Ogun State shines at INAC expo focal on Ankara economy

Ogun State contingent, put up a fantastic Cultural show of force, Thursday night in Abuja, at the ongoing International Arts and Crafts Expo, pulled all strings, showcasing its rich Ankara and Batik fabric economy, spiced with gastronomical outing of the famed Ofada Rice, to the delight of participants and invited dignitaries. Olusegun Olaotan, Permanent Secretary, Ogun state Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, took to the expo podium to recast the diversity of the state rich Cultural tourism Endowments, from Ankara fabrics, natural resources, rich flora and fauna ecosystem and…

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Ethiopian Airlines signs interline agreement with South Africa’s Airlink

Ethiopian has entered into an interline agreement with Airlink to allow passengers to enjoy seamless travel with a single ticket and lower fare tickets between points within the carriers’ synergized networks. With the interline agreements between the two carriers, passengers can book through their itineraries on both airlines easily. The partnership attracts more customers providing ease of connectivity to their destinations served by both Ethiopian and Airlink. Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines remarked, “In our continuous commitment and endeavour to expand our service beyond our extensive network in…

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Health minister implores NIWA, LASG to protect FG’s Ecological remediation project in Lagos from abuse

Minister of state for Health, Senator Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora has implored the Lagos state government and the National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, to cherish and protect the project built by the federal government for the remediation of ecological challenges of siltation, flooding and pollution of ferry channels and its adjoining communities in Lagos, phase 1! from Abuse. Senator Mamora stated that it is the responsibility of NIWA to own and maintain the project to ensure its sustainability. Speaking at the unveiling and handing over of the project built by the…

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NUATE calls for intervention of Presidency over non isuance of AOC to NG Eagle airline

Photo Caption: From left, Treasurer, National Union of Air Transport (NUATE), Comrade Sofiya Amga, General Secretary, (NUATE), Comrade Aba Ocheme and Branch Secretary Arik/Local State Council, Okoloji David at a press briefing held at NUATE Secretariat, Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos The National Union of Air Transport Employees, NUATE, has called for the intervention of the Presidency over the non issuance of Air Operators Certificate, AOC to NG Eagle airline by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA. NUATE said Information available to them suggests that the issue of indebtedness of…

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ART condemns various acts of interference by political actors in aviation safety operational matters

.. Frowns at National Assembly’s delving into technical, safety matters like issuance of AOC The aviation Round Table, ART, has observed with dismay, the various acts of interference by political actors in purely Aviation safety operational matters. In a statement signed by the assistant secretary general of ART on behalf of the body, Olumide Ohunayo noted that the various legislations that established aviation and allied agencies in Nigeria stipulated their roles and areas of competence. Ohunayo stated that the NCAA Act prescribed its role as the prime regulator of activities…

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African Aviation Ministers reject proposed imposition of vaccine passports for air travelers, say proposal is against Chicago convention

African Ministers of Aviation have described the much-touted proposal to impose vaccine passports for air travelers as unacceptable as it is tantamount to discrimination against certain groups of population, especially on the African Continent which still has considerable number of its citizens who are yet to receive the vaccines. They also described the proposal as going against the intent of the Chicago Convention on the need to preserve friendship and understanding, reduce threat to general security and establish international air transport based on equal opportunity, operated soundly and economically. The…

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Nigerian youths, students celebrate Nigeria at 61

Photo Caption: The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture Otunba Segun Runsewe in a group photograph with students from Olumayu secondary and Tudun Wada secondary school Wuse at the Independence day children day celebration at the Aso Rock Villa Abuja. As a follow up to the cultural exhibition for the 61st Independence anniversary celebration held by the National Council for Arts and Culture on the 30th of September 2021, the Council held a similar exhibition for Nigerian school youths and school children at the state house. The essence…

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AFCFTA: A voice for Tourism Transportation Summit

In the past two decades, Nigeria has made spirited attempts to generate atmosphere conducive to getting various aspects of the economy on the podium of local and International recognition and buy- in. It started with Federal and state governments trade fairs, and advanced to the international space, where our socioeconomic value chain, became subjects of economic interrogation by foreign investment experts and consumers. Specialized exhibitions and Trade shows became more focal, considering the huge movement of investment circle globally, with investors, discreetly attracted by cheap but educated manpower and a…

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Resumption of Flight to Enugu: Nigeria has always been one of our important destinations in West Africa- Ethiopian Group CEO

The Group Chief executive officer of Ethiopian Airline, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, has said that Nigeria has always been and continues to be one of our important destinations in West Africa. Commenting on the Ethiopian resumption of Flight to Enugu on October 10. 2021, the Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines said: “Nigeria has always been and continues to be one of our important destinations in West Africa. We are continually improving our products and services to meet our customers’ expectations and the resumption of services to Enugu is key to reach…

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Winners Emerge in 7th UBA Bumper Savings Account Promo

Photo Caption L-R: Group Head, Customer Fulfilment Centre, United Bank for Africa(UBA), Prince Ayewoh; Winner of N100,000 cash prize in the UBA Bumper Savings Account Promo, Bayode Peter Oluwaseun; and Head of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Liability, Babatunde Ajayi, during the presentation of cash prizes to winners of the UBA Bumper Savings Account promo draw, held in Lagos, recently United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has again rewarded its loyal customers in its Bumper Savings Promo in line with its unwavering commitment towards prioritising its customers’ financial well-being as…

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