Delta, Air France, KLM mark 10th anniversary of trans-Atlantic partnership

Delta Air Lines, Air France and KLM are celebrating 10 years of their successful trans-Atlantic cooperation, a partnership that has continued to lead the industry and set a trend for others to follow.   Over the past decade, together the airlines have soared to new heights as they opened up new routes between Europe and North America and improved customer service. Built around a network of seven hubs – five in the United States and two in Europe – the partnership covers routes between Canada, United States, Mexico and Europe.…

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Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO re-appointed to IATA’s Board of Governors

Ethiopian Airlines Group chief executive officer, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam has been re-appointed to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Board of Governors for a three year-term at the 75th annual general meeting held in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The IATA Board of Governors comprises of 30 members who are elected from the world’s biggest carriers included in IATA and approved by the Assembly. The Board of Governors acts as the government of IATA and represents 290 airlines in over 120 countries, carrying 82percent of the world’s air traffic. The governors…

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Arik Air celebrates 2019 Children’s Day with orphans

Photo caption: L-R – Social Media Manager, Love Home Orphanage, Fatunde Bukola; Head of Business CWA, Arik Air, Sylvester Egogo; Customer Service/Front Desk Personnel, Love Home Orphanage, Funmi Ajasa; and Head of Marketing CWA, Arik Air, Andrew Odion at the presentation of items to Love Home Orphanage.  Arik Air celebrated the 2019 Children’s Day in style with two notable events in Abuja and Lagos. In Abuja, the airline partnered the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) to stage the 6th edition of its Children’s Day at the NTA Arena on May 23.…

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Navy, DIA indicts DSS over Lagos-based hotelier detained since January

A Federal High Court, Abuja, was  informed by the Nigeria Navy and Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) that a Lagos-based hotelier, Mr. Saibu Ogunmola, whom the court had directed them to produce before is in the custody of Department of State Security (DSS). Ogunmola, chairman/chief executive Officer of Peace and Love International Hotel, Igbo Eseyore, Snake island, Lagos, has been in detention since January 17, 2019, after he was arrested by the men of Nigeria Navy. Following the refusal of the Navy to arraign him before any court, after being detained for…

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Extradition: Court slams N100,000 cost against Kashamu

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, awarded cost of N100,000 in favour of Department of State Security Services (DSS) and the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, against Senator Buruji Kashamu, for his unduly delay in hearing of application filed to stop his extradition to United State of America (USA), to face alleged drug related charges. Kashamu, a Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, had in his suit marked FHC/L/CS/930/2018, joined as respondents: the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Commissioner of Police Lagos Police Command, Director General State…

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Runsewe commends CBN Governor for Creative Industry Financing Initiative

The director-general of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe has commended the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emiefele for developing a Creative Industry Financing Initiative. Runsewe who gave this commendation in Abuja said that the Initiative will allow Investors in the Creative Industry access loan up to Five hundred million naira (₦500,000,000) with nine percent (9percent) interest rate. He noted that this initiative will greatly boost the Industry and enhance the capacity of key players in the sector to optimize their potential. The NCAC boss added…

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