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Nigerian Airforce Acquires New Helicopters To Battle Insurgency

By |2020-01-20T06:52:56+00:00January 20th, 2020|News|

In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations. The induction of the helicopters will bring to four, the number of the Augusta 109 attack helicopters procured

Customs Generates N1.3tr In 2019, Exceeds Target By N404bn

By |2020-01-13T00:02:10+00:00January 13th, 2020|News|

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it generated N1.341 trillion as revenue for the year 2019, exceeding the target of N937 billion by N404bn revenue. The 2019 revenue generation milestone also exceeded the N1.202tr generated in 2018 by N139.2bn, Customs said in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer, Deputy Comptroller Joseph Attah. Commenting

Photos Of The 106 Years Old Lugard Hall In Kaduna

By |2020-01-03T15:40:54+00:00January 3rd, 2020|News|

Lugard Hall is situated at the centre of a circular road in the northern part of Kaduna. It is neighbouring the Murtala Square by the north. It’s construction resembles the typical palaces of northern emirs with decorative motifs, and stands at the head of the main street. Constructed by the British colonial government around 1914,

Aliko Dangote Moves Up To 96th Richest Man In The World

By |2020-01-02T10:19:29+00:00January 2nd, 2020|News|

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has been ranked the world’s 96th richest man in 2019 by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI), which was released yesterday. The index estimated his net worth at $14.8 billion. According to the BBI, Dangote’s fortune improved by $4.3 billion in 2019, largely driven by

Toyota Corolla Emerges Nigeria’s Car Of The Year

By |2019-12-30T22:26:34+00:00December 30th, 2019|News|

…As Stallion, CFAO Motors, Cars45.com, others win big at 2019 NAJA Awards It was a celebration galore by leading auto brands, lubricants brands in the country as the Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) recently presented different categories of awards to deserving winners at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos. The award night which had the

Mass Evacuation In Australia As Heat Risk Rises

By |2019-12-30T22:17:50+00:00December 30th, 2019|News|

Thousands of people were urged to evacuate parts of Australia's southeast on Monday, as a new heatwave left firefighters across the country bracing for another round of potentially catastrophic bushfire. Hundreds of blazes are burning across Australia, as a bushfire season that started earlier than usual in the southern hemisphere spring continues to wreak havoc.

Tallest Building In South-East ( Photos)

By |2019-12-30T22:11:38+00:00December 30th, 2019|News|

The tiny agrarian village of Umuchukwu formerly known as Nkerehi in Orumba South Local Government Area in Anambra is a dot in the map. It has a population of about 3000 people but it has the tallest building in Igbo land. The building which is a 15 storey build skyscraper built to modern standard by

Final Year Law Student Raped, Stabbed To Death In Port Harcourt

By |2019-12-11T07:46:01+00:00December 11th, 2019|News|

Final year Law student raped, stabbed to death in Port Harcourt A final year student of Law Department in the Rivers State University has been stabbed to death in her apartment in Port Harcourt. The victim, who was identified as Matilda Itonyo Mark, was said to have been raped and subsequently stabbed by her assailants

“Dogs Act More Civilised Than DSS” — Soyinka

By |2019-12-07T18:45:32+00:00December 7th, 2019|News|

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says dogs act more civilised than the operatives of the Department of State Services that stormed the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, to re-arrest the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. Soyinka said this in a statement titled, ‘Lessons from the African Wild Dog (Lycaeon Pictus)’ on Friday. He

Drama As Ikeja Electric Disconnects Lagos Magistrates’ Court

By |2019-12-07T18:34:59+00:00December 7th, 2019|News|

According to a report by Punch Metro, a three-storeyed building on Alhaji Alli Lane, housing Ogba Magistrates’ Courts, Lagos State, has been disconnected by Ikeja Electric over N1.9m electricity bills. Punch Metro reports that the debt piled up for months, making the distribution company to disconnect the facility on Tuesday. A Punch Metro correspondent who

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