Arik Air resumes flight operations Saturday Oct 24

Arik Air has announced the resumption of flight operations in and out of Murtala Muhammed Airport Ikeja, Lagos from Saturday, October 24, 2020 following the easing of the curfew imposed by the Lagos state government. The airline said flights across the country will operate as scheduled and passengers are advised to arrive at the airport early to have ample time to complete boarding formalities. The management of Arik Air advised customers who could not use their tickets during the period of the curfew can modify such tickets at no extra…

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NCPC boss appointed chairman of IHRC

Photo Caption: Executive secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam receiving an award from the Country Head and Coordinator for West African Special Mission International Human Right Commission (IHRC), His. Excellency, Amb. at Large Dr. Friday Sani during a courtesy call by the latter to the former at the Commission Corporate headquarters recently in Abuja The executive secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission NCPC, Rev. Yakubu Pam has been appointed Chairman of Inter-Governmental Organization Council for Nigeria Human Rights Commission (IHRC). Receiving the letter of appointment from…

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NCPC boss sues for peace over Lekki killings

The executive secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC, Rev. Yakubu Pam has joined other well meaning Nigerians to condemn the Tuesday Killings that happened in Lekki, Lagos State during the Endsars protest by youths. Rev. Yakubu in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday condemned in its totality, the use of force to engage peaceful protesters. He noted that regardless of what the provocation may be, dialogue and peaceful engagement would have yielded positive results instead of the deaths and injuries recorded. Rev. Pam while…

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Crown Pasta signs popular Kannywood celebrities as brand Ambassadors 

Photo Caption: L–R: Dominic Oluwole Orimogunje, Brand Manager- Pasta (B2C), Crown Flour Mill Ltd; Halima Atete, Queen of Kannywood; Ali Jita, Kannywood Musician; Bola Adeniji, General Manager / Head Marketing (B2C), Crown Flour Mill Ltd; and Charles Babarimisa, Head of Sales (B2C) Crown Flour Mill Ltd, during the signing ceremony of Halima Atete and Ali Jita as the new Brand Ambassadors of Crown Pasta held in Lagos, recently. Crown Pasta, one of the most preferred Pasta brands especially in the northern market, has signed two popular Kannywood celebrities as brand ambassadors. They are popular musician,…

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Arik Air resumes lean operations Friday, October 23 

Arik Air will be resuming limited flights to some destinations where there are no curfews on Friday, October 23, 2020. Specifically, the airline will be operating flights from its second hub in Abuja to Port Harcourt, Ilorin, Benin, Kano and Yola. On Friday, Arik Air will operate one flight each from Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja to Port Harcourt, Ilorin and Kano. Also, on Saturday, the airline will operate one flight each from Abuja to Port Harcourt, Benin and Yola. The airline had on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 suspended all flights…

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NANTA inaugurates standing committees for Lagos Zone

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies, NANTA has inaugurated standing committees for Lagos Zone of the association. At the formal inauguration of standing committees on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, Mr. Yinka Folami, vice president, NANTA Lagos Zone) acknowledged the Covid 19 containment protocols of the different arms/agencies of Government and extended prayers and best wishes to the traveling publics, aviation stakeholders, and the entire Nigerian community. In his words, “as we begin to stabilise, from the devastating effects of the Covid 19 Pandemic, we urge that there is no…

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Dana Air partners 26th Nigerian Economic Summit

Dana Air will be supporting the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#26) scheduled to hold from the 26th to 27th of October 2020, at Transcorp Hilton Abuja and the Lagos Office of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group.   Themed: ”Building Partnerships for Resilience,” the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit, which is jointly organised by the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning (FMFBNP) and the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, will convene national and global policy makers, business leaders, development partners and subnational governments, businesses and civil society, to not only chart a…

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24 hours curfew: Arik Air cancels wednesday, October 21 flights

Arik Air has cancelled all its flight operations for Wednesday, October 21, 2020 due to the 24 hours curfew announced by the Lagos State government on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. All booked passengers on the cancelled flights are advised to reschedule their flights for later dates at no extra cost. The Lagos State government announced a 24 hours curfew effective 4:00pm October 20, 2020.

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Alleged N209m fraud: Prosecutor’s absence stall trial of 606 Auto boss

The trial of an alleged fraud syndicate, Mr. Samusideen Babafemi Sarumi, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, today, suffered a setback, due to the absence of the prosecutor. Samusideen was charged before the court presided over by Justice Chuka Obiozor, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for allegedly laundering a whooping sum of N209 million. The defendant, who is a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of 606 Auto Limited, 606 Music Limited and Splash Off Entertainment Limited, is facing a three count-charge of conspiracy and money laundering the…

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Ethiopian Airlines improves connection between Lagos, New York JFK through Lome

Ethiopian Airlines has improved the connection between New York JFK Airport in America and Lagos by Moving the Flight to Lome from the 17th of October . Already another American Airport Newark EWR is Served through the Hub in Lome LFW,Togo which is 30 Minutes to Lagos by Air. Before now the connection was through Abidjan, Cote D’ivoire. Passengers are assured of the same Quality of Service and Modern Aircraft that has made Ethiopian Airlines Africa’s leading Airline .

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