COVID-19: Air Peace confirms termination of pilots’ appointments

…Says decision painful The management of Air Peace has confirmed the termination of pilots in its employ, saying it had to make the painful decision due to the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on its operations and finances.  There were reports that Nigeria’s largest carrier terminated the employment of 69 of its pilots and other workers in its employ but the airline said the … Continue reading COVID-19: Air Peace confirms termination of pilots’ appointments

Naming of Rail Station: Union protest the omission of the name of the late chairman of NRC

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi may have calmed down Nigerians asking for the naming of rail stations after former Nigerian leader, Olusegun Obasanjo and others. In a statement Friday night, Amaechi said more prominent Nigerians will still benefit from the Federal Government’s naming of railway stations across the country. He was specifically reacting to the demand by rail workers union, that the late Alhaji Waziri … Continue reading Naming of Rail Station: Union protest the omission of the name of the late chairman of NRC

Black Sallah: Four Missing, 10 Confirmed Dead In Lagos Boat Mishap

Ten passengers were on Friday confirmed dead while four remain missing in an ongoing rescue effort on a passenger boat that capsized while enroute Badagry from Kirikiri. In a statement signed by the General Manager of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Oluwadamilola Emmanuel on Friday, the agency stated that the boat left Kirikiri carrying 19 passengers. According to the statement, “On Wednesday, July 29th, … Continue reading Black Sallah: Four Missing, 10 Confirmed Dead In Lagos Boat Mishap

NSCIA Director of Admin dies in a road accident

Mallam Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha, Director of Administration of Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has died in a road accident. Alhaji Femi Abbas, Chairman Media Committee, NSCIA and Alhaji Ishaq Kunle Sanni, a leading member of the NSCIA and Chairman of Oyo State Muslim Community in separate statements said Mallam Nwoha died in a road accident in Lokoja, Kogi State on his way to … Continue reading NSCIA Director of Admin dies in a road accident

Two Airplanes Collide At Lagos Airport

There was uproar at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, on Wednesday after two airplanes collided at the international wing of the airport.  An Airbus A330-243 owned by Middle East Airlines with registration number OD-MEA, ran into a Boeing 777 airplane with registration number TC-LJC operated by Turkish Airlines.  Sources at the airport said the Turkish cargo flight was parked at the international airport apron … Continue reading Two Airplanes Collide At Lagos Airport

Reps Uncover Clauses Conceding Nigeria’s Sovereignty To China

The House of Representatives on Tuesday raised alarm over lethal clauses in Article 8(1) of the commercial loan agreement signed between Nigeria and Export-Import Bank of China which allegedly “wills the sovereignty of Nigeria” in the $400 million loan for the Nigeria National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Infrastructure Backbone Phase II Project, signed in 2018. Chairman, House Committee on Treaties and Agreements, Hon. Ossai … Continue reading Reps Uncover Clauses Conceding Nigeria’s Sovereignty To China

FG announces closure of Air Peace evacuation of Nigerians from the UK

The Nigerian High Commission in the UK has announced the closure of Air Peace Evacuation flight from that country scheduled for Aug. 8, as all seats on the aircraft are fully booked. The High Commission disclosed this in a statement made available on Monday in Abuja. The High Commission advised prospective evacuees who are yet to make payment not to do so and necessary arrangements … Continue reading FG announces closure of Air Peace evacuation of Nigerians from the UK

3rd mainland bridge repairs, Fashola decries a long time of neglect

. . . Orders LASTMA, FRSC Men To Move To Traffic Prone Areas . . . LASG Assures Of Better Alternative Routes, Effective Traffic Control As the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for the maintenance repair works entered its day four, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola has said that the on-going repair works on the Third Mainland Bridge … Continue reading 3rd mainland bridge repairs, Fashola decries a long time of neglect

Third Mainland Bridge Closure: Lagos Commends Motorists for Cooperation, Compliance with Traffic Guidelines

. . . Says Alternative Routes in Good Shape The Lagos State Government has commended commuters for the support and understanding displayed towards ensuring the free-flow of traffic through the observation of traffic guidelines issued on the partial closure and use of alternative routes since the closure of the 3rd Mainland Bridge.The Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Aramide Adeyoye gave … Continue reading Third Mainland Bridge Closure: Lagos Commends Motorists for Cooperation, Compliance with Traffic Guidelines

Buhari names train stations after Tinubu, Osinbajo, Soyinka

President Muhammadu Buhari has named train stations along the Lagos-Ibadan and the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri corridors after “deserving Nigerians”, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said. Presidency aide, Tolu Ogunlesi, revealed this on Monday in a tweet. According to Ogunlesi, the Apapa station was named after Bola Ahmed Tinubu, while the Agege station was conferred on the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola. The Kajola … Continue reading Buhari names train stations after Tinubu, Osinbajo, Soyinka