Africa: Nigeria’s Government announces new date for Abuja carnival

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The Federal Government said the annual Abuja carnival has been rescheduled to hold from Nov. 23 to Nov. 25. Mrs Grace Gekpe, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information said the postponement was to enable the ministry plan adequately for a robust event in a statement in Abuja. Gekpe, who expressed regret at the inconvenience caused by the postponement, however assured the […]

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Africa: Abuja Jabamah thrills tourism stakeholders with MICE experience

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Like the maiden edition of Abuja Bantaba, a B2B travel and tourism show that break the jinx of travel trade and exhibition in the federal Capital Territory, Abuja Jabamah is another shooting star in the meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) that is not only going to reinvent the hospitality sector, but also bring new thinking and packaging strength to […]

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Africa: Abuja Airport Repair, A Template for rebuilding Nigeria

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For a government that thrives in propaganda, it is just as well that the operatives of the Muhammadu Buhari administration did not understand the significance of what happened on Tuesday at the Abuja International Airport. If they did, they would have moved beyond just regaling us with their cemetery tales. Ordinarily, the rehabilitation of an airport runway should be no […]

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IATA African Aviation day comes to Abuja as Boeing says Africa will be needing 900 New planes

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By Friday Nwosu “Africa will require 900 new aircraft valued at $120 billion over the next 20 years as the industry expands across the continent,” according to aircraft manufacturer Boeing. The aviation industry will need 14, 500 pilots and 16,200 technicians over the next 20 years in other to keep up with airlines expansion plan. This is probably one of […]

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Minor Hotel Group Plans 50 Hotels in Africa

The Minor Hotel Group (MINT) has tabled an ambitious plan to operate 50 more hotels in Africa within the next five years. With high-end hotels planned for thriving cities including Cape Town, Johannesburg, Lagos and Abuja, the multi-million Rand plan will treble its current footprint. “At the moment we have 25 hotels in Africa and we want to grow by […]

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New President for ECOWAS commission

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Outgoing President of the ECOWAS Commission, Amb. Kadré Ouedraogo, has officially handed over to his successor, Mr Marcel Alain de Souza of Republic of Benin following the completion of his four-year tenure. This formed part of activities of a handover ceremony for the incoming president and commissioners at the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja on Friday. Share our story:

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We Want To be the biggest Airline that fly to Nigeria and Africa – Turkish Airline

Experts say that the higher the growth of the aviation industry, the higher a country’s GDP. The economic benefits of aviation are very important. Globally, it is 3.4 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The vice president, Sub-Saharan Africa, Turkish Airlines, Mr Said Samil Karakas in an interview with WINIFRED OGBEBO, who was in Istanbul recently, said it’s important […]

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Aisuebeogun Advise Nigerian Government To Privatise 22 Airports

By Friday Nwosu Former Managing Director of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr. Richard Aisuebeogun, has advised Nigerian government to privatise the 22 federal airports under the management of the agency (FAAN), According to Aisuebeogun, aside that it is the trend globally, the privatisation of the airports will enhance their (airports’) income generation capacity and make their very […]

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Nigeria Sets World Record, Generates Zero Kilowat of Electricity for 3hours on Wednesday 31st March

By Friday Nwosu Nigeria has set a new world record for generating zero kilowatt of electricity for three hours on the 31st of March 2016. This is the first time in the history of the country it has failed to generate any kilowat of electricity. The failure to generate any kilowat of electricity was attributed to the collapse of the Jebba Hydro […]

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ECOWAS to ban wearing of Hijab

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has initiated moves to ban the wearing of full-faced veils in member states, in a bid to check activities of terrorist groups. In a communiqué issued at the end of the 48th Ordinary Session of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government in Abuja, Nigeria last Thursday, the regional bloc directed member states […]

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