Flight operations at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) were yesterday grounded for hours as an Air Peace plane made emergency landing on the runway often used by foreign carriers.
Kaduna warns against reprisals, IGP talks tough on banditry
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai yesterday urged communities in Kaduna State to shun self-help in the resolution of differences. Cautioning against reprisals during a visit to an Internally Displaced Persons...
Man drives car into crowd in southern France, wounding two
A man drove into a crowd of patrons gathered outside a bar in the southern city of Nimes early Friday, slightly wounding two before hitting a security barrier and being arrested, witnesses and local officials said.
Buhari fiddles while herdsmen slaughter, say Nigerians
While historians have disputed the account that Rome’s emperor, Nero, played away on a fiddle as the city burned...
Nigeria loses N25b to Saudi airline in Hajj airlift quota
Saudi Arabian airline, Flynas, will earn about N25 billion off the Nigerian air travel market in this year’s Hajj airlifting.
Buhari felicitates with Yakubu Dogara at 50
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday felicitated with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, as he turned 50 years.
Senate probes EFCC arrest of Innoson boss
The Senate has mandated its committee on anti-corruption and financial crimes to investigate circumstances surrounding the arrest of the Managing Director of Innoson Motors, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, and report back today.
Adeleke didn’t die from poisoning, says pathologist
Dr Taiwo Sholaja, the lead pathologist who carried out the autopsy on the body of the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke, on Wednesday told a coroner inquest that no trace of poison was found in the body system of the deceased when it was examined.
Turkey imposes 3-month state of emergency to catch coup plotters
Turkish authorities Thursday imposed a three-month state of emergency, strengthening powers to round up suspects accused of staging the failed military coup despite global alarm over a widening purge.