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Dead Man found on Arik Air plane at MMIA Lagos Nigeria

A suspected stowaway reportedly died in the undercarriage compartment of an Arik Air aircraft on Saturday.

According to a statement by the Federal Airports Authority of
Nigeria, the yet-to-be-identified body was discovered in an Arik airbus
A345, with registration number, CS-TFX at the Murtala Muhammed
International Airport, Lagos.
The statement said that FAAN was reviewing footages of the CCTV
system and airside security operations with a view to identifying the
gaps and personnel failure, if any, in order to take remedial actions.
Confirming the incident, General Manager, FAAN, Mr. Yakubu Dati, in a
chat with Punch Newspaper said that the flight was due to take off for
JFK Airport, United States on Saturday night.
He said, “The aircraft was parked by the time the body was
discovered, but we found out it was bound to leave for JFK later this
night.”
Dati added that FAAN had intensified efforts at improving security
and safety at both land and airside through the installation of high
tech screening machines, CCTV surveillance cameras and patrol teams.
“The Authority is assuring all travelling passengers of safety of
lives and property throughout all the nation’s airports,” he said.

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Akwa Ibom: State where commissioners, others, kneel for Akpabio’s wife

Kneeling, bowing or prostrating for the
wife of Akwa Ibom State governor, Mrs. Unoma Akpabio, is a common
feature in Akwa Ibom state.

Those who do not oblige to this concept are often considered to be anti-Akpabio’s administration.
A member in the Akwa Ibom State House of
Assembly representing Mbo State Constituency, Mrs. Alice Ekpenyong,
knelt before the governor’s wife at the Independent National Electoral
Commission office, when they were being presented with the certificates
of return in 2011.
Similarly, many of the commissioners in
the state cannot stand before Mrs. Akpabio to talk; they must either
face a different direction or stoop low before her.
Recently, the Commissioner of Works, Mr.
Don Etim, was found kneeling to talk to her during one of the Peoples
Democratic Party...
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Lagos robbery: Slain fish seller wanted to study law – Aunt tells touching story

Remember the girl that was slain (HERE), her aunt has spoken.

The deceased’s aunt who identified herself as Mrs. Omolafe, told SUNDAY PUNCH on
Saturday that Ibikunle was eager to study law after her secondary
education, adding that she was abandoned by her mother when she was two
years old.
Ibikunle, who lived with her aunt on
Babalola Close in the area, was brutally killed on Thursday by a gang of
robbers, who stormed a branch of First City Monument Bank Limited on
Admiralty Way on the fateful day.
The victim was hawking fried fish after she returned from school before a bullet hit her.
On Friday about 13 armed robbers in
military uniform came through a waterway in the area and laid siege to
the bank, shooting...
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Patience Jonathan doesn’t stop amusing Nigerians with her statements…read what she said today again!

 Mrs. Patience
Jonathan, on Saturday declared that her husband, President Goodluck Jonathan would remain in the office till May 2019 to  complete his two terms in office, against all odds.

Highlights of what she said:

1. “Everybody is staying there for eight years. Now it’s our turn. We
must complete our eight years. It is a constitution of this country. We
will complete our two tenure and hand over.

2. “I am a peaceful person and I preach peace anywhere I go. They are
looking for fight, they are looking for war. They are troublesome
people. That is why they went and take expired drugs.

3. “Now they are crying. They are the people stoning people and
nobody talk. They are dragging stadium but me I am ready to go to the
street...

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