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MRA Criticises Removal Of NBC, NTA, NAN, Other CEOs

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has criticized the  removal of the Chief Executives of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and five Federal Government-owned media and advocacy institutions by the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, describing it as a blatant politicisation of the offices and institutions. MRA’s criticising, which is contained in a statement in Lagos, […]


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NDLEA In Dire Need Of Operational Resources———–UNODC

…As EU, Presents Vehicles To NDLEA, NAFDAC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Country Representative, Ms. Cristina Albertin, stated that the priority assessment carried out on the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) indicated that the agency needed operational resources to sustain its operations. She said this following the donation of vehicles to […]


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Medview Signs Aircraft Acquisition Agreement With Air Atlanta

Medview Airline has signed an agreement with Air Atlanta of Iceland for the acquisition of a B747-400. Under the agreement, Air Atlanta will deliver the 463 capacity aircraft to Medview to shore up its fleet as the airline prepares to open up more international routes. Specifically, the aircraft will be deployed for Hajj operations and […]


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Lagos Infrastructure Development A Deliberate Policy————Engr Ganiyu

…Declares First AfricaBuild Lagos Exhibition Open Lagos State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure ,Engr Ganiyu Johnson, has stated that the decision by the state government to improve infrastructure development was a deliberate policy aimed at improving the quality of life the for people economically and socially. This is just as he added that the state […]


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AIB To Send Ditched Bristow Helicopters Cockpit Image Recorder To UK

…Says Crew Declared May Day Twice The Accident Investigation Bureau(AIB) has said that the agency will take the Cockpit Image Recorder of the Bristow Helicopters’ Sikorsky 76C++ with registration number 5N-BQJ that ditched into the Atlantic Ocean on February 3,2015 to United Kingdom for downloading. The AIB Commissioner, Dr Felix Abali stated this while briefing […]


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Finally, FG Sacks Omeri, Niboro Others

Barely eight months after taken over from the last administration, the Federal Government has sacked the Chief Executive Officers of the six agencies under the Ministry of Information and Culture. The delay in sacking these chief executive officers has been generating discussions among Nigerians to the extent some are wondering why the President Muhammadu Buhari’s […]


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Dubai World Central Freight Traffic Rises By 7.7% In 2015

…Ranked 18 In International Freight Volumes …Passenger Traffic Rose Due To Introduction Of Flydubai Air freight traffic at Dubai’s second airport; Dubai World Central (DWC) rose 7.7 per cent during 2015 according to the year-end traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. Air cargo volumes for the year stood at 888,714 tonnes, up 7.7 […]


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Lufthansa Takes Delivery Of World’s First Airbus A320neo Aircraft

Lufthansa, Airbus and Pratt & Whitney have taken delivery in Hamburg the first scheduled A320neo flights with better fuel efficiency and more passenger comfort achieved through quieter engines 40 years of partnership between Lufthansa and Airbus. Lufthansa Technik gains expertise in maintenance of the A320neo Lufthansa, in collaboration with Airbus and engine manufacturer; Pratt & […]


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Tourism Critical To Federal Government’s Diversification Efforts——-Lai Mohammed

Minister of ‎Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that the Nigerian tourism industry is very critical to the Federal Government’s ongoing diversification of the economy. He spoke at the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators (NATOP) Annual General Meeting (AGM) with the theme, “Nigeria Tourism: The Missing Link In A Diversified Economy in Calabar. […]


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SERAP Prescribes Tougher Sanctions For Corrupt Lawyers

Following growing allegations of corruption against some senior lawyers and their alleged complicity and facilitation of judicial corruption, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called “for tougher sanctions against those involved if large scale political corruption is to be meaningfully combated and corruption-free judiciary is to become a reality.” SERAP’s call is contained in […]