Lufthansa to hire 8,000 workers

German airline group, Lufthansa, said Monday it plans to hire more than 8,000 people in 2018, the latest step in a relentless push for growth at one of Europe’s largest carriers. Taking into account workers leaving the company, a Lufthansa

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Father, brother in court over alleged rape of daughter

A father, Segun Durojaiye and his brother, Emmanuel Durojaiye, who allegedly raped his 16-year-old daughter for four years were on Monday charged with incest before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State. Segun, 52, who resides at Baba-Benja Street, and

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el-Rufa’i appoints heads of agencies

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved the appointment of new heads of three government agencies in the state, a statement by his media aide, Samuel Aruwan, has said. Among those appointed is Alhaji Sani Abbas as pioneer Chairman

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Herdsmen attack Nasarawa community, kill 16

By Gaaden Puun,  Lafia The Tiv community of Nasarawa State has confirmed losing 16 persons to fleeing herdsmen in Awe, Keana, and Obi LGAs respectively. The community also debunk reports that those killed were indigenous Benue people, thus appealing for

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Gunshots as police block Shi’ites from n’assembly

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) clashed with the police at the National Assembly Complex on Monday. They had arrived at the entrance of the national assembly around midday but were prevented from gaining access to the premises. The

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VOXPOP: How would you rate President Buhari’s performance in 2017 and what are your expectations for 2018?

By Amina Isah, Abuja It’s a New Year, for most people, the last year ended miserably as promises made by leaders were not kept. Nigerians have looked back at how they fared under the Buhari-led APC administration these past years

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A president and a heartbreak nation

By Ikeogu Oke “Ours is a heartbreak nation, a killer of elation, unmindful of its inclination to self-immolation” The recent killings in Rivers and Benue States and previous ones across our country, attributed to suspected cultists and Fulani herdsmen, should worry

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Kaduna teachers dare el-Rufai, begin indefinite strike

Some teachers in Kaduna state refused to return to work on Monday in compliance with the directive of the state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT). The union had asked its members to stay away from work in

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If I wasn’t a musician, I would be a goalkeeper – Tuface

By Amina Isah, Abuja. Nigeria’s music legend, Tuface Idibia graced cover for Guardian Life Magazine revealed that if life had not led him to the path of music, he would have ended up being a goalkeeper. The singer when asked

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PDP sweeps Delta council poll; APC kicks

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner in 23 out of the 25 local government areas of Delta in Saturday’s council elections across the state. Mike Ogbodu, chairman of Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC),  gave the details

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