Line or simply Ethiopian has been in operation since December 1945 beginning fully in April 1946 with domestic flights at first. Ethiopian Airline is known as the largest Aviation winning the 2018 Best Airline in Africa for the 7th time.   The Group was recognized for its exceptional financial performance last week at...
Nigeria ranks 4th in Africa
Nigeria has moved to the top five in its rankings in Africa. However, it retains the same spot for world ranking, 44th with 1427 points against 1431 in October. It was revealed on Thursday in the FIFA/Coca-Cola Rankings.   Senegal now ranks highest among the CAF teams with 1505 points, 23rd in the world. It displaced Tunisia who once topped the...
ASUU Strike
Still on the ongoing strike, The Federal Government pleaded with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to make a sacrifice by suspending it so as to get the students back to their studies to prevent 'political thuggery' of any sort. Ibukun Odusote, The Permanent Secretary, FederalnEmployment, who has been at the centre of the efforts to resolve the crisis,...
ASUU Strike
The scheduled meeting that was held between FG and ASUU on Monday, ended with no conclusion. Students of tertiary institutions may have to stay longer at home till they both come to an agreement on the way forward.     The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) and the Federal Government met on November 26, 2018, to conclude their agreement so as to suspend...
Muhammadu-Buhari visit to Maiguduri
Security has been heightened on the announcement of President Buhari's visit in Maiduguri today. The President is meant to visit and declare open the Fourth Quarter Chief of Army Staff Conference in Maiduguri. News reporters informed the public that Buhari often visits Maiduguri but it would be his first time at the staff conference since his resumption in office.     Illegal Haulage: Dangote Promises Reward...

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