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Bristow To Pay Over $600,000 As Compensation To Victims, Others

Bristow Helicopters is to pay over $600,000 as compensation and damage to victims of the ill-fated helicopter that crashed in Lagos last Tuesday, killing six persons out the 12 on board. According to the International Civil Aviation Authority (ICAO), annexe on compensation for crash victims, each victim is entitled to $100,000. ICAO, a few years…

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Customs Comptroller-General, Abdullahi Retires Voluntarily, Buhari Accepts

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Alhaji Dikko Abdullahi, has retired voluntarily from office and President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted his retirement. Abdullahi, who served as the Customs boss for six years, is scheduled to proceed on retirement on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, according to the President’s approval letter.       Leave your…

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Service Of Songs For Peter K. Bello, Co-Pilot Of The Bristow Helicopter Crash Holds!

  A Service of Songs holds for Late Peter K. Bello the 26-year-old co-pilot of the Bristow helicopter that crashed in the Oworo/Oko Cole area of Third Mainland Bridge last Wednesday August 14, 2015 will hold today Monday August 17, 2015 at Catholic Church of the Divine Mercy, Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. The…

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Nigeria Make Plans To Produce Weapons In The Country

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Ministry of Defence to produce a plan for the establishment of a modest Military Industrial Complex for the local production of weapons to meet some of the requirements of the country’s armed forces. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of the National Defence College, President Buhari described as unacceptable,…

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SSCE: Only 38.65% Of WAEC Candidates Pass, Results Of 13 States Withheld

616, 370 candidates, representing 38.65% out of 1,593,442 that took the May/June 2015 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) obtained five credits and above with English and Mathematics included, the examination body announced at its Yaba, Lagos headquarters. Students could get details of their results at the website…

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10 Cities, 10 Years: The Future Awards Africa Hosts Africa-Wide Town Hall Meetings

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), Africa’s biggest youth awards, will be touring 10 African cities to host town hall meetings as part of run up to the 10th edition of TFAA set to take place in December.   The town hall meetings, designed to gather leading young people within communities to host meaningful dialogue aimed…

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Suspected Pirates Attack Military Base In Nigeria’s Southern Delta, Kill Five

Suspected pirates traveling by speedboat killed four soldiers and a policeman and stole weapons in a raid on a military base in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta region, the police and armed forces said. The gunmen attacked the mixed military and police Joint Task Force (JTF) base at Nembe in Bayelsa state at around 11.30 p.m.…

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