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SAHCOL Appoints Rizwan Kadri New COO

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) has appointed Rizwan Kadri as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Kadri, who is a Senior Aviation Ground and Airport Operations Executive and International Air Transport Association (IATA) Certified Aviation Management Professional (AvMP) brings with him substantial broad-based expertise in International Aviation Ground and Airport Operations, as well as […]


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2015 WTM Breaks Attendance Record

..Hosted 18,097 Participants Against 8,829 In 2014 The World Travel Market London 2015’s Conference and Event programme has for the first time smashed the attendance records of the 36 years old market with a total delegate of 18,097, which represent an increase of 6.2 per cent. The huge participation in the market by delegates, visitors […]


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MTN $5.2b Fine Reduced To $3.4b

Africa’s largest mobile network, MTN, has succeeded in reducing the $5.2 billion fine imposed by Nigerian authorities for failing to deactivate unregistered sim cards to $3.4 billion The Federal Government had said that it was concerned about the unregistered sim cards being used by criminal gangs, elements, kidnappers to perpetrate evil. Because of the fine, […]


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N117m Debt: Court Freezes Guarantor’s Accounts In GTB,16 Other Banks

  For allegedly refusing to pay a judgment debt estimated at about N117 million, a Lagos High Court presided over by Justice Olusola Williams has granted a garnishee order nisi attaching any money in the accounts of the guarantors of Holyview Investment International Limited in about 17 commercial banks in the country. The Garnishee is […]


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FAAN, ACI MOU Will Enhance Manpower, Says Saleh,FAAN Boss

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Engr Saleh Dunoma has said that the partnership between FAAN and the Airports Council International (ACI) will enhance skills and the performance of FAAN Airports. He said this while signing the Memorandum of Understanding between FAAN and ACI in Montreal, Canada. Dunoma explained that […]


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Airside Security Has Recorded Significant Improvement –Stakeholders

Stakeholders at a- three -day workshop to mark the Murtala Muhammed Airport)(MMA Safety Week in Lagos, said that security at airsides of Nigeria airports has recorded significance improvement over the years as evident in the near zero incidence on the runways. Speakers at the events with the theme, “Airside Safety, the Very Essence of Aviation” […]


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Drug: 16m Nigerians Use Cannabis – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has disclosed that an estimated 16 million Nigerians use narcotic drugs. This was made known at the official presentation of an anti-drug abuse campaign tagged Be Smart, Don’t Start, which is jointly promoted by the agency in collaboration with the Celebrity Drug-Free Club. Chief Executive of the agency […]


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Restructuring: Airtel sacks workers

Airtel Nigeria, one of the telecoms giants in the country has sacked some of its workers in what the company described as restructuring and right sizing. The restructuring is part of the company’s strategic efforts to reposition the business and also reinforce its competitiveness in the market place. A statement signed by the Director, of […]


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LCCI Advises LASG To Engage FG On Permanent Site Of Trade Fair

Alhaji Remi Bello, the President of LCCI, has advised the Lagos State to engage the Federal Government on the release of the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex along the Lagos- Badagry expressway. The LCCI chairman, who was speaking at the closing ceremony of the 2015 Lagos International Trade Fair in Lagos on Sunday, said that […]


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FG advised to jettison national carrier

The federal government has been warned against establishing a national carrier in the country at this moment but to focus on development of the aviation sector. An aviation expert Mr. Herbert Odika, chief executive FMC aviation Services Limited who gave this warning while exchanging views with aviation correspondents in his office at Ikeja said national […]