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Ethiopia delays report on Boeing 737 MAX plane crash

Ethiopia has delayed a preliminary report on the Boeing 737 MAX plane crash that killed at least 157 people from 30 countries on March 10.Ethiopia’s foreign ministry...

27 African countries “agree” to open their skies but old fears paralyze others

At least 27 African countries have so far committed to opening their skies but old fears and deep divisions have continued to paralyze other nations.However, even among...

Gas station at Lagos local airport in Nigeria catches fire

Fort pin fuel station at Lagos local airport caught fire on Friday, sending travelers into panic mode, and triggering fears it could spread all over the airport.The...

Lufthansa buys 27 newest Airbus aircraft, A320neo and A321neo, for $3 billion

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved the purchase of 27 short- and medium-haul aircraft, 24 Airbus A320neo and three A321neo.A320neo and...

U.S. NTSB in Nigeria to share aviation safety tips with African countries

Experts from the United States National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are in the West African country of Nigeria to share safety tips with African countries during a symposium described as the first of its kind.The NTSB has investigated over...

Plane carrying Saudi Arabia team to World Cup catches fire

The plane carrying Saudi Arabian football players to World Cup caught fire after take off in Russia on Monday. The plane was a Russian Airlines Airbus A319-100, several reports said.However, the plane landed safely and no one was injured,...

More than 100 people dead as plane crashes shortly after takeoff in Cuba

A plane crashed on Friday shortly after taking off from Havana's Jose Marti International Airport with more than 100 passengers and crew on board.Boeing 737 was headed for Holguin, on the eastern side Cuba, when it crashed near a...

Nigerian woman kicked off United flight for stinking files racism suit

A Nigerian woman thrown off a United Airlines flight in Texas after a white man complained she was stinking and could not travel beside her has filed a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination.The incident represents another public relations blunder for United....

Delta airline comes under criticisms for treating Nigeria like a “shithole” country

Delta Airlines has come under heavy criticisms in Nigeria for notifying American officials in the United States that one of its aircraft was about making an emergency landing in Nigeria, but failing to notify Nigerian officials who were on...
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Crawling to the Olympics: Nigerian ministers-designate still training three months after Buhari was sworn in

Ministers-designate and senior government officials in Nigeria are training as if they are going to the...
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Russia-Africa: Putin’s continental strategy

From south of the Sahara all the way north to the Maghreb, Vladimir Putin wants his country to play a leading...

Dasukigate: EFCC arraigns Isabella Oshodin for N22.9bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, August 19, 2019 arraigned Mrs. Isabella Oshodin and Bob Oshodin Organisation Ltd...

Chairman of Nigeria’s Federal Inland Revenue Service Babatunde Fowler not under investigation – Presidency

Following reports making the rounds in some media outlets, it is necessary to state categorically that the Chairman of the Federal...

Nigerian Shi’ites debunk government claims leader Zakzaky tried to seek asylum in India

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has described a recent statement credited to the federal government that its leader Sheikh Zakzaky had...