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Troubled Aero Contractors Airline Fires 100 Workers

Nigeria’s financially troubled airline, Aero Contractors, which had been acquired by the Assets Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, because it could no longer pay its huge debts, has sacked at least 100 support staff, a report said on Friday,...

Buhari: Death Of Oba Of Benin, A Great National Loss

"President Muhammadu Buhari has received with sadness and an immense feeling of great national loss, news of the passing away of the highly revered traditional ruler of Benin Kingdom, Omo  n'Oba n'Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa," the Presidency said...

Ogun State: Let It Be Known To All, We Have Paid April Salaries

The Ogun State Government announced in an upbeat mood on Friday that "in fulfillment of its promise to labour leaders", it had paid April 2016 salary to all categories of workers and pensioners. The state government also announced the payment...

Ambode To Buhari: Your Many Foreign Trips, A Blessing To Nigeria

Lagos Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday, paid a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja, the State government said in a statement, adding that Mr. Ambode lauded the President’s recent overseas trips aimed at attracting...

Shiites Barred From Worshipping In Katsina State, IMN Raises Red Alert

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria raised a red alert on Friday, saying that its members have been barred from worshipping in President Muhammadu Buhari's State of Katsina by the governor for several weeks, an action the organisation said, is...

Nigerian Military Planning To Exhume Corpses and Destroy Evidence At Mass Grave, Shiites Cry Out

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is raising alarm that the Nigerian military is planning to exhume corpses at a mass grave where hundreds of shiites were buried last December following clashes with the Army. The organisation said the move...

Buhari’s Reaction To Fulani Herdsmen Killings Left Me Mortified, Soyinka Finally Breaks Silence

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has criticized President Muhammadu Buhari for his reaction to increasing attacks and killings by herdsmen in several states in the country. Soyinka in an address to the National Conference on Culture and Tourism on Wednesday...

6 Boko Haram Members Arrested In Nigeria

At least six suspected members of Boko Haram have been arrested in Borno State, the Nigerian Army said on Thursday. "In a renewed onslaught on the leadership of Boko Haram terrorists, troops have earlier today,...

Boko Haram: No Disquiet In The War Front, Nigerian Army Refutes Scary Reports

The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to some stories going round the media circles with the title “Disquiet in the war front as soldiers complain of unpaid allowance” alleging that there was problem in the Nigerian...

You Can Now Buy Fuel In Jerry-cans, Nigeria Police Say, Target People Hoarding Fuel

The Police said on Thursday that Nigerians can buy fuel from black marketers, as against a statement the Force issued days ago that those selling fuel in jerry-cans would be arrested and prosecuted. "Further to the Nigeria Police Force directives...

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