Air Peace deploys B777 to Enugu over paucity of flights, increases flights to Owerri, Asaba

In order to ensure sufficient flights to meet the travel needs of Nigerians during this Easter season, Air Peace, Nigeria’s leading airline, has deployed one of its wide-body Boeing 777 aircraft to service the Enugu route. This is as the airline has also increased flight frequencies to Owerri and Asaba. Stanley Olisa, spokesperson of the airline, who disclosed this today in a press statement, stated that the jumbo, extra-comfy aircraft has been specifically deployed to operate the Lagos-Enugu-Lagos and Abuja-Enugu-Abuja routes.  He added that customers will have international flight experience…

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Fayemi promises memorable NAFEST 2021

Ekiti state Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has assured that the atate is determined to make thus NAFEST a memorable experience. He stated that Ekiti is the most suitable state to host such a national programme of this magnitude, adding that Ekiti state is one of the most peaceful and hospital places in the country. He spoke at the inauguration of the Local Organising Committee for NAFEST 2021 at the Government House, Ado Ekiti on Tuesday. Ekiti state will host the featival between November 13 and 20. Governor Fayemi urged members…

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Court fixes April 13 for further hearing on Aiteo against Shell suit

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of a Lagos Federal High Court, on Monday, further  adjourned the hearing of a suit instituted by an indigenous oil firm, Aiteo Eastern E&P Company Limited against Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited, over alleged undercounted its oil exports, till April 13, 2021. Justice Oguntoyinbo had fixed yesterday for hearing of contempt application against alleged contemnors and other applications in the suit, when the matter came up for hearing of March 9.  The court had ordered the appearance of officials of First Bank Limited, United  Bank for Africa…

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Internet fraudstar, Yahoo Boy convicted, gets N3m fine

Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos, today, convicted and sentenced an internet fraudster, popularly called Yahoo Boy, Sodiq Adewale, to a year Imprisonment, for being in possession of forged  documents, which he used to defraud his victims to the tune of $87,300 . The convict was re-arraigned before the court on one count amended charge of the offence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Arraigning the convict, the prosecutor, Mrs. Fadekemi Giwa, told the court that the convict, who was previously arraigned before the…

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Tourism: We are tired of clapping hands

By Frank Meke At most kindergarten schools, the first lesson the young minds are made to go through, is to learn to clap. Even as toddlers, our mothers will struggle to make us clap hands even when we are not in the mood. This clapping mantra, had become the face of nursing and caring of humanity that it suddenly became the feature of the very affairs of man. Trust us in Africa, particularly Nigeria, we have scientifically programmed the act of plaudits, ordinarily meant to encourage scholarship and accountability to…

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NLC pickets Turkish Airlines over severe violations of workers, trade unions rights

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC has notified the management of Turkish Airlines of its plans to picket the airline on Tuesday March 30, 2021. The NLC in a letter signed by NLC President, comrade Ayuba Wabba and addressed to the general manager of the airline in Nigeria informed the carrier of its plan to mobilise its workforce to picket its operations and facilities owing to the several and severe violations of workers and trade unions rights. The union said the action would start from the access toll gates of the…

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Ethiopian Airlines wins best international Airline in Nigeria

Ethiopian Airlines has been honoured with the award of the best international Airline in Nigeria at the just concluded Abuja Jabamah Wonders of Nigeria Expo. Receiving the award from the Ambassadors of Trinidad and Tobago, Wendell Lago and the Ambassador of Jamaica, Esmond Reid, Mrs. Senait Ataklet, the traffic and sales manager thanked the organisers. She said that last year was a difficult year for everyone but Ethiopian Airlines pivoted to cargo to shore up its fortune. According to the organisers, Ethiopian Airlines in 2020 was the best performer in…

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Anambra International Airport one of the best in Nigeria – NCAA boss

By James Eze The director general and chief executive officer of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Captain Musa Nuhu has described the Anambra International Cargo/Passenger Airport, Umueri as one of the best airports in Nigeria. The civil aviation boss who came to inspect the facilities at the fast rising airport said he was amazed at the elaborate, carefully planned and masterfully executed facilities at the new airport. Speaking after the tour, Captain Nuhu who was the Nigerian representative in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council before his current appointment,…

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African Tourism Board congratulates Samia Suluhu Hassan, first woman President of Tanzania

The African Tourism Board has congratulated Madame Samia Suluhu Hassan, the first woman President of Tanzania The Board Executives, like Dr Taleb Rifai, ATB’s Patron, Alain St.Ange. the President and Board Members, Dr Walter Mzembi and Juergen Steinmetz said in a discussion this week that ATB has congratulated the new President of Tanzania Madame Samia Suluhu Hassan. The African Tourism Board’s President Alain St.Ange said President Madame Samia Suluhu Hassan who comes from the Indian Ocean Island of Zanzibar, becomes also the first female President in the East Africa Region…

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LSWRC urges ATWAP to become LASG watchdog on water regulation, as association begins quality assurance

The Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission (LSWRC) has urged the Association of Table Water Producers of Nigeria, ATWAP, to become its watchdog and Ambassador in ridding the industry of quacks and producers of sub standard products in the state. This is coming just as the Water Producers Association under the leadership of Mrs Clementina Chinwe Ativie has flagged off water quality assurance for Lagosians. Speaking in Alausa, Lagos on Monday during a stakeholders meeting between the State Water Regulatory Commission and Association of Table Water Producers of Nigeria, the executive…

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