Airlines cancel 4,300 flights to Kaduna airport

About 4, 300 out of the 8,694 flights to and from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja in the next six weeks may have been cancelled following the diversion of flights to the Kaduna International Airport. While seven out of the eight international airlines plying the Abuja airport have suspended flights to the Kaduna airport, …

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Cattle rustlers kill one, injure 15 in Niger

Enyioha Opara, Minna CATTLE rustlers attacked Angwar Umadi Village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State on Sunday killing a teenager and leaving 15 others seriously injured. The deceased, a 19-year-old senior secondary school student, was reportedly shot at a close range by the armed rustlers when the boy came out to ease himself, […]

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Inflation rate may hit 20% in first quarter —Experts

Oyetunji Abioye Economic and financial experts have said that the country’s inflation rate may rise further to 20 per cent during the first quarter of this year from the current 18.4 per cent. They, however, said the inflation rate was expected to reduce significantly as the fiscal and monetary authorities would begin to implement certain […]

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FCT minister moves against vandals, prostitutes

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello, has directed security agencies to clamp down on vandals, scavengers and other miscreants in the FCT. He stated that vandalisation of public utilities in the city must stop forthwith, stressing that the security agents would clamp down on any suspected vandal who would be […]

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Lagos-Ibadan road: Illegal structures in Mowe, Ibafo to go

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi Following the reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, indications have emerged that the Federal Government plans to demolish illegal structures in Mowe, Ibafo and other smaller communities along the road. Sources at the Federal Ministry of Works told our correspondent that the communities had contributed to the slow pace of work on the Sagamu […]

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