Ministry of Transportation inaugurates Parastatals action committee for HIV/Aids in NCAA

Picture Caption Seated from R, Dr.Wilfred Haggai (Desk Officer0, Nkechi Ajose (Secretary), a representative of the HIV/AIDS Project Coordinator, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Ojochide Emina (Monitoring & Evaluation (M & E). Standing from R, Ameh Abakpa (Accountant) and Joe Muhammed Jimoh (Social Behavioural Change Communicator, SBCC). Recent statistics about prevalence of HIV/AIDS has shown that the Transportation sector is one of the vulnerable sectors. Therefore, in the fight against the virus the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has classified the aviation sector as one of the social…

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NATOP petition and maligning of Tourism Personalities (1)

By Ikechi Uko My attention have been drawn to a widely Circulating petition signed by 5 members of NATOP alleging irregularities in the affairs of NATOP. I have been called by a top Government official someone I respect to withhold any further escalation of the issue until it is resolved. He has asked for Calmness So I will be restrained in my response. I am forced to respond because the petition was copied to all my Clients in Nigeria and abroad so it looks like a hatchet Job to get…

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NANTA to unveil industry practitioners Biometric ID Card June

The National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA ha concluded arrangements to unveil the Nigeria’s travel Industry practitioners identity card on June 26 in Lagos. The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is expected to unveil the Biometric ID card at Landmark Hotel in Lekki, Lagos as the chief launcher. Speaking in Lagos on Friday May 25, during a press briefing, the president of NANTA, Mr Bankole Bernard said this was to make sure that the anti-corruption crusade the government has embarked upon, that NANTA is in full support of it.…

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All set for Nigeria’s hosting of global tourism meeting – Minister

Picture Caption Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (left), handing over an Invitation Letter to the 61st United Nations World Tourism Organisation Commission for Africa Meeting to Governor Godwin Obaseki (right) at the Edo State Government House in Benin on Friday. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the stage is now set for the 61st edition of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Commission for Africa (CAF) Meeting, which Nigeria will host from 4-6 June 2018 in Abuja. The Minister gave the assurance in…

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PDP alleges APC is funding Ekiti election with Abacha loots

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress (APC) government of plotting to fund the July 14 governorship election in the State with part of the Abacha loots and funds from the country’s crude oil sales. The party, which described the 77-man campaign committee set up by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the State governorship election as a “gathering of looters that will make the PDP victory in the July 14 election sweeter and memorable,” added that; “appointment of…

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Bunkering: We have no case to answer, 7 fishermen tell Court

Seven fishermen currently facing trial on two counts charge of conspiracy and an attempt to deal on petroleum product without unlawful authority, before a Lagos Federal High Court, Lagos, today,  tell the court to dismiss that charge against them. ‎ The seven fishermen; Sewe Peter; Gbekpo Oke; Tito Seraphen; Didi Deudone; Axipke Ajimon; Dege Semede and Videgen Remi. They were arraigned before the court presided over by Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari, sometimes in December 2017, by Lagos Division of Nigerian Security and Defence Corps (NSCDC) on the two counts charge.  …

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