IATA, ACI call for globally consistent testing as alternative to quarantine measure

Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have made a joint call for a globally-consistent approach to testing international passengers as an alternative to quarantine measures. The global shut down of air transport as a result of COVID-19 travel restrictions has had a catastrophic impact on employment. Some 4.8 million industry jobs have been lost or are under threat.  Governments must cooperate to remove quarantine restrictions and restart air travel. A systematic approach to COVID-19 testing will provide an effective way to give governments the…

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NIWA begins test run on movement of containers to Onitsha River port

National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, has commenced test running of moving containers from Onne Port to Onitsha River port recently. According to the managing director/CEO of National Inland Waterways Authority, Chief Dr. George N. Moghalu during the arrival of the containers from Onne at Onitsha River Port, “the aim of the test run is to break the jinx and encourage partnership with the Barge Operators Association that is possible to move containers from Onne to Onitsha by water successfully and Onitsha to Onne as well”. He further said, “This is…

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Runsewe bids farewell to outgoing Bangladesh High Commissioner

The outgoing High Commissioner of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, His Excellency, Mr. Md. Shameen Ahsan has commended the director-general of National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Runsewe and the management team for organizing a farewell ceremony for him.  The High Commissioner stated that in his period of stewardship in Nigeria, the Country was a home away from home for him and his family, adding that the director-general, NCAC has been able to use arts and culture as a veritable tool to unite the diplomatic community in Abuja…

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Court remands 4 men for 60 days over alleged land grabbing, attempted murder

An Otta  Chief Magistrate’s Court, Ogun State, today, ordered the remand of four men in the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Services (NCS), over alleged conspiracy, land grabbing, possession of arms and attempted murder. The four men ordered to be remanded by Magistrate S. S. Sotayo are: Tajudeen Shodiya; Femi Oguntoyinbo; Adeniran Ishola and Tunde Odunbaro. Magistrate Sotayo ordered the remand of the four men after listened to the application for their remand filed and argued by Barrister Morufu Animashaun, a Legal Officer at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (ForceCID)…

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