NAMA insists TRACON facility is in order, debunks lack of spares claim

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has declared that the Total Radar Coverage of Nigeria (TRACON), project is working optimally. NAMA also said that spare parts for the facility are regularly sourced from the manufacturer, Thales of France whenever required. A statement by Mr. Khalid Emele, the General Manager, Public Affairs, NAMA said that the Director of Safety Electronics and Engineering Services, Engr. Farouk Umar was quoted out of context during his presentation at the stakeholders’ forum held by the airspace manager in Lagos on Tuesday. According to Emele, NAMA…

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Lagos Day: Lagos shines at 14th Akwaaba with spectacular outing

Lagos state on Tuesday, September 11, put up a spectacular outing on its Day at the 14th Akwaaba African Travel Market at the Eko Hotel and Suites. Lagos excited the visitors and guests with its unique hospitality, rich cultural heritage and entertainment. The state exhibition stand at the expo was a beehive of activities throughout the 3 days of the event with visitors and guests from across Africa and beyound coming to make one inquiry or the other. In recent years, the Lagos state government has demonstrated its commitment to…

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Court fixes Sept. 20 for judgment in case of foreign cheques forging

A Federal High Court, on Tuesday fixed September 20, for judgment in a criminal suit against a businessman, Mr. Jones Patrick Biyere, who is charged before the court for allegedly forging foreign cheques. The court presided over  by Justice Mohammed Idris, fixed the judgment day, after the prosecution and defence argued their written addresses. The accused is being tried before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a 13 count-charge, bordering on conspiracy, forgery, and exporting the said forged cheques outside Nigeria. The accused as been…

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Oghenekaro Itene lands HAPA Ambassador role

Nigeria’s rising Hollywood actor, Oghenekaro Itene has landed another landmark in her journey to score a sterling point in the American movie industry with her recent announcement as the official ambassador for the Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards (HAPA). She represents the African diaspora. Oghenekaro is currently filming her debut movie in Hollywood titled ‘Chase’ where she plays the role of Jayla. The movie is written and directed by Michael Matteo Rossi, co-produced by Michael Matteo Rossi and Katrina Y. Nelson. Oghenekaro balances three careers, one as an actress, a…

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