I thought former Nigeria leader Goodluck Jonathan was writing his biography. It turns out the former president has been busy writing revisionist history instead. Mr. Jonathan led Nigeria following the death of Umaru Yar’Adua in 2010. He won the 2011 presidential contest over Muhammadu Buhari, only to lose his 2015 re-election bid to the same man.
“…Mr. Arabi is said to be a brother-in-law to Mr. Adamu Muazu, former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who owned the building in which $45million was recently discovered in Ikoyi, Lagos, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission….”
Mr. Abba Kyari, President Muhammadu Buhari’s controversial Chief of Staff, is exploiting the President’s ill-health, sources have told SaharaReporters. Mr. Kyari, disclosed sources, has prevented the suspension of Mr. Jalal Arabi, Permanent Secretary of the State House from taking effect, as ordered by President Buhari. Sources told SaharaReporters that Mr. Arabi has been suspended by the President, but the suspension was stopped from taking effect by Mr. Kyari, to whom the Permanent Secretary is very close.
The Director General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, DAWN, Commission, Dipo Famakinwa, is dead. Multiple sources close to Mr. Famakinwa confirmed his death to PREMIUM TIMES on Friday morning. Mr. Famakinwa’s organization was responsible for designing and implementing the blueprint for better integration and governance of the six south-western states.
Its another major breakthrough for the EFCC Today, as the agency reportedly busted a home where it says it recovered huge sums of money in Dollars, Pounds and in Naira. Although the agency did not disclose the home from where this huge cash was recovered, it says it recovered 38 million Dollars, 23 million Naira … Continue reading EFCC Discovers Huge Sums Of Money In Ikoyi Apartment
UK flight ban on laptops and tablets: How will this affect your travel plans?
As easyJet becomes the first UK airline to announce a hand luggage ban on laptops and tablets, we explain what this flight ban means for your travel plans, especially if you’re flying from the Middle East and North Africa.
On March 22nd 2017, the UK and the US announced a ban on laptops and tablets in all hand luggage on board direct flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia, and the change in hand luggage restrictions has now come into force. So how will this affect your travel plans? Here are the facts…
Which countries and airports are included in the ban?
The US flight ban affects the following airports:
- Cairo (Egypt)
- Istanbul (Turkey)
- Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
- Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
- Kuwait (Kuwait)
- Doha (Qatar)
- Casablanca (Morocco)
- Amman (Jordan)
- Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
- Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)
The UK flight ban affects all flights coming from:
Which airlines are affected?
The ban will affect six UK airlines:
And these eight overseas carriers:
Some UK airlines have banned laptops and tablets in hand luggage on flights from the Middle East and North Africa. Our guide lists the restrictions you need to know.