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3 Aug 2019
Group Captain John Ojikutu (rtd) is the former commandant of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, in the 1980s and 90s. Ojikutu in this interview with WOLE OYEBADE said the cases of security breaches at the airport were not new but for the complacency and complicity of concerned authorities. Excerpts
28 Feb 2019
Air passenger traffic nationwide has recorded sharp decline after last Saturday’s general elections and initial uncertainties over the outcome. Though the incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari, was yesterday declared the winner, fears of violent reactions appeared to have forced many travelers to reschedule their trips, after earlier surge in traffic in the buildup to the elections.…
1 Apr 2018
Group Captain John Ojikutu (rtd) is an Aviation Security Consultant and Secretary General of the Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI), a think tank of the Nigerian aviation industry. Speaking to WOLE OYEBADE, he takes a critical look at current security challenges at airports, concluding that the Federal Government, the Minister of State for Aviation,…
10 Apr 2017
Local carriers operating on the international route are faced with fresh hurdles as fellow African airlines now have dominance in the Lagos market.
2 Dec 2016
Security experts in the aviation industry yesterday warned that terror attacks were imminent at airports around the country.The experts, after a close look at happenings in and around....


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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command, has arrested 72 suspects for various drug-related offences.
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I am very pleased to be here today to present the 2023 Budget Proposals at this Joint Session of the National Assembly. This is the last time I will be laying the budget of the Federal Government of Nigeria before the National Assembly.
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Brett Van Aswergen, Wonga CEO, believes it is the duty of responsible regulated lenders to do more to boost the financial literacy of African consumers. South Africa has all the hallmarks of a well-developed formal financial sector, with a broad range of financial products available, excellent access through in-person and online channels and competitive borrowing…
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In a post on his Instagram Kanye West defended his controversial "White Lives Matter" T-shirts. "Here's my latest response when people ask me why I made a tee that says white lives matter... THEY DO," the rapper captioned the photo of his black, long-sleeved shirts. West displayed the shirts at his Paris Fashion Week presentation,…