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Boko Haram: MTN contributed to killing of 10,000 Nigerians——Buhari

•Why seized $9.3m arms fund has not been refunded —Zuma •Nigeria, South Africa sign 30 agreements President Muhammadu Buhari has accused MTN of contributing to the killing of over 10,000 people by Boko Haram, following its slow pace in registering its subscribers. He made the remark while responding to questions during a joint news conference […]


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Collapsed 5 Storey Building Kills 17, Injures 11 In Lekki

About 17 people have so far been confirmed dead and 11 injured, as a five-storey building under construction collapsed at Chisco Bus-Stop opposite Oando Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. An eye witness told AbelNews that the five storey building collapsed in the early hours of Tuesday following a heavy wind that accompanied the rain that same […]


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FRSC Releases Preliminary Report On Ocholi’s Deadly Road Crash

  The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has revealed in its preliminary report that the auto crash which led to the death of Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment, James Ocholi and his son was caused by tyre burst. Recalled that Ocholi’s wife who was also in one of the accident vehicles died in a […]


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U.S. Strikes Al Shabaab Training Camp In Somalia, More Than 150 Killed

The United States has carried out an air strike in Somalia, killing more than 150 fighters with the al Qaeda-linked Islamist group al Shabaab, following U.S. intelligence on preparations for a large-scale militant attack, the Pentagon said on March 7, 2016. REUTERS/Feisal Omar/Files The United States has carried out an air strike in Somalia, killing […]


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Exclusive: NIMASA Boils As Acting DG, Executive Director In Cold War

There are strong indications that all is not well between the acting Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Haruna Jauro and his Executive Directors, Transport & Maritime Online can authoritatively report. The Acting DG and the ED, Maritime Labour and Cabotage services, Calistus Obi have both not enjoyed good relationship since […]


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Minister Of State For Labour, Ocholi Dies In Road Crash

The Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, James Ocholi, SAN is dead. It was learnt that the Kogi born Ocholi died in a motor accident on his way to Kaduna on Sunday. AbelNews gathered that his wife and son were also seriously injured in the crash The accident was said to have occurred on […]


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Two feared Dead In Area Boys-Okada Riders Clash at Mile 12 Mkt

…Cars Set Ablaze …As Ambode Orders Closure Of Mkt …Police Arrests 50 Suspects No fewer than two persons were feared dead while hundreds of residents of Agiliti community in the Mile 12 area of Lagos state live in fear, as hoodlums otherwise referred to as ‘Area boys’ engaged commercial cyclists popularly called ‘Okada riders’ in […]


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Court Orders Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan Govts To Account For Recovered Loot

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos in a landmark judgment has held that successive governments since the return of democracy in 1999 “breached the fundamental principles of transparency and accountability for failing to disclose details about the spending of recovered stolen public funds, including on a dedicated website.” The court then ordered the government […]


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IATA Condemns CPC’s Incursion into Turkish Airline Versus Passengers Dispute

  …Says Arik, Aero, FirstNation Are IOSA Compliant ….As Body’s New Regional Director Visits NCAA International Air Transport Association (IATA) has vehemently condemned what it described as incursion into complaints by passengers against Turkish Airlines by the Consumer Protection Council’s (CPC). IATA further explained that CPC dabbled into aviation regulatory responsibilities of the Nigerian Civil […]


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Nigeria Signs BASA With Qatar

Despite the inability of the country to reciprocate flights to half of the over 70 countries which she signed Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) with, Nigeria has signed BASA with Qatar. The agreement according to a statement by Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina will ensure direct flights between […]