Omni-Blu Aviation partners DPR on search and rescue for oil firms

Omni-Blu Aviation Limited, an indigenous aviation company, has partnered with the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to provide Search, Rescue and Surveillance (SeRAS) service to oil and gas firms across the country. Omni-Blu Aviation said it was partnering with DPR in the areas of licencing and technical supports, stressing that its experience over the years in the oil and gas sector and search and rescue services made it a force to reckon with in the provision of the service. Speaking during the flag off of the SeRAS services at the…

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Buhari appoints CEOs for Ministry of Information, Culture Agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of chief executive officers for nine of the agencies under the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture. According to the approval letter, which was conveyed to the minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, by Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, chief of staff to the President, on Tuesday, Mr. Buki Ponle was appointed managing director of the News Agency of Nigeria while Mr. Nura Sani Kangiwa was named the director general, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism. Mr. Francis Ndubuisi Nwosu was appointed the…

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AMCON CEO condoles Buhari, says Abba Kyari was courageous, patriotic Nigerian

The managing director/chief executive officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Kuru has written to condole President Muhammadu Buhari , over the death of his friend and Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari. The Chief of Staff died in Lagos on Friday April 17, 2020 as a result of complications from the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which is ravaging countries of the world, including Nigeria.   Kuru, who was appointed AMCON boss by the President in 2015 shortly after President Buhari won election as Nigeria’s president for the first…

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Death of Abba kyari: NANTA commiserates with family, President Buhari, Nigerians

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), has commiserated with the family, President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerians on the Death of the chief of staff to the President, Mallam Abba kyari. NANTA President, Mrs. Susan Akporiaye said the entire body of the travel trade operators were taken aback by the sudden demise of Abba kyari, urging the President, the family and Nigerians to be strong. In a condolence message to the presidency and Nigerians, Mrs. Akporiaye expressed the deep pains of the association over the sad development, noting that the…

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AMCON seeks Judiciary intervention to recover over N5trillion debt

Photo Caption: Sitting L-R: Hon. Justice Adamu Jauro of the Court of Appeal; Mr. Ahmed Kuru, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON); Hon. Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa CFR, Nigeria’s President of the Court of Appeal; Hon. Justice A.D. Yahaya as well as Hon. Justice T.A. Wilson. Standing L-R: Hon. Justice Idris Buba; Hon. Justice S.J. Adah; Hon. Justice P.O. Ige; Mr Albert Nwanozie, Head, Legal Department, AMCON; Hon. Justice E. Agim; Mr Joshua Ikioda, Group Head, Resolution Strategy, AMCON; Mr Jude Nwauzor, Head, Corporate Communications Department, AMCON;…

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Buhari approves N10b for upgrade of Enugu Int’l Airport

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of 10 billion Naira for an Intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. President Buhari while approving the fund said he has the assurance of the minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika that the work will be done speedily and to the highest standards. The president in his official tweet handle stated that: “I have approved the sum of 10 billion Naira for an Intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. I have…

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Dana Air Partners 25th Nigerian Economic Summit Group

Dana Air has announced that it is partnering with the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) towards the success of the 25th  Nigerian Economic Summit holding at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja from 7th to 8th October 2019.   The theme for this year’s Summit is “Nigeria 2050: Shifting Gears,” and the focus is to set a new agenda for Nigeria as we usher in the next industrial revolution and mark a critical strategic shift to a competitive private sector economy by 2050. His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari, is expected to declare…

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Xenophobia: Air Peace offers to bring Nigerians home in solidarity with FG

Air Peace has offered to repatriate Nigerians back home from South Africa as a sign of solidarity with the government of President Muhammadu Buhari administration.  The Chairman of the airline, Chief Allen Onyema made the announcement yesterday while sympathizing with the Nigerian victims who lost their lives and properties in the attacks in South Africa.  According to him, the airline decided to bring back Nigerian in support of the action already taken by the federal government.  In reaction to the attacks in South Africa, the Buhari administration has recalled Nigeria’s…

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President Buhari unveils Abuja new terminal, restates FG’s commitment in making Nigeria aviation hub

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the commitment of the federal government in making Nigeria the headquarters of aviation in the West Africa sub region. President Buhari stated this in his keynote address at the unveiling of the new international terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja today, which was funded by Chinese Exim Bank with counterpart funding from  the federal government and constructed by China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC). The unveiling of the new terminal is coming within two months after a similar one was commissioned at…

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Buhari unveils new P/H terminal, assures of efforts to increase handling capacities, infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, October 25 unveiled the new Port-Harcourt international terminal Omagwa built by China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation Nigeria Limited (CCECC). Speaking during the unveiling President Buhari assured of efforts to increase handling capacities, infrastructure of the nation’s transport sector which was not taken care of since the 70s and 80s when they were built. The President stated that it was part of his promises to upgrade Nigeria’s transport infrastructure in all geo political zones of the country ” Today’s commissioning is a significant landmark for international…

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