Max Air to resume schedule flights Dec. 30

The Management of Max Air says arrangement has been concluded to resume its schedule flights operation from Kano to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia on Dec. 30. The Public Relations Officer of the Airline, Alhaji Ibrahim Dahiru, said in a statement in Kano on Tuesday that all necessary arrangements for the smooth take-off had been completed. “The Airline would operate two …

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Zimbabwe holds first public interviews for Chief Justice

Zimbabwe held its first ever public interviews for the vacant post of Chief Justice on Tuesday. The public interviews was to reflect President Robert Mugabe’s reduced authority under a constitution adopted three years ago in the southern African country. In the past, Mr. Mugabe had sole authority to appoint the head of the judiciary, but the 2013 charter required candidates …

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Merkel, Hollande want to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday they favour extending EU sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict, ahead of a Brussels summit that will discuss the issue. Merkel said that — given grave shortcomings in the Ukraine peace process, which has been marred by regular ceasefire violations — “it will be necessary to extend sanctions …

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Rerun: APC will reject result of Rivers East – Peterside

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, on Monday said that the All Progressives Congress would reject the result of Rivers East Senatorial District rerun election. Peterside told a news conference in Port Harcourt that the collation of the district’s election results was marred with irregularities. He said that information available to the party …

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Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win Ballon d’Or 2016

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat rival Lionel Messi to win the prestigious Ballon d’Or award for a fourth time. The 31-year-old is now one behind Barcelona’s Messi, who took the honour for a fifth time last year. Atletico Madrid’s French forward Antoine Griezmann finished third in the vote. Ronaldo helped Real Madrid win last season’s Champions League and scored …

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JAMB meets CBT centre owners over 2017 exams

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says arrangements have been concluded to have an interaction with owners of Computer Based Test centres in the country ahead of the 2017 UTME. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the disclosure in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos. According to the …

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Nigeria Army kill five Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe

The Nigerian Army have killed five suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe state north east Nigeria. A top military officer of the 233 battalion of the Nigeria Army in Damaturu who requested anonymity, said that the insurgents were killed between Kukareta and Sasawa communities, outskirts of Damaturu the state capital. “The operation was successfully executed by an …

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