Xenophobia: Air Peace offers to bring Nigerians home in solidarity with FG

Air Peace has offered to repatriate Nigerians back home from South Africa as a sign of solidarity with the government of President Muhammadu Buhari administration.  The Chairman of the airline, Chief Allen Onyema made the announcement yesterday while sympathizing with the Nigerian victims who lost their lives and properties in the attacks in South Africa.  According to him, the airline decided to bring back Nigerian in support of the action already taken by the federal government.  In reaction to the attacks in South Africa, the Buhari administration has recalled Nigeria’s…

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N437m Fraud: 3 BDC operators remanded in prison custody

Three Bureau-De-Change operators,  Jimmy Ibrahim, Obianuju Tessy Umejesi and Uche Madubuko, who were alleged to have defrauded a firm of the sum of N437 million, were today, remanded in prison custody by a Federal High Court, Lagos. Justice Nicholas Oweibo, who presided over the court, made the remand order after admitting each of the BDC operators to bail in the sum of N20 million with to two sureties in like sum. Justice Oweibo also ordered that one of the sureties must be a landed property owner within the court’s jurisdiction, while…

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IATA urges aviation stakeholders to be guided by Chicago Convention

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged aviation stakeholders to continue to be guided by the spirit of the 1944 Convention on International Civil Aviation, known as the Chicago Convention, in responding to the challenges facing aviation today and in the future. “Seventy-five years ago, as World War II still raged, a group of far-sighted individuals met in Chicago and laid the foundations enabling the development of our globally inter- connected and interdependent world through aviation. Today, aviation has become the business of freedom, liberating us to pursue our…

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Yoruba Renaissance Group commend IG, Runsewe over Bobrisky 

A social cultural organisation based in Ireland,  Yoruba Renaissance Group has commended the actions of the Inspector General of Police and director general of Nigerian Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe over their proactive measure to curtail the anti social and cultural behaviour of Idris Okuneye popularly known as Bobrisky.  In a statement signed by the convener of the group, Mr. Wale Falade of County Meath,  the group described the actions of the federal government as a timely intervention before such individual becomes a role model to the…

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NCAT begins part-time PGD programme in Aviation Management

The Nigerian Collage of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria is set to begin a part-time Post Graduate Diploma course in Aviation Management. The College disclosed that the course would commence on September 27, 2019 at the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET), Oshodi in Lagos. Capt. Abdulsalami Mohammed told aviation journalists in Lagos that responses from applicants had been encouraging so far and urged other organisations especially airlines, government agencies and private companies to take advantage of the programme in order to increase their knowledge of the industry. He however said that registration…

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