Man gets N5m bail for stealing $102,000

An Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, today, granted bail in the sum of N5 million with two sureties in the same sum, to a 37 year-old maid, Peter Thomas, who allegedly stole his boss’ $102, 000, USD. The maid was arraigned before Magistrate Aro Lambo, by men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID), Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos, on charges bordering on unlawful entry and stealing of the said $102, 000 USD, belonging to his boss, Onyeama Adigwe. Arraigning the maid in court today, Barrister Morufu Animashaun, informed the court that the maid’s boss,…

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Saraki: Will Affliction Rise a Second Time?

By Jude Ndukwe How fast things change? How quickly destinies turn around? In the first week of July 2018, the police had invited the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, for questioning over the infamous Offa Robbery. Tongues wagged, creating another round of tension in the land. Many could not understand what was happening. But then, this is Nigeria; this is the country where the lust for power makes otherwise reasonable people do unreasonable things. Many thought it was a witch hunt. How could Saraki be involved in armed robbery, remotely…

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Air Peace begins Monrovia, Abuja-Accra services August 6

Air Peace has announced plans to commence flight services from Lagos and Abuja to Roberts International Airport, Monrovia and from Abuja to Kotoka International Airport, Accra on August 6. The development is coming days after the airline secured the renewal of its International Air Transport Association Operation Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate. A statement issued by the airline’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah said the new routes were part of the third phase of the carrier’s network expansion project on the West Coast of Africa. Air Peace launched its first…

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Sirika dismisses report compelling public servants to fly Nigeria Air

Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has dismissed the report that he is compelling public servants to fly Nigeria Air Senator Sirika said there was no time in promoting Nigeria Air that he publicly or otherwise said the public servants must fly the new airline. The minister while responding on his twitter handle @hadisirika to a report on one of Nigeria’s electronic media (television), denied ever saying that public servants must fly the new Nigeria Air.   The minister said, “I never said public servants must fly Nigeria…

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Man arraigned in Court for defrauding ex- Governor’s Wife of N8.5m

A businessman, Adebola Omodele, was today, arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauded one Alhaja Kuburat Lawal, the wife of former governor of Kwara state, Late Mohammed Lawal, of the sum of N8.5 million The businessman was brought before Justice Sule Hassa’s Court, by men of State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (SCIID), Panti-Yaba, Lagos, on two counts charge, bordering on conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence. In the charge marked FHC/L/90c/2018, alleged that the businessman and others now at large, had sometimes in July 2012, conspired…

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Interlining is the way to go in aviation business – Onyema, Air Peace boss

“SAATM has to be in level of reciprocity, not one sided” “Airport infrastructures not supportive of airlines operations” From peace building to aviation, Barrister Allen Onyema, the chairman of Air Peace has taken the Nigerian aviation industry by storm, redefining the business of air travel in Nigeria and West Africa. Onyema has always been vocal and passionate on the problems confronting the domestic airlines, the Nigerian aviation industry, and ways forward. In this interview with Franklin Ihejirika at the recently concluded 22nd Annual Seminar of the League of Airport and…

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