NIWA boss unveils water ambulance, identifies non compliance to regulatory code as major causes of accidents

Photo Caption: Senator Adeleke Mamora accompanied by Mr Sambo Muazu at the unveiling of the water ambulance at the NIWA regional in Lagos on Monday December 17 The managing director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Senator Adeleke Mamora, has identified non compliance to NIWA regulatory codes as the major causes of water accidents in the country Speaking during the unveiling of its water ambulance in Lagos on Monday, December 17 to help passengers during emergencies on the waterways, Senator Mamora, observed that the water ambulance becomes necessary because…

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Three traders remanded over N27m fraud, issuance of dud cheques

A Federal High  Court, Lagos, today, ordered the remand of three traders in prison custody, over alleged fraud of N26, 642, 500 million, fraud and issuance of dud cheques. The traders ordered to be remanded in prison custody by Justice N. Ayo-Emmanuel are: Victor Joseph Bassey, Ikechukwu Augustine Enedu and Adeyinka Lawani. The three defendants were arraigned before the court on nine counts charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining goods valued N26,642,500 million, issuance of dud cheques and money laundering, by the Police’s Special Fraud Unit (SFU) Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos.  Arraigning the…

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N313.2m fraud: Court adjourns arraignment of PDP House Of Reps candidate, others till Jan. 22

A Federal High Court, Lagos, has adjourned the rearrangement of a candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) into the House of Representatives, Anthony Alaka, (a.k.a General) Saidi Oke)   till January 22, 2019. Other defendants to be rearraigned in the alleged N313.2 million fraud are; Saidi One, Bashir Mohammed: and Alhaji Umar Ali. At the resumed hearing of the matter last Friday,  the prosecutor Dr. A. U. Imam told Justice N.Ayoola Emmanuel that the matter would have have to start denovo (afresh) following the transfer of the former trial judge, Justice Hadizat…

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Court arraigns visa racketeer for defrauding 14 people of N3.5m

A suspected fraudster, David Olasunkanmi Olamilekan, was today arraigned before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for defrauding 14 United State of America’s Visa seekers to the tune of N3.516 million. The defendant was arraigned before Magistrate O. O. Oshin (Mrs) on 28 counts charge bordering on conspiracy, fraud and stealing by the Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (ForceCIID) Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos. Arraigning the defendant today, the police lawyer, Barrister Morufu Animashaun, of General Investigation of Force CIID, told the court that defendant committed the alleged offences between 2017 and…

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We combine rich teams, flavours, culture to give guests richer experience- GM The Envoy Hotel

The Envoy Hotel is one of the leading Hotels in Abuja in quality service delivery, unique offerings, attention to details which distinguishes it from other hospitality outfits in Abuja. This classy Hotel with fantastic edifice located in a serene environment close to the diplomatic corridors on the diplomatic drive is hospitality redefined, excellent in security, distinct in style, grand with state of the art facilities, beautiful architectural master piece, a welcoming and courteous staff, best cuisines to carter for local and international guests. The Envoy is the first hotel in…

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NCAA begins investigation into Air Peace’s Oxygen Mask incident

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commenced investigation into the Air Peace’s Oxygen Mask incident that reportedly occurred in the airline’s Lagos-Enugu service last Friday. The Agency said the investigation is in line with standards and international best practices. The Regulatory Authority said in their statement that the investigation will be thorough and will include the review of the videos making the rounds in the social media. It noted that the investigation will be conducted in line with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs) 2015, adding that at the…

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Air Peace clears air on Lagos-Enugu flight incident

Air Peace has dismissed reports alleging that one of its aircraft almost crashed on the Lagos-Enugu route on Friday, describing the claims as an unfortunate misrepresentation of facts. A statement issued by the airline’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah on Monday said the aircraft experienced a change in cabin pressure en-route to Enugu and its flight crew had to do the normal technical manoeuvre by descending to a level comfortable enough for passengers on board. The carrier debunked insinuations that the aircraft involved in the incident might not have…

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Hoteliers in Lagos urge Lagos State Govt to give them tax holiday

L-R Photo Caption: Chief Adolphus W. Hundeyin, 2nd Vice President of Lagos Hoteliers Association, Chief B. A. Ayetuoma, 1st Vice President of the association, Prince Waheed A. Akilo, the Association’s President,  Oluomo J. Talabi, and Mr. Akibu Olowolayemo Bankole, during the association’s press conference and end of year get-to-gether held recently. Lagos Hoteliers Association (LHA) have said that for their business to strive, the State government should offer them tax holiday rather than burden them with multiple taxation, especially when the country is trying to fully recover from the recession.…

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