NCPC set to flag off 2020 pilgrimage exercise to Jordan in Jos

The Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC is set to flag off the 2020 pilgrimage exercise to the kingdom of Jordan on 24th July, 2021 at the Yakubu Gowon Airport, Heipang, Jos, Plateau State. The executive secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC, Rev. Yakubu Pam disclosed this on 16th July, 2021 during a meeting with some select strategic stakeholders in Abuja. He affirmed that this would be the first time ever the Commission would be airlifting intending pilgrims from the Yakubu Gowon Airport to the Holy Land. Rev. Pam…

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Arraignment of BATN, other over alleged perversion of cause of Justice stalls

The scheduled arraignment of British American Tobacco Nigeria Limited (BATN) and one of its official,¬†Austin Okonji before a Lagos Federal High Court over alleged perversion of cause of justice, suffered a setback due to the absence of BATN’s legal representative. Consequently, Justice Lewis Allagoa, has fixed October 9, 2021, for their arraignment of both BATN and Okonji. Both BATN and it’s risk manager, Okonji were charged before the court by Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) for obstructing and impeding the Police and PCCPC’s officials from executing a search…

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Court denies Ex-LG vice chair, boss, Kehinde Ashekun, bail application over alleged drug trafficking

A Lagos Federal High Court, today, denied Mr. Kehinde Sakiru Ashekun, a former Vice Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area (LCDA), who is standing trial before the court for alleged exportation of 1.0 kilogrammes of Cocain, bail. Justice Ayokunle Olayinka Faji, dismissed Ashekun’s bail application of lacking in merit. Equally, the court also dismissed a fundamental rights enforcement suit, filed by the embattled Ex-Council Chief against the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), also for being abandoned as argued by the prosecutor, Mr. Abu Ibrahim. Ashekun popularly…

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Ethiopian Airlines wishes Nigeria Olympic contingent “Best of Luck “, as Team departs Abuja

The Ethiopian Airlines manager in Abuja Senait Ataklet joined other dignitaries in Abuja to see off the Nigerian Olympic Team leaving for Japan. Along with the chairperson of the Nigerian Olympic Committee, Engr. Ahmed Gumel and the Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Matsunaga Kazuyosh. The Second batch of Nigerian Athletes departed on the 13th of July for Japan aboard Ethiopian Airlines. Ethiopian Airlines is the Airline of Choice for Team Nigeria for the Tokyo Olympics. Ethiopian Airlines is the Only African Airline that Flies to Japan straight from Africa .…

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NATOP 2021 AGM: Akwa Ibom promotes state as choice destination for travel, tourism

Akwa Ibom state government is leaving no stone unturned in promoting the state as a choice destination for travel and tourism in Nigeria. The state is living up to expectations in providing the infrastructural backbone needed to make tourism thrive. These infrastructural backbone include good road networks, functional airport and airline, accessibility to tourism sites among others. Apart from its untapped tourism potential, the state can boast of an array of sumptuous delicacies. Akwa Ibom is no doubt blessed with abundant human, natural resources and rich cultural heritage. To tap…

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