N3.6B Fraud: Trial Of Ex-NDDC Director, Omatsuli, 3 Others Fixed For Feb. 11

    The trial of the Executive Director of Niger-Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Engr. Tuoyo Omatsuli, who was charged on alleged N3.654 billion fraud, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, was today adjourned till February 11. Engr. Omatsuli was arraigned before Justice Saliu Saidu, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside Don Parker […]

Gabon Thwarts Military Coup Attempt in President’s Absence

    Gabon foiled an attempted military coup today, killing two suspected plotters and capturing seven others just hours after they took over state radio in a bid to end 50 years of rule by President Ali Bongo’s family. Government spokesman Guy-Bertrand Mapangou announced the deaths and arrests after soldiers briefly seized the radio station […]

Air Peace Begins Direct Flights To Banjul Tomorrow

    West Africa’s leading carrier, Air Peace has stated that it would begin non-stop flights from Lagos to Banjul, the Gambian capital tomorrow, Monday, January 7. This is just as the airline said that it would no longer route its Lagos-Banjul flights through Accra, Ghana. The carrier had earlier broken its connecting flights to […]

FAAN Alerts Public Of Fraudulent Recruitment Agents

  …Says Those Parading Themselves Are Fraudsters The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned the general public to be weary of persons parading themselves as recruitment agents of the agency and also extorting money from innocent citizens in the process. FAAN alerted the public in an online statement issued by its General Manager, […]

Finally, Melaye Surrenders To Police

  Controversial and embattled legislator, Senator Dino Melaye has finally and reportedly surrendered himself to the police to be arrested after the latter laid siege in Melaye’s Abuja residence for seven days. Shortly before the Senator surrendered today, there about 20 police personnel at his residence waiting to arrest the lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial […]

Dana Air Extends Heartland FC Multi-Million Sponsorship Deal

    Dana Air has extended its Multi-million naira sponsorship deal for Heartland FC of Owerri, Imo state. The sponsorship which was first unveiled in 2018 was extended for the duration of the 2018/ 19 Nigerian Professional League (NPFL) Season at a short ceremony held at the conference hall of DE-Range hotel in Owerri, the […]

Lassa Fever: Edo Govt. Issues Fresh Alert

  The Edo State Government has issued fresh alert to residents in the state following report of outbreak of the deadly Lassa Fever disease in other parts of the country. The state government posited that the situation is further compounded by bush burning and other activities that drive rats from the wild into people’s homes. […]

Boeing To Modernise Entire Spanish Chinook Helicopter Fleet

  Boeing has stated that it would upgrade all 17 of Spain’s CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the F-model configuration. The aircraft manufacturing giant added that features such as the digital automatic flight control system, common avionics architecture system and advanced cargo handling to align that country’s fleet with those of other nations. This is the […]

Runsewe: How He Parachute Culture Into Limelight By Frank Meke

    Sometime in late 2017, few weeks after his glorious appointment by President Buhari as Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe had breezed into a hospital in Abuja to see a friend of mine and industry big wig who suddenly took ill and was near breathless. It was […]

2019: Olateru Promises To Upgrade AIB’s Infrastructure, Review Systems, Processes

  …Commends Staff For Their Support The Commissioner, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Engr. Akin Olateru, has stated that in 2019, he would upgrade the bureau’s infrastructure, ensure constant review of its systems, processes and procedure, and invest more on human capital development. Olateru, an aircraft engineer, who stated this after taken a holistic assessment of […]