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Parents Of Kidnapped Children From Lagos State Midel College Urges Government For Help

Several parents gathered at the Government House in Alausa, Ikeja, demanding the authorities to seek the release of their children who were kidnapped on Wednesday from Lagos State Midel College, Igbonla, Epe. Two weeks ago six male students were kidnapped under gunpoint from the school premises. The parents in less than two dozen in number converged at 9 a.m. and ...

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Lagos Government Denies Officials Involved In Demolition Of Sabo Market

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Once again the Lagos government has confirmed its officials were in no way involved in the Sabo market demolition on Itoikin road in Ikorodu in the state. Armed police officers started the demolition work on Thursday night and goods worth millions of naira were lost. Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Steve Ayorinde, said the next day the Sabo market demolition ...

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Nigeria Follows One-China Policy; Asks Taiwan To Shift Office From Abuja To Lagos

In a latest move to follow the “One-China” policy the Nigerian government has asked Taiwan to shift its office from capital city Abuja to Lagos and operate all the trade mission from there. With the announcement on Wednesday in a joint conference with Chinese counterpart the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Taiwan will no longer be recognized as a country ...

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Nigeria Arrests Chinese Nationals For Operating Fake Embassy In Lagos

Nigerian authorities have arrested four people including two of Chinese national in Lagos alleged to be operating fake embassy in the state. The fake embassy office was situated inside Golden Point Hotel and Suite on Duduyemi Street in Ejigbo area. The two Nigerians were Oriyomi Olawale, 47 and Desmond Chinedu, 25, where as the two Chinese were Liu Honyang, 47 ...

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Fuel Tanker Collided On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway In Nigeria; 8 Dead

At least eight people have been feared dead and several others wounded after a fuel tanker exploded at Ibafo in Nigeria on Tuesday night. Sources and eyewitness differ in how the truck loaded with 33,000 litres of petroleum product and belonging to Total Oil Nigeria Limited exploded. One witness said the truck collided with a heavy log on the Lagos-Ibadan ...

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Drug Suspect Made N300K Per Month From Begging In Nigeria

Nigeria, Lagos – A suspected drug addict reveals to have been making more than N300,000 per month from begging in Ikeja. The Rapid Response Sqaud of Lagos State Command said the 56-year-old Kehinde Olatubosun along with eighteen other drug addicts were arrested Saturday night. Olatubosun said he managed making more than N10,000 daily by begging at Lagos State University Teaching ...

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30th of March is RwandAir’s D-Day for Douala flights

RwandAir has just confirmed that Douala, the airline’s 16th destination overall and 5th in West Africa, will see the launch flight take off from Kigali on March 30th. The aircraft used on the route will be a CRJ900NextGen, featuring 7 seats in business class and 68 in economy class. The new route to Cameroon will be served initially four times a week on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday and passengers connecting via Kigali to RwandAir’s East African destinations or to Dubai will have timely onward flights without long waiting periods. Now operating with a fleet of four Boeing B737’s, two -800NG and two -700NG, and two Bombardier DRJ900’s the next brand new aircraft is due for delivery in just a few weeks time when by the end of February a Bombardier Q400, also configured with a business and economy class cabin layout, will be delivered, replacing a Dash 8-200 turboprop on the domestic route to Kamembe and near regional routes to Bujumbura and Entebbe, among others. Also planned for this year is the launch of another destination in West Africa, Abidjan / Ivory Coast, which will then be RwandAir’s 6th in West Africa after Brazzaville, Libreville, Douala, Lagos and Accra further extending its footprint across the continent. Watch this space for breaking and regular aviation news from across Eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean islands.

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