Air Peace emerges Balafon best airline in West Africa, as Aero MD bags Man of the Year

Air Peace has emerged the best airline in West Africa in the annual Balafon Awards of Excellence coming up in Ghana. This is coming just as as Capt. Ado Sanusi of Aero Contractors bagged the Aviation Man of the Year award. The winners of the 9th Edition of the Balafon awards and the 4th Edition to be held in Accra Ghana was released by the publishers of Atqnews.com, the organisers of the award. Balafon awards of Excellence is an annual Awards organised to recognise pioneers and best players in the…

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Sallah Celebration: Nigerian airports ready to receive passengers – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN has assures all airport users that her network of airports across the country are fully ready to receive arriving and departing passengers during the Eid-El-Mubarak celebration. A statement signed by the general manager, Corporate Affairs Yakubu Henrietta (Mrs.) said in line with their core mandate of ensuring seamless facilitation of air travellers, it has put in place all necessary facilities and infrastructure to ensure safe passage and a delightful experience at all airports in Nigeria. The Authority advised all passengers and airport users to…

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No tradeoff of restructuring with Buhari’s June 12 – CDNDC 

Notwithstanding the apologies tendered by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Abiola family over June 12, a pro-democracy group has said restructuring would remain the only basis for earning the support of the Southwest and other zones who have conceded to the idea. The group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution (CDNDC) has also described the certificate bearing the GCFR honour conferred on Late M.K.O. Abiola as “deceptive,” and an improper way of honouring the dead. The CDNDC in a statement by its Convener, Ariyo-Dare Atoye, also labeled as…

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N30m dud cheque: Police ask Court to dismiss Prophet  Samson Ayorinde ‘s suit

The Lagos Command of Nigeria Police Force (NPF), has asked Ikeja High Court of Lagos State, to dismiss a fundamental rights suit filed against the Police and three others  by Pastor Samson Ayorinde of the World Evangelism Church, 5-7, Ojota-Ogudu road, Lagos, over investigation on alleged issuance of dud cheques. Ayorinde and others have instituted the suit through their lawyer, Emmanuel B. Benjamin, against Mr. Oludare Amos Aturamu, Mrs. Kemi Adesanya, Smart Link Property Services, Commissioner of Police, Lagos, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in-charge of State Criminal Intelligence and…

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June 12: The Letter MKO Abiola would have Written to Buhari

By Jude Ndukwe Following announcement by President Muhammadu Buhari that the Democracy Day holiday that usually holds every May 29, in commemoration of the Day that effectively marked the end of military rule in Nigeria leading to successful handover to civilian authorities, has been moved to June 12, being the date the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola contested and reportedly won the June 12, 1993 presidential election, and conferment of the nation’s highest honour, Grand Commander of the Federal Republic, GCFR, on him, meanings have been read into it…

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Nigeria’s economy in last three years: Not much to be desired

By Franklin Ihejirika, Lagos To keen watchers of the economy, Is not yet uhuru for the Nigeria’s economy in three years of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration of All Progressive Congress, APC. The journey has been that of mix fortunes, ups and down in the last three years. Shortly after his assumption of office, in 2015, the economy was hit by the fall in the global oil prices and the resultant effect was catastrophic on the economy , coupled with panic withdrawals by investors who were not sure of the…

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