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Heirs Insurance, Heirs Life delivers on five minutes insurance purchase promise

DIGITAL insurance companies, Heirs Insurance Limited (HIL) and Heirs Life Assurance (HLA), have confirmed that customers are now able to purchase insurance policies from their websites, www.heirsinsurance.com and www.heirslifeassurance.com, in mere minutes. The revolutionary, interactive websites—first of their kind in Nigeria—ensure that customers have access to quick insurance, completing transactions in minutes wherever they are, without any human intervention. This …

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Arik Air wins NAAPE’s best human capacity development award

ARIK AIR has been adjudged the best airline in human capacity development by the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE). NAAPE at its 15th national delegate’s conference, symposium and award held in Abuja presented the award to the management of Arik Air represented by the Chief Pilot, Captain Chris Najomo. National President of NAAPE, Engineer Galadima Abednego said …

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NAHCO PLC pays N203m dividends to shareholders despite covid-19

THE Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc, nahco aviance, has paid its shareholders a gross dividend of 12.50 kobo per ordinary share of 50 kobo each, amounting to N203 million, this is despite the estimated loss of about N7 billion to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 by ground handling companies. This was announced by the Chairman, Board of Directors, Dr. Seinde …

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Transcorp Plc half-year performance shows strong growth as profit leaps by 713%

TRANSNATIONAL Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) has released its unaudited results for the half–year ended June 2021, recording significant improvement across its major income lines.   The Conglomerate with strategic investments in the Power, Hospitality, and Energy sectors, recorded a profit after tax of N6.5bn, rising by 713% up from N0.8bn recorded in June of the previous year. Other key highlights …

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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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