Our governments must help the creative industry

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, recently responded to criticisms about the production of Nigerian films, music videos and reality shows such as Big Brother Naija last year by unveiling plans to stop such practice through a review of the Nigerian Broadcasting Code. The Federal Government was  lampooned for allowing the production of […]

ITTF to live stream Nigeria Open

THE International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has concluded arrangement to live stream daily matches of this year’s Challenge Nigeria Open ‘Lagos 2017’ on itTV. Also, Supersport will beam the finals of the year’s championships live on its satellite as the official broadcast station of the competition. According to the Local Organising Committee (LOC), itTV – […]

Adhere to rule of law, Utomi urges lawyers

By Onozure Dania WARRI—Professor Pat Utomi has enjoined Nigerians to adhere strictly to the rule of law and avoid things capable of tarnishing the image of the country. Prof. Pat Utomi According to him, the country is currently facing the consequence of insecurity, 419 attitude, disregard to the rule of law and a lot of […]

Delta mortgaged with borrowing —Utomi

By Perez Brisibe UGHELLI—FORMER presidential candidate of African Democratic Congress, Prof. Patrick Utomi, has alleged that Delta State Government has mortgaged the state by excessive borrowing, adding that if care was not taken, future generations of the state will be held ransom for the huge debt profile. Pat Utomi The renowned Economics Professor also expressed […]

Air France to launch new boost airline

AIR France will launch its low cost ‘Boost’ airline this year after pilots voted to approve an agreement with the company. The SNPL pilot union said just over 78 percent voted to accept the terms of the Trust Together agreement, on an 82.8 percent turnout. Air France welcomed the result saying it paves the way […]

Aero Contractors partner AJW to upgrade MRO services

Aero Contractors Airline has signed a partnership agreement with AJW Group, a market leader in the global management of aircraft spares, to assist the airline in the restructuring and upgrading of its Maintenance Repair and Overhaul, MRO, support services. Speaking about the partnership, Capt. Ado Sanusi, CEO of Aero Contractors, said: “We are very excited […]

Gov Abubakar sacks State Executive Council

By Suzan Edeh Bauchi—Bauchi State governor, Mohammed Abubakar, has approved the dissolution of the State Executive Council, comprising commissioners and special advisers, with effect from yesterday, July 20, 2017 Mohammed Abubakar According to a press statement by the Permanent Secretary on Special Services and Political Affairs, Sa’idu Abubakar Maikobi, the governor equally relieved the Secretary […]

Delta govt empowers 28 physically challenged persons

By Festus Ahon ASABA—Delta State Government has given starter packs to 28 persons living with disabilities as part of its efforts to take them off the streets. The persons empowered at a brief ceremony held in Asaba, included visually impaired, the deaf, the dumb and the physically challenged. The beneficiaries,  who were trained in different […]