Turkish Airlines finds a way to work around electronics ban

  Turkish Airlines has announced how it is going to accommodate its passengers under the ban on electronic devices. From 25 March, electronic devices such as laptops and tablets, must be placed in checked-in baggage on flights to the US or UK. Mobile phones and medical devices, however, will be allowed in the cabin. The US ban affects nine airlines from eight countries: Turkey, Morocco, Jordan, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. The British ban, meanwhile, targets flights out of Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia…

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US woman strangled daughter for reciting Bible verses incorrectly

  A Pennsylvania woman repeatedly slammed her daughter’s head into a bathroom wall before strangling her after she incorrectly recited Bible verses. Rhonda Kemp Shoffner, 41, was arrested on charges including child endangerment, aggravated assault and terroristic threats following the incident in Middletown, Dauphin County, last week. Shoffner had been drunk for three days when she woke her daughter, who was under the age of 13, from a nap at 3 p.m., the victim told police, reported PennLive. Having ordered her daughter to kneel in front of a bathroom wall,…

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Russia 2018:  1000 up for Buffon; Italy, Spain cruise

  Italy kept pace with Spain in European World Cup qualifying as goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon played his 1 000th professional match in a 2-0 victory over Albania on Friday. A first-half Daniele De Rossi penalty and late second from Ciro Immobile was enough to earn the Azzurri three points but they remain behind Spain on goal difference at the top of Group G after La Rioja downed Israel 4-1. Manchester City forward David Silva and Chelsea’s Diego Costa were on the scoresheet alongside Vitolo and Isco, while Lior Refaelov netted…

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Man City broke anti-doping rules three times in less than five months

  Manchester City broke the Football Association’s anti-doping rules three times in less than five months, the governing body has said. The Premier League club also failed to take notice of a written warning sent three weeks before the final breach. City were fined £35,000 last month but the written reasons have now been released. A first-team player missed a test on 1 September 2016 because the hotel address provided was no longer correct. In addition, City also failed to inform the FA of an extra first-team training session on…

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Call your appointees to order – Fayose tells Buhari

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti has warned President Muhammdu Buhari that the larger-than-life attitude of the presidential appointees could endanger the nation’s democracy. The governor described the alleged incessant acts of impunity by presidency officials and other appointees as alarming. Fayose, in a statement through his chief press secretary, Idowu Adelusi, on Friday, called on the President to restrain presidency officials and other appointees in order to avoid endangering Nigeria’s democracy and making a mockery of the nation. Stating that the economy had collapsed and the people are suffering, Fayose…

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Soldiers arrest 24 with six fresh human heads in Ebonyi

Soldiers stationed at Azuofida Edda, Enyigba community in Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi State to maintain peace following a boundary crisis between  the community and their  neighbouring Ogurude in Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State which left about 10 persons dead with properties worth millions of naira destroyed, have arrested 24 persons with fresh human heads. This came as man has lost his 65-year-old father, 32-year-old brother to the intra-communal crisis between the people of Oferekpe Enyigba community, Abakaliki Local Government and their neighbouring Enyibichiri Alike in…

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Arik resolves industrial disputes, resumes flight operations

The management of Arik Airline says it has resolved the lingering impasse with labour unions in a meeting mediated by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). According to a statement issued on Friday by the Media Consultant to the airline, Mr Simon Tumba, the NCAA brokered the peace meeting held Thursday evening. Tumba listed unions at the meeting to include the National Union of Air Transport Employees, Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria and National Association of Aircraft Pilot and Engineers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports…

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