Insecurity: We will defeat evil in Nigeria – Gov. Bagudu

The Governor of Kebbi state, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu has assured that Nigeria will defeat the evil of insecurity. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the 7th Nuru Sani Kangiwa Polo Tournament and Cultural Festival , Governor Bagudu said despite the pockets of insecurity in the state, the people will overcome. He stated that the people will still go to their farms, do their sports and will not be deterred. The Governor said this what their forefathers did to defeat evil. The Governor commended, Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa, the organiser of…

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Obasanjo, Runsewe bag Chinese excellence awards

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Chief Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) on Friday bagged Chinese awards of excellence. This was announced by Dr Eric Ni, Chairman, Chinese Industrial and Commercial Enterprises Association during the Chinese 2022 Mid-Autumn Festival and National day. Ni said former President Obasanjo was given an award of excellence for his selfless sacrifices in promoting businesses between Nigeria and China He said Obasanjo’s efforts in creating conducive business environment for the Chinese community was highly appreciated. Ni also said that Runsewe was…

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Nigeria’s Petrotourism poorly deployed to service Tourism sector – Akinboboye

Nigeria’s tourism enigma, investor and founder, la Campagne Resort, chief Wanle Akinboboye, says the country’s petroleum tourism economy has failed to aid the full blossoming of the emerging tourism logistics and aviation industry. He described the missing gaps as worrisome and also responsible for the attendant crisis on increase of fares on ground transportation, boating and aviation architecture in the country. ” if we have deployed our reserves and liquidity in oil economy, ensured our refineries are in top shape, fuel capacity for movement of goods and services, and persons,…

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Air Peace Embraer 195-E2 to star in static display at Aviation Africa in Kigali

Embraer will debut the E195-E2, its largest commercial aircraft, at Aviation Africa 2022, in Kigali, Rwanda, on September 12, 2022. The aircraft, belonging to Air Peace Limited, Nigeria’s largest airline, is one of five units currently in operation with the airline. The E2 is helping Air Peace achieve its ambition of connecting not just all of Nigeria, but the whole of the African continent, while feeding long-haul flights from its Lagos hub. The E195-E2, the quiestest and most efficient single aisle aircraft flying today, saving up to 25% carbon dioxide…

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United invests another $15m in Electric Flying Taxi Market with Eve

United has announced a $15 million investment in Eve Air Mobility and a conditional purchase agreement for 200 four-seat electric aircraft plus 200 options, expecting the first deliveries as early as 2026.  This marks another significant investment from United in flying taxis – or eVTOLs (electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle) – that have the potential to revolutionize the commuter experience in cities around the world. Under the terms of the agreement, the companies intend to work on future projects, including studies on the development, use and application of Eve’s…

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NANTA decries  high cost of airfares in Nigeria, urges FG to call stakeholders meeting to resolve issue 

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agent’s (NANTA) has called on the Federal Government to call a roundtable stakeholders meeting to resolve the lingering issue of high cost of .airfares in the country. The call has become necessary following the cost of one-way airfare for international flight which hs continued to skyrocket from N300,000 to N1.5 million on economy class and with foreign airlines complaining about non-release of the balance of their trapped funds. Speaking with Journalists in company of her management team on the latest fare  hike by  foreign airlines,…

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