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Munetsi, AFRAA Director to speak at Akwaaba Aviation Day

AKWAABA African Travel Market has confirmed the participation of the newly appointed African Airlines Association (AFRAA), Director of Government, Legal and Industry Affairs, Aaron Munetsi for this year’s Aviation day. Aaron Munetsi who has vast experience in Aviation Industry will be the lead speaker for the 2019 Akwaaba, African Travel …

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World Presidents, dignitaries set for #theUBAMarketplace2019

PAN African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is set to host over 20,000 visitors, 100 small and medium enterprises and leading private and public sector players from across Africa, at the continent’s biggest entrepreneurial fair tagged #theUBAmarketplace2019 in Abuja, Nigeria. The event, which will be held on …

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FAAN commences ICAO-sponsored ASTC certified trainings; holds risk management workshop

FOLLOWING the certification and designation of the FAAN training centre as an ICAO Aviation Security Training Centre on the 9th October, 2018, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), today, 23rd April 2019, held its inaugural ICAO sponsored training: ICAO Risk Management Workshop at the Aviation Security Training Centre, FAAN …

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FG commences restructuring, recapitalization of BoA with N250bn in 90 Days

FEDERAL Government yesterday said that it is considering the recapitalization of Bank of Agriculture (BoA) with N250billion in 90 days in collaboration with the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) as part of plans to revitalize it. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, who stated this in Abuja …

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Suspected adulterated substandard engine oil: court remands businessman in Prison custody

THE Federal High Court Ikoyi Lagos has remanded businessman, Cajetan Chike Muonagolu, in prison custody on a 4 count charge bordering on dealing in adulterated and substandard engine oil. The court presided over by Justice Saliu Saidu also admitted Muonagolu bail in the sum of N50million and two sureties in …

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Mainstream Energy loses N1.8 billion annually to stranded Power

targets supply to Niger, B/Faso, other W/African countries MAINSTREAM Energy Solutions Limited, operators of Kainji Dam and Jebba Hydro Power plants says it loses at least N1.8 billion annually, a N900 million monthly average due to stranded power occasioned by load rejection by the National Control Centre, (NCC) . This …

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NERC slams Discos over metering as vandals hit 6 TCN towers in Delta

NIGERIAN Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has slammed electricity distribution companies, stating that it is their responsibility under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) Regulations 2018 to ensure that all electricity consumers across the country have meters. This is coming as six (6) Transmission Towers along the Delta – Benin and Delta …

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NAAE to tackle cyber threat at annual symposium, hosts Biennial General Meeting

FOLLOWING the threat posed on the aviation industry by cyber criminals, the Lagos State chapter of the National Association of Air Traffic Engineers (NAAE) will hold a symposium to illuminate the threat and proffer solutions on how to deal with them should they arise. The body made this known as …

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Delta stresses import of Nigerian market, celebrates 1 year ops from Lagos to New York-JFK

NIGERIA has been described by Delta Air Lines as an important Market as part of the airline marking a successful first 12 months of flying between Lagos and New York-JFK non-stop. Delta’s Commercial Director East and West Africa, Bobby Bryan made this known while stating that Delta’s Lagos-New York-JFK service …

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Planned VAT increase: NECA cautions FG against implementation

NIGERIAN Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has said that the upward review of Value Added Tax (VAT) as being proposed by Federal Government is ill-advised and not the only option opened to government to fund the new national minimum wage. NECA, the umbrella body for organised private sector made this known …

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