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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 […]

Union Shuts down, Reopens Bristow Helicopters Operations

…As Ministry Of Labour Intervenes The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) today shut down and re-opened Bristow Helicopters office at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos for commercial activities over discriminatory emoluments between Nigerian and foreign pilots. As a result of the protest by NAAPE at Bristow Helicopter and eventual shut down […]

Honeywell Floors Ecobank At Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal, Lagos has dismissed the exparte order earlier granted against Honeywell Flour Mills Plc. in favour of Ecobank. Justice Mohammed Yunusa of the Federal High Court, Lagos had granted an exparte order in favour of Ecobank against Honeywell on the 4th of December, 2015. Honeywell thereafter proceeded to the Court of Appeal […]

SAHCOL Assures Medview Airlines Of Quality, Satisfactory Grand Handling Services

The Acting Managing Director of Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL), Rizwan Kadri has assured Medview Airlines of quality and satisfactory ground handling services. SAHCOL gave the assurance when the Acting Managing Director led a team of management staff on a courtesy call on the Managing Director of Medview Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, at his […]

Int’l Operation: Bi-Courtney Faults Insufficient Space Argument

…Says MMA2 Is 100% Ready Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), has faulted the claims in some quarters that insufficient space for parking aircraft was delaying the commencement of international operations at its terminal. BASL faulted the claim of insufficient space in an online statement made available to […]

UN Declares Ebola Public Health Emergency Over

  The United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO) today said West Africa’s Ebola outbreak no longer constitutes an international public health threat, declaring that the 20-month global emergency response is over but stressing that a “high level of vigilance” must be maintained. The Emergency Committee convened by WHO Director-General Margaret Chan concluded at its ninth […]