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British Airways Investigates Flight Attendant For Making Racist Comments About Nigerians

British Airways is launching an investigation of a flight attendant who filmed a video of herself making racist comments about Nigerians, the Daily Mail reports. The woman filmed herself in her car while she was wearing her British Airways flight attendant uniform in preparation for her flight from London Heathrow to Abuja on Friday night.

2.9 million children benefit from govt’s school feeding programme – Best Nigeria News

Over 19,000 schools have so far been covered under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme. In total, 2,918,842 schoolchildren from 19,881 schools in the 14 pilot states of the federation have so far benefitted from the school feeding programme, which is part of President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s N500 billion Social Investment Programmes, SIPs. A

BREAKING: IG orders dismantling of road blocks nationwide – Latest news Nigeria

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered the dismantling of all roadblocks nationwide with immediate effect particularly on Lagos-Ibadan, Sagamu-Benin, and Benin-Onitsha highways. The order also affected Okene-Abuja, Kaduna-Kano, Katsina – Kano, Otukpo – Enugu, Enugu – Port Harcourt Expressways, according to a statement on Monday night by the police spokesman,

Senate to focus on jungle justice, vacancies bill as National Assembly resumes – all Nigeria news

– The 8th Senate has highlighted some of its legislative priorities as the National Assembly resumes from its annual recess – The Senate it would work towards prioritizing the passage of the three petroleum industry bills that are at committee stage – The Senate is also considering taking actions as regards the flooding that has

Trial of industrialist for alleged importation of bomb-making fertiliser fixed – Best Nigeria News

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday fixed November 28 for the arraignment of a company– Elephant Group Ltd and its Managing Director, Tunji Owoeye — over alleged unlawful importation of Urea fertilizer component. The component is used for the manufacture of Improvised Explosive Devices, IED. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the

Pirates Kill 2 In Bayelsa State

Suspected pirates killed two passengers on a boat along the Nembe-Brass waterways in Bayelsa State on Monday. The chairman of the Bayelsa State chapter of the Nigeria Maritime Workers Union, Lloyd Sese, confirmed the development to SaharaReporters, adding that five persons were injured in the attack. Community sources said that about four gunmen opened fire

[PHOTOS] Buhari arrives Nigeria from London – Latest news Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived from London late Monday evening. He had visited London as part of his itineraries after he attended the United Nations General Assembly last week. See photos of his arrival, courtesy, Bashir Ahmad‏: (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) Source link

IPOB hails Afenifere, Yoruba Elders Council, for condemning Operation Python dance in Southeast – all Nigeria news

– The Indigenous People of Biafra has thanked the Yoruba Elders’ Council for speaking out against the recent launch of Operation Python dance 11 in the south east – IPOB in a statement described as rare courage and forthrightness by the south western groups in coming forth to speak up in defence of freedom of

Activities grounded at NAFDAC as workers strike continues – Best Nigeria News

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, headquarters in Abuja on Monday remained sealed as the strike declared by its workers enters day two. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria who visited the head office at 3.30 p.m. reports that it was deserted and the gate to the office

Nigeria’s infrastructure needs remain acute – World Bank – Latest news Nigeria

Despite recent moves by the Federal Government to partner with private entities to develop infrastructure projects in Nigeria, the country’s infrastructure needs remain acute, the World Bank has said. In an article written by World Bank Senior Director, Infrastructure, PPP and Guarantees Group, Laurence Carter, and World Bank Country Director, Nigeria, Rachid Benmessaoud, and made

Unlawful Firearms Importation: Defendants Seek To Plead Guilty

Two of the five persons arrested for unlawful importation of firearms, Oscar Okafor and Donatus Achinulo, have informed the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos their intention to change please from “not guilty” to “guilty.” The defendants, through their new lawyers, made the call today, Monday, September 25, before Justice Ayokunle Faji. The application was made

Ambode donates 120 generators to Lagos police command – Best Nigeria News

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday handed over 120 new 5KVA generating sets to the Lagos State Police Command to power all police formations across the state, with a pledge of continuous support to security agencies to ensure optimal performance. Speaking at Lagos House in Ikeja while handing over the generating sets to

Divorce: Wife asks court to place husband on six months’ probation – Latest news Nigeria

A Customary Court sitting in Ikole-Ekiti on Monday adjourned hearing in a divorce case to March 28, 2018, after a housewife, Mrs Adenike Ogunsakin, prayed it to place her husband, Olamide Olabode on a  six-month probation that he would be of good behaviour. Adenike had filed for the divorce of her nine-year marriage to Olamide