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  • JUST IN: Dana aircraft overshoots Port Harcourt airport runway

    Louis Ibah A Dana Air aircraft numbered 9J0363, flying from Abuja to Port Harcourt airport, has overshot the Port Harcourt runway. Spokeswoman for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, told aviation reporters late Tuesday that the incident was suspected to have been caused by a rain storm, which was accompanied by strong winds…

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  • Nnamdi Kanu wins relief at trial

    Sullivan Odumegwu In a dramatic twist on Tuesday, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja ‘severed’ or judicially separated the trial of Nnamdi Kanu (the leader of IPOB) from that of the other three defendants initially charged with him. The severance was pursuant to an application by motion on notice filed by Barrister Aloy Ejimakor,…

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  • Zambia arrests Bolivian national with cocaine wrapped in 55 condoms

    Xinhua/NAN Anti-drug authorities in Zambia said Tuesday they had arrested a Bolivian national for trafficking 2.1 kg of cocaine wrapped in 55 condoms. Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) Spokesperson Theresa Katongo said the 27-year-old Bolivian was arrested at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka, the country’s capital. Katongo said the drugs were found wrapped up in…

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  • Ogun Customs seizes N205m smuggled items in two weeks

    Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Ogun State Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service says its men intercepted and seized smuggled items with duty paid value over N205m. The seized items, which included 13 vehicles, 21 motorcycles, 1,168 bags of rice, 221 kegs of vegetable oil, five sacks of secondhand bags and 12 means of conveyance, with duty…

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  • Indonesia-based businessman kidnapped in Imo

    Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in the late hours of Monday abducted an Indonesia-based businessman at Abba, in Nwangele local government area of Imo. The man, identified as Onyinyechi Anochie, who hailed from Umuokpara Abba, was said to have been abducted at about 8:45 pm at Christ the Kings Church. (CKC) Junction…

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  • ‘Chicken Crisis’ in Britain as KFC closes down stores

    BBC KFC says some of the outlets which had to close when delivery problems meant they ran out of chicken have reopened. Latest figures show that 470 of the fast-food chain’s 900 outlets in its UK-based division were shut as of 13:00 on Tuesday. That compares with 575 that were closed at 21:00 on Monday….

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  • Lagosians react to women paying for their own weddings

    NAN Mixed reactions have continued to trail the submissions that ladies with larger purses than their would-be spouses can sponsor their weddings. Some Lagosians who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews on Tuesday in Lagos supported women who wanted to sponsor such while others disagreed. Mrs Ifeyinwa Ojiego, a businesswoman…

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  • Lone Suicide Bomber kills self in UNIMAID blast

    Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri A lone suicide bomber attempting to sneak into the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) campus has blown up himself following police intervention. Commissioner of Police, Borno Command, Damian Chukwu, told The Sun that the male bomber was shot by mobile policemen at the University parapet as he attempted to enter the campus. “It…

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