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Obasanjo narrowly escapes plane crash In Lagos

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Former president Olusegun Obasanjo and other Nigerians narrowly escaped death on Wednesday at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos NAN reports that other prominent Nigerians in the Ethiopian airline passenger aircraft, Boeing 777-300, included the Director General of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Ambassador Ayoola

Arsenal and Chelsea ready for Europa League battle

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Chelsea face Arsenal in the Europa League final in the unfamiliar setting of Azerbaijan on Wednesday in what is likely to be Chelsea star Eden Hazard’s last match for the club before a rumoured move to Real Madrid. The buildup to the all-English clash has been marred by the controversy surrounding

Huawei files motion to challenge US ban

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Huawei this morning began the process of challenging the Trump administration’s sweeping ban. The Chinese hardware giant has filed a motion for summary judgement that calls into question the constitutionality of the section of the National Defense Authorization Act used to halt imports. The company’s Chief Legal Officer cited Huawei’s usual

Obasanjo, GEJ absent at Buhari’s second term inauguration

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The duo of ex-Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan were absent at the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for second term on Wednesday. Also noticeably absent was ex-military president Ibrahim Babangida, among others. The only past head of government present at the Buhari-Osinbajo inauguration was ex-Military Head of State Gen. Yakubu Gowon

Heavy security presence at venue of Sanwo-Olu’s inauguration


There was heavy deployment of security personnel around the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), venue of the inauguration of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as Lagos State governor on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that scores of security personnel, comprising soldiers, policemen and officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence