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Reduce Expenses On Frivolities Kalu Tells Governors

…Buhari’s Move to Recover Looted Funds on Right Track Former Governor of Abia state, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu has called on state governors to cut down on frivolities to meet the financial obligations of their respective states especially workers. He stated that what the country needed now is deep reflection and serious financial reengineering by […]


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AIB, Stakeholders, Others To Amend 2006 Operational Rules

…To Conform With Updated ICAO Standards Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has stated that it would review the existing Civil Aviation Investigation of Air Accidents and Incidents Regulations 2006 to conform with the updated International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS). The bureau also stated that the review became necessary to ensure that […]


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2016 AUDIT: ICAO Six Man Forerunner Technical Team Concludes Assignment

Ahead of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP) slated for March, 2016, a six-man team from the world body that arrived Nigeria on a technical assistance has concluded its assignment. The visiting ICAO Assistant Team was in the country for close to two weeks to offer necessary assistance to […]


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INEC Declares APC Candidate Yahaya Bello Governor–Elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Alhaji Yahaya Bello, All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate governor –elect and winner of the Kogi governorship poll. APC in the election scored 247,752 votes to defeat its rival Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that came second with 204,877 votes. In yesterday’s (December 6,) supplementary APC secured 6885 votes […]


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Fire Razes Houses At Ojuelegba, As Petrol Tanker explodes

A fuel tanker belonging to Forte Oil, one of the major oil marketers in the country went into flame this morning at Ojuelegba, Lagos consuming houses. The fire,an  eye witness, said was still raging as at 10.30, when he left the scene, adding that already several houses close to the bridge were affected by the […]


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NDLEA Raids Cannabis Warehouse In Aba

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Abia State, said that it has carried out raid operation in Aba town leading to the arrest of two major cannabis dealers. The NDLEA State Commander, Mr Dele Akingbade, who made this known on Friday, also disclosed that a house used for illegal storage of cannabis was […]


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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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Fayose Suspends Ekiti SSG For Three Months

  The Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has suspended the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Dr Modupe Alade, for alleged incompetence. The suspension is contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, Idowu Adelusi, in Ado Ekiti on Thursday. The CPS said that the governor has subsequently directed […]