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Ambode Re-Opens Of Mile 12 Market

…Bans Use Of Okada In The Area The Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has ordered the re-opening of the popular Mile 12 Market closed as a result of the violent clash between Yoruba and Hausa traders Recalled that the popular Mile 12 Market was on March 3, 20116 by the governor to restore law and […]


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Controversial Preaching Bill: El-Rufai Meets CAN

As the plan by the Kaduna State to regulate religious preaching continues to generate condemnations from both Christian and Muslims leaders, Governor Nasiru El-Rufa’ yesterday met with officials of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the state for their support. The governor met with the officials of CAN behind closed doors at Government House. […]


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IATA Advocates Continued Transformation For Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has  called for continued transformation in the air cargo industry with a focus on raising the quality of its offering at the opening of the 10th annual World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Berlin. IATA’s Director General, Tony Tyler, the global air cargo sector continues to face a difficult business […]


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Marriott Int’l Reaffirms Commitment To Merge With Starwood Hotels, Resorts Worldwide

… Starwood To Pay Marriott $400 million Termination Fee Cash If… Marriott International today reaffirmed its commitment to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide to create the world’s largest hotel company. A statement on Marriott website stated that the combined company would offer stockholders significant equity upside and greater long term value driven by a […]


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Lagos NUJ Petitions IGP Over Illegal Detention Of Journalist

The Lagos State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Solomon Arase over the detention of one its members, Yomi Olomofe. Olomofe, who had been having a running battle with the Nigeria Customs Service (NSC) was invited to the police office in Panti, Lagos, for clarification […]


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Lekki Building Collapse: Ambode Sacks GM Of Building Control Agency, Three Others

…Says Officers Indicted Of Negligence …Reads Riot Act To Public Officials, Private Building Owners, Contractors In the wake of the Lekki Gardens building collapse, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday approved the dismissal of the General Manager of the Building Control Agency (LASBCA) Engr. Adeigbe Olushola. The Governor also approved the dismissal of […]


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Threat To Peace: Police Deploys Troops On Lagos Water Ways

…Lagos State Officials Are Threatening Our Business—–Dredgers Association In a bid to forestall any threat to peace on Lagos waterways against the background of seeming face off between officials of Lagos Ministry of Waterfront, Dredgers Association of Nigeria and the Nigerian National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), the Nigerian Police has deployed troops to maintain law […]


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Our Hub; Abu Dhabi Is At The Crossroads Of The World—–Hogan

…Says Etihad Cargo Generates Over $1 Billion  Annually President and Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Airways, James Hogan, said that Abu Dhabi is at the crossroads of the world and that the airline is perfectly positioned to capitalise on the growing passenger traffic and the increasing volumes of cargo and goods transported between expanding and emerging […]


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Nigeria Is Absolutely Prepared For ICAO Audit —–NCAA Boss

…To See Country’s Capacity To Regulate Air Transport—Team Leader Nigeria through the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has stated categorically that the nation’s aviation industry is 100 per cent ready for the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP). The audit is coming 10 years after the last audit was conducted […]


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Completion Of Major Terminals To Boost Traffic In Nigeria Airports

There are strong indications that there will be significant upsurge in passenger, cargo and aircraft traffic in Nigerian airports by the last quarter of this year, when most of the terminal and other related projects at these airports would have been completed and commissioned. This is coupled with improvements in terminal and airside facilities at […]