NIGERIAN AMONG THE CASUALTIES OF UKRANIAN JETLINER SHOT DOWN BY IRAN, SEE HIS PIX

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi A Nigerian, identified as Dauda Onoruoiza, was reportedly among the victims of the Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 crash in Iran on Wednesday. Reports said Onoruoiza was working with Boeing on three months training in Ukraine and was attached to the Boeing 737-800 to fly with and study the mechanical noise and report back to the company. The ill-fated plane was said to have been scheduled for maintenance on Monday, January 13, 2020 in Ukraine. Breakdown of passengers aboard the plane were given as 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians,…

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UKRAINEAN JETLINER: IRAN ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY FOR MISTAKINGLY SHOOTING DOWN PLANE

After maintaining for days that there was no evidence to show one of its missiles had struck the plane, the Iranian military said it was an accident caused by human error. Iran announced early Saturday that it had accidentally shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet, blaming it on human error because of what it called the plane’s sharp, unexpected turn toward a sensitive military base, according to a statement issued by the country’s military. The announcement reversed Iran’s claims that mechanical issues caused the crash of the aircraft, which killed…

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IGP PLACES POLICE FORMATIONS NATIONWIDE ON RED ALERT, SEE WHY

  The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has placed Police Commands and Formations nationwide on red alert. This proactive measure follows Intelligence Report that sequel to the recent killing of an Iranian General; some domestic interests are planning to embark on massive public disturbances and sabotage. Consequently, Zonal AIGs and Command Commissioners of Police have been directed to ensure maximum surveillance and security of lives and property across the nation. The Police Commanders have been directed to ensure strategic deployments of both overt and covert Police operatives to…

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6 CONTAINERS OF POISONOUS TOMATOES ARRIVE NIGERIA FROM IRAN – CUSTOMS

The Nigeria Customs Service has revealed that six containers of poisonous tomato paste have arrived at the country’s seaport from Iran for onward clearance into local markets. The agency revealed that the tomato paste is branded as Shirin Asal my tomato paste, Sunday Tribune reports. However, in a move to stop the tomato paste from entering into Nigerian markets, the NCS, in a memo signed by the Deputy Comptroller General Tarrif & Trade to all customs commands, warned that all efforts must be put in place. According to the internal…

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