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Aircraft goes up in Flames During Servicing at Lagos Airport

An aircraft belonging to Overland Airways went up in flames Friday morning at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos. According to SaharaReporters, an eyewitness said the fire started at about 10:30am, adding that it occurred during the servicing of the aircraft. “It’s big fire. Half of the Overland Airways plane is burnt, while …

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Nigerian Beauty Therapist Jailed For Assaulting Client

A Nigerian beauty therapist Ayoyinka Oladimeji, 29 who s#xually assaulted a woman who he was treating has been jailed He was sentenced to three years in jail and handed a S#xual Harm Prevention Order at Inner London Crown Court today (Thursday, 11 October). The S#xual Harm Prevention order will prevent Oladimeji from …

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Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank are Married

28-year-old member of the Royal Family Princess Eugenie and 32-year-old businessman Jack Brooksbank have officially tied the knot. The two got married today, on Friday morning (October 12) at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England. For her wedding gown, Eugenie was gorgeous in a custom Peter Pilotto piece which featured an open back and a long train. After …

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Michelle Obama Launches Girl Power Initiative

Former First Lady of the US, Michelle Obama in support of International Day of the Girl, during the TODAY Show, announced Global Girls Alliance, which is a new Obama Foundation initiative that aims to empower girls around the world through education, People reports. The stats show that when you educate …

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Atiku Picks Peter Obi as Running–mate

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has picked former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi, as his running-mate, THISDAY has learnt. Though there is no official comfirmation yet, one of the senior aides of the PDP candidate confirmed Atiku’s pick for running-mate to THISDAY but …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor Suspended

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor received a temporary suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission for their actions following UFC 229 last Saturday, ESPN.com’s Ariel Helwani reported Thursday. Following his victory over McGregor, Nurmagomedov jumped into the crowd at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas to fight a member of McGregor’s camp, sparking a brawl …

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Usain Bolt bags 1st goals of football career on 1st start for Australian club

World’s fastest man Usain Bolt has bagged his first goals as a footballer for Central Coast Mariners with two goals during a friendly match as his trial period for the Australian A-League side continues. The 32-year-old’s hopes of clinching a full-time footie contract down under were boosted when bagged a …

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Dr. Ibe Kachikwu releases Personal Statement about First Class Certificate Scandal

Minister of state for Petroleum Services Dr. Ibe Kachikwu is enmeshed in a certificate scandal. it was revealed according to an investigative report by Premium Times and DUBAWA, that Kachikwu’s claim “that he graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, with first class honors is false,” as his alleged certificate says differently. Now he has …

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Ethiopia Announces Visas On Arrival To All African Travellers

Barely a week after the government of Tanzania announced that it will no longer issue visa to nationals of some African countries, including Nigeria, Ethiopia has said it will be opening up its borders to African visitors with a visa-on-arrival push. The Ethiopian president, Mulatu Teshome, is said to have …

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Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Mohammed Dewji kidnapped by Gunmen in Tanzania

Africa’s youngest billionaire and Tanzanian businessman Mohammed Dewji was kidnapped on October 11, 2018, by gunmen in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said. Dewji, 43, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance, transport, logistics, and the food industry, was snatched …

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