Almost 40 passengers escape death as Overland Airways plane crashlands in Lagos

ALMOST 40 people including a four-member flight crew miraculously escaped death when an Overland Airways aircraft crash-landed at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos yesterday after the engine caught fire in mid air.



Atiku picks Delta State governor Ifeanyi Okowa as his running mate ahead of next year's elections

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has picked Governor Ifeanyi Okowo of Delta State as his running mate for next year's presidential elections after declaring that he believes he s is the right person to complement him.



Airlines operators fear that three domestic companies may go under soon as a result of high aviation fuel costs

FEARS are growing that as many as three domestic Nigerian airlines may collapse over the coming weeks as a result of the incessant rising cost of aviation fuel and other operational expenses.



Controversial Catholic priest Reverend Father Mbaka says Obi cannot win because he is stingy

CONTROVERSIAL Catholic clergyman Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka has declared that former Anambra State governor Peter Obi can never be elected as the president of Nigeria because he is a very stingy person.



Bournemouth midfielder Anyanwu Billing opts for Denmark ahead of Nigeria at international level

BOURNEMOUTH'S Nigeria-eligible midfielder Philip Anyanwu Billing has finally opted out of featuring for the Super Eagles after appearing for Denmark in a competitive game on Monday in a Uefa Nations League match last Monday.



Lagosians should only vote for a presidential candidate who promises to built a Lagos Underground Network within his first four years in office

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Unlike anywhere else in Nigeria, Lagos requires federal infrastructure as it accounts for one quarter of Nigeria's gross domestic product (GDP), one third of non-oil GDP, attracts about 70% of foreign direct investment (FDI) and half of all Nigeria's cars ply Lagos roads


Lagos State government establishes Anti-Okada Squad to help enforce motorcycle taxi ban

LAGOS State government has established an Anti-Okada Squad to assist the police in enforcing the recent ban on motorcycle taxis across six local government areas under its renewed clampdown on crime.



PDP denies Atiku has picked Wike as his running mate saying consultation is still ongoing

NIGERIA'S main opposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied reports that it has selected Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State as the running mate to its presidential candidate former vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.



Senate president faces a re-election crisis as the surrogate who stood in for him refuses to stand down

SENATE president Senator Ahmad Lawan is facing a major re-election crisis after the candidate who stood in for him while he sought the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket is refusing to stand down and give way for him.



Tinubu clears the air in his running mate saying he will pick a Christian from the northeast

FORMER Lagos State governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has responded to all the speculation about who will be his running mate in next year's elections by publicly declaring that he will pick a Christian from the northeast geo-political zone as his deputy.




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