NCAA commends Arik Air for operational efficiency

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commended Arik Air for its contribution to effective, efficient, safe and secure operations despite challenges in the operating environment. The authority in a letter dated September 4, 2019 and signed by the Director General, Captain Muhtar Usman also extended its appreciation to Arik Air based on the airline’s compliance with settlement of 5 percent Ticket Sales Tax/Charter Sales Tax (TSC/CS) as enshrined in the Civil Aviation Act 2006 (As amended). Other key performances for which NCAA commended Arik Air include timely remittance of…

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Ooni of Ife receives first Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities Award

Akwaaba African Travel Market has presented His Royal Majesty the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, with the First Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities award. The award was presented to the Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi at the sidelines of the launch of the Oduduwa Museum unveiled at the Brazilian Embassy in Lagos recently. The Ooni who is the Special guest of honour for the African Diaspora Tourism conference holding at the 15th Akwaaba Travel Market is the Custodian of 15 Famous Festivals among which the world Famous…

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DPP, Police tango over trial of developer who duped 297 people of N65m

Further hearing on the bail application of a developer, Alabi Tesleem Idowu, who was accused of defrauding 297 accommodation seekers of N65 million, in Lagos State, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, was stalled today. The developer was on August 11, dragged before the court presided over by Justice Nicholas Oweibo by the men of the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) Ikoyi, Lagos, on 251 counts charge of conspiracy, obtaining under false pretence and fraud. The offences according to the prosecuting Police Officer, Barrister Chukwu Agwu, is contrary to and punishable…

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South Africa frustrates evacuation of Nigerians

South Africa authorities are frustrating the evacuation of Nigerians who have been readied for the first batch of airlift from that country. Some Nigerians who have turned up for the airlift were quizzed and some others were arrested for expired travel documents when they have already submitted for voluntary evacuation. Air Peace flight, which left Nigeria 11:30 pm yesterday arrived OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg about 4:00 is waiting for Nigerians to be evacuated. Informed Nigerian at the High Commission in Johannesburg said that after the Commission had prepared the…

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Better opportunities as NCAC renews commitment to reposition indigenous fabrics

Photo Caption: Right-Left; Director- General, NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe OON, receiving a frame designed in Nigerian fabrics from the founder of Bridge Concepts, Bimbo Daramola during the courtesy call. Manufacturers of local fabrics and those in the fashion business will soon start smiling to the banks following renewed commitment by the National Council for Arts and Culture to reposition the sector. The NCAC which has already taken the lead in the promotion of indigenous fabrics is set to expand the scope by adopting new strategies to empower local fabric producers…

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