Ethiopian Airlines wins Award of Excellence from Kano Traders

Recently at the ancient City of Kano Ethiopian Airlines was honored by Traders. With an Award. This was at a general meeting on business organized by Youth Council of Traders in collaboration with NOIC Wallmart Foundation USA on empowerment of Africans to meet retail needs on 14 May 2016. The association gave its AWARD OF EXCELLENCE to Ethiopian Airlines in […]

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Nigeria: 7 in 10 boys on Kano, Kaduna streets high on drugs

By Kasim Sumaina Kano State, closely followed by Kaduna, Katsina, Borno and more recently, Niger State are among states in the North with the highest cases of constant drug abuse in the country, it has been revealed. Disclosing this in an interview with THISDAY on Saturday, former Director General, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Otunba Olarewaju Ipinmisho, said the […]

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Ethiopian voted best airline in Nigeria by travel agents

Renn Offor In a move that goes to consolidate the success story and leadership of Ethiopian Airline in Africa, the biggest travel association in Africa, National Association of Nigerian Travel Agents ( NANTA), which comprise over 1,500 agents, has voted Ethiopian the best airline in Nigeria during their annual general meeting which held in Ibadan last week. Ethiopian Airlines started […]

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BA still dominates, as carrier marks 80 years on Nigerian route

Eighty years ago, a largely unreported event took place, which would help pave the way for modern air services between Nigeria and the rest of the world. On February 9, 1936, the weekly Imperial Airways’ flight from London to Khartoum connected with another flight to Kano, heralding the start of services to Nigeria. These pioneering flights, according to a statement […]

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Ethiopian Visa now available in many cities in Nigeria

Travelers to Ethiopia can now get their visas easily through the help of registered tour operators in Nigeria. This was revealed in Kano Nigeria by the Area Manager Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria Solomon Begashaw while addressing Kano based travel Agents at the annual Agency Seminar. Before now all travelers have to visit the Ethiopian Embassy in Abuja to procure a […]

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How a 13 year old was abducted, converted to Islam and married off in Nigeria

Three different incidents in the last week cast, poignantly, in bold relief the plight of the girl-child in Nigeria. Thanks to The Punch newspaper which launched the #FreeEse, #JusticeforEse campaign and the civil society groups that took up the fight in a spirited manner. With the outrage and outcry that followed, within 72 hours, this same 14-year old girl who […]

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‘92% of users of Nigerian airports is dissatisfied’-Survey

By RennOffor Over 15 million passengers pass through the airports in Nigeria every, but going by the just published report of a survey by conducted by Travelstart, 92 per cent of them, which represent a huge 13.8 million passengers are dissatisfied with their experiences at the airports. If the result of the survey is anything to go by, then it […]

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2016: The Year New Standard Rails Arrive Nigeria

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The Minister of Transportion, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday said the federal government would spend an aggregate of N120 billion for its two new standard (guage) railway tracks to be constructed on the Lagos-Kano and Lagos-Calabar rail corridors from its 2016 budget. Making the disclosure after a train ride on the completed 186-kilometre Abuja-Kaduna railway project, from Idu terminus at the […]

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Only Kano, Abuja, Lagos and 3 South East Airports are viable in Nigeria

The federal government has instructed the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to make all its airports to generate revenues in order to meet financial targets and also sustain their operations. From this year the federal government will no more fund projects in the agency and at the end of every year, FAAN is expected to contribute 25 per cent […]

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