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Two Aircraft Collide at Lagos Airport

By Chinedu Eze A wing tip incident involving Middle East Airlines and Turkish Airlines aircraft occurred at the cargo area of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos Wednesday The incident, which occurred late Wednesday led to the grounding of the two aircraft at the airport. Sources said the incident occurred when Middle East Airlines […]

COVID-19: Canada impose stricter measures on Americans driving through to Alaska

COVID-19: Canada impose stricter measures on Americans driving through to Alaska (NNP) The increasing rate of coronavirus infections and deaths in the United States, have become a source of grave concern to the Canadian government. This week, it imposed stricter measures on Americans driving through Canada to Alaska or vice versa, the only route by […]

Depressed soldier shots, kills officer in Borno – Army Headquarters

The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Musa said the incident occurred when the soldier approached the officer who was standing in front of the Unit’s Headquarters making a phone call. He said that the soldier is in custody undergoing investigation while the general […]

Celebrating Nigeria’s First Elected Female Local Government Chairperson

Rebecca Ejifoma chronicles the life and times of Regina Achi Nentui, Nigeria’s first elected female local government chairperson Madam Regina Achi Nentui was born on the 31st December, 1929 to Chief NentuiOdu, a farmer and fabled Chief of Bokomo and Mma Eguri Ojong Nentui of Assenasen, Ikom Town. She was the only child of her […]

Former U.S. Presidential candidate, Herman Cain, dies from Coronavirus

(NNP) Former U.S. Presidential candidate, Herman Cain, has died of the coronavirus. Cain who was the only African-American to contest the 2012 Republican presidential primaries, tested positive two weeks after attending an indoor  Trump rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. At this rally, mask wearing was discouraged and social distance markers were taken off the venue. Cain […]

US economy collapsed in Q2 amid pandemic, jobless claims rise

The US economy collapsed in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, suffering the largest decline on record, while hopes for a recovery took another hit as job losses increased, according to government data released Thursday. The 32.9 percent GDP contraction, though slightly better than expected, was the worst experienced by the world’s largest economy since […]

Nigeria evacuate 98 stranded in Morocco since March

Nigerian Government has successfully evacuated a total of 98 Nigerians who had been stranded in Morocco since March due to the ban on International flights. The Nigerians are now onboard a Royal Air Maroc (RAM) B737 -800 series aircraft, which has departed King Mohammed V Airport, Casablanca for Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. According to […]

Zambia minister of education sacked after sex video went viral

(NNP) The Zambian minister of education, David Mabumba, has been sacked by the country’s president, Edgar Lunga, after embarrassing sex video of the minister masturbating on a live Whatsapp chat with an unidentified woman made the rounds on social media. An urgent letter of termination in the possession of NewNigerianPolitics from the presidency did not specify […]

Abuja-Kaduna Train Station: Amaechi insists on no-mask no-access to trains

By Lucy Ogalue The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has ordered security personnel at the Abuja-Kaduna train station terminus to deny access to anyone without a face mask, to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Amaechi gave the order when he visited the Idu Train Terminal to inspect passengers’ compliance with the COVID-19 safety […]

Trump propose postponement of November U.S. presidential election

By Harrison Arubu Reactions are trickling in after U.S. President Donald Trump delivered what appeared to be a call for the postponement of the November 3 presidential elections. In a tweet on Thursday, Trump based the suggestion on his repeated claims that voting by mail or mail-in voting would lead to massive fraud. “With Universal […]

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