Helicopter conveying Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osibanjo makes emergency landing in Abuja

​A chopper that was to convey Vice-President Yemi Osibanjo from the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada in Abuja, was forced to land, few seconds after take off on Thursday. Osinbajo was in the school for the graduation ceremony of Senior Division Course 1/2018 participants. The chopper had earlier taken the Vice President to… Read More Helicopter conveying Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osibanjo makes emergency landing in Abuja

AMCON set to sell Arik Airlines, Aero Contractors, several other companies

​The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has said it plans to sell some of its assets in 2018. These include Arik Air, Aero Contractors, Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN), Delta Queen, among others. A statement from the corporation quoted its CEO, Mr. Ahmed Kuru, as saying AMCON has stepped up its recovery drive in line… Read More AMCON set to sell Arik Airlines, Aero Contractors, several other companies

Nigeria’s Publiseer shines at the 2018 African Entrepreneurship Award by BMCE Bank of Africa

After a team of over 400 mentors spent the months of March to May reviewing over 4,900 businesses in all regions of Africa, Nigeria’s digital publishing startup, Publiseer, was awarded the ‘Most Needed in the Region’ award at the 2018 African Entrepreneurship Award powered by BMCE Bank of Africa, a large commercial bank in Morocco,… Read More Nigeria’s Publiseer shines at the 2018 African Entrepreneurship Award by BMCE Bank of Africa

Afghanistan announces ceasefire with Taliban till June 20

​Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced for the first time an unconditional ceasefire with the Taliban, coinciding with the end of the Muslim fasting month, but excluding other militant groups, such as Islamic State. The decision came after a meeting of Islamic clerics this week declared a fatwa, or ruling, against suicide bombings, one… Read More Afghanistan announces ceasefire with Taliban till June 20