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FG Team Visits ABIA To Inspect Site Of New Airport, As Gov Otti Announces Access Bank Willing Partner

FG Team Visits ABIA To Inspect Site Of New Airport, As Gov Otti Announces Access Bank Willing Partner

FG TEAM VISITS ABIA TO INSPECT SITE OF NEW AIRPORT, AS GOV OTTI ANNOUNCES ACCESS BANK WILLING PARTNER A Federal Government team from the Ministry of Aviation has visited Abia State to inspect a proposed site for a new airport planned for the State. This comes as Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, has declared that one of Nigeria's leading financial institutions, Access Bank, has expressed willingness to partner with the State Government in developing the airport project. Led by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Aviation, Dr. Emmanuel Meribeole, the Federal Government team said that it was in the…
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Gov Otti Set To Procure CNG Buses To Ease Transportation And Cushion The Effects Of Subsidy

Gov Otti Set To Procure CNG Buses To Ease Transportation And Cushion The Effects Of Subsidy

Gov. Otti set to procure CNG buses to ease transportation and cushion the effects of subsidy Gov. Otti disclosed this at the monthly media chat tagged "Gov. Otti speaks to Abians" when asked about the palliative received from FG to cushion the effects of subsidy and how it was disbursed in the state "So the first set of subsidy was shared at the ward level, and we ensured it was shared to vulnerable men and women, and then the last set we shared to civil servants from grade level 1-7, maybe when we receive another set we'll know how to…
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Air Peace Aircraft Named Ojochide, Reflects Cultural Harmony – Mgt

Air Peace Aircraft Named Ojochide, Reflects Cultural Harmony – Mgt

✈️🛫🛬🛩️AIR PEACE AIRCRAFT NAMED OJOCHIDE! REFLECTS CULTURAL HARMONY Airpeace, a renowned Nigerian airline🌍, named some of its aircraft "Ojochide." The word "Ojochide" is derived from the Igala language, spoken by the Igala people of Kogi State, Nigeria. In Igala, "Ojochide" means "God is my guardian or protector." The CEO of Airpeace, Chief Allen, hails from Anambra State, while his wife Alice Ojochida Onyema is from the Igala community in Kogi State. Their union symbolizes the coming together of different cultures and backgrounds. Copied ✍️✍️✍️✍️
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Gov Otti  Gives Reason For Relocation Of Aba Motor Parks

Gov Otti Gives Reason For Relocation Of Aba Motor Parks

Otti gives reasons for relocation of Aba motor parks from Milverton avenue Abia State Government, has said that all the motor parks along Milverton Avenue Aba, would be relocated to a more suitable location. This is coming on the heels of recent upsurge in fire outbreaks in markets and some other business facilities in the commercial city. Timber Shed in Ehere Aba, and Chisco Bus Terminal located at Milverton Avenue Aba, were both gutted by fire in the last seven days. Governor Alex Otti who visited both scenes announced the relocation of motor parks after his visit to Chisco Bus…
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12 Die, 28 Injured In Zaria-Kano Expressway Crash

12 Die, 28 Injured In Zaria-Kano Expressway Crash

12 Killed, 28 Injured In Zaria-Kano Expressway Crash Kabir Nadabo, Federal Road Safety Corps sector commander in Kaduna, says no fewer than 12 persons died and 28 sustained injuries in a road crash along the Zaria-Kano expressway Mr Nadabo disclosed on Monday in Kaduna that the fatal road traffic crash occurred at Tashar Yari village at 7:36 a.m. on Monday. “The trailer with a registration number KTG 454 ZZ was travelling to Kano when the unfortunate incident occurred,” Mr Nadabo said. He said that the cause of the crash was wrongful overtaking, speeding and overloading, which sadly resulted in the…
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President Tinubu Inaugurates Lagos Redline Rail System

President Tinubu Inaugurates Lagos Redline Rail System

Tinubu Inaugurates Lagos Redline Rail System President Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, inaugurated the 37 kilometres Red Line rail system, Lagos. Tinubu arrived the venue, Ikeja Train Station, at exactly, 12.10pm for the official commissioning. The train is the first phase of the project, which will run from Agbado in Ogun State to Oyingbo in the heart of Lagos. The train, when fully operational, will run 37 trips and convey about 500,000 passengers daily. The commissioning signal the take-off of another major game changer in the state’s transportation infrastructure. With the commissioning, It brings to two the rail lines owned and…
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No Going Back On FAAN Relocation To Lagos, Money Will Be Saved – Keyamo

No Going Back On FAAN Relocation To Lagos, Money Will Be Saved – Keyamo

No Going Back On FAAN Relocation To Lagos, N500m Will Be Saved — Keyamo The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, says there is no going back on the relocation of the headquarters of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) from Abuja to Lagos. “We are going ahead. The directive has been given,” the minister said matter-of-factly on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme on Wednesday. Senator Ali Ndume from Borno South as well as chieftains of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Northern Elders Forum ( NEF) and other northern groups had kicked against the moves by FAAN…
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Private Jet Crash-Lands With Over 10 VIPs In Ibadan

Private Jet Crash-Lands With Over 10 VIPs In Ibadan

Private Jet Carrying Over 10 VIPs Crash-lands In Ibadan A private jet having about 10 persons onboard including Very Important Personalities (VIPs) has crash-landed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. An impeccable source said the jet crash-landed on Friday around 11 am at the Samuel Ladoke Akintola Airport. The jet with registration number, N580KR, missed the runway into the nearby bush. Firefighters and rescue officials from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) were immediately deployed to the scene. But there was no death or casualty recorded. “It was a private plane from Abuja. It landed safely but overshot the…
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FG Relocates Federal Airports Authority Of Nigeria Headquarters To Lagos

FG Relocates Federal Airports Authority Of Nigeria Headquarters To Lagos

FG Relocates Federal Airports Authority Of Nigeria Headquarters To Lagos The federal government has relocated the headquarters of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria to Lagos. This was revealed in a memo signed by the Managing Director of FAAN, Mrs Olubunmi Kuku. The memo read: ”The Honourable Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development has directed that the Headquarters of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) should be relocated from Abuja to Lagos. ”Consequent upon the above, you are requested to provide the implication of the relocation to the management.” The memo was dated 15th of January, 2024.
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FG Lists More Motor Parks For 50% Transport Fare Rebate

FG Lists More Motor Parks For 50% Transport Fare Rebate

FG lists more motor parks where Nigerians can enjoy 50% rebate on transport fare for return trips during the festive season. I. Lagos – Join from Oshodi Terminal 3 II. Abuja - Join from Jabi Park III. Onitsha - Join from Umugo Park (Port Harcourt Road) IV. Aba - Join from Abia Polytechnic, Aba V. Kano - Join from Balmary Park, Ring Road/Maidugri Bypass, Hotoro VI. Kaduna - Join from Mando Park (Lagos route), VII. Join from Television Garage for Eastern route VIII. Jos - Join from Gadabiu Luxury Park IX. Enugu - (Abakiliki/Nsukka) - Join from Old Park in…
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