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Zaria Bound Train Derails in Kaduna
Zaria Bound Train Derails in Kaduna

Zaria Bound Train Derails in Kaduna

A train that took off from Lagos State to Zaria has derailed in Kaduna, African News Today has gathered. There were no injuries as the train which was laden with water pipes derailed at about 5:50pm on Saturday around Unguwar Kanawa axis, opposite Sultan Bello Mosque in Kaduna, NAN... read more »

Femi Adesina: Hounding the President, Will They Ever Learn?
Femi Adesina: Hounding the President, Wi...

Femi Adesina: Hounding the President, Will They Ever Learn?

From Sunday afternoon till evening, I was harried and harassed with phone calls by some people in the media. Can you please confirm the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari? He came into the country on Thursday, and he hasn’t been seen since then. Information at our disposal says his... read more »

Why Adeboye’s Helicopter was Grounded
Why Adeboye’s Helicopter was Grounded

Why Adeboye’s Helicopter was Grounded

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, has defended its decision to prohibit a private chopper owned by Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God from flying. The agency said the cleric’s chopper was suspended from flying by the regulatory authority over safety... read more »

Ghana Border Control on Alert to Nab Freeing Nigerian Jailbreakers
Ghana Border Control on Alert to Nab Fle...

Ghana Border Control on Alert to Nab Fleeing Nigerian Jailbreakers

The Ghana Immigration Service, GIS, has expressed readiness to prevent Nigerian jailbreakers from entering the country. To this effect, Kwame Asuah Takyi, the Comptroller-General of Immigration, has directed all Border Control Commanders to be on high-security alert to prevent them from entering... read more »

Nigerian Arrested for Obtaining Ghanaian Passport
Nigerian Arrested for Obtaining Ghanaian...

Nigerian Arrested for Obtaining Ghanaian Passport

A 28-year-old Nigerian man has been repatriated by the Kaneshie District Court for illegally acquiring a Ghanaian passport and birth certificate. The man identified as Iyamu, aka Anthony Kwarteng, had acquired a Ghanaian passport in Spain through a friend but the passport got missing when he paid a... read more »

London Trip: Buhari has no Need to Transfer Power to Osinbajo – Presidency

London Trip: Buhari has no Need to Transfer Power to Osinbajo – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari’s mouthpiece, Garba Shehu ha said that the President commenced his annual medical trip to London even before his emergence as Nigeria’s President in 2015. The... read more »

UAE Prolongs Ban on Nigeria Flights to March 20

UAE Prolongs Ban on Nigeria Flights to March 20

The United Arab Emirates has announced an extension of the ban on Nigerian flights till March 20, 2021. This was contained in a statement issued by the public relations firm for Emirates... read more »

Ganduje Asks FG to Re-Open Kano Airport for International Flight

Ganduje Asks FG to Re-Open Kano Airport for International Flight

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has asked the Federal Government to re-open the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, Kano, to permit the resumption of international flight... read more »

Nigerians, Other Denied Visa Due to Muslim Ban Can Reapply – US

Nigerians, Others Denied Visa Due to Muslim Ban Can Reapply – US

The State Department on Monday said US visa applicants who were deprived of visa due to former President Donald Trump’s travel ban on 13 countries, mostly Muslim-majority and African... read more »

Canada Asks Citizens to Avoid Nigeria

Canada Asks Citizens to Avoid Nigeria

Canada has issued a notice to its citizens to avoid non-essential travel to Nigeria due to the country’s precarious security situation and the notable risk of terrorism, crime, inter-communal... read more »