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Minister Receives Reports of Marine Board of Inquiry on Accidents Involving Vessels

Oru Leonard   The Minister of Transportation Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi yesterday received reports of the 9-man Marine Board of Inquiry Committee on the accidents involving ‘MV NIKI C’ and a motor tanker ‘MT CHARON’ and ‘MT ELIXIR’ and ‘MT TANK’. The President of the Marine Board of Inquiry, Chief Magistrate (Mrs) Adebisi

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Okonjo-Iweala Appointed Into Commonwealth High-Level Group

  Nigeria's former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into a High-Level Group on Governance of the Commonwealth Secretariat. Prof. Ben Maloney, Communications Officer, Commonwealth Secretariat, said in a statement that the High-Level Group would make recommendations on governance of the Commonwealth Secretariat. The Commonwealth, however, denied that the group

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FAAC Disbursements Increases by 25% in 2017, Akwa Ibom receives highest share – NEITI

  The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Tuesday in Abuja said the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursements increased by 25 per cent in 2017. NEITI Director Communications and Advocacy, Dr Orji Orji, said this in a statement. Orji said FAAC disbursed a total sum of N6.418 trillion in 2017 showing

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Dana Air plane overshot the runway in Port Harcourt airport on Tuesday

A plane belonging to Dana Air on Tuesday which took off from Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja overshot the runway while landing in Port Harcourt Airport. The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Henrietta Yakubu, confirmed the incident. She said, “A Dana aircraft numbered 9J0363, flying from Abuja to

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Nigeria,Jamaica Just Made Winter Olympics History

HuffPost   Bobsledders from Nigeria and Jamaica made history at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Tuesday. In the two-women bobsleigh event, Nigeria’s Seun Adigun and Akuoma Omeoga became the first bobsled team to represent an African nation. Alongside skeleton athlete Simidele Adeagbo, they are also the first athletes from their

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