The United States FAA says authorities are searching for a small jet that disappeared from the radar on Saturday.
The Cessna Citation went missing about 50 miles north of Atlanta in the area of Gordon County and Cherokee County, Georgia.
WSB-TV quoted FAA as saying that the aircraft departed from Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field in Peachtree City, Ga., shortly before 10 a.m.
“We do not know the number of people aboard or the destination yet.
“We will release the aircraft registration after authorities locate the aircraft and confirm the conditions and identities of the people aboard,” the FAA said.
The incident occurred less than two … >>> Read Full Story
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President Trump doesn’t want Africans flooding into his country. But let’s … >>> Read Full Story
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The federal government yesterday tasked the youths to drive the agricultural revolution of the country as efforts to create a robust economy would be a mirage without their involvement.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono, disclosed this when he received delegation of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) and Youth Entrepreneurs (NYE), in … >>> Read Full Story
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Pursuant to the administration’s policy to provide opportunities for youths development through sports, the Hon. Minister for Sports and Youth Development graced the closing ceremony of the NPFL-LaLiga Youth coaches workshop, Friday, at the Moshood Abiola Stadium.
The Minister, while speaking at the ceremony, declared that at the focal point of football and sports development are the coaches, noting that “their role in sports is key and the position of youth coaches in the matrix is the most critical as it forms the base for the fundamentals of sports development in Nigeria”.
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The Federal Government has been urged to make Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria’s manufacturing hub, as a panacea for attracting foreign investment.
Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank and former presidential candidate of the Young Peoples Party (YPP), Prof Kingsley Muoghalu made the call on Saturday in Nnewi at ‘The Nnewi Investment Summit.
Muoghalu who was the lead speaker at the event lamented that the federal and state governments in Nigeria are always on the move, looking for foreign investments when it could support a huge manufacturing hub like Nnewi to reach its limit and in turn help in growing the nation’s economy.
He said, … >>> Read Full Story
Snacks are always handy and a quick go-to, to quench hunger pangs before the male meal is ready.
Lifestyle and food vlogger Sisiyemmie showcases 20 different Nigerian made snacks, we can try out, especially the ones we don’t see daily.
From Kulikuli, to kilishi, peanuts, popcorn, plantain chips, chin chin, coconut chips, cassava chips e.t.c If you learnt a thing or two, let us know below.
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Ninety-year-old mother of Chairman of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (nahco aviance), Mrs. Alice Fadeni, who was kidnapped on January 28, has been released by her abductors.
A statement announcing her release weekend said the management of nacho aviance was delighted by the news of her freedom from captivity.
Mrs. Fadeni, mother of the chairman of the board of nahco aviance
was kidnapped from her residence at Okeriota area of Ode Aye in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State on Tuesday, January 28 by about seven gunmen.
The gunmen had stormed the residence of the 90-year-old woman and drove her away in a Toyota … >>> Read Full Story