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Arik Air shareholders drag federal government to court in bid to stop Ethiopian Airlines takeover

ARIK Air's shareholders have filed a N20bn ($55m) lawsuit against the federal government and Ethiopian Airlines over recent claims of ongoing negotiations between the two parties over a planned takeover of the airline.

 

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Hundreds of Nigerians in the UK turn out to celebrate with former mayor of Enfield Kate Anolue

HUNDREDS of Nigerians in the UK turned out yesterday to celebrate with the former mayor of Enfield Chief Kate Anolue as she held a celebration of life for her late mother Princess Veronica Ezeasor who passed away in July.

 

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Suspected ritual killer Ifeanyi Dike who escaped from police custody re-arrested in Jos

SUSPECTED ritual killer Ifeanyi Dike who escaped from police custody in the Rivers State capital Port Harcourt last week has been re-arrested by the Plateau State Police Command in Jos.

 

Mr Dike, caused consternation nationwide when he escaped last week after being arrested for murdering eight-year-old girl Victory Chikamso Nmezuwuba. Dike, a 23 year old undergraduate of the University of Port Harcourt, killed Victory and removed her body parts for rituals.

 

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Ibadan man divorces his wife of 19 years because she refused to convert to Islam

IBADAN housewife Olayemi Ajetunmobi has revealed how her husband turned off her and sought a dissolution of their marriage because of her inability to read Qur’an and pray in Islamic way.

 

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Women's affairs minister Aisha Alhassan said Buhari promised to only serve for a term in 2015

WOMEN'S affairs minister Senator Aisha Alhassan has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari will not run for office in 2019 as he told party members before the 2015 elections that he would only seek one term in office.

 

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EFCC chairman says he estimates that only about 15% of Diezani loot has been traced so far

ACTING Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman Ibrahim Magu has declared that he believes they have only located about 15% of the funds appropriated by former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke.

 

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Academic Staff Union of Universities and government reach deal to end lecturers' strike

GOVERNMENT negotiators and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (Asuu) have reached a fresh agreement that will see striking lecturers going back to the classroom within the shortest possible time.

 

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Cuba to help Nigeria with research into medicine, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals

CUBA has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian government on research in medicine and biotechnology as part of a plan to improve the country's healthcare delivery programme through the sharing of expertise.

 

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Ekiti State PDP adopts Fayose's deputy Kolapo Olusola as its 2018 governorship candidate

EKITI State deputy governor Professor Kolapo Olusola has emerged as the consensus candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming 2018 gubernatorial elections.

 

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Elder Ekefre tells Biafran agitators to leave Akwa Ibom alone as they treated Phillip Effiong with disdain

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) leader in Akwa Ibom State Elder Enefiok Ekefre  has urged those campaigning for the south-south to be included in Biafra to desist from doing so as the defunct republic's former number General Philip Effiong was treated with disdain.

 

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