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Nigerian Twitter reacts to Nigeria Air suspension

The third attempt to own a national carrier by Nigeria has hit the rock again as the federal government suspend the most anticipated project, Nigeria Air, barely four months before its official launch. The Nigerian government unveiled the name and logo of the new national carrier on July 18 at Farnborough Air Show in London […] …

PDP threatens APC over alleged elections rigging

[PHOTOS] Drama As Osinbajo Compels Wike To Enter Same Chopper With Amaechi, Abe

Nigerian opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it will work to “dismantle” an alleged election rigging system used by the ruling the All Progressives Congress (APC). The statement is coming after the party rejected the result of the by-elections held on Saturday in Bauchi, Kogi and Katsina. “The PDP has particularly reviewed […] …

NAN on strike over poor welfare

The staff of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Wednesday, embarks on a three-day warning strike over poor welfare. The three days strike started at the expiration of the seven-day ultimatum issued by the agency’s three unions – Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Almagamated Union of Civil Service Public Coporation, Technical and Recreational Service Employees (AUCPTRE) […] …

APC reacts to mass defection of lawmakers

Nigeria’s ruling party All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged its members not to panic in spite of some of the party’s Senators and House of representative members defected to other opposition parties on Tuesday. “We urge our members to remain calm as we continue to work hard to position our party strongly for the next […] …

15 senators dump APC for PDP

Fifteen senators belonging to the ruling All Progressives Congress have said they were defecting to the opposition People’s Democratic Party. The Senate President Bukola Saraki made the announcement during the plenary on Tuesday. Saraki is also rumoured to have concluded his defection plans from APC sometime this week, a move that would leave the leadership […] …

Police arrest 8 suspected Chibok Girls Kidnappers

Nigerian Police Force has paraded eight persons suspected to be kidnapper’s of 276 Chibok school girls in Maiduguri Borno State. The girls were abducted from their school hostels on April 14, 2014. A total of 57 students escaped in the immediate aftermath of the kidnapping. Since then, 107 have either been found or released as part […] …

Dogara’s aide dumps APC

Few weeks after the Senate president’s aide, Hakeem Baba- Ahmed left the All Progressives Congress (APC), Usman Bawa, a special adviser on special duties to the speaker of the House of Representatives,  has dumped the party. Bawa, who represents Kaduna North Local Government Area in the House,  submitted his resignation letter to his local government […] …

Buhari hails the “quality” of Nigerians in Netherland

Group gives Chevron 48 hours to absorb trainees

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commended Nigerians in the Netherlands for being of great qualities in their personal achievement. The president is currently in the Netherlands to participate in the activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), at The Hague. In a statement […] …

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