Today’s Headlines: NAF Speaks On Report Of Another Plane Crash In Ondo, Kalu Reacts To Gulak’s Death

NAF Speaks On Report Of Another Plane Crash In Ondo

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has denied the news that another one of its planes crashed in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

The denial was contained in a statement issued by the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information NAF, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet after some reports emerged online that an ATR 42 aircraft heading for Owerri, Imo state to aid military operations in the South-east region, crash-landed in Akure, the Ondo state capital.

The report had claimed that the accident occurred about two weeks ago, and before the Kaduna crash which killed the country’s late Chief of the Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and some other personnel in Kaduna State.

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Kalu Reacts To Gulak’s Death

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Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has commiserated with the government and people of Adamawa state over the demise of former Presidential Adviser on Political Matters to former President Goodluck Jonathan and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Ahmed Gulak.

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The politician was reported shot dead by unknown gunmen in Owerri, Imo state at the weekend.

Lamenting the gruesome murder of the former Presidential aide, Kalu condemned the perpetrators of the act, describing their action as totally unacceptable and evil.

Malami Speaks On Prosecution Of 400 Boko Haram Sponsors

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The Minister of Justice and the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has given an update on the arraignment of about 400 alleged Boko Haram sponsors and financiers arrested in a nationwide operation in April.

Naija News reports that the arrest of the terrorism suspects and financiers was a sequel to the jailing of six Nigerians in the United Arab Emirates over allegations of terrorism financing.

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Speaking in an interview with The PUNCH on Monday, media aide to Malami, Dr. Umar Gwandu, said the process that would lead to the arraignment of about 400 alleged Boko Haram sponsors and financiers was still ongoing.

Governor Wike Speaks

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Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says he does not believe that establishing more universities will solve the problems associated with higher education.

The governor stated his view while speaking at the flag-off ceremony for the establishment of the Emohua Campus of the Rivers State University in Emohua Local Government Area on Monday.

The governor said what should be of more concern should be how more funds can be committed to existing universities so that they can offer the needed holistic educational training in the production of requisite manpower for the country.

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