NPS initiates community platform to drive engagement for nature tourism

A strategic feedback mechanism to enthrone sustainable growth of rural and nature tourism within and around Nigeria’s protected areas (National Parks) has kicked off in Okomu and Old National Parks in Benin, Edo State and Oyo State respectively. The idea was conceived by the Conservator – General of the Federation, Mallam Ibrahim Goni who believes that any successful protected natural resources management must be built around the support zone communities. Towards this agenda, preliminary field trips to Okomu and Old National Parks revealed that the engagement process was not only…

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Possession of firearms: Court releases Small Doctor, others with N5m bond each

.. Charges them to be of good behaviour  Chief magistrate A. O. Komolafe (Mrs.) of an Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, today, advised the hip pop musician, Temitope Adekunle, a.k.a. Small Doctor and three of his band members to be of good behaviour. Other respondents respondents counselled to be of good behaviour by the Chief Magistrate in a civil suit marked 3564/2018 are: Dare Osho, Sanusi Lateef and Hussein Darego. Mrs. Komolafe gave the advice while delivering ruling in a motion exparte brought before the court by the Police from…

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SAA airlifts over 3m passengers in 20 years of operation into Nigeria

Photo Caption: Left to Right – Ohis Ehimiaghe, Regional Manager, West and Central Africa; Vuyani Jarana, Group Chief Executive Officer; Aaron Munetsi, Regional General Manager, Africa, Middle-East & Indian Ocean Islands and Kemi Leke-Bamtefa, National Sales Manager, Nigeria all of South African Airways at the press conference commemorating the 20 years anniversary of the airline’s service to Nigeria. South African Airways (SAA) has airlifted no fewer than 3 million passengers in its 20 years of operations into Nigeria. This was disclosed by the group chief executive officer of South African…

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Court orders destruction of 14 container loads of Tramadol

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the destruction of 14 containers loaded with proscribed drug, tramadol, confiscated at Apapa Wharf, Lagos, by the Nigerian Customs Services (NCS). The court presided over by Justice Saliu Saidu gave the order while granting an exparte application filed before the court for the order of condemnation of the said drug by the NCS’s lawyer, Mr. Ogunlowo Bisi. In urging the court for the order, the Customs’ lawyer said the order sought from the court was brought pursuant to order 26, rule 8(1) of…

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Lagos set to rock with spectacular ‘One Lagos Fiesta’

Lagos is set to rock this December with its One Lagos Fiesta starting from 24th to 31st. The Fiesta with the theme: A December to Remember promises to live up to its billing by surpassing previous events. The event in its fourth edition is set to give Lagosians something to cheer about this season. Speaking on Monday, December 3 during a press briefing at the Baguda Kaltho Press Centre Alausa, Ikeja on the 2018 One Lagos Fiesta, the Lagos State commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Steve Ayorinde explained…

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