We Stand By The Figures Released —-NCAA

  …Says Those Trying To Derail The Agency Are Confusionists The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has reaffirmed the sanctity of the recently released statistical data on the aviation industry. The agency said that the figures are verifiable and that no amount of push and shove can cast aspersion on our figures, adding that the […]

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22NdAnnual Seminar: Med-View, Air Peace Arik, SAA, Others Partner LAAC

    As the 22nd annual seminar and gala night of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) draws nearer, more airlines, agencies and organisations have given support to the association to ensure a successful outing. As at the last count, no fewer than seven airlines, both local and international have supported the league […]

Police Arraigns BDC Operator Over N78M Fraud

    A Bureau De Change Operator, Alhaji Samaila Abubakar, was today, arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on charges bordering on obtaining the sum of N78 million under false pretence. Men of Federal Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID), Alagbon, Lagos had in charge number FHC/L/122c/18 alleged that the Nigerien BDC […]

Importer Of 40Ft Container Of Fake Tramadol Bags 5 Years Jail Term

  Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Federal High Court sitting in Lagos presided over by Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari today, sentenced a Lagos based businessman, Ezeanwu Ifeanyi to five years imprisonment for  importing  into the country, a container load of Tramadol and other sex enhancing drugs. The convict was handed over the sentence after lawyer to […]

Naming Of National Carrier: FG Calls For Entries From Nigerian Youths, Students

    As part of the ongoing process to establish a national carrier for Nigeria, the Federal Government has requested for contributions especially from the nation’s youths and students to ‘Name Your Airline’ by suggesting appropriate names for the proposed national airline. This request is coming on the heels of the uncertainties surrounding establishment of […]

Etihad Airways Passes Biennal IATA Audit

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has once again successfully passed the biennial IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). The airline made this known in a statement issued today . The Abu Dhabi-based airline said that it met all required standards with the highest possible result of zero findings and zero observations […]

$300M Fraud: EFCC Urges Court To Dismiss Aiteo Energy Resources Suit

 By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today adjourned till September 27, 2018 judgement in the  Fundamental Rights suit filed by a limited liability company, Aiteo Energy Resources Limited and three officials of the company against the Economic and Financial Crime Commission(EFCC), over allegation that the company  laundered $300 million for […]

$3.6B Fine Over Oil Spill, Court Dismisses Shell Suit

    The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has dismissed a suit filed by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited challenging the imposition of $3.6billion fine on it by the Federal Government. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun resolved all the issues in the defendant’s favour and dismissed the suit. Shell has sued the National Oil […]

US Deports 34 Nigerians

  The United States today deported 34 Nigerians for allegedly committing various offences in the country. The deportees, made up of 32 males and two females arrived the  international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos at about 2.30pm aboard a chartered Omni Air International  aircraft with registration No: W342AX. The Police Public Relations […]

OAU Dismisses Professor Akindele Over Sex-For-Mark Scandal

  The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife has dismissed Prof. Richard Akindele for allegedly soliciting sex from a student Monica Osagie to upgrade her mark. Prof. Akindele, a Professor and lecturer in the Department of Accounting, OAU was alleged to have demanded sex from a female student Monica Osagie to assist her pass exams. The […]