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A YEAR AFTER FLIGHT 992

Uncategorized June 20, 2013 0 Comments

Dana Air Flight 992 was a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft making a scheduled commercial passenger flight from Abuja to Lagos, Nigeria. On Sunday, 3rd June 2012, the aircraft crashed into a furniture works and printing press building in the Iju-Ishaga neighborhood of Lagos. The crash, believed to have been caused by dual engine failure and subsequent forced landing, resulted in…

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Composer of Nigeria’s National Anthem, Benedict Odiase, passed away on the 11th of June 2013

Uncategorized June 12, 2013 0 Comments

President Goodluck Jonathan commiserates with the family, colleagues, associates and friends of the composer of Nigeria’s National Anthem, Pa Benedict Odiase, who passed away on the 11th of June 2013 . President Jonathan believes that the late police officer, who was the Director of the Nigerian Police Band until he retired in 1992, will always be remembered and honoured whenever…

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