The Embraer passenger plane crashed just outside Lagos airport's domestic terminal this morning
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Thursday 25 September 2008
Ismail Babatunde Jose was not only the doyen of Nigerian journalism but the mighty tree whose seedlings sprouted other titans of the profession. Appointed editor in 1957 of The Daily Times – the most flourishing newspaper then in existence in West Africa – by Cecil King of the Mirror Group (which had bought the 21-year-old Daily Times in 1947), Jose ruled the journalistic roost in his country for three decades.
Thursday 17 July 2008
Kidnappers have released the older brother of Everton and Nigeria defender Joseph Yobo after almost two weeks in captivity.
Thursday 05 June 2008
British Airways' transfer of some long-haul flights to Heathrow's Terminal 5 started well today with the first two planes arriving on time.
Thursday 15 May 2008
At least 100 people were killed and scores injured when fuel from a pipeline ruptured by an earthmover caught fire and exploded in a Nigerian village near the biggest city of Lagos, the Red Cross said today.
Sunday 17 February 2008
Sunday 03 February 2008
Friday 18 January 2008
Sunday 19 November 2006
Sunday 22 October 2006
They prayed for rain at two ecumenical church services in Wagga Wagga last week, but the only response was isolated showers.
Tuesday 01 June 2004
Tuesday 28 October 2003
Sunday 22 September 2002
Thursday 16 December 1999
Monday 06 December 1999
Sunday 05 December 1999
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