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U.S. orders extra inspection of some Boeing 777s after United incident, Japan suspends use

In Feb. 2018, a 777 of the same age operated by United and bound for Honolulu suffered an engine failure when a cowling fell off about 30 minutes before the plane landed safely. The NTSB determined that incident was the result of a full-length fan blade fracture.

Fear of travel ban in the aviation as FG mulls lockdown

An aircraft engineer and Chief Executive of 7 Stars Global Hangar, Isaac Balami, said, “Too much has happened to us in the last nine months; it is clear that COVID-19 has done a lot of havoc.

UK bans UAE flights, closing world’s busiest international route

The UAE is home to thousands of British expatriates and has been a popular destination for social media influencers during the pandemic, who have created upset in the UK by claiming to have travelled for work and then posting holiday pictures online. The country is currently in lockdown with people told not to travel overseas.

Lagos State Government restricts movement of trucks on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, others 

The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, announced that the current administration has mapped out dedicated routes to be plied between 9:00 pm and 6:00 am daily.

China unveils first Maglev Train Prototype with a design speed of 620km/hr (pictures)

The “super bullet” train is designed to have a speed of 620km/h, developed using a linear acceleration system based on high-temperature superconductors (HTSs).

Tanker, truck drivers damaging new construction on Lagos-Ibadan expressway – Official

The director appealed to truck drivers to stop the road abuse, adding that, overloading endangered both the safety of highways and that of road users.

Third Mainland Bridge to be shut for 2 weeks as rehabilitation process kicks off – FG

the repairs would not be delayed unnecessarily to allow for smooth traffic.

Boeing 737 passenger plane vanishes over sea after ‘falling 10,000ft’ after takeoff from Indonesia

Around 39 minutes into its journey, the jet lost contact with Malaysia Airlines and crashed at an unknown location killing all 239 people on board.

Boeing 737 Max returns to US skies for first time in 21 months

Last month, the Federal Aviation Administration approved changes that Boeing made to an automated flight-control system implicated in crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia that killed 346 people in all.

First Boeing 737 max plane gets certificate saying it is safe to fly

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued the certificate, which authorises that particular aircraft to fly, after announcing that Administrator Steve Dickson had signed an order on 18 November allowing the 737 Max to return to commercial service.

Maryland service lane for six weeks in Lagos

“Traffic inward Ojota Bus stop/Maryland from the Ibadan-Lagos Expressway could either proceed to Oworonshoki/Gbagada or descend the loop by Abiola Garden to connect Ikorodu road (inbound Ketu).

Lagos-Ibadan expressway tanker explosion kills two, burnt 35 vehicles

“About 35 vehicles were burnt particularly those parked by the sides of the road, the driver and the motor boy died. We cannot say anything about other casualties now, I will keep you posted,”

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NAPMAIDEs celebrates Nigerian Police Force on the arrest of the killers of Na’Allah

In a condolence message, #NAPMAIDES had called on the Police to ensure perpetrators are brought to book and this is what the Nigeria Police Force has rightly done, which we do applaud as a group.

2023: APC ready to welcome Goodluck Jonathan to ruling party

Akpanudoedehe said Jonathan, like every other new entrant, would be accorded rights and privileges extended to all members irrespective of the date they joined.

Kaduna Police arrests two suspects over killing of Senator Na-Allah’s son

“Yes two suspects were arrested a week ago in Kaduna.”

Fear, concern over Bauchi as military ‘smokes’ out terrorists, bandits from neighbouring states

Alkaleri, who is also the state Chairman of Hunters Association of Nigeria, said that registered hunters had been operating 24/7, patrolling all nooks and crannies of the state in order to make citizens sleep with their eyes closed. He added that the hunters were operating jointly with security agents in all the 20 local government areas of the state.