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FG Cancels Early Morning, Night Operations As Abuja-Kaduna Train Service Returns

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has announced the resumption of the Abuja-Kaduna train services. The NRC in a statement signed by its Deputy Director, Public Relations, Mr. Yakub Mahmoud, the service will resume on Monday, May 23rd, 2022, about two months after the facility was bombed by terrorists. However, NRC said the service will return with greater security measures and …

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Chelsea takeover at risk of collapse as Roman Abramovich is unwilling to accept certain government imposed terms

The sale of Chelsea to a group spearheaded by American businessman Todd Boehly is in doubt because sanctioned owner Roman Abramovich is unwilling to accept certain terms of the sale imposed by the British government. The government is demanding that the £2.6bn fee agreed at the beginning of the month is placed in a holding account until it is guaranteed …

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Prepare For Flight Cancellations, Airline Operators Alert Nigerians

The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has alerted Nigerians to an imminent disruption in flight operations as the scarcity of aviation fuel popularly known as Jet-Al worsens. The spokesperson for the association, Obiora Okonkwo, in a statement on Monday, said the fuel scarcity was affecting smooth operations of air transport, adding that it would lead to flight rescheduling and cancellations. He …

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Kidnappers Gun Down 6 Kano Residents, Abduct Village Head

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed six persons in a village in Takai Local Government Area of Kano state. Takai LGA in Kano south is about 80 kilometres from Kano metropolis, and it shares border with several towns of Jigawa state. The gunmen were said to have raided Karfi village in the local government and abducted the 53-year-old village …

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Gunmen Enforcing IPOB’s ‘Sit-At-Home’ Order Shot Dead In Anambra

Two gunmen enforcing the “sit-at-home” order of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have been shot dead in Anambra State. According to the police, they were killed along Umunze road in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra on Monday. The spokesman of Anambra Police Command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, said operatives on crime prevention patrol engaged the gunmen in …

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World’s oldest woman is a South African and she claims milk and spinach helped her reach 128th birthday

Johanna Mazibuko, who lives in South Africa’s North West province, celebrated turning 128 last Wednesday – which could have made her the world’s oldest living person This South African woman turned 128 this week and with it may have become the world’s oldest living person. Johanna Mazibuko, who resides in South Africa’s North West province, reportedly celebrated her 128th birthday on Wednesday, May 11. Born on …

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I Have Not Resigned, Says Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, says he is still a member of the cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari. Amaechi, who is among the 10 ministers, to whom Buhari bade farewell on Friday, announced this in Kaduna State on Sunday. After the valedictory session held for ministers who are eyeing elective seats in 2023, two of those who were part of …

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