ACI Africa Conference Lagos: FG ‎committed to attracting investors, investments into Nigeria and protecting them ‎-SGF

Picture 1 Caption L-R: Managing Director of FAAN, Engr Saleh Dunoma, Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, and the ICAO Council President, Dr. Bernard Olumuyiwa Aliu at the ACI Africa conference in Lagos on Monday, April, 16 in Lagos The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha has said that the federal government is committed to attracting investors and investments into Nigeria and is providing appropriate legislation, infrastructure and security to protect them. Speaking in Lagos on Monday at the 59th Airport Council International, Africa…

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Buhari commends Bagudu for Agric Tourism as Gov flags off Argungu office, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has singled out Kebbi state governor, Abubakar Bagudu as Nigeria’s true ambassador on rural economic development through his massive agricultural investment and inter-state economic revival policy initiatives. The president who praised Bagudu’s efforts during the inauguration of the presidential committee on food security on 13th March last month, thanked Bagudu for his “unwavering commitment to the rice value chain” and the unprecedented inter-state agricultural business drive with Lagos state which give birth to the Lake rice production initiative. Meanwhile the agriculture tourism action governor has dusted up…

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$6.7m fraud: EFCC charges Globacom, 1 other to Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), today, charged telecommunication giant, Globacom Limited, and its Executive Direction of Marketing, Ashok Israni, before an Ikeja High Court, Lagos, on charges bordering on conspiracy and $6. 6 million fraud.   However, the arraignment of the communication giant and its Executive Director of Marketing was stalled due to the absence of the defendants. In the charge, the EFCC through its Head of Legal, Mr. Anselm Ozioko, informed the court that both Mr. Israni and Globacom Limited had sometimes in 2008, with an intent…

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Kenya Airways sacks 84.6% Nigeria employees

.. As Unions set to picket airline Kenya Airways on Friday sacked 22 out of its 26 Nigerian employees, representing 86.4 per cent of the affected workers. piqued by this development, the aviation workers unions are set for a showdown with the airline. A source close to the airline said the staff were issued the disengagement letters at the airline’s office in Lagos in the presence of stern looking police officers who were engaged by the airline to scare away the affected staff and prevent possible breakdown of law and…

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IATA lauds NAMA on consistency in  qualitative billing system‎

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has lauded the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) for its consistency in the rendition of qualitative bills in the last three years.  This feat according to IATA has ensured that the error rate in bills posted by the agency for its services to airlines has reduced to less than 2percent from over 30percent‎ nine years ago. Making this commendation during the IATA/NAMA Service Review Meeting which held at the IATA corporate office in Geneva Switzerland, the Director of Airline Settlement Services Manfred Blondeel said “NAMA…

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