Day: May 2, 2019

Reps address Buhari as ‘This Man’; invites him To Explain Widespread Killings By Bandits, Kidnappers

The House of Representatives on Thursday resolved to invite President Muhammadu Buhari over the “ongoing wanton killings” and destruction of property by bandits and kidnappers, which have become rife in Nigeria, especially in the north-western states of the country. While calling on the Federal Government to urgently deploy soldiers to the affected areas, the lawmakers also ‎asked the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to ensure the provision of relief materials to victims of the attacks. The resolutions followed an amendment to a motion brought under matters of urgent public importance by Ahmed Safana (APC, Katsina), and seconded by Gabriel Onyewife...

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Training aircraft crash-lands in Ilorin

A training aircraft belonging to the International Aviation College (IAC) Ilorin, crash-landed at the Ilorin International Airport in Kwara. Daily Trust reported on Thursday that the incident occurred on Wednesday. The plane with registration Number 5N-BNH had two pilots on-board. Although there was no casualty, there was panic within the airport and nearby community. The incident affected Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed whose return flight to Ilorin was delayed for hours. The Accident investigation Bureau (AIB) has reportedly opened investigation into the...

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23rd convocation: LASU to produce historic 57 First Class

For the first time in its 35 years of existence, 57 Fist Class students will lead 14, 312 others at the Lagos State University (LASU) 23rd forthcoming convocation. Also as an icing on the cake, the university is also producing two graduands who emerged the best graduating students across faculties of Engineering and Sciences respectively. Announcing plans for this year’s convocation at the university premises yesterday, LASU Vice Chancellor Prof Lanre Adigun Fagbohun, said the graduation which comes up on Thursday 17th of this month will feature the nation’s Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo as guest speaker, as well...

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