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Former aviation minister Osita Chidoka says Anambra State does not need its own airport

FORMER aviation minister Osita Chidoka has asked the Anambra State governor Willie Obiano to jettison the idea of building an airport in the state as it is not necessary given the availability of other ones nearby.



Governor Fayose formally declares for 2019 presidential elections promising to unseat Buhari

EKITI State governor Ayo Fayose has formally declared that he will run for presidency in 2019 confident that he can defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in a head-on contest and secure the keys to Aso Rock.



Nigerian community leaders in the UK pay a solidarity visit to the victims of Grenfell Tower fire

COMMUNITY leaders in the UK led by the Central Association of Nigerians in the UK (Canuk) paid a visit to the Grenfell Tower block in west London to empathise with the victims of the recent fire.



Leicester City now emerges as favourite to sign Super Eagles striker Iheanacho from Manchester City

LEICESTER City have emerged as the new favourites to sign Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester City during the summer break amid signs that the Foxes have intensified their quest to get the youngster.


Manchester City have revealed that they will let Iheanacho go if a buyer matches their £25m asking price the club has placed on the player. Over the last season, Iheanacho became surplus to requirements after coach Pep Guardiola bought Gabriel Jesus to strengthen his attack.


Presidency officials say they do not consider Nnamdi Kanu an Igbo leader of thought

PRESIDENCY officials have revealed that they do not consider Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu as an Igbo leader of thought hence why he was not invited to the recent parley with leaders from across the southeast.



Jet Airways offer newborn baby free flights for life after his mother gives birth to him in mid air

JET Airways has offered a newborn baby free flights aboard its planes for the duration of his lifetime after his mother gave birth to him in midair while on an international flight between  Dammam in Saudi Arabia and Kochi in India.



Nigeria falls by five places to 119 in the Global Innovation Index as a result of socio-economic challenges

NIGERIA  has fallen by five places to 119th position in the 2017 Global Innovation Index (GII) from the 114th place she occupied  in 2016 according to the latest report as a result of certain socio-economic challenges.



Kano Sate Police Command places men on high alert and steps up protection of Igbos

MEN of the Kano State Police Command have stepped up security across the state and assured all non-residents of their safety in response to the recent ultimatum given to all Igbos living across northern Nigeria to leave the region by October 1.



Buhari refuses to meet with officials telling them to report to acting president Osinbajo

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has returned all recent suggestions and proposals submitted to him by government functionaries telling them to forward them to acting president Professor Yemi Osinbajo as bypassing him undermines the presidency.



Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council agrees to drop Biafran agitation for Igbo president come 2019

MEMBERS of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) have agreed to shelve their calls for the creation of the sovereign state of Biafra if Igbos are allowed to produce Nigeria's next president in 2019.




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