Bishop Kukah preaches unity as Air Peace boss buries father

Photo Caption From left Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Barrister Allen Onyema, Chairman, Air Peace Airline, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, wife of Anambra state Governor, his husband, Governor Willie Obiano and another child of the deceased at the funeral mass service for late Chief Michael Chukwuka Onyema held at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Mbosi, Ihiala, Anambra State. Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah has emphasised the need for unity and peace in the country. Bishop Coker stated that Nigeria’s diversity should not…

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NAFEST 2019: Stakeholders embark on facility tour of Benin

A high-powered delegation from the National Council for Arts and Culture led by the director-general, Otunba Segun Runsewe will embark on a week long facility tour in Benin starting from 8th to 12th, July. The aim is to ascertain the preparedness of the ancient city while building a groundswell of support from stakeholders who will partner the NCAC as it plans a successful hosting of the 2019 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) slated for October 19th, this year. key players that are expected to participate…

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Benin Airport to operate night flights as minister inaugurates critical landing equipment

The federal government of Nigeria has upgraded the Benin Airport to perform night flights and flights during low visibility with the installation of Precision Approach Lighting System and Instrument Landing System Category II, commissioned by the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika. Sirika during the commissioning of the equipment at Benin Airport said the executive Governor of the state, Mr. Godwin Obaseki had expressed his worries on why aircraft cannot land at night, during bad weather and low visibility and why there is no ILS. “From now on,…

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NAFEST 2019: Gov. Obaseki assures of full support towards successful hosting

Photo Caption: DG, NCAC Otunba Segun Runsewe presenting an artifact symbolizing the global connection of unity and culture to the Hon Commissioner for Arts and Culture/ Diaspora Affairs, Edo state, Hon. Osaze Osemwegie-Ero while other dignitaries applaud during a World Press Conference held in Abuja on Tuesday. Ahead of the 2019 National Festival of Arts and Culture(NAFEST 2019) slated for Benin, the Edo State capital, Governor Godwin Obaseki has assured of his full commitment and support towards a successful hosting. The Governor gave the assurance during a World Press Conference…

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All set for Nigeria’s hosting of global tourism meeting – Minister

Picture Caption Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (left), handing over an Invitation Letter to the 61st United Nations World Tourism Organisation Commission for Africa Meeting to Governor Godwin Obaseki (right) at the Edo State Government House in Benin on Friday. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the stage is now set for the 61st edition of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Commission for Africa (CAF) Meeting, which Nigeria will host from 4-6 June 2018 in Abuja. The Minister gave the assurance in…

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