Igbo Traditional Rulers Set Dec. 28 To Stop Discriminatory Osu Caste

    Traditional rulers in the South-East of Nigeria have set December 28, 2018 deadline to abolish the controversial and discriminatory Osu caste system . In the Igbo tradition, the Osu are said to be dedicated to deities (Alusi) while the Ohu are said to be slaves by birth. A statement made available to the […]

FG Closes Its Case In $110M Suit Against Agip Nigeria PLC

    The Federal Government yesterday closed its case in the suit it filed to recover a sum of $110 million from Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited. In the suit filed before the Federal High Court in Lagos, the Federal Government accused the oil giant of under-declaring the volume of crude oil it shipped out […]

Court Remands House Help Over Attempt To Steal His Boss’ $67.600,000

    A 36 years old house help, John Magbeiti, was today, ordered to be remanded in prison custody, till November 11, by an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for attempting to steal the sum of $67.600, 000, from his Chinese boss, Wuse Williams. The court presided over by Magistrate, Y. O. Aro-Lambo, ordered the […]

N2.2B Fraud: Court Fixes Nov. 12 For Hearing Of Forfeiture Suit Against Amosu

    A Federal High Court, Lagos, today fixed November 12, to hear a motion, seeking the final forfeiture to the Federal Government, the sum of N2.2 billion recovered from a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun had issued an interim order of forfeiture of the sum, on June […]

Abandonment Of Ikogosi Resort A Destruction Of Ekiti Common Wealth—Fayemi

  …Says I cannot Destroy Ekiti Heritage Because Of Politics   “I want to express my anger with what I have seen here today. I am really upset. You all witnessed the spate of development here in 2014; you knew the patronage this facility was enjoying. What I met here today means to me a […]

FG Promises To Implement Outcome Of IFATCA Deliberations

  …Partners With IFATCA To Boost Air Safety The Federal Government through the Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has promised that government would implement the outcome of International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers Association (IFATCA) deliberations in Abuja. IFATCA, the Minister said remains a critical stakeholder in the global aviation family. This is […]

Lalong, Runsewe Advocate Culture, Tourism As Tools For Propelling, Transforming Plateau Economy

    Culture and tourism can be used to drive and transform the socio-economic fortunes of Plateau state in particular and Nigeria in general if well harnessed. This was the submission of the Executive Governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong and other tourism and culture  experts at the first Plateau Tourism Conference held in […]

Impending Industrial Action: International Carriers May Be Given Preference To Operate Flights Into Nigeria—ATSSSAN Boss

    Barring any last minute change of plans by the organised labour in the country to shelve the planned general strike over minimum wage increase billed to commence tomorrow, there are probabilities that the plan by labour to shut down airspace may not be total, as international airlines may be given preference to operate […]

Qatar Airways Becomes First Airline To Launch GlobalBeacon

  …All Qatar Airways To Benefit From Real-Time Tracking Qatar Airways is to be the launch customer of GlobalBeacon, a key product solution created by FlightAware and Aireon that provides the airline with global, real-time flight tracking. In September 2016, Qatar Airways disclosed that it would be the first airline to adopt this innovative technology […]

Air Peace Restarts Flights To Kaduna

  … Promises High Operational Safety  Standards Air Peace today resumed its Kaduna flight services with a promise that it would continue to observe high operational standards to ensure the safety of its customers, crew and other categories of staff. Recalled that Air Peace suspended its Lagos-Kaduna-Lagos flights on October 21, saying the action was […]