NAMA director of engineering conferred with NSE fellowship

Photo Caption NSE President, Engr. Adekunle Mokuolu (left) congratulating Engr. Farouk Umar on his investiture as Fellow, NSE. The director of Safety Electronics and Engineering Services in the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Engr. Ahmed Umar Farouk at the weekend made the list of 32 eminent Nigerians inducted into the prestigious Fellowship of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE).  The event which took place at the Nigerian Airforce (NAF) Conference Centre, Abuja was part of activities marking the 60th anniversary of the society. Speaking at the induction ceremony, the President…

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NCAC declares Nov. 24 as global Cultural Diplomacy Day for Peace

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has declared 24th of November every year as the global Cultural Diplomacy Day for Peace. This was declared by the director-general of NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe during the grand closing of the 11th International Arts and Crafts(INAC) Exposition which held in Abuja last week. According to Runsewe, the launch of the International Cultural Diplomacy for Peace initiative is aimed at uniting the world via culture, arts and crafts. Speaking at the closing ceremony, the Minister of Science and Technology and chairman of…

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Prepaid meters, illegal disconnection: Residents of Lagos Mainland slams N200m suit on EKEDP, NERC

Residents of Lagos Mainland Local Government Area, Lagos, under the aegis of Concerned Community Development Association (CCDA), Ebute-Metta West, have instituted a N200 million suit before a Lagos Federal High Court, against Eko Electricity Distribution Plc (EKEDP), for alleged failure to supply them the pre-paid meters.  The applicants in the suit marked FHC./L/CS/1680/18 and filed by their lawyer, Abdu-Salaam Abbas are: Alice Odusanya, Adenike Okubanjo, Kofoworola Olaitan, Williams Oladapo, Olusegun Sojinu, Emmanuel Benson, Oladipupo Joseph and Folarin Joseph, suing for themselves and on behalf of the  CDA. Joined as respondent…

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NCAA warns Pilots, airline operators on adverse weather conditions

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned Pilots and airline operators to observe safety precautions in line with Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs) during flight operations in adverse weather conditions. The warning was contained in an Advisory Circular with reference no. AC: NCAA-AEROMET- 26: to all Pilots and Airline Operators signed by the director general of the Authority, Capt Muhtar Usman. A statement signed by general manager Public Relations NCAA, Sam Adurogboye, said the Circular became imperative as the rainfall cessation will likely herald a long and severe dust…

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