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Medview Airlines aborts Yola flight over faulty system

Medview Airline flight from Lagos to Yola was on Tuesday aborted after the pilot observed a fault in the aircraft’s cooling system while preparing for take-off. Mr Obuke Oyibhota, media consultant to Medview Airline, confirmed the incident in Lagos. Oyibhota said the aircraft, carrying over 100 persons, was still taxiing at the runway of the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos, when ... Read More »

Court sacks Akwa Ibom Senator, orders refund of all salaries and allowances

Obong Bassey Akpan popularly called OBA, the Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District has been sacked by a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo. According to Premium Times, the court delivered its judgement on Monday, February 27 asking Akpan to vacate the Senate and that Bassey Etim was the authentic Senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party. The ... Read More »

Akwa Ibom PDP Topshots hold crucial meeting

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State held an enlarged stakeholders’ meeting in Uyo.It was well attended.   Read More »

Governor Udom applauds Army’s partnership in education

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has commended the Nigerian Army for partnering the state in it education development programmes maintaining that the gesture would ensure a brighter future for the younger generation. Governor Emmanuel handed down the commendation during his interaction with the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General T. Y. Buratai who paid him a courtesy visit ... Read More »

Tinubu eyes Presidency in 2019

All Progressives Congress, APC, leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said that he could contest for a political office in the near future including the Presidency whenever the right opportunity presents itself. Tinubu spoke on the sidelines of last weekend’s swearing-in of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, in Akure, even as he chastised public criticisms of the management of the ... Read More »

Bishop warns Akeredolu “Dont waste time probing Mimiko, face your job”

The Archbishop of Ondo Province, Anglican Communion, Rev Latunji Lasebikan, yesterday advised Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu not to be distracted by probing his predecessors. Rev. Lasebikan said this in a sermon at a thanksgiving service at St. Andrew’s Cathedral Church, Owo Local Government. The service was also to celebrate the 85th birthday of Akeredolu’s mother, Grace. The bishop said ... Read More »

Confirmed: Diezani to face money laundering charges in the UK

All is set for the trial of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, and four others  in London for alleged corrupt practices. The trial has been fixed for June and more evidence were hauled to the United Kingdom at the weekend. Part of the evidence are the proceedings of a Federal High Court in respect of the ... Read More »

Bizarre blunder rounds off The Oscars 2017

Not even the best writer could have scripted the end of the 89th Academy Awards aka The Oscars where there was an  unusual twist, a big blunder as La La Land was erroneously announced as Best Picture-when in fact, the winner of the greatest award of the night was Moonlight! In its 89th edition, the event, hosted by funny man, ... Read More »

Ex Benue Governor, Suswam arrested, arms, 21 C of Os, keys of 45 exotic cars seized

Gabriel Suswam,  former Governor of Benue State has been arrested by the Department of State Services. The ex-governor was arrested over items recovered in cars in a building in Abuja, both of which are said to belong to him. According to the DSS in a statement by its spokesperson, Tony Opuiyo, the search of the building at 44, Aguiyi Ironsi ... Read More »

“Canada Video 4 years old, no cause for alarm”-Dabiri-Erewa (watch)

There is a video of Nigerians in Canada tongue-thrashing the Nigeria Embassy in Ottawa, Canada. In the video the Embassy was closed on a working day with no notice to those who had appointments-and so they vent their anger. It has now come to light that the video which has gone viral is actually four years old during the tenure ... Read More »