Author Archives: The Citizen

FirstNation suspends scheduled flight operations

FirstNation Airways has switched temporarily from offering scheduled flights to charter services, following a reduction in its fleet size. The Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, ...

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Crude oil prices drop by nearly 2%

Oil prices fell yesterday by nearly two per cent, pulling back from last week’s rally built on signs the global market is starting to rebalance ...

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APC moves to reconcile Kogi gov, Melaye

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Monday in Abuja, inaugurated a seven-member reconciliation committee for the party’s Kogi State ...

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Russia 2018 World Cup: Iheanacho returns for Cameroon

Ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon, Super Eagles star, Kelechi Iheanacho has returned back to full training with English Premier League ...

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Americans cheer as rare total solar eclipse wows crowds across US

The moon blacked out the sun yesterday as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States in nearly a century began over the ...

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Now that Buhari is back – Punch

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria 103 days after he departed on yet another sick leave to attend to a still undisclosed illness. He returned to ...

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Hate speeches/songs and national unity – The Nation

The increasing resort to hate speeches/songs on various organs of the mass media, especially radio and social media, does not bode well for the unity ...

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Abominable abattoirs – The Nation

Primitive and unhygienic methods of meat processing thrive across the country IT is an outright state of anomie in most abattoirs across the country – ...

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NIS launches new passport collection, data capturing centre in Abuja

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has successfully completed the construction of a world class passport collection and data capturing centre for citizens and foreigners at ...

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Jehovah’s Witnesses 2017 Convention kicks off Aug. 25

The 2017 Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses which has the theme: “Don’t Give Up” will commence throughout Nigeria in August and last till December 25. This ...

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