Ebola Resurgence: FAAN Reassures Passengers, Airport Users Of Safety

  …Says Equipment, Personnel Used In 2014 To Combat Virus Still Intact As the Federal Government begins emergency surveillance activities at airports and land borders in the country over the outbreak of Ebola in Congo, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has re-assured passengers and other airport users of safety across its network of […]


Ebola Outbreak: FEC Orders Surveillance At Airports, Land Borders

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has directed the Federal Ministry of Health to establish emergency surveillance at all land borders and airports across the country over the recent outbreak of Ebola in Congo The Minister of Health, Mr. Isaac Adewale, who spoke to newsmen shortly after the FEC meeting on Wednesday, stated that […]


New Travel, Tourism Body To Be Launched At 2018 Accra Weizo

    The West African Travel and Tourism Alliance (WATTA), a new association for private sector players in the region has emerged and would be launched at  Accra Weizo in June 23, 2018. The launch will be coming four years after the launch of Accra Weizo as a West African Travel and Tourism platform for […]


Ethiopian Airlines, Air Côte d’Ivoire Sign Codeshare Agreement On W/Africa, USA Routes

  …Wins TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award   Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline and Air Côte d’Ivoire, the national flag carrier of Côte d’Ivoire, have signed a codeshare agreement effective May, 2018. According to the airline under the new codeshare partnership, passengers originating from West African […]


Court Adjourns Trial Of Baby- Making Factory Operator Till June 6

    Further hearing in a criminal charge filed against a Port-Harcourt based-woman, Chinyere Precious Emeka, who was accused of running a baby-making clinic, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, has been adjourned till June 6. Chinyere was arraigned before Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari, by the men of the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) Lagos, on […]


N650M Fraud: Court Dismisses Oyo PDP Woman Leader Application For Foreign Medical Trip

  Justice Muslim Sule Hassan of the Federal High Court,Lagos today dismissed an application to travel abroad for medical treatment filed by a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief (Mrs) Olanrewaju Otiti, currently facing trial with a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, over alleged N650 million fraud. Otiti had […]


Court Remands Female Lawyer In Prison Custody For Killing Husband

    A Lagos Magistrate Court sitting in Yaba, today remanded 48 years old lady  lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi in Kirikiri prisons over the alleged murder of her husband, Sym Otike- Odibi. Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye while remanding the defendant, ordered the Comptroller of Prisons to allow doctor to see her. Ayeye also directed the Comptroller […]


Lagos DPP Recommends Trial Of Dane For Killing Wife, Daughter

  Lagos State Department of Public Prosecution (DPP), has recommend for trial, a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, for allegedly killing his wife, Zainab and his 3-year-old daughter, Petra, for murder. Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye (Mrs) of Yaba Chief Magistrate Court, Lagos made this known today, while reading DPP’s advice on the alleged crime committed by […]


FG Shuts Emzor Pharmaceutical, 2 Others Over Codeine Brouhaha

  The Federal Government through National Agency for Food and Drug Administration & Control, (NAFDAC) has closed down three pharmaceutical firms that were fingered in the codeine syrup brouhaha. The companies according to NAFDAC are: Peace Standard Pharmaceutical Limited, Bioraj Pharmaceutical Limited and Emzor Pharmaceuticals Ind. Lmiitd. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye […]


Mild Drama As Evans Refuses To Alight From Black Maria

   There was mild drama on Monday at a Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere when suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, who was handcuffed into the court room raised his hand while in the dock that he had something to say to the court after he had earlier refused to come down […]