FAAN assures staff of support in sports to boost health status

in its efforts to boost the health status of their workers, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has promised to support staff to take part in sporting activities. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the fourth edition of the inter-directorate football completion held at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) School field , the managing director of FAAN, Capt. Hamisu Yadudu, declared that the management would continue to sponsor the football game, including any other sporting activities in the country. Yadudu who was represented by Mrs Nike Aboderin emphasised on…

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Lecturer demands N100m damages from EFCC over alleged illegal detention

A lecturer, Mr. Christopher Adejoh, has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit before a Federal High Court, Lagos, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) demanding the sum of N100 million as damages. Christopher, a College of Education lecturer, in a suit marked FHC/L/CS/1950/19, filed by his lawyer, Prince Chijioke Chinewubeze, is also asking the court for an order of perpetual injunction restraining EFCC from further harassing, threatening, intimidating, arresting and detaining him for no just or reasonable cause. He also asked the court for a mandatory injunction directing…

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Plateau plans big for 2020 NAFEST

Photo Caption: Right-Left: Otunba Segun Runsewe (OON) and Mrs. Tamwakat Weli displaying a signed copy of the acceptance letter by the Plateau state Governor indicating his willingness to host NAFEST 2020 in the state. Plateau State has started early preparations towards a successful hosting of the 2020 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST). The North-central state has been designated the next host of NAFEST by the National Council for Arts and Culture which is the government agency in charge of promoting culture and the living arts…

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Global air freight demand decreases 4.5% in Sept. as Africa posts fastest growth of any region

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 4.5 percent in September 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the eleventh consecutive month of year-on-year decline in freight volumes, the longest period since the global financial crisis in 2008. Freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs), rose by 2.1 percent year-on-year in September 2019. Capacity growth has now outstripped demand growth for the 17th consecutive month. Air cargo continues…

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