Boeing Upgrades Software On Crisis-Hit 737 MAX After Deadly Crash

    Boeing is upgrading the stall prevention software on its 737 MAX, industry sources said Friday, as French investigators scoured black box data from the latest of two deadly crashes involving the aircraft in recent months. The MAX has been grounded worldwide following Sunday’s Ethiopia Airlines disaster that killed all 157 on board, and … Continue reading Boeing Upgrades Software On Crisis-Hit 737 MAX After Deadly Crash

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NAF Graduates 175 Special Forces Personnel Trained By Indigenous Instructors

  As part of its contribution towards boosting internal security operations across the country, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday graduated another batch of Special Forces (SF) personnel. The 175 graduating students of SF Course 4/2019 successfully completed the 10-week rigorous and intensive training in asymmetric warfare at the Regiment Training Centre (RTC), Kaduna, … Continue reading NAF Graduates 175 Special Forces Personnel Trained By Indigenous Instructors

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Federer Breezes Into Indian Wells Semis, Could Face Nadal

  Five-time champion Roger Federer did his part to set up a possible blockbuster semi-final with Rafael Nadal at the ATP Indian Wells Masters on Friday with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Hubert Hurkacz. Federer, who can break out of a tie with Novak Djokovic with a record sixth title in the California desert, is … Continue reading Federer Breezes Into Indian Wells Semis, Could Face Nadal

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49 Killed In New Zealand Mosques Attack

  A right-wing extremist armed with semi-automatic weapons rampaged through two mosques in the quiet New Zealand city of Christchurch during afternoon prayers Friday, killing 49 worshipers and wounding dozens more. The attack, thought to be the deadliest against Muslims in the West in modern times, was immediately dubbed terrorism by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, … Continue reading 49 Killed In New Zealand Mosques Attack

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Three-Storey Building Collapses In Ibadan, Three Rescued So Far

  Barely two days after a similar incident occurred in Lagos, another three-storey building has collapsed, this time in Ibadan. The structure, which was still under construction, caved in at Shogoye in the Idi Arere area of the Oyo State capital. The Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mr Shina Olukolu, confirmed to Channels Television … Continue reading Three-Storey Building Collapses In Ibadan, Three Rescued So Far

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Infection Kills 15 Babies In Tunisia Hospital

  Fifteen babies were killed by an infection at a Tunisian state hospital, investigators said Friday, as they announced a new death toll in a scandal which has sparked public outrage. Investigations were launched after newborns at the Rabta state hospital in Tunis started dying last week. Mohamed Douagi, head of the commission of inquiry, … Continue reading Infection Kills 15 Babies In Tunisia Hospital

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IS Suicide Bombers Kill Six In Syria Attack

  The Islamic State group launched three suicide attacks outside their last redoubt in eastern Syria Friday, killing six people among those fleeing the crumbling jihadist bastion. They were the latest casualties in Syria’s devastating civil war, which entered its ninth year on Friday with 370,000 dead. All that remains of a once-sprawling proto-state that … Continue reading IS Suicide Bombers Kill Six In Syria Attack

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Rivers Elections: In The End, It Will Be A Sweet Victory – Wike

  Governor Nyesom Wike is confident of victory in the Rivers State governorship election, despite the suspension of electoral processes in the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In a series of tweets on Friday, the governor attributed his optimism to the love he said the residents of the state have for the … Continue reading Rivers Elections: In The End, It Will Be A Sweet Victory – Wike

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Atiku, Obasanjo Meet Behind Closed Doors After Presidential Election

  The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just-concluded presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his residence at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Although details of the meeting, which took place on Thursday, were not disclosed, it was … Continue reading Atiku, Obasanjo Meet Behind Closed Doors After Presidential Election

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2022 World Cup: FIFA Seeks Co-Host With Qatar To Expand Tournament

  FIFA moved a step closer on Friday to expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams and hopes to confirm the plans in June if a suitable co-host can be found. An internal feasibility study supporting the expansion, which is being strongly pushed by President Gianni Infantino, was given full backing by … Continue reading 2022 World Cup: FIFA Seeks Co-Host With Qatar To Expand Tournament

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