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ACGs, Comptrollers redeployed in major immigration shake-up

WITH immediate effect, the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has approved the deployment of six (6) Assistant Comptrollers General and twenty-six (26) Comptrollers across Commands and Formations within the country. A statement signed by Service Public Relations Officers, Amos Okpu mnipr for Acting Comptroller General of Immigration Isah Jere Idris said the NIS boss approved what was described as a major …

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Hand over: Capt. Nuhu urges new NCAA directors to bring experience to bear

  NEW Directors for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) have assumed duty after a formal hand over ceremony took place with the Director General Captain Musa Nuhu urging the successors to bring their years of experience to bear to improve the industry .   The new Directors, Capt. Chris Najomo appointed to oversee the Directorate of Air Transport Regulations, …

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LIRS announces January 31 deadline for filing Annual tax returns

  LAGOS State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has reminded businesses and employers of labour of its Act stipulating January 31st as the deadline for filing of annual income tax returns, failing which penalty accrues.   According to the LIRS, it’s business employers’ statutory obligation to file annual income tax returns pursuant to section 81 (2) of the Personal Income Tax …

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Delta plans $1.2bn investment to strengthen global partners Virgin Atlantic, Aeromexico, LATAM

DELTA Air Lines will make investments of $1.2bn in Virgin Atlantic, Aeromexico and LATAM as the partner airlines transform their businesses to emerge from the global pandemic stronger and more resilient. Upon completion of their respective restructuring or recapitalization processes, Delta is targeting a 20% equity stake in Aeromexico and a 10% equity stake in LATAM. In addition, Delta will …

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CBN earmarks N41bn via Heritage Bank for dry season wheat projects’ farming

  CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria earmarked a whopping sum of N41billion, which is being disbursed by Heritage Bank Plc to farmers across multiple States for the expansion of wheat production project.   The disbursed fund is to consummate the expansion of Wheat Seed Multiplication Project, as part of the CBN’s Brown Revolution Initiative, an intervention programme to flag-off and support …

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Nigeria set to host ICAO Air Services Negotiation event

  NIGERIA will host the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Air Services Negotiation in the year 2022. This followed its consideration as a good candidate at this year event in Bogota, Colombia. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika accepting the offer said “I will like to personally send the greeting of Mr President Muhammad Buhari to you all and especially …

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Heritage Bank, CBN to disburse N41bn to farmers for wheat production in 14 states

HERITAGE Bank Plc in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria has set up plans to disburse N41billion to farmers from 14 states for the expansion of wheat production project. The Bank, however, will register the wheat farmers with the Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange (LCFE) for successful disbursement, as the farmers are expected to cover about 111, 025 Hectares …

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NUATE writes Dana Air, commends airline’s AVSEC Supervisor for professionalism

NATIONAL Union of Air Transport Employees have written to Management of Dana Air commending one Mr. Yahaya Mohammed, the Aviation security (AVSEC) Supervisor in Abuja for his high level of professionalism and how he handled a situation that would have caused an unwarranted fracas. The letter addressed to Dana Managing Director from the General Secretary of NUATE, Ocheme Aba explained …

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