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Buhari Under Pressure Over 2023 Election Schedule
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Buhari Under Pressure Over 2023 Election Schedule

The 2023 election timetable an­nounced by Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, Chairman, Inde­pendent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday, has begun to generate serious controver­sies across all sectors, particularly in political and economic segments. The economic implications of the pronouncement have been of great concern, considering the current po­sition of the economy which is on the precipice. President Muhammadu too is said to be under pressure over the announcement as it came to him suddenly. Political analysts are wor­ried that the timetable could heighten the tempo of poli­ticking, backroom dealing and horse-trading while ac­tual governance may take the backstage. They are also of the opin­ion that an order in which the presidential election comes first may confer ...
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Boost for Arsenal as David Luiz back ahead of schedule

The Brazilian defender had looked to be set for a spell on the sidelines, however he has recovered quickly and could return to the pitch soon David Luiz has returned to full training following a neck injury ahead of schedule, in a boost for Arsenal and manager Mikel Arteta. The Brazilian defender signed a contract extension last season and remains a key first-team player for Arteta's FA Cup holders, despite making a number of high-profile errors that have led to fierce criticism from fans and pundits. Luiz however is a popular and respected member of the first team at Arsenal, which meant his recent suffering of a neck problem, which threatened to keep him out for a period of matches, was a real blow for the Gunners.
UFC President Dana White Confirms Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya’s next oppnent for UFC Middleweight Title
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UFC President Dana White Confirms Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya’s next oppnent for UFC Middleweight Title

UFC President Dana Whyte has confirmed the fight Nigeria's Israel Adesanya will face in defence of the UFC middleweight title belt. Whyte, who has been lining up fights for two months despite the global Coronavirus pandemic, says Israel Adesanya will defend his UFC middleweight title against Paulo Costa. Adesanya defeated Yoel Romero back in March after Paulo Costa was ruled out due to injury and now he is back fit Dana Whyte says the deal for them to fight has been agreed. In an interview with media before UFC on ESPN 11, White promised an ‘awesome’ August fight schedule and admitted the 185lbs-division was getting a huge title fight. “August is insane and then you know how that usually works out as we end the year going into the fall. There’s always killer fights goin...
I was experiencing a nightmare’ – Fiorentina’s Kouame delighted about football return
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I was experiencing a nightmare’ – Fiorentina’s Kouame delighted about football return

The Ivorian forward can finally look forward to a return to action with Serie A matches set to resume on June 20 Fiorentina forward Christian Kouame has expressed his delight in the hope of being able to play again after months out injured. The 22-year-old Ivorian has been out with an anterior cruciate ligament problem since November last year, and has been unable to make any appearances for his new club after joining Fiorentina on loan from Genoa in January. The return of football activities after the original season schedule because of the coronavirus pandemic gives Kouame hope of getting back on the pitch, having used the lockdown period to intensify his fitness.
Liverpool & Arsenal target Traore could move this summer despite coronavirus, says his agent
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Liverpool & Arsenal target Traore could move this summer despite coronavirus, says his agent

The pacey winger's representative is hopeful that the Covid-19 crisis will not adversely affect the transfer market Rumoured Liverpool and Arsenal target Adama Traore could complete a move away from Wolves this summer despite the ongoing coronavirus crisis, according to his agent Rodri Baster. Traore began his professional career at Barcelona after rising through the club's famed La Masia academy ranks, but ultimately failed to establish himself as a regular in the first-team set-up. The Spanish attacker was eventually sold to Aston Villa in August 2015, but endured a difficult first season in England which was marred by disciplinary and fitness issues. Villa decided to offload Traore after being relegated from the Premier League, and he signed a four-year contract with Middlesbr...
COVID-19: Lagos Launches App To Help Schedule Test Appointments
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COVID-19: Lagos Launches App To Help Schedule Test Appointments

#COVID19 Response has moved into communities. You can locate the Local Government TESTING CENTER closest to you through AlertClinic visit http://app.alertclinic.com/ Request a TEST and choose where you are in Lagos. Try it and share your feedback. #StaySafe #LagosAgainstCOVID19 https:///7CkIi6h3uC)
Coronavirus: Willian Begs Chelsea to Allow him Leave
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Coronavirus: Willian Begs Chelsea to Allow him Leave

