SAA extends support for emerging businesses at NewBrandsXPO 2019

South African Airways has confirmed it is extending its partnership with the organisers of NewBrandsXPO – the premier Launchpad for new and emerging product and services in Nigeria – and offering “Exhibition Support’ to three emerging travel-related brands to showcase their business at this year’s event holding at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos on 19th and 20th July. Promoted by Heventin, a corporate event and brands activation company, and Uburu, an integrated marketing communications consultancy, NewBrandsXPO is a one-stop shop for established brands as well as emerging businesses seeking to launch new products…

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Ozoro Progressive Union urges Okowa to run all-inclusive government

 Delta State sociocultural group, Ozoro Progressive Union (OPU), has called on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, to run an all-inclusive government in his second term in office. The President of the Ozoro Progressive Union, Lagos central  (OPU) Mr. Kennedy Ozofere, made the call while congratulating Governor Okowa for his re-election and Mr. James manager and Leo Okuweh, who were elected as Senator and member of House of Representative respectively. Ozofere also called on Okowa and others to be closer to the electorates just as they did during electioneering campaign period, as well…

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Court orders Navy, others to produce hotelier detained for over 90 days

A Federal High Court sitting at Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, has ordered the officers of the Nigeria Navy and others to appear before her and explain why they failed to arraign one Saibu Ogunmola, the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Peace and Love International Hotel, who has been in their custody since January 17, 2019. Justice Lilian Ijeoma Ojukwu, who presided over the court, gave the order while delivering judgment in a motion ex-parte for the hotelier’s fundamental right suit filed by his lawyer, McAnthony Aikharialea. Joined as Nigeria Navy…

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NCAA issues 30 days ultimatum GSM providers on demolition of masts

… Set to demolish over 7, 000 GSM masts The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has issued a thirty-day ultimatum to some of the operators of the Global System for Mobile Communications [GSM] providers concerning their over 7,000 telecommunication masts and towers in Nigeria The NCAA warned the operators to regularise their operations forthwith. The regulatory authority in a statement signed by the general manager public relations, Sam Adurogboye stated that if there is no response, NCAA will immediately embark on mass decommissioning and demolition of all their masts and…

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Air Peace on right track to provide exceptional int’l travel experience -Passengers

Air Peace on Monday ended the first round of its operations to give air travellers a foretaste of its soon-to-start long-haul flights to Sharjah, Dubai, Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai, with members of the flying public saying the carrier was on the right track to provide an exceptional international travel experience. The airline deployed one of the four Boeing 777 aircraft it acquired for its international flights for the showpiece operations, which started on Good Friday. It operated on the Port Harcourt-Abuja and Abuja-Port Harcourt routes, winning accolades from…

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Ethiopian Airlines launches thrice weekly flight to Marseille July 2

Ethiopian Airlines has finalized all preparations to launch a thrice weekly flight to Marseille, France as of July 02, 2019. Marseille is the second-largest city of France and main city of the historical province. Regarding the upcoming services, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked, “It gives us great pleasure to launch flights to Marseille, connecting France’s second largest city to the over 60 African destinations we serve, through our hub Addis Ababa. We’ve been flying to Paris since 1971, more than 48 years, so we are not…

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FG condoles with Kajuru victims, says attack is setback to efforts in promoting tourism

.. Assures of stepped-up security nationwide The federal government has condoled with the families of the two  persons, a Nigerian and a Briton, who were killed in Friday’s attack on the Kajuru Castle Resort, a popular resort in Kaduna State, promising that the killers will be apprehended and brought to justice. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, also assured that the security agencies are doing everything possible to ensure that the three persons who were kidnapped in the attack…

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ASKY begins daily flights from Lagos to Johannesburg from June 15

ASKY has announced the launch of its daily flights from Lagos to Johannesburg beginning from June 15, 2019. Johannesburg, South Africa will be connected to Lagos, Nigeria daily. According to press statement signed by  Nowel Ngala, commercial director, Asky, the flights will be operated with a Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft. ASKY currently operates a fleet of 8 new generation aircraft, one (1) Boeing 737 – 800, five (5) Boeing 737-700 and two (2) Dash Q-400, with service to twenty-three (23) cities in nineteen (19) countries within Africa. The airline’s focus…

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