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Lekki Deep Seaport Targets $361bn Revenues, 200,000 Jobs

Lekki Deep Seaport Targets $361bn Revenues, 200,000 Jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally commissioned the $1.5billion Lekki deep seaport for commercial operation. Construction of the port started on June 15, 2020, and was completed on Monday, October 24, 2022. LEADERSHIP gathered that the deep seaport which was the ...

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EDO TRAIN ATTACK: Soldiers, Police, Vigilantes Track Abductors, 31 Passengers Missing

EDO TRAIN ATTACK: Soldiers, Police, Vigilantes Track Abductors, 31 Passengers Missing

…Railway workers, non-passengers, S’South residents among abductees – NRC boss, official …Two underage victims rescued, suspect arrested as FG, Obaseki condemn kidnapping Soldiers, police personnel and vigilantes are currently tracking the abductors of no fewer than 31 train passengers who ...

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Many Farmers Die, 14 Rescued As Boat Capsizes In Kebbi

Many Farmers Die, 14 Rescued As Boat Capsizes In Kebbi

Many farmers died Thursday  when a boat capsized in a river in Sammanaji village at Koko/Besse local  government  area of  Kebbi  State. Our correspondent gathered yesterday that the old boat was carrying about 100 passengers who were mostly rice farmers ...

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The Sad Tale Of Federal Roads In Niger State

The Sad Tale Of Federal Roads In Niger State

The year 2022 was marred with deaths caused by road accidents due to bad roads in Niger State. As at August this year, Niger State  recorded 334 road accidents, with 212 of 2,168 People involved who died in the accidents. The ...

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Trapped Foreign Airlines’ Fund In Nigeria Hits $550m–IATA

Trapped Foreign Airlines’ Fund In Nigeria Hits $550m–IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), yesterday, disclosed that Foreign Airlines’ fund trapped in Nigeria has risen to $550million. Speaking when he paid a courtesy visit to the chairman, Aviation committee, House of Representatives, Hon. Nnolim Nnaji, the  vice president ...

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Abuja-Kaduna train resumes Today, Monday

Abuja-Kaduna train resumes Today, Monday

The Management of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), said the Abuja-Kaduna train operation would resume on Monday. The train service was suspended after an attack on the rail facility on March 28, 2022 by terrorists. Over eight months after the attack, the NRC ...

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Foreign Creditors May Seize Presidential Jets Over Accumulated Debts

Foreign Creditors May Seize Presidential Jets Over Accumulated Debts

Aircrafts in the Presidential Air Fleet are at the risk of being impounded by foreign creditors, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. Findings indicated that the PAF was indebted to several service providers for various upgrades carried out on the 10 aircraft in the fleet ...

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FG, Domestic Airlines Legal Battle Kicks Off Thursday

FG, Domestic Airlines Legal Battle Kicks Off Thursday

The Federal Government has assembled a legal team to challenge the suit filed by domestic airlines seeking to stop the establishment of a proposed national carrier-Nigeria Air. It was learnt on Monday that the legal team of the government and ...

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NAF Airstrikes Eliminate Wanted Terror Kingpins Buzu, Ganai, Others

NAF Airstrikes Eliminate Wanted Terror Kingpins Buzu, Ganai, Others

The Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has separately eliminated wanted terror kingpins, Halilu Buzu, in Zamfara State and Alhaji Ganai and his associate, Yellow Kano, in Kaduna State. According to military sources, the terror kingpins and fighters were killed ...

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Nigeria, Ghana, Others Seek Safer Airspace In West Africa

Nigeria, Ghana, Others Seek Safer Airspace In West Africa

In a bid to secure a safer airspace in West Africa, accident investigation officers across Nigeria, Ghana, The Gambia, Sierra Leone, are undergoing training in accident or incident investigation in the state safety programme. The training, which is currently ongoing ...

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