FirstNation Airline to resume operations September 15

Local carrier, FirstNation Airways, will return to business on September 15, an official said on Monday. Rasheed Yusuf, FirstNation’s Head of Corporate Affairs, said the airline suspended operations last week to carry out routine maintenance on its fleet in line with safety standards and regulations. Mr. Yusuf’s statement came a few days after the Nigerian Read more

China continues Nigerian rail expansion with $5bn modernisation deal

Nigeria’s federal government has signed two contracts valued at nearly $5.1bn with the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) to build or modernise two rail lines. The two agreements are the Kano-Kaduna Segment 3 of the Lagos-Kano rail modernisation project, a contract worth $1.68bn, and the Calabar-Port Harcourt Segment 1, which extends to Onne Deep Read more

Ondo people are bastards, betrayers – Ekungba, APC aspirant blasts after losing primary

A governorship aspirant under the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo state, Jamiu Afolabi Ekungba, has reportedly described people of the state as bastards, saying he will never help an Ondo indegine going forward. Ekungba made the statement after he lost out in the party’s primary election held during the weekend . About 23 aspirants Read more