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BREAKING: Air Force helicopter carrying VP Osinbajo crashes

A Nigerian Air Force helicopter carrying Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has crashed immediately after take off at Kabba on Saturday.

According to a tweet shared by Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity, Laolu Akande, “VP Osinbajo’s Chopper crash lands in Kabba, but he and the entire crew safe. He is continuing with his engagements and plans for the day in Kogi State.”

The Vice President and his crew, who were reportedly on their way to Lokoja, are unhurt.

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Buhari flags off oil drilling in Gombe

President Muhammadu Buhari has flagged off oil drilling in Gombe state has revealed by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

According to a post made on the social media page of the corporation, spud-in is the beginning of the drilling of an oil well by a rig targeting a prospective reservoir and that is what the President has just done in the state.

They wrote:

“BREAKING: History is made as President @MBuhari just performed the Presidential Flag-off of the Spud-in of the Kolmani River Well-II at the Gongola Basin, Upper Benue Trough.

In simple terms, Spud-in is the beginning of the drilling of an oil well by a rig targeting a prospective reservoir.

Also in attendance are Govs Mohammed A. Abubakar & Ibrahim H. Dankwambo of Bauchi...

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