NCC To Develop Regulatory Framework For 5G, Tailored To Support The Technology.

Telecommunications Stakeholders recently met in Abuja, held a one-day stakeholders forum to brainstorm on Nigeria’s readiness for 5G and High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) technology. The Telecoms forum was organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Danbatta who was represented by Mr. Austine Nwaulune, director, Spectrum Administration NCC, according to Danbatta, the 5G framework is still being defined by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), there is the need to prepare toward massive deployment ofinfrastructure tailored to support the technology. The EVC Prof. Danbatta, said the forum was to bring stakeholders…

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Chairman UBA, Tony Elumelu recently had a chat intended to inspire and motivate young hires to attain full success in their endeavors’. He did this by taking them through his own personal journey.

Chairman United Bank for Africa and Heirs Holdings, flanked by young hires at Heirs Place Still, in a great mood from the UBA Red Tv rave over the weekend, I spent my Monday with five outstanding young men and women – Daniel, Ifenlota, Francess, Olaoluwa, and Nnamdi from the United Bank for Africa. I’d like to think of them as part of the next generation of young leaders at the bank. Throughout our informal session and our open conversation over lunch, I listened to them talk about themselves, their families,…

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AIB Wins Best Govt. Exhibition Agency At Abuja Int’l Trade Fair

 The Accident Investigation Bureau(AIB) has been awarded the Best Government Exhibition Agency at the just concluded 2018 Abuja International Trade fair, as a result, its vast awareness created. This is the latest in the series of awards the agency has been garnering in the last one year. While congratulating the team that coordinated the participation of the Bureau at the yearly event, the Commissioner of AIB, Engr. Akin Olateru urged staff of the agency to keep the Bureau’s flag flying, adding that AIB was poised to take its rightful place…

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ACI President, Africa, Engr. Saleh Dunoma at the 27th ACI Africa Board and Regional Committee Meetings, Conference and Exhibition in Abidjan, Cote D’ Ivoire, Wins Abuja Airport 2018 ACI Safety Award.

 The President, Airports Council International (ACI) Africa, Engr. Saleh Dunoma has called on African Airport Managers to develop programmes and initiatives that would help curb or eliminate security and safety challenges at airports. This is just as he said that security has become a vital challenge in airports operations worldwide. Dunoma stated this while delivering his opening speech at the 27th ACI Africa Board and Regional Committee Meetings, Conference and Exhibition with the Theme, “Challenges of Safety and Security in African Airports taking place in Abidjan, Cote D’ Ivoire. Dunoma posited that…

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2018 Iriji Mbaise Fiesta Celebrated Under Political siege

There is tension in Mbaise nation, a clan of people that make up three of the 27 Local Governments in Imo State. Politically, they constitute the largest voting population in the State and known to have notable political leaders and those who have excelled in various fields of human endeavor. The annual New Yam festival (Iri Ji) is a well known cultural norm of the people and this year’s event is generating so much controversy as reports reaching Waka About Africa indicate that a planned chieftaincy title by all the…

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NCAA warns pilots on hazardous weather conditions, appeals to passengers during flight delays, cancellations

As the nation sets to witness the onset of Harmattan weather condition across the country, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned Pilots and airline operators to observe safety precautions in line with Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs) during flight operations just as it appeals to passengers for patient, understanding and exhibit exemplary conduct during flight delays and cancellations in adverse weather conditions. The warning was contained in an Advisory Circular with reference no. AC: NCAA-AEROMET- 26: to all Pilots and Airline Operators signed by the Director General of the…

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Lalong Harps on Potenial of Culture, Tourism on Socio-E

Culture and tourism can be used to drive and transform the socio-economic fortunes of Plateau State in particular and Nigeria in general if well harnessed. These were the submission of the Governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong and other tourism and culture experts at the first Plateau Tourism Conference held in Jos with the theme, “Unlocking the Vast Potential of Tourism as a Financing Option for Sustainable Socio-Economic Development.” This position was further re-echoed by the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe while delivering a…

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FG’s Visa On –Arrival Policy Yielding Fruits says Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government’s Visa-On-Arrival Policy has started yielding Fruits, especially in the tourism sector which has been boosted by the policy. The Minister made the assertion in Abuja, when he received members of the Latin America Motorcyclists Association (LAMA), who is in Nigeria for a tour of heritage sites and other tourist attractions in the country. ”All our visitors here today got the visa on arrival. That shows that the Federal Government’s visa-on-arrival policy is working,” he said.  Mohammed…

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Ethiopian Air at 72 Years still Renewed like Stallion, Tola Alabi relishes

Tola Alabi, is the Senior Sales Representative of the Ethiopia Airline, the country’s national carrier that has been operating in Nigeria since 1960 without cease. She was at her usual best in this interview with Waka About Africa where she revealed what still made the airline thick and preferred by passengers and sundry issues you have not read elsewhere before now. Have a swell time. Q; You have been participating in Akwaaba travel market, what can you say are the benefit.   My name is Tola Alabi, am a Sales…

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Governor Obiano has created Enabling Environment for Diasporas, Tourism Development, Emma Umekana reveals….

Emma UMEKANA, an Acting Director, Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, Culture and Tourism is at home while discussing tourism development other sundry issues with Waka About Africa on the subject matter which showed his versatility. He was at ease reeling out the workings of his Ministry and what the Governor Willy Obiano’s government has invested in to make this Ministry work round the clock in a bid to bring the diaspora to comfortably assess the vast opportunities in the tourism sector which much awareness has gone into. Though, brief chat but…

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