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22 Jan 2015
This is the concluding part of the interview the chief executive officer (CEO) of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam granted to The Guardian in Addis Ababa recently. The first part was published last week. In this piece, Gebremariam maintained that Nigeria deserves a national carrier as a big aviation market, the largest economy in Africa…
22 Jan 2015
THE president of Gecen Corporation, Mr. John Nwosu, has disclosed that arrangement had been concluded for a brainstorming session on strategies aimed at total reduction of air disasters, and terrorism at the airports in Nigeria and Africa.  He emphasized the session has become imperative in developing nations considering the spate of air crashes in Asian…
22 Jan 2015
THE deputy chief executive officer (CEO), Accountable Manager, of Dana Air, Mr. Alberto Mansilla has reviewed the activities of his airline for the past one year and gave his company a thumb up for a job well done· In an interview with the Guardian recently, he promised to build on the successes recorded last year…
22 Jan 2015
FROM his home in Ganawuri community in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State, Bernad Bagu forced his way through the foggy weather to make it to the airport in time. On his arrival at Jos Airport he looked at his wristwatch to be sure he was on time for his flight. Time passed, but…
22 Jan 2015
THE Chairman of the Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL), Barr. Dr. Taiwo Olayinka Afolabi (MON), a lawyer, has been given The ‘Sun’s Business Man of the year award 2014’. The award was presented to him at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos in a very elaborate ceremony which had in attendance Crème…
15 Jan 2015
Nigeria, in the event of the global down turn of world economy, should be thinking now on how to develop critical sectors of her economy other than oil and gas in order to avoid the adverse effect this will have in the overall governance of the country. One of such critical sectors is the aviation…
15 Jan 2015
DISCOVERY Air on Wednesday commenced series of meetings with passengers and their legal representatives that lodged complaints with it and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA). The meetings, it was learnt is part of efforts by the start up carrier to restore the suspension of its operating license by the NCAA. The NCAA on…
15 Jan 2015
ARIK Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier is resuming flight services to Cotonou, Benin Republic and Douala, Cameroon from Monday, January 19, 2015. Flight services between Lagos, Nigeria and Cotonou/Douala were suspended last year in the wake of the outbreak of Ebola Virus in some parts of West Africa. Arik Air will be operating…
7 Jan 2010
CANADA has planed to introduce full-body scanners at all its major international airports to tighten security after the failed attack last month on a U.S.-bound plane. The scanners, which see through clothing, will go into nine airports, including Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, starting this month and will be used for now only on U.S.-bound flights, officials said.
30 Sep 2009
SOUTHERN Sun Hotels, Ikoyi, Lagos is offering fantastic discounts on its exquisites rooms to mark Nigeria 's 49th independence anniversary.Consequently, the firm said it is giving 49 per cent discount on its standard and executive rooms from October 1-4, 2009. Also, during the period, the management will offer champagne brunch.
30 Sep 2009
IT was not a political rally. Far from it. The people of Akwa Ibom State had long waited for it, not because they doubted the promise of their governor, Godswill Obot Akpabio, but because they had seen many projects being abandoned for no just cause.
30 Sep 2009
THE hand-over of the domestic airport terminal of the Lagos airport to Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited under a legally binding agreement came without a fight from airport workers and Arik Air which claimed that they were short-changed by government. While Arik plans to fight on to make government rescind its decision, the new owners have pledged to integrate FAAN workers into the scheme, writes WOLE SHADARE.


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Nigeria’s capacity to take advantage of a weakened currency to boost its revenue profile and bridge gaps in balance of trade remains undermined by lingering domestic challenges, especially that of logistics, in transiting its non-oil exports.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the persistent attacks on educational facilities and abductions of students and teachers have left more than 12 million children currently traumatised and afraid of going to school, especially the girl-child.
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As the October 31 deadline date for the linkage of National Identity Number (NIN) with Subscribers Identification Number (SIM) approaches, chaotic scenes have intensified at registration centres, especially the telecommunications outlets nationwide.
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Is it legal and constitutional for serving lawmakers or appointees of government to seek election into a tenured office without resigning from the post or taking a leave of absence? Should the Independent National Electoral Commission...
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The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday, insisted that the country must return to the 1963 Constitution to be on the right path.