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Breaking: Nigeria Air, now the new national airline- FG

•To be launched at the end of 2018 Jude Johnson   The Federal Government of Nigeria, has unveiled Nigeria Air as the new national airline to be launched at the end of 2018. The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, on Wednesday revealed the branding and livery for a new national Flag

NCICC urges ICC to interrogate Buhari on killings in Nigeria

Godsgift Onyedinefu  The Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court (NCICC) has urged the International Crime Court (ICC) to interrogate President Muhammadu Buhari on the continued killings in the country, particularly in the North Central and Northeast part of Nigeria. NCICC in a statement on Wednesday signed  by its Chair and Vice

Anti-Graft War: UK to support EFCC with digital forensic technology

Jude Johnson The Anti-Corruption Lead-United Kingdom National Crime Agency (NCA), Nigeria,Mr.  Paddy Kerr has pledged to support the Commission with digital forensic technology to assist in its anti-corruption war. Kerr stated this on Tuesday during a two-day capacity building workshop, organized by the UK's NCA, for all the Zonal Heads of EFCC in Abuja. He

Cash-for-votes fears before Nigerian general election

The Nigerian civil society groups on Monday accused leading political parties of buying votes, after reports of cash inducements at a key governorship election. Kayode Fayemi, of President Muhammadu Buhari's All Progressives Congress (APC), won the closely watched vote in the southwestern state of Ekiti on Saturday. Both the APC and the

44 dead, several missing in katsina flood

The Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari, on Monday said over 44 people lost their lives while 20 others were still missing, following the Sunday flood disaster in Jibia Local Government Area of the state. Mr Masari, who stated this after inspecting the affected areas in the local government, said more than

Boko Haram Attacks:  Army debunks reports about hundreds of missing, dead soldiers

•Claims of 600 missing soldiers in Yobe, untrue •Reported killing of five soldiers in Adamawa, a lie •Says only one officer, soldier injured in Borno •22 terrorists killed by Nigerian troops   Jude Johnson The  Nigerian Army has in three separate statements denied reports about the killing and missing of hundreds of soldiers in a renewed

Executive, NASS face-off Regrettable – Buhari

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his regrets over the poor relationship between the executive and the National Assembly, stressing the need for better, harmonious coordination. He noted that the passage of the 2018 appropriation bill into law was clear evidence which showed lack of collaboration between the executive and the

NPS condemns 2,478 prison inmates to death

At least 2,478 prison inmates out of 73,530 inmates in various  prisons under the purview of the Nigerian Prison Service, (NPS) are currently awaiting execution across prison formations in the country. NPS public relations officer, Enobre Francis who revealed that figure in Abuja said that the statistics oscillates owing to additional convictions