Lagos court sentences woman traveller to 14 days community service for flouting COVID-19 law

Magistrate Bolanle Adeola of Court VIII sitting at Ogba, on Tuesday, sentenced one Sekinat Oluwakemi Raji, a traveller from India to 14 days Community Service for flouting the Coronavirus Pandemic Law 2021 of the State. According to the Chief State Counsel of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Benedicta Shokoya, the judgement was sequel to the arraignment of the defendant by … Continue reading Lagos court sentences woman traveller to 14 days community service for flouting COVID-19 law

Rivers curfew hindering resumption of international flights in Port Harcourt – FAAN

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has revealed that the night curfew imposed by the Rivers State Government has affected the resumption of international flights at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, in Rivers State. Speaking to reporters on Monday at the inaugural flight of Ibom Air to Port Harcourt, Regional General Manager of the South-South and South East Mr Felix Akinbinu said that … Continue reading Rivers curfew hindering resumption of international flights in Port Harcourt – FAAN

Lagos launch 20 year tourism master plan, policy

A Tourism Master Plan and Policy which seeks to make Lagos State one of the top-five tourism hubs in Africa has been presented to the public at the Adeyemi-Bero Auditorium, Alausa, Ikeja. Speaking at the presentation, the State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, described the event as a critical step to further unlock aspects of Lagos towards becoming Africa’s tourism giant. He said: “Since our assumption … Continue reading Lagos launch 20 year tourism master plan, policy

Alleged fraud: FG to arraign Dana Air MD, others on Oct. 13

The Federal Government will, on Oct. 13, arraign the Managing Director (MD), Dana Air, Hathiramani Jacky Ramesh, in a Federal High Court, Abuja on allegations bordering on fraud. Justice Obiora Egwuatu fixed the date after counsel to the defendant, Ade Adedeji, SAN, told the court that the absence of his client in court was to the knowledge of the prosecution.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) … Continue reading Alleged fraud: FG to arraign Dana Air MD, others on Oct. 13

EFCC Arrests Travel Agent for Visa Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal office have arrested one Mrs. Mary Aweh Olaleye,, promoter of Victoria Travels Resorts Ltd for allegedly obtaining Eight Million Four Hundred and Eighty Thousand Naira (N8,480,000.00) from two prospective travelers by false pretence. She allegedly obtained the sum from the duo of Tochukwu Casmir Asika and Daniel Monday Alabi under the pretext of helping to procure … Continue reading EFCC Arrests Travel Agent for Visa Scam

Buhari Postpones London Trip For Undisclosed Reason

President Muhammadu Buhari has postponed his medical trip to London indefinitely. Femi Adesina, Presidential spokesman, announced this in a statement on Friday. 2021, has been postponed.” “A new date will be announced in due course,” the statement read. As president, Buhari has spent a total of 183 days receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment in London. The postponed trip was supposed to be his second … Continue reading Buhari Postpones London Trip For Undisclosed Reason

UAE Makes U-Turn, Reinstates Ban On Nigerian Flights

Barely 48 hours after announcing resumption of flights to Nigeria, Emirates, the UAE flag carrier, has again announced indefinite suspension of flights to Nigeria. The UAE authorities had initially fixed Wednesday, June 23, 2021, for resumption of flights to Nigeria. But in a statement on its website on Monday, the airline said, “In line with government directives, passenger flights to and from Nigeria (Lagos and … Continue reading UAE Makes U-Turn, Reinstates Ban On Nigerian Flights

Trouble Looms For Private Jet Owners As Customs Begins Crackdown On Illegally Imported Planes

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said it may detain unverified private aircraft after the 30 days importation verification deadline given to owners elapses on July 6. At a briefing in Abuja on Monday, the Public Relations Officer of Customs, Deputy Comptroller Joseph Attah, said so far, only six owners of private aircraft have responded to the invitation since the verification window opened on June … Continue reading Trouble Looms For Private Jet Owners As Customs Begins Crackdown On Illegally Imported Planes

Obaseki plans new airport in Edo North to rev up economic activities

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, is in talks with investors, development partners and other stakeholders on the construction of an airport in Edo North Senatorial District to open up the area and boost economic activities in the state. Obaseki, who disclosed this during an enlarged meeting of Peoples Democratic Party members across wards and local government areas in the district, said the government … Continue reading Obaseki plans new airport in Edo North to rev up economic activities

Lagos screens intending Christian pilgrims to Jordan

The Lagos State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board (LSCPWB) has held the second phase of its statutory administrative and medical screening programme for intending pilgrims to the Kingdom of Jordan. Addressing the intending pilgrims at the Chapel of Christ, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Mrs. Adebunmi Elizabeth Adekanye stated that the screening exercise was initiated to verify the travel documents … Continue reading Lagos screens intending Christian pilgrims to Jordan