Osinbajo sacks all 9 directors in NCAA

The Federal Government has sacked all the nine directors of the nine directorates in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The development may not be unconnected with the hard knocks the various key players in the sector recently slammed on the regulatory body in over the unstable state of the aviation sector particularly as it affected Arik Air and other…

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Meet Aisha, a former antelope hunter who now tracks Boko Haram

How Aisha Bakari Gombi, ‘queen hunter’ in the fight against the world’s deadliest terror group, became a heroine in north Nigeria

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10 Surprising Things That Men Find Attractive in Women

We used to think that men fall for women with good looks. But it’s not true! In fact, the things men like in girls often have nothing to do with a flawless body, sexy lingerie, or a bright appearance. We at Bright Side have compiled a list of surprising things that most men are attracted to. Morning stretches Of course,…

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Boko Haram attack kills seven in Nigeria

At least seven soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram attack on military positions in northeast Nigeria, a civilian vigilante and a security source said on Friday. The attack happened in the town of Gajiram, about 80 kilometres (50 miles) by road north of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, on Wednesday afternoon. A military source in Maiduguri and a civilian…

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Akeredolu sworn in as Ondo State governor

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State acknowledges cheers from the crowd during his inauguration in Akure on Friday. PHOTO: NAN The newly sworn-in governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has promised to make the collective interest of the state his paramount focus. Akeredolu said this on Friday in Akure in his address shortly after taking oath of office amidst…

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Stoke and Copeland byelections: Corbyn rules out resigning after Labour’s historic defeat – Politics live

Rolling coverage of reaction to the Stoke and Copeland byelections results, including Jeremy Corbyn’s speech on the road to Brexit

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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AND THE TWENTY MONTH JINX – Femi Fani Kayode

Permit me to begin this contribution with an interesting and historically accurate observation made by the Vanguard Newspaper on 3rd February 2015. They wrote, “Between 1983 and 1985, Peter Onu of Nigeria was Acting Secretary-General of the OAU. At the 1985 Summit in Addis Ababa, statesmen like Julius Nyerere, President of Tanzania, lobbied for his election as substantive Secretary-General. However,…

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