Chelsea winger, Willian, has asked the club for permission to return to his native Brazil, so he can be with his family amid the coronavirus outbreak. The 31-year-old’s current deal expires at the end of June, but he has insisted he would be willing to play for the Blues beyond that time. However, his immediate concern is to be reunited with his family, with Willian worried about his wife and daughters. “At the moment, I’m alone. My wife and daughters are in Brazil. “I had made a schedule before that. They went first, I was going to have a break and I was going too. Now, I’m checking here, if I have authorisation from the club,” Willian told Globo SporTV.
Ubi Franklin’s Baby Mama, Sandra Reacts to Toyin Lawani’s Post on ‘Blocking Men’
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Ubi Franklin’s Baby Mama, Sandra Reacts to Toyin Lawani’s Post on ‘Blocking Men’

Sandra Iheuwa, Ubi Franklin's 4th baby mama has reacted to Toyin Lawani's Instagram post about women blocking fathers from seeing their kids as punishment when a relationship goes bad. Recall LIB reported earlier that Toyin Lawani stated that women who do such can't replace a father, no matter how hard they try. Reacting to the stylist's Instagram post, Sandra Iheuwa stated that some women do not block kids from their dads. According to the businesswoman, some men just don't want to be in their child's life, have love for them, see or hold them even at birth and after birth. She further added that if the man doesn't want to be a participating parent, it's best he stays away as a child is better off that way. Sandra wrote; Some women do not block kids from their dad, some men...
Presidential Poll Tribunal: Atiku Tenders Niger, Yobe Results, Says INEC Has Two Different Outcomes In LG
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Presidential Poll Tribunal: Atiku Tenders Niger, Yobe Results, Says INEC Has Two Different Outcomes In LG

According to a report by Punch Metro, the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday opened the trial at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja by tendering the results of the polls in Niger and Yobe states. Atiku and his party had petitioned the tribunal challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Party at the February 23, 2019 election. A renowned constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben Nwabueze (SAN), made what turned out to be a solidarity appearance at the tribunal on Thursday. Nwabueze arrived the courtroom in a wheelchair, and was wheeled out shortly thereafter. In his remarks before taking his leave, the 87-year-old noted that the generality of Nigerians believed that the presidenti...
Aston Villa announce Wesley signing for reported club record
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Aston Villa announce Wesley signing for reported club record

The 22-year-old joins the newly promoted Villains as they prepare to readjust to life in the Premier League following last season's play-off campaign Aston Villa have announced the capture of Brazilian striker Wesley from Club Brugge for what is thought to be a record club fee of £22m (€25m/$28m). The Villains, who secured a return to the Premier League last month in the Championship play-off final against Derby County, will bring the 22-year-old to the Midlands subject to a work permit and international clearance. He will link up with Dean Smith’s side as they prepare to head to the United States to face Minnesota United in St Paul to kick-off a busy pre-season schedule.
Mancini expects more from Italy despite 3-0 win in Greece
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Mancini expects more from Italy despite 3-0 win in Greece

Italy sit top of Group J as they seek a place at Euro 2020, but the Azzurri coach was not entirely satisfied with the win over Greece on Saturday Roberto Mancini wanted Italy to push for a fourth goal in Saturday's 3-0 Euro 2020 qualification win over Greece, but he still believes his side are "ahead of schedule". Italy produced a dominant showing in Athens, where a 10-minute, three-goal burst in the first half wrapped up a third victory from as many Group J matches. Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Insigne and Leonardo Bonucci were all on target, while the Azzurri also maintained their perfect defensive record.
Esimone beats 37 others to emerge UNIZIK VC
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Esimone beats 37 others to emerge UNIZIK VC

A former deputy vice-chancellor in charge of administration at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) and a professor of pharmacy, Professor Charles Esimone, has defeated 37 other contestants to emerge the vice chancellor of the institution. The Governing Council of the university has already approved the appointment through a letter dated 14 May 2019 and signed by the pro-chancellor and chairman of the governing council, Alhaji Azeez Bello. The letter reads: “Please, refer to your application for the above post, dated 1 February 2019, and your interactive session with the Joint Council/Senate Selection Board, held on Tuesday, 14 May 2019, at the University Council Chamber. “In accordance with the provisions of Section 4 of First Schedule, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Act CAP 139, LFN 2004...
Gov. Wike inaugurates 2 commissions of inquiry
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Gov. Wike inaugurates 2 commissions of inquiry

