Samuel Ortom, supervising Minister of Aviation has debunked rumours making the rounds that the fire that gutted the Kaduna Airport last Saturday was caused by sabotage. He said the fire was caused by a technical fault.
Nigeria will lead the 15-member African Union, AU, Peace and Security Council on a debate to evolve a mechanism for attaining a conflict-free Africa by 2020, on April 24.
  Preparation is currently in top gear at the Vatican City, Rome, for a safe and smooth canonisation ceremony of (Popes) Blessed John XXIII, and John Paul II slated for April 27.                                                                                                                             
David Moyes, Manchester United Manager has been sacked, just 10 months after succeeding Alex Ferguson. He was dismissed at a meeting with Ed Woodward, executive vice-chairman at the club’s Carrington training ground on Tuesday.
  The fifth edition of the annual Lagos Carnival held yesterday at the Tafawa Balewa Square, TBS, Lagos. Expectedly, Lagos residents were treated to scintillating, rhythmic displays and performances from participating carnival bands.
  Ten Universities in Nigeria are among nineteen institutions approved by the World Bank’s Board of Directors to benefit from its $150 million earmarked to finance university-based Centres of Excellence in seven countries in West and Central Africa.  

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The Prima Garnet Africa Group, a marketing communications group, has appointed Dele Odugbemi as the new managing director, MD, of MediaShare, it’s media management agency.