Runsewe signs National Covid-19 Support Register of Care, Hope

Photo Caption: The DG NCAC Otunba Segun Runsewe being decorated as Sococovid Ambassador by the coordinator Dr.Ken Ibe Kalu while the Minister for Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen looks on The director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture who is also the President of World Crafts Council, African Region, Otunba Segun Runsewe today signed the National Covid-19 Support Register, a signature of Care and Hope. He was also decorated as Sococovid Ambassador. The National Coordinator, Society Committee Against Covid-19, Dr. Kenneth Ibe Kalu in his speech said that…

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NAFDAC drags man to court over alleged importation, selling of unregistered cosmetics

A businessman, Okonkwo Emmanuel Okakpu, was today, arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for alleged importing and selling of an unregistered cosmetics, by the National Agency for Foods and Drugs Administration Control (NAFDAC). The businessman was arraigned before Justice Ayokunke Faji led-court, on three counts charge bordering on the offences. The prosecutor, Mr. Umaru Shamaki, while arraigning the defendant before the court, said the defendant was arrested on December 8, 2019, after being found in possession of large consignment of  unregistered Classic Dream 24 hours Long Lasting and Classic Make-up Matte…

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Court sentences man to 6 months imprisonment for dealing in Marijuana

A 22 year-old man, Tunde Morakinyo, has been convicted and sentenced to six months imprisonment, for unlawful dealing in 600 grams of marijuana, also called Indian hemps, by a Federal High Court, Lagos. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, who presided over the court, convicted and sentenced the Indian hemp hawker, after he pleaded guilty to a count charge offence of unlawful dealing in the banned ‘weed’, made against him by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), when he was arraigned before the court on Wednesday. Arraigning the convict, NDLEA prosecutor, Mr. Fingere…

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Flight resumption: Dana Air conducts dry run, shakedown flights from Lagos to Port Harcourt 

Ahead of flight resumption, Nigerian carrier Dana Air on Wednesday carried out a dry run at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) and shakedown flights from Lagos to Port Harcourt and back. According to a statement by the airline’s media and communications manager, Kingsley Ezenwa, Dana Air had to carry out the exercise to demonstrate its  readiness to resume flights as soon as the airspace is opened.  ”Although all through the lockdown, we had our engineers on ground to ensure proper storage and steady maintenance of our fleet  for resumption at any time,  and…

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NCAA relocates corporate headquarters to Abuja

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), in compliance with the directive of the federal government has since relocated its corporate headquarters to the nation’s Federal Capital, Abuja. The Agency, as the Regulator, was in fact the first to comply with the directive as a way of encouraging others to follow suit. It would be recalled that the minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika had in a memo dated 4th May,2020 to all the agencies given an ultimatum for the relocation. NCAA’s relocation, which was swift and seamless, has seen all…

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Air Peace flies from Lagos to Abuja, P/H in shakedown flight ahead of resumption

As the resumption of domestic flight operations is drawing near, Nigeria’s leading airline, Air Peace, on Wednesday June 24, 2020, in a show of strength and readiness to resume operations, littered the Nigerian airspace with several of its fleets of aircraft in shakedown flights. It should be recalled that the airline has a mixed fleet of 25 aircraft which includes three wide body aircraft, the Boeing 777s. All the aircraft took to the skies flying to Abuja, Port Harcourt and back to Lagos without passengers These flights were aimed at…

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