AIB releases interim report on Caverton Helicopter crash at Kabba

Photo Caption: The commissioner of Accident Investigation Bureau, (AIB), Mr. Akin Olateru, (middle) flanked by director, human resources and administration, AIB, Mr. Dalhatu Kakangi, (left) and director of engineering, AIB, Mr. Mohammed Wali at media briefing on the preliminary report on the helicopter accident involving the vice president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, his entourage and three crew members -captain, co-pilot and an engineer, in Kabba, Kogi State. The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Wednesday, February 13 released an interim report on the Caverton Helicopters crash involving an Agusta Westland AW139 helicopter…

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FAAN installs new cooling system at MMIA arrival wing

Arrival passengers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) are enjoying a new lease as the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has replaced the chillers at the Arrival Wing of the International Airport. This is the first stage of what is meant to be a total overhaul of the cooling system as the airport authority plans to extend the chillers to the Departure Wing as soon as possible to give passengers the right experience. Nigerianflightdeck learnt that the newly installed chillers were commissioned February 12, 2019 and immediately put…

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Ethiopian GCEO receives “Most Influential People of African Descent” Award

Ethiopian Airlines Group has extended its congratulations to the entire Ethiopian family and the country at large, on the recognition of Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, as one of the most influential people of African descent in the category of business and entrepreneurship at a colourful ceremony held in Addis Ababa on Feb. 09, 2019. The most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) is a global civil society initiative in support of the United Nation’s International Decade for People of African Descent, recognizing high achievers in four…

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Court jails man 15 months for producing fake cosmetics

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, convicted and sentenced a manufacturer, Ebenezer Arimiwen, to 15 months imprisonment without option of fine, for manufacturing fake cosmetics. Justice Jude Dagat, convicted and sentenced the manufacturer, after finding him guilty of all the seven counts charges leveled against him by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control Agency (NAFDAC). The convict, a resident of 6, Fakanbi Street, Egbeda, Lagos, was first arraigned before the court on October 20, 2014, on charges bordering on manufacturing of cosmetic products without approval, wrong labeling,…

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NDLEA arraigns prince Ilomuanya, one other for running hard drug cartel

A prince of Obinuagwu community in Orlu Local Government of Imo State, Ilomuanya Uzoma Valentine a.k.a.Uzo, has been arraigned by the men of the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly operating and financing a hard drug cartel, Drug Trafficking Organisation (DTO) The 49 year old Orlu prince was arraigned alongside one Okeagu Osinachi Michael a.ka. Uwa, before Justice Saliu Saidu led-court, on a five count-charge bordering on conspiracy, operating a drug cartel, production of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of the banned drug The…

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Board dismisses rumours on sale of National Theatre

.. Says sale has neither been conceived nor discussed The Board of the National Theatre/ National Troupe has dismissed the insinuations or rumours that National Theatre has been sold or put for sale. The Board in a statement signed by Agbo A Ita, secretary for governing board of National Theatre/National Troupe of Nigeria: Titled re sale of National Theatre, said the sale of the National Theatre has neither been conceived nor discussed at any given time or meeting. Ita noted in the statement that the National Theatre remains the national…

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