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Nigeria ranks fourth among African countries with large numbers of diasporans outside the continent. Some estimates put the figure at about 1.7 million

Driving economic growth through collaborative tourism strategies in Nigeria

A recently commissioned report by the London Development Agency showed that the Notting Hill Carnival contributes up to 93 million pounds each to London’s economy and supports the equivalent of 3,000 full-time
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A passenger trying to use the ride-hailing app.

When ride-hailing business becomes a burden

The entry of e-hailing taxi platforms (EHTPs) into the Nigerian market in 2014 was celebrated as a big boost to moving Nigerians from Point A to Point B. In addition to the
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[FILES] Air freighters offloading consignments at the cargo section of Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.

Air cargo demand nears 2023 record, surges by 10.8 per cent

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo demand rebounded in 2023 with a particularly strong fourth-quarter performance despite economic uncertainties.
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Convener of Workshop, Prof. Abiola Allen(left); Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Olawale Musa, Commissioner, Ministry of Transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi, Commandant of Police Training School, Ikeja DCP Ishaq Salihu, Acting General Manager,LASTMA, Olalekan Bakare-Oki, Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Internal Audit, Mrs. Iyabo Oyeyemi Ayoola and a female Officer of the Police Training School during the Opening Ceremony of the Workshop in Lagos.

Lagos retrains 250 senior LASTMA officers

In line with the ongoing strategic repositioning of operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) for professionalism and effective service delivery to the general public, the Lagos State Government...
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PHOTO: SAA jetliners

SAA commemorates 90th anniversary

South African Airways (SAA) is celebrating 90 years of resilience and excellence having been established on February 1, 1934, making it one of the oldest and surviving airlines in Africa.
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British Airways plane

BA begins recruitment of newly qualified pilots

British Airways is reopening its Newly Qualified Pilot Pathway (NQPP) programme to recruit freshers in the pilot profession.The programme is a departure from the conservative airline that erstwhile required years ....
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In this file photo taken on October 21, 2020 A general view of a Police blockade at the Lekki-Ikoyi toll gate in Lagos where about twenty people, blocked by curfew, have been facing law enforcement since last night, without water or food. - Nigerians were in shock on October 21, 2020 after a deadly shooting of peaceful protesters in the biggest city Lagos that Amnesty International blamed on security forces. There was no immediate death toll from the incident on the evening of October 20, 2020, in which witnesses and NGO's said armed gunmen opened fire on a crowd of over 1,000 people to disperse them after a curfew was imposed to end spiralling protests over police brutality. (Photo by Sophie BOUILLON / AFP)

LERSA charts path to sustainable transportation

The executive council of the Lekki Estates Residents and Stakeholders Association (LERSA), led by its President, Sulyman Bello, has engaged in a pivotal meeting with the Commissioner for Transportation, Oluwaseun Osiyemi, at
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Osanipin

NADDC boss inspects Ado-Ekiti training centre

Following the completion of the installation of equipment at the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) Automotive Training Centre in Ado Ekiti, the Director General, NADDC, Joseph Osanipin, inspected the facility
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