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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Domestic flights to resume first week in July

There are indications that domestic flights will resume in the first week of July. The Nigerian airports have been shutdown for more than three months to avert spread of the COVID-19 pandemic but the aviation sector is set to reopen. Despite flight restrictions, Lagos Airport records...

FG shuts Chinese restaurant over racial ‘discrimination’

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) says it has shut-down a Chinese restaurant known for exclusive and discriminatory service in Lagos. The FCCPC ‘s Director-General, Mr Babatunde Irukera, said this when he appeared on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)’s forum in Abuja. Chinese...

Nigeria’s Abuja airport re-opens amidst COVID-19 safety protocols

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday, re-opened for business with passengers duly screened, in line with safety protocols following the Coronavirus (COVID-19), pandemic. The airport also witnessed strict compliance to other safety measures, aimed at curtailing the spread of the virus. The News Agency of...

How The Funtuas Cornered N17billion From CBN To Acquire Etisalat (9mobile)

Under the fraudulent direction and guidance of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Ismaila Isa Funtua and his son, Abubakar Isa Funtau, acquired Emerging Markets telecommunication Services Ltd. 9-mobile, formally known as Etisalat Nigeria Ltd through a fraudulent N17billion they got from...

Expect more rain in Lagos’ State

The Lagos State government has warned of more rains and possible flooding in the state in the coming months. On Monday a heavy downpour caused devastating floods in several parts of the city. Commissioner for Environment & Water Resources, Tunji Bello, in a chat with...

Four burnt to ashes as tankers explode on Kara bridge, Lagos Ibadan expressway

About four persons were at the wee hours of Sunday feared dead after three petroleum tankers and an articulated truck exploded on Kara Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The explosion occurred around 12:30am following collision of two tankers laden with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and Gas on...

BREAKING: Resident doctors call-off strike

Resident doctors under the aegies of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have suspended their indefinite strike action, which started on June 15. They acknowledged provision of personal protective equipment (PPEs) in some hospitals but said there were still needs it. The doctors also announced the...

FG to evacuate second batch stranded Nigerians from US in July

The Federal Government is expected to evacuate the second batch of Nigerians stranded in the United States of America, USA, on Friday July 3, 2020. The Ethiopian Airlines Flight No. ET509 will depart the Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), New Jersey at 21.15 hrs and...

BREAKING: Armed Bandits Surround Kasai Village In Katsina, Residents Trapped

Armed bandits are currently surrounding Kasai Village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State in preparation to launch an attack on the community. A source, who spoke with SaharaReporters, said the assailants arrived the village few minutes ago, forcing many residents to flee for...
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