Court Convicts Ex-NIMASA ED, Callistus Obi, 3 Others Over N331M Theft

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     Justice Cecilia Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court, Lagos, today, convicted Mr. Callistus Nwabueze Obi, a former Executive Director of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), charges for unlawful conversion and theft of the sum of N331 million. Also convicted by the judge are one Dismass […]

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Access Bank, Etiebet Dispute: We Are Settling Out Of Court, Parties Tell Appeal Court

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has been informed by the former Petroleum Resources Minister, Chief Don Etiebet and Access Bank PLC., that the decision to settle the multiple court cases arising from claim and  counter – claims between the former and the later over […]


Buhari Confirms Adamu As Substantive IGP

    President Muhammadu Buhari today confirmed the appointment of Mohammad Adamu as the substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP) The President’s Aide on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, Adamu’s stated that the appointment was confirmed at the Police Council Meeting that was held at the State House and presided over by Buhari. “The Police Council […]


Ngige, Sunmonu, Others Pledges To Work For Air Peace Success

  A Senior Advocate of Nigeria(SAN), Chief Emeka Ngige (SAN), former Managing Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company, Mr. Mutiu Sunmonu, former Acting Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Mr. Benedict Adeyileka and other new directors of Air Peace have assured of their readiness to work with the carrier’s Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. […]


Arik Air Takes Delivery Of Another Aircraft

    Arik Air, Nigeria’s leading airline took delivery of another aircraft fresh from maintenance overseas. A statement issued by the PR & Communications Manager, Arik Air, Adebanji Ola, said that arrival of the aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 Next Generation (NG) is coming eight days after a Boeing 737-700NG returned to service from C-check on […]


NAHCO Appoints Directors, CFO

  The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo Aviance has appointed Prince Saheed Lasisi the  Group Executive Director, Business Development and Commercial, Mrs. Abimbola Adunola Adebakin, Independent Non-Executive Director of the ground handling company and Mr. Adeoye Emiloju,the Chief Financial Officer of the company. Prince Saheed Lasisi is an alumnus of the prestigious University of Lagos, where he […]


OPEXA Tasks FG On Release Of Accumulated Export Expansion Grant

  …Appeals To President To Intervene   The non-oil exporters in the country under the auspices of the Organised Private Sector Exporters Association (OPEXA), have been mounting pressure on the Federal Government to release the accumulated Export Expansion Grant (EEG), from 2007 – 2016. In the last six months, The OPEX in a letter dated […]


(Breaking): Presidency Orders Clearance Of Apapa Gridlock

    The Presidency has ordered the  immediate clearance of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 14 days. The Presidency also directed trucks and tankers operators to vacate the Port Access Roads within the next 72 hours. The Presidency gave the directive in a statement signed […]


Man, 44, Jailed 19 Years For Importing Hard Drug

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A 44 year-old man, Onyeuka Chirotam Slyvanus, was today convicted and sentenced to a total of 19 years imprisonment for unlawful importation of hard drugs, by Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court, Lagos, Nigeria. The judge passed the jail term on the convict after he pleaded guilty […]


Sirika Intervenes In NCAA, Unions Organogram, CoS Brouhaha

   …To Meet Workers Today     The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said that the Minister of State (Aviation) Senator Hadi Sirika has invited the aviation unions to a meeting today to address organogram, approval of the new Condition of Service (COS) and inauguration of NCAA Boards issues raised by the aviation unions. An […]