Police arrest Kano Deputy Governor, Commissioner

The police in Kano have taken the state deputy Governor, Nasiru Gawuna and the State Commissioner for Local Government, Alhaji Sule Garo into custody over alleged threat to public peace. The two were arrested for alleged disruption of the Collation of results of the Governorship Elections at the Nasarawa Local Government area Collation Centre. It was gathered that the two were saved from being manhandled by supporters of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party candidate, at the Centre. The incident which took place at about 2:00 am was said to…

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China grounds entire Boeing 737 Max 8 fleet after Ethiopian Airlines crash

China ordered domestic airlines to suspend commercial operations of the Boeing 737 Max 8, after an Ethiopian Airlines crash killed 157 people on Sunday. It was the second incident involving a 737 Max 8 in recent months, following on from the Indonesia Lion Air flight that crashed after take-off from Jakarta in October, killing all 189 people on board. China’s Civil Aviation Administration said domestic airlines had until 6pm local time (2pm UAE) to ground all 737 Max 8 aircraft. Operation of the model will only resume after “confirming the relevant…

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