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REDTV’s Red Hot Topics goes live… as millennials bare all

FOLLOWING the immense success of its drama series, The Men’s Club (TMC), REDTV is about to launch its own chat show, Red Hot Topics. The show follows a panel of young people discussing current and hot topics that affect everyday life. They will openly and frankly touch on topics ranging …

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Ooni of Ife receives 1st Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities Award

OONI of Ife His Royal Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, who is the Special guest of honour for the African Diaspora Tourism conference holding at the 15th Akwaaba Travel Market is the Custodian of 15 Famous Festivals among which the world Famous Olojo Festival in October. The Africa …

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FAAN declares airports ready for Eid-el-Kabir celebration

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured all airport users that Nigerian airports under its management are fully ready to play host to air travellers during this Sallah celebrations. As part of our commitment to ensure seamless facilitation of our highly esteemed passengers during the Sallah celebrations and beyond, …

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How Olayinka, airport cab driver found, returned $ 2,400 to owner

"I looked further into the envelope and discovered there was another white envelope inside. I opened the second envelope only to discover that something was wrapped in it. When I removed the wrapper I discovered it contained mint fresh notes of US currency. They were in $100 denomination. I counted and they were 24 in number totaling $2,400. When converted at prevailing rate of N370 as at Monday morning, it amounted to N888, 000.

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Air Peace airlifts Bronze-winning Super Eagles back to Nigeria commends team’s die-hard spirit

AIR PEACE today airlifted back to Nigeria, the Bronze-winning Super Eagles Team from Cairo and has congratulated the team for their determination which was crowned with defeating Tunisia in a third place match last Wednesday. The airline, commended the players noting that they were not demoralized after losing in the …

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Dana Air partners Project Pink Blue to conduct free prostate screening for 3,000 men

DANA Air has announced its partnership with Project PINK BLUE to conduct free prostate cancer screening for 3,000 men in five (5) states across Nigeria. The free screening initiative which is tagged- ‘Men on Blue project’’ will commence on the 29th of June 2019 and will hold in Abuja, Niger …

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Arik Cabin Crew Initiative holds career talk at St. Francis Catholic Secondary School

AS part of efforts to sensitive the youth on career opportunities abound in the aviation sub-sector, one of Nigeria’s major players, Arik Air  through its Cabin Crew Initiative, has held career talk at St. Francis Catholic Secondary School, Idimu, Lagos. The airline’s crew who spoke at the programme included a …

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International Day of the African Child: UBA Foundation celebrates with Special reading, mentoring sessions

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, on Monday, joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of the African Child. The day which has been set aside by the United Nations to celebrate children in Africa, recognizes the courage …

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Heritage Bank trains 300 new intakes at CIBN approved development academy

HERITAGE Bank Plc has received an approval from the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) for its establishment of a full-fledged learning and development institute, with the training of 300 new employees. The Institute dubbed “The Refinery” being supervised by the Bank’s Human Capital Management Group is In line …

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Winners NTEC 2019 emerge as competition celebrates 10 year anniversary

TRAVEL and Business News (TBN), recently held the 10th Anniversary of its National Travel Essay Competition (NTEC 2019) and Air Transport Youth Empowerment Summit (YES) aimed at encouraging Nigerian youngsters from the grassroots to follow a career in the sector thereby Raising Future Aviation Professionals. At the gathering tagged: “Changing …

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