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ICAO President, FAAN Boss Inspect Abuja Airport

…New Int’l Terminals Will Increase Capacity, Passenger Facilitation The Council President of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Dr Olumuyiwa Bernard Aliu and the Managing Director of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Engr Saleh Dunoma have inspected the new international terminal under construction at the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport (NAA), Abuja. Recalled that apart from […]


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NCAA Boss Attributes Airlines’ Revenue Drop To Libralisation, Privatisation

The Director-General, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Mukhtar Usman, has said that airlines’ revenue globally dropped substantially due to discontinued state funding, sustained de-regulation/liberalisation, privatisation and intense competition. He said this while delivering a paper titled, “The Acts of Promoting Sustainable Air Transport Economy While Maintaining High Level of Aviation Safety Standards” at the […]


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Le Meridien Ogeyi Place Celebrates Women’s Month

…Recognises Outstanding Women For Their Contributions To Society The management of Le Meridien Hotel has organised special celebration for women in commemoration of the International Women’s Day in March. It was also an avenue for women to take a break from their busy schedules, get recognised and be celebrated for their contribution to the society. […]


Starwood Merger: Anbang Consortium Withdrawals, Clears Way For Marriott

…As Starwood Reaffirms Commitment To Merge With Marriott …Values Starwood At $77.94 Per Share or $13.3b … Stockholders Meet To Consider Marriott Transaction April 8 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has disclosed that the consortium consisting of Anbang Insurance Group Co., Ltd., J.C. Flowers & Co. and Primavera Capital Limited has informed Starwood that as […]


Over 1,000 Persons Sue Johnson & Johnson Company

…Alleges Talc In Johnson’s Baby Powder Causes Ovarian Cancer More than 1,000 people are suing Johnson & Johnson Co. and Imerys Talc America, alleging that the producers of baby powder failed to warn them of the product’s connection to ovarian cancer, reports Bloomberg Business week. The lawsuits draw from 20 studies that have found long-term […]


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NAHCo Appoints Ode Executive Director

Mrs. Ode Nigerian Aviation Handling Company PLC, (NAHCo Aviance), has appointed Mrs. Folashade Ode as Executive Director, Corporate, Legal Services and Company Secretary. The appointment was announced just as the retirement of Mr. Bolaji Balogun and Arc Usman Arabi Bello from the board of the company took effect. Ode, whose appointment takes immediate effect, would […]


Ntel Begins Sale of 0804 Lines

NATCOM Development and Investment Limited (trading as ‘Ntel’), would on April 8 commence commercial sales of its 0804 mobile line in Lagos and Abuja. Ntel recently made its first Voice over LTE call in Lagos. The test VoLTE call was made at Ntel’s new Tier III data centre located on Lagos Island. The Chief Executive […]


2016 Budget Will Be Thoroughly Reviewed Before I Assent To It—- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he would review thoroughly the 2016 Appropriation Bill passed by the National Assembly (NASS) before giving his assent. Buhari said that the review of the budget would be made Ministry by Ministry to ascertain if there were strange inputs different from its original contents when he submitted it. However, […]


World Bank Allocates $800m To Rebuild North East

The World Bank has set aside $800 million to support the rebuilding of infrastructure destroyed in the North East region of Nigeria by the Boko Haram the activities. UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Ms Fatma Samoura, disclosed on Thursday in Maiduguri during a courtesy visit to the Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima. Samoura, who […]


Easter Flight Delays: Med-View Airline Apologises To Passengers

Medview Airline management has apologised to its teeming customers for the inconveniences they experienced as a result of flight delays during the Easter festive period. The apology that was contained in an online statement by its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr Muneer Bankole, the airline, said it regretted all the embarrassment caused passengers during the […]