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AIB Investigates Lagos Helicopter Crash

AIB Investigates Lagos Helicopter Crash

The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, has started investigations into the accident involving a helicopter with registration number 5N-BGD operated by Bristow, which crashed into the lagoon in Oworonshoki area of Lagos on Wednesday, August 12. In a statement signed by Felix Abali, its commissioner and chief executive officer, CEO, the AIB disclosed that the recovery

Helicopter Crash: Two More Bodies Recovered

Bodies of two missing persons were recovered today, as local divers, officers of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, the Nigeria Police and other security operatives resumed rescue operations at the Oworonshoki site of the helicopter crash that occurred yesterday. The helicopter, which belonged to Bristow Helicopters, crashed into the lagoon near the Oworonsoki end

Four killed in Third Mainland Bridge Helicopter Crash

Four people have been reported dead in a helicopter crash that occurred this afternoon at the Oworonshoki part of the Lagos lagoon. The ill-fated Chopper, which was said to be coming from Port Harcourt, plunged into the Lagoon at about 3:40 pm. According to reports, four of the 12 people on board died from the

DSS Lays Siege On ex-NSA Dasuki’s House

There are strong indications that operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, have decided to arrest Sambo Dasuki, the immediate past National Security Adviser, NSA. Reports indicate that after executing a search warrant on the Abuja and Sokoto residence of the retired Colonel, DSS operatives then sought to arrest Dasuki who is currently resisting

Teragro Installs International Grade Technology

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria, Transcorp Plc, has announced that Teragro Commodities Limited, its agribusiness subsidiary, has acquired and installed an extraction cup technology. This enables the company to produce superior quality juice concentrates that meet international quality standards. With its 26,500 million tonnes per annum capacity plant, Teragro Benfruit Plant, situated in Benue State, the

Another Fire Outbreak at Iyana Ipaja

Pandemonium broke out at Iyana Ipaja market, Lagos, this afternoon after a truck caught fire. According to an eyewitness account, the truck, which was carrying waste materials suddenly went out of control while descending the bridge and exploded after it came to a halt. Fortunately, no life was lost as the driver of the truck

Business Development Institute Lauds FAAN, Honours MD

The Nigerian Institute of Business Development has commended the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, for its cooperation and collaboration towards the progress of the institute. Paul Ikele, registrar of the institute, also disclosed plans to honour Saleh Dunoma, FAAN’s managing director and chief executive officer, CEO, with the award of honorary fellow during its

Saraki Names Galaudu, Olaniyonu as Aides

Bukola Saraki, Senate president, has approved the appointment of Isa Galaudu, representative of Kebbi North Senatorial District in the Seventh Senate as his Chief of Staff. The Senate president also confirmed the appointment of Yusuph Olaniyonu, the immediate past Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Ogun State, as his Special Adviser on Media. This was

NASS: Group Hails APC, Chides Opposition

Eko Foundation, a non-governmental group, has commended the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for stemming down the supposed political tension arising from the outcome of the National Assembly leadership election. At a recently held meeting of the Foundation in which members examined the nation’s current political climate, Wale Smith, President of Eko Foundation,

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