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Mikel rules out returning to English Premiership with Everton as Allardyce seeks his services

SUPER Eagles skipper Mikel Obi has ruled out returning to the English Premiership during the January transfer window saying that he is not aware of news about him joining Merseyside giants Everton.



Zik's wife calls on those agitating for Biafra to honour her husband's memory and support one Nigeria

FORMER Nigerian president Nnamdi Azikiwe's widow has appealed to her fellow Igbos to abandon calls for the recreation of the defunct republic of Biafra and keep faith in the unity of the country in honour of the memories of the nation’s founding fathers.



Charly Boy lashes out at pentecostal clergymen calling them modern day fraudsters

SOCIAL activist Charles Oputa popularly known as Charly Boy has lashed out at Nigerian pentecostal clergymen describing them as exploiters whose message is solely based on systematic fraud.



Man charged with murder in Niger State after flogging his 65-year old neighbour to death with engine belt

NIGER State resident Garba Tukura has been charged to court for murder after he flogged his 65-tyear old neighbour Musa Wassa to death following a minor altercation between the two of them.



Nigerian Medical Association reveals that 300 doctors left the country during the course of 2016

ABOUT 300 doctors left Nigeria during the course of 2016 in search of greener pastures as the biting economic conditions continues to take its toll on the middle class according to statistics just revealed by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA).



Nigerian Army lance corporal sentenced to death for killing five civilians in Borno State

RIFLEMAN Lance Corporal John Godwin has been sentenced to death by a Nigerian Army general court martial after he was found guilty of killing five rescued civilians in the Yamteke area of Borno State during Operation Lafiya Dole.



Fifa warns Spain that it may be kicked out of World Cup over government interference in FA elections

SPAIN risks being kicked out of next year's World Cup after Fifa wrote to the Spanish football federation warning it that the recent government interference in its elections represents a breach of international guidelines.



Emirates Airlines resumes flights to Nigeria with Abuja landing after being absent for over a year

EMIRATES Airlines has resumed flights to the Nigerian capital Abuja after over a year of absence when a Boeing 777-300 landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport this afternoon.


Over the last two years, the Nigerian aviation industry has had it really rough as a foreign exchange crunch made it hard for airlines to meet their obligations, most of which were paid in hard currency. This led several airlines to either stop flying to Nigeria or to severely reduce their operations.


Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe arrives in Singapore for medical treatment

FORMER Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has arrived in Singapore for a medical check-up in what is his first international trip outside the country since being ousted from power last month.



Arik gradually sees its operations return to normal with the resumption of Uyo and Calabar flights

NIGERIA'S largest indigenous airline Arik Air is gradually getting back on its feet after announcing that it will resume flights to Calabar and Uyo over the Christmas period starting from December 15.




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