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BREAKING: Plane Carrying Hajj Pilgrims Makes Emergency Landing

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BREAKING: Plane Carrying Hajj Pilgrims Makes Emergency Landing

A plane carrying Hajj Pilgrims has made an emergency landing.

News ToGo reports that the aircraft which was conveying the pilgrims to Saudi Arabia survived an emergency landing at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) after developing engine failure on air. The incident happened on the evening of Wednesday.

The plane which belongs to Max Air Limited with registration number, Max B747-HMM was carrying the first batch of 554 intending pilgrims from Dutse, Jigawa state to Saudi Arabia for the 2023 Hajj pilgrimage. The Boeing 747 aircraft that left the Dutse airport in Jigawa State had to stop the journey after it was struck by lightening which affected the noose of the airplane.

Confirming the incident, a source who craved anonymity said the plane was undergoing repairs and the intending pilgrims were being kept at the airport as at 8pm. He said the engineering team of the company were working to restore the situation as the fault only affected the noose of the aircraft.

“Yes it is true. They have landed here and as I speak to you, the engineers are working to repair the aircraft. It developed a failure on its noose. Some key items are missing while some are damaged by something that is not yet known. “Presently they are removing some of the damaged items and replacing them with others,” he said.

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BREAKING: London To Lagos Solo Driver Lands In Nigeria

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BREAKING: London To Lagos Solo Drivers Lands In Nigeria

A 28-year-old travel content creator, Pelumi Nubi, who embarked on a solo road trip from London, has completed her remarkable journey by arriving in Lagos.

News ToGo reports that the representatives of the Lagos State Government, including Commissioner of Tourism, Arts, and Culture, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka, and the Special Adviser, Tourism, Arts, and Culture, Idris Aregbe warmly welcomed her at the Nigeria-Benin Republic border

Nubi began her adventurous journey on January 31, overcoming numerous challenges along the way.

In March, she encountered a crash, with a video showing significant damage to the front of her vehicle and a shattered windshield.

Starting her expedition from England, Nubi traversed through France, Spain, Morocco, the West Sahara Desert, Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Ghana, Togo, Benin, before finally arriving in Lagos.

As a seasoned travel content creator who had previously visited 77 countries by the age of 27 and now surpassing 80 out of the world’s 193 countries, Nubi aimed to demonstrate that “impossible” is merely a word. She emphasized that with determination and grit, one can overcome any obstacle.

Gboyega Akosile, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the Lagos Governor, expressed the state’s excitement, tweeting: “Lagos State Government gives a hero’s welcome to @peluminubi_, a Nigeria-British citizen who did a solo drive from London to Lagos.”

“Pelumi was received at the Nigeria-Benin Republic border on behalf of Lagos State Government by the Hon Commissioner of Tourism, Arts, and Culture, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka and the Special Adviser, Tourism, Arts, and Culture @IdrisConnecting. Welcome home!”

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Tinubu Tells Governors To Spend The Money Amid Rising Prices

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6 Major Decisions Tinubu Made During Meeting With Governors (FULL LIST)

President Bola Tinubu emphasized the importance of prioritizing the welfare of citizens during an emergency meeting with governors today, Thursday, February 15, in Abuja.

News ToGo reports that speaking on the issue of salary arrears and gratuities for retired workers, Tinubu urged governors to clear these payments promptly, emphasizing, “spend the money, don’t spend the people.”

This directive underscores the need to prioritize the financial well-being of citizens by ensuring timely disbursement of funds owed to workers and retirees. Tinubu’s plea reflects the government’s commitment to alleviating financial burdens on the populace amidst increased monthly FAAC revenue to states.

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AFCON: Yul Edochie Breaks Silence Amid Backlash Against Him Over Fake Prophecy

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AFCON: Yul Edochie Breaks Silence Amid Backlash Against Him Over Fake Prophecy

Yul Edochie, the Nollywood actor turned pastor, has responded to the criticism surrounding his erroneous prophecy about the AFCON 2023 final.

News ToGo reports that before the match on Sunday, Yul had predicted on his Instagram page that the Nigeria Super Eagles would emerge victorious over Ivory Coast in the final. He stated, “Today’s game will not get a penalty shootout. Nigeria will comfortably defeat the Ivory Coast.”

However, the Super Eagles suffered a 2-1 defeat to Ivory Coast, leading to disappointment among Nigerians on social media who labeled Yul’s prophecy as fake.

In response to the backlash, Yul posted on his page, saying, “It is well. Thank you Super Eagles. Getting to the finals is as good as winning. We are proud of you all. Great performance in the tournament. Win or lose, good or bad, we’ve been here. I love my country Nigeria. Better days ahead. Giant of Africa.”

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