Human Rights Watch Asks Indonesia To Commute Death Sentence On Four Nigerians, 10 Other Nationals

… May Be Executed July 29 …Death Penalty For Drug Crimes Violate International Law—HRW The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has asked the President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo of Indonesia to urgently commute the death sentences of at least 14 people,including four Nigerians, who may be executed on July 29,2016 for drug trafficking. It gave the names […]

Le Meridien Hotels Invites Travellers To French Inspired Summer Soiree

Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Incorporated today launch the Summer Soirées, a global series of events that celebrates summer and brings the brand’s French heritage to life for guests and locals. At Le Méridien hotels from Palm Springs to Piccadilly and Manhattan to Mauritius, travelers will be transported to […]

BA Partners Airtel For Customers’ Ticket Discounts

British Airways has entered into a strategic agreement with telecommunications giant, Airtel, in a deal that will see customers of both organisations enjoy substantial discounts off tickets purchased in the next few months. Speaking at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) in Lagos, British Airways’ Regional Commercial Manager for West Africa, Mr .Kola Olayinka, […]

The Anti-Corruption War And The Enemies Within

(Being the public lecture delivered by Femi Falana SAN at the investiture of Dele Ojogbede Esq. as the President of Rotary Club, Ikoyi, Lagos on July 24, 2016.) Introduction As a leading philanthropic organisation the Rotary Club in Nigeria has been associated with providing services to the needy. While the efforts of the Rotary Club […]

About 1.5 M Pilots, Technicians Will Be Needed By 2035—–Boeing Predicts

…Says Africa Will Need 22,000 New Pilots In 20 Years Boeing, the aircraft manufacturing giant has predicted that nearly 1.5 million New Pilots (NP) and New Technicians (NT) would be in demand over the next 20 years. Boeing made the forecast when its 2016 Pilot and Technician Outlook yesterday at EAA Air Venture Oshkosh. In […]

Seven Energy Wins Sustainability, Responsibility Award

Seven Energy, the leading integrated gas company in South East Nigeria, with oil and gas interests in the region has won “The Sustainability and Responsibility Award” at the 2016 African Assembly of the Oil and Gas Council held in London on 20 and 21 June. The African Assembly is one of the most influential corporate […]

Lufthansa Flies FC Bayern Munich To US In Special Team Deco

Lufthansa Airlines today flew FC Bayern Munich in an Airbus A340 for 11-day USA trip on the “FCB Audi Summer Tour 2016”. To mark the occasion, the long-haul aircraft with the registration D-AIHK has been covered in a special FC Bayern Munich design. The Lufthansa Airbus will show off its “sporting outfit” for a year, […]

Flight Delays, Cancellation: NCAA Warns Passengers against Destroying Airport Facilities

  The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned passengers whose flights were either delayed or cancelled as result of the non- availability of aviation fuel also known as Jet A1 to report to the Consumer Protection Officers at the various airports instead of destroying airport facilities. The regulatory body gave the warning today in […]

Delta Speaker Attributes Militancy In N/Delta To Inadequate Benefit Of Resources From The Region

…Urges Buhari To Dialogue With Niger Delta Leaders … Review Oil Wells Ownership Structure In Nigeria …Says South -South, South -East Lawmakers Say No To Grazing Bill The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya has attributed the militancy in the Niger Delta oil rich region to general under-development and inadequate benefit […]

IOC Executive Board Gives Russia Approval To Compete At Rio Olympics

  The IOC Executive Board (EB) in Lausanne Today;24 July 2016 took a decision to accept Russia to compete in the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the largest sports tourism event in the world. The board further studied the question of the participation of Russian athletes in the Olympic Games Rio 2016. In […]