Lawyer’s Ill-health stalled trial of importer of 661 pump action guns

The scheduled continuation of trial of the four accused person over alleged unlawful importation of 661 sophisticated pump action into the country, in December 2016, before a Federal High Country, Lagos, was stalled today, due to the ill-health of  Yakubu Galadima, lawyer representing the first and second accused in the criminal charge. The accused persons, Mahmud Hassan Trading Company, its managing director and Chief Executive Officer, Muhmud Hassan and Salisu Abdulahi Danjuma, alongside Oscar Orkafor, Donatus Ezebunwa Achinulo and Matthew Okoye, said to be at large, are standing trial before Justice…

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AIB begins investigation into Dana Air’s Port-Harcourt incident

The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB has commenced investigation into the Dana Air incident at the Port- Harcourt Airport on Tuesday February 20. The spokesman of AIB, Tunji Oketumbi said a team from the Commission led by the director of operations of AIB, Capt, Dayyabu Danraka is already on ground in port Harcourt for the investigation into the incident. The team is expected to unravel the remote and immediate cause of the incident and make recommendations to forestall future occurrence. The commencement of the investigation followed the official report of the…

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GEO Travel & Tours partners NFF as official travel partner to take more Nigerians to World Cup

Picture caption L-R: Ngozi Ekoma, chairman, GEO Travel and Tour; Yahaya Kwande, member house of presentative; Shehu Dikko, 2nd vice president, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF); Alex Ekeoma, director, GEO Travels and Tour, and Ibrahim Guzo, board member, NFF, at the GEO Travel and Tour press conference to announce its partnership with NFF in Lagos. GEO Travel and Tours, an independent subsidiary of Nepal Group has announced its partnership with the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF as the official travel partner for Federation of International Football Association, FIFA 2018 world cup in…

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FAAN: Enhancing passengers facilitation through Ease of Doing Business

It is worthy to note that the implementation of the federal government’s Executive Order on the Ease of Doing Business at the nation’s airports has impacted positively on the the aviation industry in many areas. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN’s implementation of the Order has contributed in no small measure in enhancing passengers’ facilitation at the country’s airports, especially international airports. The Ease of Doing Business initiative was conceived and launched to reduce to the barest minimum, bureaucratic bottlenecks in government processes and procedures. It is on record…

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We are making more money with car park automation – FAAN spokesperson

The general manager, corporate communications of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu in this interview with journalists explained why the agency automated its car park at the Lagos Airport, removal of abandoned aircraft at Lagos airport, among other issues. Excerpts: Why did FAAN decide to automate the car park at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos? The management found out that there was a lot of rowdiness at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the local airport in Lagos while…

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