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Lagos helicopter crash: AIB releases report, says ill-fated chopper had no fuel

By Lawani Mikairu Nigeria Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, yesterday, released the preliminary report on the accident involving a Bell 206B III helicopter with nationality and registration marks 5N-BQW, operated by Quorum Aviation Limited, QAL, which occurred at Opebi Area, Lagos, on August 28, this year. Recall the Quorum helicopter crashed onto the roof of a
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Tanker loaded with 33,000 litre of petrol intercepted around border to Niger Republic

Fuel crisis looms nationwide as truck owners withdraw tankers from roads

By Michael Eboh Nigeria Association of Road Transport Owners, NARTO, yesterday, ordered all its members to withdraw trucks, especially petrol tankers nationwide today and tomorrow. NARTO’s directive was in protest to the order of the Federal Government, banning tankers with 45,000-litre capacity from lifting petroleum products in the country. The transporters are also issuing a
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Fuel subsidy

Fuel crisis looms in FCT, North, as PTD orders drivers to halt lifting of products

By Victor Ahiuma-Young Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, yesterday, ordered immediate stoppage of distribution of petroleum products from Lagos to the northern part of the country till further notice. PTD, in a statement by its National Chairman, Otunba Salimon Oladiti, explained that the action became necessary, following shut out of heavy trucks, including tankers, from all
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Fuel, electricity: NLC draws battle line with FG

…Issues 11-day ultimatum, gives government till Sept 28 to reverse hikes …Says cost of electricity more than minimum wage in some places …NLC’s CWC resolved to issue ultimatum — WABBA …Lagos police arrest, release 50 protesters, including Vanguard’s photo-journalist …TUC ultimatum misplaced — Ngige By Victor Young, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Bose Adelaja & Dirisu Yakubu The
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