UAE Ambassador to Nigeria, Dubai Tourism CEO, lead delegation to 2019 Akwaaba in Lagos

Photo Caption: Issam Kazim, CEO, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing The leading Tourism Destination in Middle East and Africa, Dubai will be attending the 15th Akwaaba African Travel Market 2019, scheduled to hold from 22nd -24th September at the Eko Hotels and Suites Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria. Dubai has become the biggest Destination for Nigerian Travellers with over 20 flights a day terminating in Dubai from Lagos and Abuja. It is believed that over 300,000 Nigerians pass through Dubai every year. This year with more Partners and delegates,…

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Airports: FG assures of improvement in safety, security, as FAAN graduates 727 AVSEC, fire officers  

Photo Caption: Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, performing different roles during the match pass The minister of Aviation has said that the federal government of Nigeria will continue to improve on safety and security at the nation’s airports through training and capacity development of staff, in line with the provisions of the International Civil Aviation Organization. He made this disclosure at the passing out parade for 727 Aviation Security and Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Firefighting Services personnel held in Service Development Centre, Afaka, Kaduna State on Saturday, September 7,…

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NDLEA arraigns 6 men, shipping firm for drug trafficking

Six men and a shipping firm, were today, arraigned by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly trafficking in hard drugs. The six men are: Ireagu Anthony Ifeanyi, Aligo Franklin Chijioke,Kouassi Jean Pau| a.k.a lkechukwu Eze, Achilonu Michael Emeka, Obi Ojinnaka Sterling and Iyama Charles Nnamdi and his shipping company, KJ Cargo/Shipping Services Limited. All the defendants were arraigned in separate charges bordering on unlawful dealing in that banned substance. While the duo of Iyama, Kouassi, a.k.a. lkechukwu Eze and the shipping firm…

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N650m Fraud: EFCC urges Court to reject Akinjide’s Co-defendant’s application to vary bail terms

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss an application filed by a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mrs. Olanrewaju Otiti, seeking the release of her international passport to travel abroad for medical treatment. Otiti is currently standing trial alongside a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide and another PDP’s chieftain, Senator Ayo Ademola Adeseun over alleged N650 million fraud. In opposing Otiti’s motion, the anti-graft agency alleged that she is a…

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Max Air incident: Our ILS in Minna airport not epileptic – NAMA

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has said its Instrument Landing System, ILS in Minna Airport, Niger state is in good working condition and not epileptic with unreliable signals as alleged by Max Air. The management of NAMA is reacting to a statement by Max Air’s director of operations, Capt. Ibrahim Dilli who attributed the airline’s unfortunate incident involving its Boeing 747-400 with registration No. 5N-DBK at Minna airport on Saturday, the 7th of September, to the Instrument Landing System at the Minna Airport NAMA in a statement signed by…

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