Abuja airport: Lufthansa schedules flight for April 20

Lufthansa Airlines says it will resume flight on April 20 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja following the planned reopening of the airport on April 19. The Airline’s Communication Manager in Nigeria, Mr Hakeem Jimo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that Lufthansa was ready to resume operation in Abuja when……

UTME: No Registration On Saturday, Extension Possible, Says JAMB Registrar

JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede On Possible Extension Of Registration Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), said on Friday that there would be no registration of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Saturday April 8 because of the mock examinations. Oloyede, who disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja, said…

Abuja airport runway rehabilitation 80% completed – FAAN

The Managing Director, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr Saleh Dunoma, said rehabilitation of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, runway was 80 per cent completed. Dunoma stated this while conducting the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, on an inspection of the project on Friday. He said that the critical parts of the work,……

Rear Admiral Ikoli Did Not Kill Himself, Sources Say

The late Rear Adm. Daniel Ikoli, the Fleet Commander, Western Naval Command, Lagos, who was found dead at his Apapa residence on April 5, did not kill himself, contrary to some media reports. According to authoritative sources at the command, Ikoli may have been assassinated as he had no cause to kill himself. “Ikoli was…

UN Deputy Secretary-General Advises On Prompt Preparations For Census

Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has  tasked the Federal Government on the need to promptly begin preparations for the next population census. Mohammed gave the advice when Dr Ghaji Bello, Director-General of NPC , who led Nigeria’s delegates at the 50th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development on a visit in New…

NTA News Summary: FG Responds to Judgment On Justice Ademola’s Case

NTA News Summary FG Responds to Judgment On Justice Ademola Case Following some losses in the court over corruption cases, the Federal Government on Wednesday this week filed an appeal against the decision of Justice Jude Okeke to uphold the no case submission in the corruption case against Justice Adeniyi Ademola, Mrs Olabowale Ademola and…

The Sun Goofs Again, Claims EFCC Prosecuted Justice Ademola

The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to a report captioned,” Judge Blasts EFCC, FREES Justice Ademola, Wife, Others”, which was promoted on the front page of Daily Sun of Thursday April 6, 2017. The banner created the false impression that the EFCC handled the prosecution of the Judge…

FIFA World Rankings: Super Eagles Move To 5th Place In Africa

Nigeria Super Eagles have moved one place up to the 40th spot with 726(725.67) points in the April FIFA/Coca-Cola World Football Rankings. This also placed Nigeria as the 4th best football nation in Africa. Egypt and Senegal maintained the first and second spots receptively. Egypt moved one place up to 19 in FIFA rankings, while…

Update On #Meningitis Outbreak

Hajia Binta Mora, Chairperson, Kwara chapter of the National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has urged the Federal Government to intervene for states ravaged by outbreak of meningitis, to arrest the menace. Mora gave the advice in Ilorin on Thursday at a one-day seminar on Health and Wellness organized by the chapter as part of…

NTA News Summary: Buhari Inaugurates Economic Recovery Team

NTA News Summary  Buhari Inaugurates Economic Recovery Team The Nigeria Economic Recovery and Growth Plan has formally launched by President Muhammadu Buhari. It is aimed at not only taking the economy out of recession but also placing the country on the path of sustained, inclusive and diversified growth at a rate of at least 7…

FCTA to Hand-Over Renovated UN Building Soon

The FCT Administration would strive very hard to complete and handover the United Nations House, Abuja to serve the purpose of being the Common Office for its Agencies before its next anniversary. The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello gave this assurance at the signing ceremony of the FCTA / UN 2017 Annual Work Plan…

Meningitis: FCT residents pay N500 for vaccination

Residents of Kubwa, FCT-Abuja, have alleged that they were being charged N500 by vaccinators per person before receiving the Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) vaccine Some residents told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that they could not understand the rationale behind the fee when the Federal Government had announced that the immunisation was……