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Nigeria announces name of new national air carrier

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday announced that the name of the proposed new National Carrier is ‘Nigeria Air’. Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, disclosed this while unveiling the airline to investors at the ongoing Farnborough International Air Show in UK. The colour is green, white and green. Meanwhile, the government has started negotiations with aircraft manufacturers and investors. Sirika said he had met with the Management of Airplane manufacturers Airbus to negotiate the acquisition of the desired aircraft for the nation. Sirika also disclosed that negotiations with Boeing and other Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)...

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I’ll end Boko Haram, keep Nigeria more united – Atiku

A former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, said if elected Nigerian president, his government will not only end the Boko Harman insurgency, but also keep the nation more united. He also said if he was in the position of President Muhammadu Buhari, he would have by now sacked all service chiefs for failing to tackle the Boko Haram insurgency in the last three years. Mr. Abubakar, who spoke in Maiduguri, Borno State, said he was not impressed with President Buhari’s handling of security in the country, especially the protracted Boko Haram insurgency. The former vice president was in...

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Weep Not For Fayose, Weep For Nigeria By Fani-Kayode

“When Fayose won in 2014, the whole of Ekiti erupted with joy. In 2018 the APC “won” and all the streets of Ekiti are looking so gloomy. The people are sad because their will has been truncated”- Adeolu Daramola. My friend and brother, Governor Peter Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, is not infallible. He is not an angel and like every other mortal, he has his own fair share of faults, excesses and shortcomings. We do not agree on everything and neither do we always share the same opinion on matters of state and policy. I should add this:...

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Akosua Kekeli Stuns In New Pictures For Her 36th Birthday Shoot

When celebrities celebrate birthdays these days, it is an occasion to release jaw-dropping, sexy photos for their fans to gloat over. In fact if you release no photos on your birthday, it simply means you are not in sync with the vogue. In this exercise, we have seen the beautiful, the dramatic, the ridiculous and even the damn obscene. But when Ghanaian actress Akosua Kekeli released her’s on Wednesday to mark her birthday, it was simply creativity, enshrouded in mesmerizing sensuality. In the facebook post she shared on her page, the Afiewura actress who is also known as Atakora...

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Serena Williams Gave a Master Class in How to Get the Most Out of a Failure

The Wimbledon women’s final over the weekend came down to Serena Williams and Germany’s Angelique Kerber. Williams was aiming for a 24th Grand Slam singles title, but in the end, it was Kerber who emerged victorious, earning her first Wimbledon title. After the two players embraced and Williams congratulated Kerber on her achievement, she gave a moving post-match interview that is a prime example of how to find a win even in a tough loss. “It was such an amazing tournament for me,” Williams said. “I was really happy to get this far. It’s obviously disappointing, but I can’t...

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