Miss Apex Queen Nigeria set for May 11

Preparations are in top gear for the hosting of this year’s edition of Miss Apex Queen Nigeria 2019. The beauty pageant, which made its entry into the Nigerian pageantry calendar last year, is set for its grand finale and award night billed for May 11 at Gracepoint Hotel, Wuse, Abuja. The pageant is the pet project of Queen of Tourism Nigeria 2017, Miss Favour Amarachi Uzochukwu, who hails from Anambra State and a final year student of History and Diplomatic Studies of University of Abuja. The beauty pageant is being…

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Easter celebration: FAAN assures of safety, advises passengers to leave for airport early

As Easter holiday approaches, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has assured passengers and other airport users that her network of airports are fully prepared and ready for the usual upsurge in passenger traffic that is the norm around this season. In a statement released at the Authority’s headquarters in Lagos, FAAN noted that all necessary facilities, infrastructure and manpower to ensure seamless facilitation at the airports have been deployed. Assuring passengers of safety and security, the Authority added that relevant security agencies have been mobilized to beef up security…

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Court sentences Grandma, Granddaughter to 12 months imprisonment for dealing in hard drugs

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, convicted and sentenced a 51 years woman, Olawunmi Aderibigbe and her granddaughter, Basirat Ogunboye, to 12 months imprisonment for dealing in hard drugs. Both the convicted grandma and her 19 years old granddaughter, were given the jail terms by Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, after the had pleaded guilty to a two count-charge of conspiracy and unlawful dealing in the banned substance. The convicts, were arraigned by the anti-narcotic section of the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (SCIID), of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Panti-yaba,…

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Court orders permanent release of NBA president international passport

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday, varied the bail conditions granted the president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Paul Usoro (SAN) and ordered permanent release of his international passport. Justice Rilwan Aikawa also directed the defendant to inform the office of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) each time he wants to travel out of the country.  The court’s decision followed an application filed and moved by lead counsel for the defendant, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) to that effect. Counsel for the EFCC,…

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AMCON takes over Micmerah International Agency Limited

A Federal High Court sitting in Awka, the Anambra State capital in Suits No. FHC/AWK/CS/101/2018 and No. FHC/AWK/CS/102/2018 has ordered the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to take over the business and assets of Micmerah International Agency Limited. AMCON had appointed Chief Tagbo Anieto as Receiver/Manager over the assets of Micmerah International Agency Limited, which owe it over N1billion. The company is located at Onitsha, the commercial hub of Anambra State. In compliance with the court order, AMCON earlier today through the Receiver/Manager took over the business and assets…

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Air Peace surprises travellers, deploys B777 for Easter operations

Air Peace on Thursday pulled a big surprise on the travelling public with its plan to deploy its wide-body Boeing 777 aircraft for its domestic operations on the Port Harcourt-Abuja and Abuja-Port Harcourt  routes on Easter Friday and Monday. Air Peace recently acquired four Boeing 777 aircraft for its long-haul operations to Sharjah, Dubai, Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai. Three of the wide-body aircraft have so far been delivered to the airline in readiness for its soon-to-start international operations. A statement issued by Air Peace Corporate Communications Manager, Mr.…

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