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FG appoints Captain Nuhu Director General NCAA, Ben-Tukur ICAO permanent representative

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation authority (NCAA). He replaces Captain Muthar Usman, the erstwhile Director General of the Organization. This is just as the President also approved the appointment of Engr.Mahmoud Sani Ben-Tukur as …

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Arik Air wins most recognizable airline brand award

ARIK AIR has again won the award of the Most Recognizable Airline Brand in West Africa. The award was bestowed on Arik Air at the African Travel Times 2019 Awards held at Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra, Ghana. This is the second consecutive year the airline will be winning the prestigious …

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Heritage Bank boosts economic growth, empowers young entrepreneurs

HERITAGE BANK PLC has continued to support The Next Titan Season-six; in ensuring that the entrepreneurial targets of the Nigerian youths are attained.  The Next Titan entrepreneurial reality TV show sponsored annually by the Heritage Bank Plc has unveiled the top 16 contenders for the season-6 of the competition. The …

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Ethiopian to Resume Flight to Athens from December 31

ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES has announced the resumption of its flight to Athens, Greece effective Dec 13, 2019. Ethiopian has resumed the service to the city of Athens after 18 years. Athens marks Ethiopian’s 20th destination in Europe. Filled with incredible historical sites, Athens is one of the oldest cities in the …

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Sirika to House of Reps: Akanu Ibiam Airport’ll be ready by April 2020

MMIA, MAKIA terminals to be delivered before year’s end MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika while defending the ministry’s budget before the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation disclosed that, Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu, undergoing rehabilitation has been extended and will be ready for use by April 2020. …

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Updated: NiMET staff accuse DG of land grabbing, set for showdown

A major ruckus is stirring at the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) as staff of the agency have accused its Director General, Professor Sani Mashi of allegedly converting land meant for staff quarters at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja to his personal property. The controversy ensued as staff accused Professor …

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FG to banks, huge financial safety nets increases risks, vulnerabilities

FEDERAL Government has urged banks to re-strategize on their risk management methods in the sector as the use of huge intervention funds may not be sustainable in the financial system and would increase their weaknesses. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who spoke at the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation’s 30th anniversary lecture/book …

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Viral Social Media video: Nigerian Customs denies extortion of passengers, says it’s well within law

NIGERIAN Customs Services (NCS) has denied a viral social media video that it had extorted a passenger who arrived the country on British Airways via the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport based on her gender and tribe stating that nothing could be further from the truth. The NCS in a statement …

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ICAO appoints AIB’s Engineer Erhueh as BAGAIA new helmsman

THE International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has appointed Engr. Charles Irikefe Erhueh, a safety investigator with Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria, as the new Commissioner of the Banjul Accord Group Accident Investigation Agency (BAGAIA). Erhueh was picked after a thorough recruitment process in which various applicants from within and outside …

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Royal Air Maroc flight returns to MMIA over cargo door indicator

BARELY two weeks after a Royal Air Maroc flight with registration number CN – ROR landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport and it was discovered that its baggage cabin door was open, another flight belonging to same airline returned to the MMIA when it discovered its cargo door light …

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