NCAA Revokes Pilot’s Licence, On Grounds Of Expired Medical Certificate…

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has revoked the Airline Transport Pilot’s Licence ATPL of a Pilot for operating with expired medical certificate. According to a statement issued by the General Manager, Public Relations, Mr. Sam Adurogboye seriously violates the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (NCARs). The statement, which did not name the pilot or the airline he flies for, explained that this revocation was a consequence of the Pilot operating flights on non-schedule operations while his medical certificate has expired. NCAA further explained that during these flight operations, the Pilot repeatedly exercised the…

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FG Abolishes HND/University Dichotomy In NSCDC, NPS, FFS And FFS

The federal government has abolished the dichotomy between higher national diploma (HND) and university degree holders in the services under the ministry of interior. The agencies involved include the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) and Federal Fire Service (FFS). A statement signed by Al-Hassan Yakmut, the secretary of the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB), said Abdulrahman Dambazau, the chairman of services and minister of interior, and gave the approval at the board’s meeting held between May 9 and May 10, in Abuja.…

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Ihedioha Shut Down Every Transactions Bank and non-bank financial institutions

The Imo state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, shut down every financial transaction in the state, till further notice. Twenty-four hours after he was sworn in as the governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has ordered financial institutions not to honor any withdrawal instruction by cheques or transfers written in the name of the state government. Emeka Ihedioha Ihedioha through his Special Adviser on Media, Steve Osuji, disclosed this in a statement to newsmen in Owerri. However, the newly sworn-in governor did not give reasons for the instruction. It also warned that…

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INAUGURAL SPEECH OF HIS EXCELLENCY, RT. HON. EMEKA IHEDIOHA, CON, KSC, GOVERNOR, IMO STATE, OWERRI ON 29TH MAY, 2019.

Protocols: Ndi-Imo ndi Nwem, it is with great humility and gratitude to God Almighty that I stand here before you today, grateful for the trust and confidence you have bestowed on me and the Deputy Governor, Hon. (Engr.) Gerald Irona, by entrusting the leadership of our dear State to us at this auspicious time in our history.  It has been a long journey. A journey that has been guided by divine favour and the endeavours of so many. We would not be here today but for the enormous sacrifices and…

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Ihedioha Vows To Step On Toes, In The Next Four Years As governor… … Avoid sycophants, political jobbers and 419ers…Nnia Nwodo

The new Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, sounded a note of warning to Imolites, saying he would step on toes in his style of governance. Ihedioha disclosed this in Owerri, during the Ahiajoku Lecture held at IMO Trade and Investment Centre. The incoming Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has vowed to step on toes in the next four years. Ihedioha said he would step on toes to ensure that the state worked. He disclosed that he was set to move the state further than others in the country. Ihedioha…

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Gov. Okorocha leaving N300bn debt for Ihedioha…PDP …Do Not Fight Me Okorocha Warns New Imo Government

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Imo State chapter, has accused the outgoing Governor, Rochas Okorocha, of leaving the state in very bad shape, with a liability of N300 billion. The PDP explained this in Owerri that Okorocha incurred over N100 billion debt and abandoned projects worth more than N200 billion across the state. The publicity secretary, Damian Opara, was reacting to the claim by Okorocha that he was leaving over N42 billion for the incoming administration of PDP’s Emeka Ihedioha.  According to PDP, Okorocha’s claim was unverifiable, baseless and bad precedence…

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US Embassy Suspends Dropbox Process for Visa Renewals Indefinite

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has announced stiffer and stricter visa application processes for Nigerians. The embassy said henceforth, all applicants including frequent travellers, who used to use the drop box method, would now have to appear for interviews each time they apply. It, however, said diplomatic and government officials could continue to enjoy the status quo. The statement takes Effect at the close of business on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, the US Mission to Nigeria is indefinitely suspending interview waivers for renewals, otherwise known as the ‘Dropbox’ process.…

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The 2019 LAAC Annual Conference holds In July… … Med-View CEO, Alhaji Bankole To Chair The 23rd LAAC Annual Conference

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Med-View Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, has been selected as the Chairman of the forthcoming Conference and Awards of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC). Bankole is an experienced, energetic, hardworking man with an in-built capacity and a vast knowledge in aviation Industry. With almost 40 years of experience in the Industry, Bankole joined defunct national carrier, Nigeria Airways Limited in 1978 and was appointed as a Traffic/Ramp and Duty Manager and later as a Marketing Manager of the Airline at Murtala Muhammed International…

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Why I removed my womb… Nse Ikpe-Etim

Popular Nollywood actress Nse Ikpe-Etim has revealed why she removed her womb. The actress, who spoke at an event in Lagos State tagged ‘Conversation with Nse’, said she removed her womb to live a normal life. According to our reporter, she said she was diagnosed three years ago with Adenomyosis, a condition whereby the inner lining of the uterus breaks through the muscle wall of the uterus, adding that she had to remove her uterus in order to live a normal life. “I was told I couldn’t have kids, so,…

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NCC Plans To Develop Local Content Policy To Reduce Youth Unemployment

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the commission is ready to fully develop local content policy in the country, to reduce youth unemployment. Local Content Policy is an Act which defines a Nigerian Company to mean a Company registered in Nigeria in accordance with the provisions of the CAMA. With not less than 51 per cent equity shares owned by Nigerians mandates investors in the sector to consider Nigerian content is an important element in project development. Danbatta, represented by Mrs. Felicia Onwegbuchulam, Director of…

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