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MainOne canvasses data solutions integration for insurance sector growth

Telecoms services and network solutions for businesses,  MainOne has challenged the insurance industry to adopt the use of data and analytic tools to drive sustainable growth in the sector while emphasizing that the industry in Nigeria can thrive through effective distribution channels. The challenge was issued  during a one-day BusinessDay Insurance Roundtable aimed at helping the insurance community achieve market …

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NCAA warns foreign airlines to desist from ticket sales in dollars

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned foreign airlines operating in the country that forthwith it is a flagrant contravention of Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) prerequisite guiding cost of products or services in Nigeria to sell flight tickets in dollars. According to a release issued by the regulatory body, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had issued a …

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Atatürk Airport attack: FAAN urges airport users to be security conscious

Following the unfortunate terrorists’ attacks at Brussels Airport and Tuesdays devastating attack at the Atatürk Airport in Turkey, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has asked Nigerians especially all airport users, passengers and airline operators, to be security conscious at airports. The authority made this known this afternoon following a review of recent security breaches, including bomb blasts, at …

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Immigration boss, Babandede says visa reforms will encourage investment

The ongoing visa reforms of the Federal Government will aid the ease of doing business in Nigeria as well as encourage Foreign Direct investment (FDI) to the country, according to the Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede. The CGI made this known while calling on Turkish Businessmen and other foreign investors to take advantage of the Visa-at-port-of-entry facility otherwise known as …

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IATA describes Atatürk Airport attack as sheer barbarity

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has expressed unreserved outrage at last night’s attack at Atatürk Airport Istanbul, Turkey. In a statement released, IATA’s Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler said, “Once again, innocent travelers have been attacked in a cowardly and murderous act. Our thoughts are with the victims, and their families and friends.”

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Again uniformed men assault civilians, beat petrol attendant, supervisor at MMA

The situation seems to be getting worse around the nation’s airports as uniformed men are running rampant and taking no prisoners unchecked by their supervisors, two Naval ratings yesterday ran amok at Forte Oil at the domestic wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA),  slapping a petrol attendant severally at the filling station for refusing to issue them a blank …

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Nigeria Immigration seeks access to INTERPOL database, police collaboration

Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede has said that it is vital, if the country is to win the war against terrorism and other vices bedeviling it, for the service to be granted full access to the International Police (INTERPOL) portal. CGI Babandede made this declaration when the Ag. Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris paid …

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FAAN takes over Hometel Car Park from debtor concessionaire

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN) has taken over Hometel Car Park close to the international wing of the Lagos Airport following what would seem like an unwillingness of the current concessionaires to remit funds collected on the authority’s behalf. This development came to light when the unions, last Thursday, took over the management of the car park from …

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Ooni of Ife flags off 1st African Flight around the World

The Ooni of Ife, His Royal Highness (HRH) Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi on Sunday flagged off the take off of the much-anticipated the 1st African to Fly Solo Round the World on a single engine aircraft, thus become part of the history to change the narrative on Nigeria. The project powered by Transcend Project kicked off Sunday 26 June 2016 …

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Suspected passengers baggage thief caught under conveyor belt at MMIA

One Fagbemi Ayo is in the firm clutches of the Nigeria Police  after being arrested by officers of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Aviation Security (AVSEC)  for theft of passengers baggage at the Line 2 Conveyor Belt at ‘D’ Departure hall of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA). Nigerianflightdeck.com learnt that the 42year old man used to work …

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