Category Archives: Breaking

Two FirstNation Airways Planes Collide At Lagos Airport

Tragedy was averted on Friday at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2 (MMA2) in Lagos following a ground collision of two aircraft belonging to FirstNation Airways. The incident, which happened at about mid-day involved two Airbus 330 conveying not fewer than 250 passengers. The two aircrafts had their bodies partially damaged as a result of…

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President Buhari ‘Escapes’ Mob At Praying Ground, Narrates His Experience

President Muhammadu Buhari narrowly escaped a mob that tried to overwhelm his security detail at the praying ground in Abuja this morning. Narrating the experience after the incident to a delegation of the FCT Muslim community that paid him Sallah homage at the Presidential Villa, Mr. President narrated his experience, he said: “Today, during and…

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President Buhari Appoints Muhammadu As New Commandant-General Of NSCDC

President Muhammadu Buhari today named Mr. Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu as the new Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). Muhammadu succeeds Dr. Ade Abolurin, who has retired from service. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, issued a statement on behalf of the presidency and it read: “Abdullahi…

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Update: Yobe State Eid Prayer Ground Bombing, 5o Dead!

We had previously brought you news on the Damaturu, Yobe State Eid Prayer Ground Bombing, click here if you missed our breaking report.   According to Sani Usman, acting-director, army public relations, the explosions occurred at screening areas of the praying ground. Usman said many people also sustained injuries in the incident suspected to have…

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President Buhari Dissolves Boards Of Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dissolution of the Governing Boards of Federal Parastatals, Agencies and Institutions with effect from Thursday, July 16, 2015, a Presidency statement said. “Until the boards are reconstituted, Chief Executive Officers of the affected parastatals, agencies and institutions are to refer all matters requiring the attention of their boards to…

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Buhari Terminates Akpobolokemi As Director-General Of NIMASA

President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Patrick Ziakede Akpobolokemi as director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, confirmed this in a statement issued today. “The termination of Akpobolokemi’s appointment takes immediate effect,” the statement read. “He is to hand…

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