Justice Monina Danagogo is the Chairman of the commission on election violence while Justice Simeon Amadi chairs the second commission. He said although the tasks of the two judicial commissions of inquiry would be tasking, the members should work diligently and deliver within schedule. The terms of reference for the first commission included investigation of the remote and immediate causes of the violence, killings and other related acts during the Feb. 23 and March 9, 2019 general elections in Rivers. It was also charged to identify the sponsors and perpetrators of the various acts of violence and killings in the state during the period. The panel was also told to identify the victims of the said violence including those killed during the elections. It was also asked to id...
Torgah Clinches Memorare Tournament
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Torgah Clinches Memorare Tournament

Vincent Torgah Saturday dazzled to his third Memorare Tournament victory on the African Tour at Arsenal Golf Club, Owerri, Imo State, with a final round -5 under 67. Victory was an icing on the cake for the inform Ghanaian who brought to a climax his domination with a total haul of -18 under par over 72 holes. Torgah has also made it two wins in two starts on the African Tour this season building on his victory at the season’s opening event- the Eko Challenge Cup held last month at Lakowe Lakes. He drained 23 birdies over four days to lay to rest whatever doubt that might arise concerning his victory. Old war-horse, Emos Korblah shot the day’s lowest round of -6 under par 66. The Ghanaian’s impressing final day putting was highlighted by the seven birdies he plucked in the...
What you should know about Work Life in Dubai
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What you should know about Work Life in Dubai

Dubai means many things to many people depending on your level of interaction with the city and fascination for it. Whether you are living there or visiting; or probably planning of relocating soon, well the chances are that you already have a strong picture of Dubai in your mind. There are places that we already dream of or have fantasies about even before we step on that plane; places like New York, London and Paris easily come to mind. But you see that city called Dubai, it is an entirely different kettle of fish. A visit to Dubai and you would wonder if the place should only have existed in your imagination. But asides its breathtaking sites and endless cranes dotting its skyline with a fantastic blend of a relentless sunlight there’s a lot more to the city you probably don’t know abo...
Two Planes Collide At Kenyan airport
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Two Planes Collide At Kenyan airport

Two Kenya Airways planes collided Saturday at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, and thankfully no injuries were reported. The Embraer planes collided while undergoing maintenance, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Director-General, Gilbert Kibe, said. No injuries were reported. Captain Kibe said airport safety officials are investigating the incident. “We will find out what went wrong and we will mitigate to ensure it does not happen again,” he said. Airport officials have opened investigation into the incident. Mr Kibe added that a disruption of services at JKIA would be inevitable. “Some flights will likely be cancelled. Every aeroplane has something that it’s doing every day. If two are not available, that will really mess up the schedule,” “We hope that the flights will...
John Legend Confesses to a Nigerian Lady That his Lyrics Are All Lies
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John Legend Confesses to a Nigerian Lady That his Lyrics Are All Lies

John Legend has confessed to a Nigerian lady that his lyrics in the song “All of me” are all lies. The RnB singer had tweeted that he can’t swim and he’s just having his first swimming lessons since he was 5 which made the lady to chip in. John Legend wrote: “I can’t really swim. Today I took my first swim lesson since I was like 5. My dad learned in his 60’s so I feel like I’m ahead of schedule.” After the tweet went viral, the Nigerian lady identified as Oreoluwa Babatope asked the singer to clarify his lyrics in the song “All of me” where he said “my head’s under water but I’m breathing fine”. She wrote: “So what happened when your head was under water? Did you breathe fine? Was it all a lie?!” John Legend replied: “All. Lies. Hahaha”...
Unremitted Taxes: Kaduna, Kano Drag FG Agencies to Tax Tribunal
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Unremitted Taxes: Kaduna, Kano Drag FG Agencies to Tax Tribunal

Kaduna and Kano State governments through their Boards of Internal Revenue have taken some federal government agencies to the North West Zone of the Tax Appeal Tribunal. They are dragging the agencies to the tribunal sitting in Kaduna for failure to remit taxes to them. The Kaduna State board of internal revenue, dragged the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, before the Tribunal on Wednesday, with respect to unremitted Pay-As-You-Earn and withholding taxes, totaling N6.16bn. The amount was for all taxes due, to the Kaduna State government, but were unremitted, between 2007 and 2012. The tribunal, which has just been newly reconstituted, with Umaru M. Adamu as Chairman, also attended to tax issues against Kaduna Polytechnic, brought before it for unremitted pe...
Meet Male Prostitute Who Makes a Living by Having Sex with Married and Unmarried Women whose Partners Can’t Satisfy Sexually
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Meet Male Prostitute Who Makes a Living by Having Sex with Married and Unmarried Women whose Partners Can’t Satisfy Sexually

