Nigeria, Ghana commence investigation into Arik serious incident

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has disclosed that Nigeria and Ghana are already conducting investigation on the serious incident involving Arik flight W3304 of 06/03/2018 from Lagos to Accra in accordance with strict International Civil Aviation Organisation, ICAO Annex 13 on accident and serious investigation. A statement signed by the commissioner of AIB, Akin Olateru stated that the incident is classified as ‘serious incident’ in accordance with the ICAO Annex 13. In the words of Olateru: “AIB sincerely wishes to acknowledge and thank the concerned passenger(s) that reported the occurrence on…

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Nigeria, UNWTO sign agreement on hosting of African Tourism Ministers’ meeting

Picture caption: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, and the UNWTO’s Secretary-General, Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili, signing the Agreement on Nigeria’s hosting of the 61st CAF Meeting, in Madrid, Spain, on Friday Nigeria and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Friday in Madrid, Spain, signed an agreement on the hosting of the 61st UNWTO Commission for Africa (UNWTO CAF) Meeting 4-6 June 2018 in Abuja. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, signed for the Nigerian Government while UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili signed for…

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Nigeria, South Korea pledge to build stronger cultural ties 

The director- general of National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe has assured of his council’s preparedness to participate in the next Korean cultural festival, stressing that the intent was to build an everlasting relationship with the Koreans in so many aspects, especially in terms of cultural festivals. Addressing the South Korean ambassador to Nigeria, his Excellency Noh Kyu-Duk during a courtesy call to his office in Abuja, Runsewe implored his host to use his good office to accommodate some intelligent, hard working staff of the council in…

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Nigeria, Seychelles anticipate consolidated tourism industry for Africa 

Nigeria’s Minister of Tourism, Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who was in the Seychelles on a working fact finding visit has held a meeting with Alain St.Ange, the island’s former minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine who is now a candidate for the post of Secretary General of the UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organisation). Lai Mohammed and former Minister St.Ange were both at the COP 22 in Morocco. “We first met on the sideline of COP 22 in Morocco and yesterday’s meeting was an opportunity for us to discuss…

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