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Nigeria Immigration Service Suspends Biometric Visa-On-Arrival Policy At Airports

  The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has suspended the collection of $90 biometric Visa-On- Arrival policy it introduced about two weeks ago at international airports across the country. Checks by AbelNews revealed that the service was not in charge of collection of charges at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos as […]


Lagos Airport Clearing Agents Commence Indefinite Strike Over New Charges By Customs

    Clearing agents operating at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, today embarked on indefinite strike over the introduction of a new policy by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Lagos Airport Command. The refusal of agents to clear goods at the airport paralysed clearing activities at the nation’s number one airport. The clearing agents […]


US Deports 34 Nigerians

  The United States today deported 34 Nigerians for allegedly committing various offences in the country. The deportees, made up of 32 males and two females arrived the  international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos at about 2.30pm aboard a chartered Omni Air International  aircraft with registration No: W342AX. The Police Public Relations […]


OAU Dismisses Professor Akindele Over Sex-For-Mark Scandal

  The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife has dismissed Prof. Richard Akindele for allegedly soliciting sex from a student Monica Osagie to upgrade her mark. Prof. Akindele, a Professor and lecturer in the Department of Accounting, OAU was alleged to have demanded sex from a female student Monica Osagie to assist her pass exams. The […]


Court Adjourns Kalu, Others’ Trial Till June 27

    Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court Lagos has adjourned further hearing in the trial former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu and two others till June 27,. The court had earlier fixed today for hearing of the no-case submission filed by the defendants against the charge pressed instituted against them […]


Soyinka To Buhari: Institute ‘Hall Of Shame’ Award

  Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, today in Abuja, requested President Muhammadu Buhari to institute an award to ‘‘name and shame’’ all those who truncated Nigeria’s democratic transition with the annulment of June 12, presidential elections. Speaking at the National Honours Investiture for heroes of democracy, Soyinka said, ‘ Today perhaps is also a day […]


Lagos Airport Police Command Refutes officer’s Alleged Involvement In Human Trafficking

  …As NAPTIP Releases Inspector Esan The Airport Police Command today disproved the claim that one of its officers, Inspector Matthew Esan arrested by National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) was involved in human trafficking at the International wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos. The Police Public Relations officer […]


Buhari Grants Financial Autonomy To State Judiciary, Assemblies

    President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Fourth Alteration Bill that grants financial autonomy to State Judiciaries and State Houses of Assembly into law. According to Vanguard, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (senator), Senator Ita Enang disclosed this to State House correspondents on Friday. Senator Enang said, “I […]


Hawk-Eyed Air Peace Crew Foil Attempt To Traffic Three Months Baby To Gambia

    Hawk-eyed Air Peace crew members has thwarted attempts by two women to traffic a three-month-old baby boy on the airline’s Lagos-Banjul flight on Monday. Sources said the suspected traffickers were exposed mid-flight when the airline’s crew members noticed a baby crying inconsolably. AbelNews gathered that attempts by one of the suspected traffickers, who […]


Finally, FG Declares June 12 Democracy Day

  …Confers Posthumous GCFR On Abiola, GCON On Fawehinmi …Honours Kingibe With GCON Too Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has declared June 12 as the new date for the celebration of Democracy Day, which was hitherto celebrated on May 29 every year. He also honoured the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993, Presidential Election, late […]