A South African graduate who is popular for having sex with women for money has spoken out about his job and what makes it so important. Paul Zuluka, 27, said his job is to satisfy women in bed. He charges R400 for one round and R2,000 for 24 hours. Speaking to The Daily Sun about his job as a male prostitute, he said he got the idea in September when he graduated and couldn't find a job. Paul from Meadowlands, Soweto in South Africa, said: This is the best idea I’ve ever had. I love (sleeping with women) and am great at it, so I enjoy every moment. I get money for doing something I love. I help women keep their relationships going and reduce their stress. He continued: I’m a Ugandan. I came to South Africa to get a job, but that didn’t happen so I had to do something. I ...
Aliko Dangote Birthday Message To DJ Cuppy – Watch Video
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Aliko Dangote Birthday Message To DJ Cuppy – Watch Video

Nigerian Billionaire businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote birthday message to his friend’s daughter, DJ Cuppy, has truly shown how lovable and caring the Africa’s richest man could be. Dangote out of his busy schedule took his time to wish the celebrity DJ a happy birthday in a video that has since gone viral across social media. In the trending video, the Businessman can be heard saying: “Hi Cuppy, this is Uncle Aliko, I called to wish you a very very happy birthday in good health with long life, and God’s continued blessing. We are just very very happy with all your progress, and we’d continue to pray for you, for a greater success. We love you all. Byeeeeee” The business man has been hailed for his rare move, which leaves many people to wonder how strong the bond is between his f...
Chelsea’s Hazard Happy But Tired
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Chelsea’s Hazard Happy But Tired

Eden Hazard may be feeling the effects of a gruelling schedule but the Belgium midfielder has insisted he is still enjoying life at Chelsea. The 27-year-old Hazard starred as Belgium finished an impressive third at this year’s World Cup in Russia and then played his part in helping Chelsea make an unbeaten 12-match start to the Premier League season with seven goals. Hazard missed three games with a back injury but played a full 90 minutes for the first time since October 20 during a fractious goalless draw with Everton on Sunday. By extending their unbeaten start to the season, the Blues were left in third place — four points behind leaders Manchester City and two adrift of second-placed Liverpool heading into the international break. “Believe me, I am tired,” Hazard told talkSPORT...
NFF Holds 74th Annual General Assembly In Asaba
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NFF Holds 74th Annual General Assembly In Asaba

The 74th Annual General Assembly of Nigeria Football Federation will take place in Asaba, capital of Delta State on Wednesday. It is the first in the life of the NFF Executive Committee 2018-2022, democratically composed at the Elective Congress that took place in the city of Katsina on 20th September this year. NFF Expected at the Annual General Assembly are the Members of NFF Congress, the full compliment of the NFF Executive Committee, NFF Management, invited guests, accredited observers and NFF schedule officers. The opening ceremony has been set for 12 noon, with the Executive Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa expected to declare the ceremony open. He will be accompanied by members of the Delta State Executive Council.
Buhari Didn’t Summon Me To Abuja – Governor Emmanuel
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Buhari Didn’t Summon Me To Abuja – Governor Emmanuel

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State who met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Thursday, has spoken about the meeting and the concorted allegations trailing it.   Governor Udom Emmanuel meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Thursday The Akwa Ibom State Governor Emmanuel, in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Ekerete Udoh, on Friday, said the report that he was summoned by President Muhammadu Buhari, was “very petty and pedestrian”. It was gathered that Police had two days ago, arrested the state's Commissioner for Environment, Iniobong Essien, for allegedly preventing President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign billboard to be hoisted at a location within the state capital. Governor Udom who met with President...
Broda Shaggi Rescues Two Accident Victims In Lagos
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Broda Shaggi Rescues Two Accident Victims In Lagos

Broda Shaggi took to Instagram to narrate how he saved two accidents victims from dying, after a collision which occurred in Lekki area of Lagos. According to Broda Shaggi, he took the accident victims to the hospital and paid their bills. Read his story below; Few months ago, an accident survivor was also full of thanks towards actress Toyin Abraham after she came to his aid and that of other passengers, who were involved in an accident in Lekki. The young man said that he and other passengers in a bus were stranded and in need of help after the bus they were in crashed at Eleganza in Lekki, Lagos. The occupants of the bus sustained injuries and were in pain. Then Toyin, who was passing by at that time, stopped her car and took them all to the hospital. Chris wrote: ...
It Was Emotional For Me Seeing My Daughter Go To University – Mercy Aigbe
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It Was Emotional For Me Seeing My Daughter Go To University – Mercy Aigbe

Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe has opened up on how she felt seeing her 17-year-old daughter, Michelle, attend university in another country and according to her, it was an emotional moment for her. In a chat with Sunday Scoop, the actress said: “Her absence hasn’t really been easy. Michelle and I have been together for 17 years before she had to go to university. Letting her go is very emotional for me. I still miss her a lot. She’s a big girl now and she’s starting her own journey in life. I have brought her up well; I have inculcated the values I want her to live by in her. I have given her the foundation and I wish her the best. She’s always in my prayers. It’s just painful that after university, she’ll probably get married.” Sharing tips on her beauty regimen, Aigbe said; “I t...
Drake Postpones Monday Night Concert In Toronto
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Drake Postpones Monday Night Concert In Toronto

Drake’s Monday-scheduled tour date in Toronto has been postponed. Live Nation Ontario announced the change in schedule early Monday morning. “Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Aubrey & The Three Migos tour date in Toronto originally scheduled for August 20th is being postponed,” reads the message. “Tickets will be honoured for the new date when announced.” The Monday night show was the first of three scheduled performances by Drake and Migos in the city. The two remaining dates — set for Tuesday and Wednesday — will go on as planned. According to The Toronto Star, Thursday presents the potential for a make-up date, as it is both an off-day on the tour and is not yet booked for an event. This is not the first delay the tour has suffered. In July, some early dates on the...
Hughton Unconcerned About Brighton Travel Schedule
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Hughton Unconcerned About Brighton Travel Schedule

Brighton manager Chris Hughton isn't concerned by the club's early travel schedule. The Seagulls have to play Liverpool and Manchester City in two of their next three away games. Asked if he was worried about the long-distance travel, Hughton said: "No, not at this moment because we are one game into the season. "It concerned me last season and is something we will certainly have to be better at this season but it's miles too early to worry about that."  
As INEC Releases 2019 General Elections Schedule
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As INEC Releases 2019 General Elections Schedule

Election is like alcohol which intoxicates and harms with abuse. At the mention of the word ‘election’, many an active participant begins to lose his senses. Which is why the recent announcement of the schedule for the 2019 general elections, by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), would usher in a flurry of activities, many of which would be inconsequential to governance. As would be expected, henceforth, politicians and contractors would begin to mop up funds, finances and manpower in a common ritual of channeling and directing all resources towards election victories. It would be a time to spend lavishly in a frenzied rat-race that may often lead to nought. According to the schedule of activities announced by INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, political parties would have a...
UEFA, Top European Leagues Renew Agreement To Avoid Schedule Clashes
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UEFA, Top European Leagues Renew Agreement To Avoid Schedule Clashes

Europe’s top leagues will renew a working agreement with UEFA that avoids clashes between domestic and Champions League games. European Professional Football Leagues chairman Lars-Christer Olsson said on Tuesday that the cooperation deal is being finalised, and UEFA should ratify it in September. The leagues group will get “proper recognition” and seats in UEFA’s decision-making bodies including voting rights in the executive committee, Olsson said after a meeting of the 32-member leagues’ group. The previous deal ended in March amid leagues criticising UEFA about the way it consulted before making changes to the 2018-21 Champions League seasons that favored clubs in Europe’s four wealthiest and strongest footballing countries. Access to the lucrative 32-team group stage for Eu...
Airlines Raise Fares Amid Flight Shortage At Lagos Airport
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Airlines Raise Fares Amid Flight Shortage At Lagos Airport

Local airlines yesterday increased ticket fares to take maximum advantage of high passenger demand on some domestic routes. The increase, which is as high as 100 and 200 per cent on some airlines, was influenced by the shortage of flights available, especially on the Lagos and Abuja routes. The development left several passengers stranded at the Lagos airport, forcing some of them to travel by road. There was an unusual heavy presence of air travellers at both General Aviation Terminal (GAT) and Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) terminal, in Lagos, quite typical of the period of fuel scarcity. Passengers and travel agents alike were noticed shuttling from one airline to another to see which had seats available and at affordable prices. At about 2p.m, Officials of airlines like Air P...