AIB-N begins investigation into Overland Airways serious incident

Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria, AIB-N has commenced investigation into the serious incident involving an Overland Aircraft on Wednesday June 15, 2022. The AIB-N explained in a statement signed by the general manager public Affairs of AIB-N, Mr Tunji Oketunbi that its investigators were dispatched to conduct investigation into the occurrence. The incident involving Overland Airways aircraft ATR42, with Registration Marks 5N-BRQ on flight OLA1188 from Ilorin to Lagos occurred on Runway 18R, Murtala Muhammad International Airport around 18:40 on 15 June. The Airline had earlier explained that the aircraft experienced…

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Ethiopian Airlines wins 2022 APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards

Ethiopian Airlines has won the 2022 APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards for ‘Best Entertainment’ and ‘Best Cabin Service’ in Africa. The award was held in Dublin, Ireland to celebrate airlines being honored with the 2022 APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards. The awards recognize airlines in various regions for providing the best passenger experiences as rated by passengers. Commenting on the awards, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Mesfin Tasew, said “We are very glad to have won the 2022 APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards for ‘Best Entertainment’ and ‘Best Cabin Service’…

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Lagos High Court remands 9 Ghanaians for alleged unlawful transportation Of 10.8 kg of Cannabis

a Lagos Federal High Court, today, ordered that nine Ghanaians who were arrested for unlawful transportation of 10, 843. 95 kilograms of Cannabis popularly called Marijuana, be remanded in the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Services (NCoS), till July 1, when their plea will be taking. Justice Aluko made the remand order, after seven of the Ghanaians told the court that they do not understand English language, which the charges made against them was written. The Ghanaians ordered to be remanded by the court are; Victor Wuddah, 30; Freeman Gazul,…

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Stakeholdes identify inconsistent government policies, lack of infrastructure in death of Tinapa Resort

Stakeholders in the free trade zone in Nigeria have lamented that inconsistent government policies and lack of infrastructure led to the death of Tinapa Resort in Cross River State. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has also with immediate effect suspended the issuance of licenses to applicants on the free trade zones at the nation’s airports until the conflicts in the regulatory framework between it and the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) are resolved. Speaking on Thursday at the ongoing maiden edition of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria…

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COSON congratulates Most Rev. Peter Okpaleke on elevation as Cardinal by Pope Francis

The Board of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Nigeria’s biggest copyright collective management organization, at its meeting in Lagos on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, resolved to send a profound congratulatory message to His Grace, the Catholic Bishop of Ekwulobia Diocese, Most Rev. (Dr) Peter Okpaleke who was one of the 21 Bishops across the world recently appointed Cardinals by His Holiness, Pope Francis. Bishop Okpaleke will formally receive the red Cardinal’s hat from Pope Francis in a consistory ceremony at the Vatican on Aug. 27. He is Nigeria’s 4th Cardinal…

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NCPC reinvents pilgrimage, embarks on first trip to Israel, Jordan

The Executive Secretary Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev.Dr Yakubu Pam has said that the Commission is reinventing pilgrimage because this would be the first time Nigeria is embarking on Israel and Jordan Pilgrimage. He made this assertion at the Flag off ceremony of the 2021 main pilgrimage exercise to Jordan and Israel at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport,Abuja on 15th June, 2022. Rev.Pam charged Nigerians to always be willing to embrace change, according to him,” it was change that brought about the Jordan pilgrimage last year which was conducted successfully”. He…

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