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US Team Arrives Nigeria To Train Nigerian Military On Counter-Terrorism

  Military Officers from the United States has arrived Nigeria to train a battalion of Nigerian Army officers and soldiers on counter-terrorism and insurgency operations. The training expected to last for three months will be conducted in three phases for troops of the 145 Battalion. Speaking at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, […]


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Bristow Wants NCAA To Extend Audit To Other Helicopter Coys

… Says Ditched Chopper Crew Recruited, Trained In Nigeria …As NCAA Debunks rumoured EFCC Visit Bristow Helicopters Nigeria Limited has stated that the crew; Captain and the First Officer of Bristow S76C++ helicopter with registration Number 5N-BQJ that ditched into the Atlantic Ocean on February 3, 2016, were recruited and trained locally in Nigeria This […]


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Seven Energy Secures $100m Additional Equity Capital

Seven Energy International Limited (“Seven Energy” or the “Group”), the leading integrated gas company in South East Nigeria, with oil and gas interests in the region, said that it has secured $100 million of new equity capital. This comprised of $50 million from existing shareholders of the Group, including Temasek, Petrofac, Capital International Private Equity, […]


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Former NAL Pilot Capt Tito Passes On

The former Nigeria Airways Limited (NAL) pilot and the pioneer President of Captain DafiekoSama Flight Safety Foundation, Capt. Tito Augustine Omaghomi is dead. A statement signed by the Vice President, ‘The Sama Foundation’, Mr Dafe –Urhobo Sama stated that Capt Tito as he was popularly called died on Sunday, January 3, 2016. DafiekoSama Flight Safety […]


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MRA Criticises Removal Of NBC, NTA, NAN, Other CEOs

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has criticized the  removal of the Chief Executives of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and five Federal Government-owned media and advocacy institutions by the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, describing it as a blatant politicisation of the offices and institutions. MRA’s criticising, which is contained in a statement in Lagos, […]


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NDLEA In Dire Need Of Operational Resources———–UNODC

…As EU, Presents Vehicles To NDLEA, NAFDAC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Country Representative, Ms. Cristina Albertin, stated that the priority assessment carried out on the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) indicated that the agency needed operational resources to sustain its operations. She said this following the donation of vehicles to […]


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Medview Signs Aircraft Acquisition Agreement With Air Atlanta

Medview Airline has signed an agreement with Air Atlanta of Iceland for the acquisition of a B747-400. Under the agreement, Air Atlanta will deliver the 463 capacity aircraft to Medview to shore up its fleet as the airline prepares to open up more international routes. Specifically, the aircraft will be deployed for Hajj operations and […]


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Lagos Infrastructure Development A Deliberate Policy————Engr Ganiyu

…Declares First AfricaBuild Lagos Exhibition Open Lagos State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure ,Engr Ganiyu Johnson, has stated that the decision by the state government to improve infrastructure development was a deliberate policy aimed at improving the quality of life the for people economically and socially. This is just as he added that the state […]


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AIB To Send Ditched Bristow Helicopters Cockpit Image Recorder To UK

…Says Crew Declared May Day Twice The Accident Investigation Bureau(AIB) has said that the agency will take the Cockpit Image Recorder of the Bristow Helicopters’ Sikorsky 76C++ with registration number 5N-BQJ that ditched into the Atlantic Ocean on February 3,2015 to United Kingdom for downloading. The AIB Commissioner, Dr Felix Abali stated this while briefing […]


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Finally, FG Sacks Omeri, Niboro Others

Barely eight months after taken over from the last administration, the Federal Government has sacked the Chief Executive Officers of the six agencies under the Ministry of Information and Culture. The delay in sacking these chief executive officers has been generating discussions among Nigerians to the extent some are wondering why the President Muhammadu Buhari’s […]