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African Business Aviation Association appoints Nick Fadugba new chairman

AFRICAN Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) has announced the appointment of Mr Nick Fadugba, CEO, African Aviation Services Limited, as its new Chairman. He was appointed by AfBAA’s Board of Directors during the recent European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, and replaces Mr Tarek Ragheb, the Founding …

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Government mulls provision of 500,000 jobs by 2020- President Buhari

As established MRO will save nation $90million PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari early this morning Government’s foray into three Key economic sectors, Agriculture & Transport, Manufacturing and Processing as well as Power and Gas have yielded significant prospects for investments and Job creation to the tune of US$ 22.5 billion and will …

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MOT inaugurates parastatals action committee for HIV/AID in NCAA

RECENT statistics about prevalence of HIV/AIDS has shown that the Transportation sector is one of the vulnerable sectors. Therefore, in the fight against the virus the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has classified the aviation sector as one of the social intervention sector. This is due to …

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Engineer Animashuan bows out of Med-view Airline

MED-VIEW Airline yesterday sent fort its former Chief Operating Officer/Accountable Manager, Engineer Lookman Olanrewaju Animashaun at a brief ceremony at its corporate office in Lagos. Engineer Animashaun served the airline for years in various capacities as Head of Engineering, Executive Director (Technical), Chief Operating Officer/Accountable Manager and Head, Special Projects …

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UBA GED says Bank to leverage on group’s capacity to finance large ticket transactions in Kenya

UNITED Bank for Africa (UBA) has assured the players in the private and public sectors in East Africa’s largest economy that its Kenyan franchise is ready and committed to finance key projects and business transactions capable of galvanizing the economic development of the country and upscale the standard of living of …

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Tourism-transport Summit garners support from Aviation agencies

AVIATION agencies have expressed commitment to participate in the Tourism Transport Summit/Expo being anchored by the Institute of Tourism Practitioners (ITP) for the Ministries of Transportation and Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism. Agencies like Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA),Nigerian Meteorological Agency,Nigerian College of Aviation …

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Bauchi Governor says state is focusing on agriculture, mining and tourism

BAUCHI State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar has said that the state is concentrating on developing Agriculture and Mining as two of its three areas of comparative advantage to galvanize economic activities in the state. Speaking on his way to Abuja during Arik Air’s inaugural flight to Bauchi, Governor Abubakar said the …

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Manpower development: Ethiopian Airlines partners with Aviators African School Club

ETHIOPIAN Airlines is partnering with Aviators Africa School Club (AASC), to meet with the growing pace of air traffic and to ensure that the aviation industry is not lacking in seasoned manpower in the sector. Aviators Africa Academy (AAA), an initiator of the school club in Nigeria was born out …

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Elumelu urges African leaders to fix policies impeding youth innovation

AFRICAN philanthropist and entrepreneur Tony O. Elumelu has insisted that prioritizing Africa’s youth by fixing the policy and regulatory issues impeding their innovations would also help attract foreign investors. The Tony Elumelu Foundation Founder spoke alongside World Bank President Jim Kim and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner in a fireside chat …

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Elumelu opens Digital Economy for Africa Forum with World Bank President, LinkedIn CEO

CHAIRMAN, Heirs Holdings and Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu will join Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group and Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO at the opening debate of the ‘Digital Economy for Africa’ Forum in Washington, D.C organised by the World Bank Group. The event, which will …

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