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‘Drunk’ American arrested over Japan flight brawl

Japanese police have arrested a drunken American man over a punch-up with another passenger on an All Nippon Airways (ANA) flight, which caused a delay, officers said Wednesday. The man, whose name has not been released, was pulled off the Boeing 777 that was due to fly from Tokyo’s main ...

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BREAKING: North Korea arrests US professor

North Korea’s state media on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of a US citizen who was lecturing in Pyongyang — the third American held in the country amid growing tensions with Washington. Kim Sang-Duk, or Tony Kim, was arrested at the capital’s airport on April 22, for “committing criminal acts of hostility ...

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Nigeria to halt petrol import by 20I9

PHOTO: fueltek.co.uk The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has unveiled plans to exit importation of petroleum products by 20I9. Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, made this known while fielding questions from journalists on the sidelines of the ongoing Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, United States, yesterday. Baru who ...

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Kano anti-graft agency begins probe of emirate council today

EFCC Contrary to insinuation, the Kano State public complaint and anti-corruption agency said the probe of the Kano emirate council has not been transferred to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Besides, the Kano anti-graft agency insisted that the investigation over the alleged misappropriation of the fund in the ...

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Tension brews in Delta community over herdsmen killings

Fulani Herdsmen • Ooni urges caution • Kaduna lifts curfew in councils There was palpable apprehension in Urhouka Community, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State following the alleged murder of a middle-age man by suspected Fulani herdsmen on his farm land in the early hours of yesterday. The ...

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Lagos government seeks collaboration with scholars on development

Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Raheem Bello (left); Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic and Research, UNILAG, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, during a courtesy visit by the university’s officials to the governor at Alausa, Ikeja… yesterday. The Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode yesterday called for ...

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Obasanjo charges Indian community on role in Nigeria’s growth

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo (middle); Country Head of Tower Aluminium and Patron of Indian Professional’s Forum, Chief J.C.Dugad (left); Mr. N.G. Patel; Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr. Onaolapo Soleye and the CFO of Tolaram Group and President of Indian Professional’s Forum, Mr. Dinesh Rathi during an interactive forum between Obasanjo and ...

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Engineers lament alleged neglect of Apapa, TinCan road

• Wants local engineers involved in projects The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has lamented the poor state of Apapa-Tin Can Road, saying it is affecting the commercial activities of its members. In an interview with The Guardian, the Vice Chairman of Apapa Branch of the NSE, Sunny Ejeje, disclosed ...

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Court fixes June 19 for ruling on Metuh’s application

Olisa MetuhJustice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed June 19 for ruling on the application filed by former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),Olisa Metuh over the adjournment of his trial. At the resumed hearing of the matter yesterday, Justice Abang stated that ...

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