Osinbajo Accident Helicopter Encountered Heavy Brownout During Landing—AIB

According to AIB report on the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo recent Helicopter accident, that occurred at Kabba, Kogi State. The Commissioner said the Operator Failed To Carry Out Safety, Risk Assessment Of Landing Area Prior To Dispatch Of Flight Says Caverton did Conduct Site Survey Of Landing Field Prior To Flight. The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has stated that it initial findings into the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Helicopter Agusta AW139 Helicopter with registration number 5N- -CML and serial number: 31389, which crashed in Kabba, Kogi State, encounter a heavy brownout at…

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Badagry: A Walk through the Slave Route

“I know you may have come here with a mindset; a somewhat hatred for the Whitemen who dealt on slave trade. But they were not the ones that went to the inter lands to capture the slaves, our people did.” These were the startling words from Anago, one of the curators at the Seriki Faremi William Abass Slave Museum in Badagry, Lagos State in Nigeria at the commencement of the tour of the popular Badagry Slave Route that existed some hundreds of years ago. I had left that morning to…

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Arik Air Launches Special Valentine Promo For Customers

As part of efforts to ensure that its customers celebrate this year’s Valentine with their loved ones, Arik Air said it has launched a special promotion, where guests can save up to 50 per cent on companion tickets. The PR & Communications Manager, Arik Air, Adebanji Ola, explained that to enjoy this promotion, a couple needs to buy one economy class ticket and get 50 per cent discount on the second ticket. This promotional Valentine ticket, which is available across all Arik Air network  has been on sale from February…

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Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET) Tasks Government, Others on Tourism development

As the year 2019, unfolds with uncertainty surrounding revenue generations by the government and tackling unemployment, corruption, insecurity etc, the Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET), has charged the government at all levels and the organised private sector to pay serious attention to tourism development and promotion in the country. The body of organised travel journalists, writers, lamented that despite the vast potential and comparative advantage that the country has in tourism that the government has continued to pay lip-service to the sector, not bothering to create…

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Awesome lifestyles of Men Who Do Women’s Work’

They provoke a double take having in a world seen as men’s, chosen to earn a living doing ‘women’s work.’ In this report, Waka About Africa walks into the hearts of these special breeds and reveals what makes them tick. His business address is not on a highbrow area of Lagos State. In fact, such places hold little or no attraction to his kind of business.  And, without a business name with which to remember his trade or a roof overhead to serve need for corporate branding, residents of Abule-Egba,…

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AYODEJI OMOBOYE WON THE 2018 ONE LAGOS FIESTA, RECEIVES CAR PRIZE.

Lagos State Government has presented a brand new Car to the winner of the star prize in 2018 One Lagos Fiesta (OLF) raffle draw, Ayodeji Omoboye, a resident of Igbogbo in Ikorodu at a brief ceremony at the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture in Alausa Ikeja.  L-R  Mrs. Abosede Adelaja, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Aramide Giwanson, the Special Adviser, Arts and Culture, Mr. Ayodeji Omoboye, winner of OLF 2018 Raffle Car, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Gbenga Adesanya, Orenuga…

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Hard Work, Resilience, A Long Term Vision And Luck, Everyone Needs A Little Help… Tony Elumelu New Year Message

In business, the role luck plays in success and personal achievement is rarely discussed. If luck is mentioned, it is done with slight condescension, and usually dismissed as a product of hard work, not deserving significant attention, hard work is paramount. According to Elumelu in his new year message, has in the past written extensively about the importance of working hard the history and his own experiences show that there is often a large element of success that hard work alone cannot explain. It is simply not true that “you…

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Lagos State’s Biggest Fiesta is Back with a Twist Promise to Be Bigger

Lagos State Government is set to put more smiles on the faces of residents of the State. During the 2018 edition of the annual One Lagos Fiesta  and this time, will be bigger, as the other years, the entertainment hub of Africa witnessed various invigorating performances by Nigeria’s biggest music exports such as Davido, Wizkid, Olamide, and many other artistes. But this year, Lagos State’s biggest fiesta is back with a twist, which offers a raffle draw game as the winner will get to walk away with brand new car by…

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Key Things Speakers Told The Audience At the 2018 Vice-Presidential debate.

  Mr. Peter Obi of People Democratic Party (PDP), Yemi Osinbajo of All Progressives Congress(APC),  Mrs. Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Mrs. Umma Getso of Young Progressives Party (YPP) and  Mr. Ganiyu Galadima who represents the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), organised by Nigeria Election Debate Group, NEDB and the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON)   The five vice presidential aspirants including Nigeria’s Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo addressed the audience at the 2018 Vice-Presidential debate held at Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja, the discussion became aligned to the best ways to…

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UBA Academy Gets CIBN Accreditation for Excellence in Training, Capacity Building

In recognition of its high standard, quality of human resources development, training and capacity building, The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has certified and awarded UBA Academy the certificate of accreditation in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Competency Framework for the banking industry . UBA Academy, the dedicated learning and development centre of the Pan African financial institution,  United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, was accorded the new recognition of excellence at a ceremony presided over by the President/Chairman of Council of the institute, Dr. Uche…

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