ANAMBRA INTERNATIONAL CARGO AND PASSENGER AIRPORT TO COMMENCE COMMERCIAL OPERATION DECEMBER 2ND–NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued authority to Anambra State government to open Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport for commercial operations with effect from 2nd December, 2021. In a letter dated 1st December, 2021, addressed to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, the aviation authority said that it has received security clearance from relevant security agencies for the opening. It said that the negative security clearance was the reason the authority had declined approval for the opening of the airport on the 30th of October 2021, when…

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AYADE MOURNS AS FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT, JOSEPH WAYAS DIES IN LONDON AT 80

Former President of the Nigerian Senate, Joseph Wayas, is dead. Governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers State, made this known on Thursday in Calabar, the state capital. The 81 years-old Wayas, died in a London hospital in the early hours of Thursday after a protracted illness. Wayas served as Nigeria’s third Senate President during the country’s second republic and was in office between 1979–1983. Governor Ayade in a Facebook post said, “I received with profound sense of loss and shock, the sad news of the death of Former President of…

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FIRST GLO BATTLE OF THE YEAR NIGERIA AUDITION HOLDS IN ABUJA

The federal capital territory, Abuja, will on Thursday(today) host the first regional audition of the Glo Battle of the Year Nigeria, the world’s biggest dance reality show brought to Nigeria by digital solutions provider, Globacom. According to a statement by the company, the audition will take place at Hotel Interconnect, Abuja, on Thursday, December 2, for Kaduna contestants and on Friday, December 3, for Abuja contestants,  and is meant to select the most talented dancers and dance groups who will represent the region at the finals of the competition. Globacom…

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UBA EMERGES ‘AFRICAN BANK OF THE YEAR’ 2021

Africa’s global bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc yet again, reaffirms its leadership position across Africa, as the bank has been globally recognised as the African Bank of the year 2021 by the Banker Magazine, a leading global finance publication published by the Financial Times of London. The UBA Group broke a record with its exceptional wins as African Bank of the Year and Bank of the year in 13 countries. The total 14 awards makes it the first time ever in the history of the almost 100 years…

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ALL SET FOR ABA FASHION WEEK 2021

All is now set for the much anticipated Aba Fashion Week, 2021, the most iconic fashion event East of the Niger organised annually by the Aba Creatives Collective, copyright owners of the Aba Fashion Week brand. Aba Fashion Week 2021, as earlier announced, will be held from December 6 – 10, 2021. Addressing a cross section of journalists, fashion designers, models and other stakeholders in the fashionpreneurship ecosystem, Director-General of the Abia State Marketing and Quality Management Agency and one of the organisers of the premium fashion extravaganza, Mr. Sam…

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