US to start deporting illegal Nigerian migrants, others after July 4

The United States will start deporting illegal and undocumented migrants from July 4th, US President Donald Trump revealed. “We will be removing large numbers of people… starting sometime after July 4,” Trump said, having earlier noted that the deportations would begin “unless we do something pretty miraculous.” Meanwhile, the U.S.  Immigration authorities had earlier announced plan to launch a sweeping…

Read More

Nigerian Dana Air opens more new outlets in Abuja, Uyo

Nigerian Dana Air opens more new outlets in Abuja, Uyo

Nigerian carrier, Dana Air, says it has opened more sales and ticketing outlets in Abuja and Uyo, to provide more convenient booking options for its guests. The airline made the announcement in a statement issued by its Media and Communications Manager, Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, on Friday in Lagos. Ezenwa said the outlets which would be officially opened on June 2,…

Read More

7 South Koreans Dead, 21 Missing After Tourist Boat Sinks in Hungary

At least seven South Koreans have died and another 21 are missing after a tour boat sank on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary, according to the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

At least seven South Koreans have died and another 21 are missing after a tour boat sank on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary, according to the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Thirty-five people were on board the vessel when it collided with another large tourist boat in the Hungarian capital and capsized Wednesday at around 10 p.m. local time, according…

Read More

Obasanjo, NACCIMA DG, 393 others escape crash aboard Ethiopian Airlines

Obasanjo, NACCIMA DG, 393 others escape crash aboard Ethiopian Airlines

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo and 393 others aboard and Ethiopian Airlines plane, escaped crash on Wednesday at Murtala Mohammed International Airport. Obasanjo who was reported to have been absent from the inauguration ceremony of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, escaped crashing in the plane. Other prominent Nigerians in the Ethiopian airline passenger aircraft, Boeing 777-300, included the Director…

Read More

Driver allegedly hanged himself after killing nine passengers

Driver allegedly hanged himself after killing nine passengers

A bus driver has hanged himself on a tree after his bus overturned and killed at least nine people on Alma Road in Welkom, Free State, South Africa on Monday. Free State police said the bus was travelling to Upington from Durban when the accident occurred on Alma road. Seven people were declared dead on the scene of the accident…

Read More

17 football players, fans feared dead in Uganda boat accident

17 football players, fans feared dead in Uganda boat accident

Nine people have been confirmed dead and dozens more are missing after a boat capsized in western Uganda in a tragic accident on Sunday. The boat was carrying more than 50 football players and fans from the western Uganda district of Hoima. Witnesses say overloading and bad weather are probably to blame for the accident, as rescue attempts continue. Meanwhile,…

Read More

FG appoints Rabiu Yadudu as new FAAN MD

FG appoints Rabiu Yadudu as new FAAN MD

The Federal Government on Monday appointed Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu as the new Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Yadudu until the recent appointment was the Director of Operations, FAAN. and a pilot with considerable industrial experience. He replaces Saleh Dunoma, who had spent over three decades in the airport authority before he was appointed many…

Read More

737 MAX: Boeing says simulator software corrected

737 MAX: Boeing says simulator software corrected

Boeing Company has made corrections to simulator software that mimics the flying experience of its 737 MAX jets, which were involved in two fatal crashes, and the company has provided additional information to devise operators, a spokesman said on Friday. The spokesman, Gordon Johndroe, said the changes will ensure that the simulator experience is representative across different flight conditions and…

Read More

Full Story: Boeing 737 plane skids into river in Florida

Full Story: Boeing 737 plane skids into river in Florida

A Boeing 737 plane arriving from the Guantanamo Bay military station in Cuba with 143 people aboard went off the runway and into the St. Johns River in Florida on Friday night, authorities said. The plane was in shallow water and not submerged in the river in Jacksonville, the Sheriff’s Office said. There were no fatalities. According to the reports,…

Read More

NIS: Nigerian Immigration Service begins issuance of a new 10-year valid passport

NIS: Nigerian Immigration Service begins issuance of a new 10-year valid passport

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS has commenced the issuance of the new passport booklet with 10-year validity at its headquarters, Abuja, on Monday. According to reports, the new booklet will be available in Ikoyi on June 3; Alausa, Lagos on July 8; and London on July 29, 2019. The enhanced polycarbonate booklet with 64 pages, which was launched by President…

Read More