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2Face cancels protests scheduled for Monday

The nationwide protests on Monday against the desperate economic situation in Nigeria, led by singer 2Face Idibia, with rallies planned in Abuja and Lagos, has been cancelled. In a tired and emotional message posted on Instagram, Idibia claimed it was a “fear of hijack” by other forces and that the point he wanted to make “was not worth the life …

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Lagos State Police Commissioner denies attempt to stop 2Face-led demo

Fatai Owoseni, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, has denied reports that he threatened to stop the planned protest led by singer 2Face Idibia against the government on Monday. The protest, supported by the Enough is Enough group, has been tagged “a call for good governance and for urgent explanation into the reckless economic downturn nationwide”.  It was widely reported …

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Arik Air – a flying shambles

Arik Air, according to Wikipedia, is a Nigerian airline operating a domestic, regional and international flight network. It operates mainly from two hubs at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. What this doesn’t tell you is the nature of this “operation” – lack of it. One unfortunate Arik customer had to be in the UK …

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No electricity at Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos for two days

Nigeria’s busiest airport, the Murtala Muhammed International Airport was grounded by power failure for two days this weekend – Saturday and Sunday. Power was finally restored this morning after the embarrassing incident had disrupted international flight operations in and out of Lagos for two days. The General Manager, Public Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Yakubu Dati, told the …

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