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FG appoints Dr. Gambo as Registrar for Meteorological Institute, Katsina

FEDERAL Government has appointed Dr. Bishir Gambo as Registrar of the Meteorological Institute of Science and Technology, Katsina for four year tenure. The appointment was conveyed in a letter signed by the Director of Human Resources, S.D. Mohammad, on behalf of the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika. Dr. Gambo holds a Doctorate Degree in Environmental Science with specialty in …

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ACI issues safety, health accreditation certificates to three Nigerian airports

SAM Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri (SMICA),Margaret Ekpo International Airport, Calabar and the Sultan Abubakar III International Airport Sokoto have both received recognition and accreditation for their commitment  to prioritizing health and safety measures in accordance with ICAO  Council Aviation Restart Task Force (CART) recommendations. These accreditation are in alignment with ACI Aviation Business Restart and Recovery guidelines along with …

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Sekibo canvasses market formation framework to develop solid mineral sector

MANAGING Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Bank Plc, Ifie Sekibo has explained that a fully established market formation framework is key to optimally exploit Nigeria’s precious metal and solid minerals endowments. Stating that the market formation process would lead to having a Corporation as an integrated solid mineral institution like NNPC which allows the collateralisation of assets those banks …

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NAAPE to hold delegates conference July 29th, 30th as Galadima guns for re-election

NATIONAL Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has unveiled its  15th Delegates Conference and is set to elect or re-elect officials to pilot the helm of their affairs for another four (4) years with the current President, Engineer Abednego Galadima representing himself and team for re-election. The delegate’s conference with theme: The Imperatives of Strong Partnership for Sustainable Aviation …

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Sirika lauds Matazu’s WMO Executive Council appointment

HONOURABLE Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has congratulated the Director-General/CEO of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Professor Mansur Bako Matazu, on his appointment into the Executive Council of the World Meteorological Organisation. Professor Matazu who is also the Permanent Representative of Nigeria with the Meteorology regulatory body, was elected at the seventy-third session of the Executive Council of the …

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Heirs Insurance, Heirs Life to host brokers at NCRIB Forum

NEWLY launched insurance companies, Heirs Insurance Limited (HIL) and Heirs Life Assurance Limited (HLA) have announced plans to host over three hundred brokers at the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers’ (NCRIB) monthly forum. The event, which is scheduled to hold on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, in Lagos will have the leadership of both companies meet with brokers from across …

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Lagos Aviation Academy awards scholarship to YTHLF participant

LAGOS Aviation Academy (LAA), has given scholarship award to a participants of the recently held Youth Tourism & Hospitality Leaders Forum (YTHLF), Jonathan Peter, a student of Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH). The event held at the Lagos State Council of Arts & Culture was focused on ‘Strategies for Transforming Tourism Challenges to Economic Goldmine in Nigeria’. General Manager of the …

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Customer Lending: ‘UBA is boosting economic growth in Africa through credit’

PAN-AFRICAN financial Institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has emphasized the importance of customer lending and has stated its unwavering commitment to the support of businesses and financial inclusion in Africa through its array of consumer lending products. There has been clear evidence that credit remains a major economic stimulant and growth driver; but this has been largely inaccessible …

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SITA on course to be carbon neutral by or before 2022; reduces overall emissions by 48%

GLOBAL air transport IT provider Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques (SITA) remains set to become a certified carbon neutral organization by or before 2022, an achievement that is well ahead of common airline industry milestones, such as 2030 and 2050, or those of the Paris Agreement. SITA made this known as it released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, …

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