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Nigerian court rejects request to extradite top cop to US

Nigerian court rejects request to extradite top cop to US

A Nigerian court has rejected a request to extradite a suspended police officer to the United States after he was implicated by a social media celebrity in a fraud case. Deputy police commissioner Abba Kyari was suspended after he was implicated in [...]

August 30, 2022 Law
Obasanjo meets Abdulsalami, IBB to unveil 2023 agenda soon

Obasanjo meets Abdulsalami, IBB to unveil 2023 agenda soon

Amid political consultations, alignment and realignment, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, visited residences of two former Heads of State, retired Generals Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar. Obasanjo arrived Minna, the Niger State capital, at midday and spent about an [...]

August 30, 2022 Government and politics
Another Nigerian University defies ASUU, reopens despite ongoing strike

Another Nigerian University defies ASUU, reopens despite ongoing strike

The management of the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, has reopened the institution for academic activities, in defiance of the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Union of Universities (ASUU) nationwide. The management directed the students to [...]

August 30, 2022 Education
Kogi Communities Lament Collapsed Bridge, Loss Of Lives

Kogi Communities Lament Collapsed Bridge, Loss Of Lives

Residents of Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi have been counting their losses following the collapse of Oguma-Sheria Bridge, also known as Akpada Dodo Bridge. The residents in a statement by Denwi Adunga Joshua, lamented that since the bridge collapsed [...]

August 30, 2022 Incidents
2 Air France Pilots Suspended After Fighting In Cockpit

2 Air France Pilots Suspended After Fighting In Cockpit

Fisticuffs in the cockpit, leaving a leaky engine running while cruising over Africa — Air France pilots are under scrutiny after recent incidents that have prompted French investigators to call for tougher safety protocols. Two Air France pilots were suspended [...]

August 30, 2022 International