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Delta celebrates 1-millionth passenger on board Lagos-Atlanta service

Delta Air Lines hit an important milestone as it carried the 1-millionth customer to fly on its nonstop service between Nigeria and the United States. The passenger, Ms Gbemisola Abudu, was met by Bobby Bryan, Delta’s Commercial Director for East and West Africa, as she checked in for her flight from Lagos to Atlanta and

Buhari Appreciates Jordan For Supporting Nigeria’s War Against Terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for its support to Nigeria’s campaign against terrorism and insurgency with the donation of military hardware and pledge to further supply helicopters.   The President gave the appreciation during a bilateral meeting with King Abdullah II on Tuesday, shortly after his address to the 72nd

Suspected fake Canadian visa racketeer arrested

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a suspected fraudstar, who specialised in issuing fake Canadian visa to his victims. Mr Ago Oyewole, EFCC Zonal spokesman in Ibadan, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that the visa-racketeering suspect (names withheld), had defrauded his victims of more than N3 million. He

Twitter Suspends Nearly 300,000 Accounts Linked To Terrorism

Twitter has announced the suspension of nearly 300,000 accounts globally linked to terrorism. The social networ service also disclosed that it is improving automation tools to block accounts that promote terrorism and violence. In its latest transparency report published Tuesday, the social media company said that 95 percent of the suspended accounts were identified by internal, spam-fighting tools.

President Buhari’s Full Address at the United Nations

FULL STATEMENT DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 72ND SESSION OF UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY, IN NEW YORK, ON TUESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2017 Mr. President, Fellow Heads of State and Government, Mr. Secretary-General, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of my

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