How a private firm resolves Nigeria’s passport crisis

October 21, 2021 Sule Ya’u Sule 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is right on point on this; his views resonate with trends in developed and the developing world on the role private firms can play in a nation’s economic development. The private sector “It is the private sector”, said Professor Osibajo at the commissioning of BUA’s Sokoto Cement plant in July 2018, “not the government, that will Read More

Stemming the search for greener pastures by Nigerian healthcare professionals

October 20, 2021 Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu 0

On July 10, 2020, agents of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) prevented the departure of 58 Nigerian medical doctors from Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos on a chartered aircraft bound for London, United Kingdom. This was at a time when the Nigerian airspace  was closed to international air travel as part of the public health measures put in place by the Government Read More

Excitement as Nigeria receives Queen’s baton relay ahead 2022 Commonwealth games

October 16, 2021 Editor 0

As member nations prepare for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Nigeria on Friday in Abuja received the Queen’s Baton Relay, an iconic event which started with a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London as part of the city’s Commonwealth Day festivities. The President, Common Wealth Games Nigeria, Engr. Habul Gumel, who received the Queen’s Baton Relay at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Read More

NDLEA seizes 56,000kg of cannabis sativa in Kogi

September 30, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

The Kogi state command, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has seized 56,223.824kg of cannabis sativa through the efforts of its patrol operation in the last one year. The command also decorated 18 officers who were promoted to new ranks.The state NDLEA commander, Alfred Adewumi, stated this Thursday at the launching of War Against Drug Abuse (WADA), and decoration of Read More

FEC approves N5bn projects for Lagos, Abuja, Kano airports

September 2, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved over N5 billion for various contracts in Lagos, Abuja, Kano and Katsina airports. Special adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said this to while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. “The Minister of Aviation presented a memo for Read More

Airline safety: Experts want runways shut

August 27, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

Industry experts have expressed concern over the safety of the runway and urged that the runway be shut down for proper resurfacing. According to them , the runway should be closed for proper resurfacing saying there is a curvature that needs to be maintained such that the runway would be able to retain water. The experts stated this on Thursday Read More

FEC approves N21.11bn projects for Aviation, Education Ministries, others

August 18, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved N21,107,212,510 for various projects including Ministry of Aviation and Ministry of Education, among others.Briefing State House Correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, said the council approved four memoranda from the ministry for projects worth N16,697,742,839. He said the Read More