Obasanjo Recounts His Experience In The Ethiopian Airline Aircraft Landing

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An Ethiopian Airline aircraft experienced difficulties while attempting to land at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, but there was no threat to the lives of its over 393 passengers, including former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The former president was returning from a conference in Addis Ababa when the Ethiopian Airlines plane he boarded found it difficult to land at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos due to wind interference and rainfall. Also Read: Obasanjo,392 Others Aboard Ethiopian Airline Escapes Death Speaking in an interview with Premium Times, the former president said he…

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Man United Hopes for Matthijs De Ligt Boosted After His Demand

Man United Hopes Of Signing Matthijs De Ligt Boosted After His Demand

De Ligt is one of Europe’s most in-demand stars after a sublime season in both the Eredivisie and the Champions League and has been heavily linked with both Man United and Barcelona. While Barca appeared favorites to secured the deal, reports in Catalonia now claim the player has requested more money than the Spanish champions initially offered. Mundo Deportivo also claims the 19-year-old has demanded guarantees regarding how many matches he will play.   Playing time appears much easier to come by at Man United, with the Red Devils looking…

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CAN Urge Buhari, Govs Not To Disenchant The masses

CAN President, Rev Samson Ayokunle, made the call in a chat with reporters in Abuja According to him, it is the failure of the past administrations at both federal and state levels that has placed the nation in a deplorable state on many fronts. CAN Urge Buhari He said: “It is our wish and prayer for those that are being sworn-in today (yesterday); the president and the vice president, the new and returning governors, that they will live up to the expectations of the masses, who voted them into office.…

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Obasanjo,392 Others Aboard Ethiopian Airline Escapes Death

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and 392 others were yesterday thrown into panic as an Ethiopian Airlines (ET) Boeing 777-300 plane on which they were traveling had landing difficulties during the final approach into the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. The airplane, which arrived during the morning rain, on approaching the runway, suddenly took off much to the discomfort of the packed cabin. An official of the airlines said that the final approach maneuvering was due to the bad weather as the pilot had missed the approach area in an…

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Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan, Others Absent at the Presidential Inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari was absent at Wednesday night dinner organized to celebrate his second term inauguration. Similarly, former leaders were conspicuously missing at the event, which was held at the State House Banquet Hall. Only former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, who also attended the inauguration ceremony at Eagle Square earlier in the day, graced the occasion. Former ex-civilian and military presidents missing were Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan, Ibrahim Babangida, Ernest Shobekan and Abdusalami Abubakar. In attendance were service chiefs, Head of Civil Service of the Federation, members of the…

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Tottenham Have Made A £53million Bid For Real Betis Star Giovani Lo Celso

Tottenham have made a £53million bid offer to Real Betis for Giovani Lo Celso but the Spanish side insisting they won’t sell for less than his £88million release clause. Sportsmail reported in March that Lo Celso was a player of interest to Tottenham after a stand-out season on loan from PSG. However, his performances have alerted other elite clubs around Europe and that has allowed Betis to stand firm on their valuation in the belief that a suitor will meet the clause. They took up the option to make Lo…

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Bayern Munich Have Reportedly Made Their First Move For Paulo Dybala #transfernews

Paulo Dybala is claimed to be unsettled in Turin and considering his options, and reports in Italy suggest Bayern have acted quickly to show their interest. Italian publication Corriere Dello Sport report that Bayern is ‘really serious’ in their move to secure Dybala’s signature, and have gone straight in with the large bid. Juventus are said to value the Argentine in the region of £100m, despite his playing time being limited during the campaign that just finished. Following the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo, Dybala was forced to play second fiddle…

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Liverpool Star Salah Would Be Happy To See De Rossi Joining Anfield

The veteran midfielder recently played his final game for the Italian club, after failing to have his contract in the Eternal City renewed. De Rossi will be available as a free agent this summer, and Salah revealed he would love to link up with the 36-year-old once again. Speaking this week to Di Marzio, Salah said of De Rossi’s current situation: ‘A future for him in the Premier League? It would be beautiful, but I don’t know if it’s possible. ‘It would be pleasing for me to play with him…

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Daniel James ‘agrees’ personal terms with Man United

Swansea star, Daniel James has ‘agreed’ personal terms with Manchester United. Sky Sports reports that James is set to become Man United’s first signing of the summer. The report claimed that Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s side is close to agreeing on a £15million fee from Swansea for the winger. James currently has a year left on his contract with the Champions side club. The Wales international was included in manager, Ryan Giggs’ Wales squad for their Portugal training camp ahead of next month’s Euro 2020 qualifying round matches against Croatia and…

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