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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President Buhari appoints Yusuf Bichi as new DSS DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as new director-general of the Department of State Service (DSS). A statement by the senior special assistant to the President, Garba Shehu said the appointment takes effect from the 14th of September. The appointee is a core Secret Service operative. He attended Danbatta Secondary School, the Kano State College of Advanced Studies and the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he graduated with a degree in Political Science. The new director-general began his career in the security division of the…

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African Tourism Ministers stress Importance of Correct Tourism Measurement for Improved Policy

African Tourism Ministers have stressed the Importance of correct tourism measurement for improved Policy “Tourism Statistics: A Catalyst for Development”, was the theme of this year’s seminar in the context of the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa (Abuja, Nigeria, 4-6 June). The meeting included a ministerial dialogue on the importance of tourism statistics under the topic “Better measure, better manage”. The Commission for Africa attracted 18 tourism ministers from the region and key tourism stakeholders from 36 countries. Participants underscored how tourism projects can contribute to poverty…

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