2019 election: Over 1.5m PVCs collected in Edo – REC

A of total of 1,519,350 Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) have been collected by registered voters in Edo ahead of the 2019 general elections. Mr Emmanuel Alex-Hart, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, disclosed this to newsmen in Benin. Alex-Hart said that the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) office in Benin received 1,992,826 PVCs from the commission’s headquarters for […]


Travel Counsellors named in London Stock Exchange

Travel Counsellors named in London Stock Exchange 1000 Companies to Inspire Travel Counsellors has been named in the London Stock Exchange ‘1000 Companies to Inspire’, a list of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe. Run by the UK’s foremost infrastructure and capital markets business, the list recognises Europe’s mid-market private companies with the biggest […]


Aviation unions end strike at MMA2

Unions in the aviation sector on Thursday night called off their two-day industrial action against Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) at Murtala Muhammed Airport2 in Lagos. This followed the signing of an agreement by the union leaders and BASL management. The News Agency gathered that the agreement was brokered by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and airport security agencies […]


Isuzu Motors to hike price of D-MAX range by up to Rs 50,000

The price hike is fueled by increasing input and distribution costs, the company said in a statement. Japanese automaker Isuzu Motors on Wednesday announced an increase in prices up to Rs 50,000 of its range of D-MAX pickups with effect from September 1, 2018. The price hike is fueled by increasing input and distribution costs, the company said in a […]


Fraport sells its stake in Hanover Airport

FHLG is the operating company of Hanover Airport (HAJ) in northern Germany. Fraport acquired shares in FHLG in two steps: initially 20 percent in 1998, followed by another 10 percent in 2003. The other 70 percent of FHLG is held equally by two co-shareholders: the City of Hanover and the Hannoversche Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH – a wholly-owned company belonging to the […]


Latin American travelers take longer holidays, opt to explore own countries

new study reveals that Latin American travelers are mindful of their budget when planning a trip, but they prioritize trip activities and unique experiences over price. Sixty-four percent are taking trips within their own country, illustrating that Latin Americans are more likely to travel domestically than go abroad. The findings, from a survey conducted by Northstar Research Partners, spotlight the […]

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Trump in war of words with NATO allies

President Donald Trump told NATO allies to “reimburse” the United States for defence costs as he landed for the alliance’s most difficult summit in years in Brussels. Trump touched down aboard Air Force One hot on the heels of a stern warning from the EU’s top official that America should “appreciate” its allies. The leaders of the other 28 members […]


Ekiti people defy Fayose’s orders, troop out for Buhari, Fayemi

The people of Ekiti state gave an indication of their voting intention on Tuesday when they defied the orders by outgoing Governor Ayodele Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party, ordering buses and taxis off the roads and urging residents in the state capital of Ado-Ekiti to stay at home and snub visiting President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari was in Ado-Ekiti to […]

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President Ramaphosa kicks off working visit in Nigeria

President Cyril Ramaphosa will this morning meet with his Nigerian counterpart President Muhammadu Buhari and participate at the 2018 Annual Meeting and 25th Anniversary Celebrations of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). Afreximbank is the foremost pan-African multilateral financial institution devoted to financing and promoting intra- and extra-African trade. The Bank was established in October 1993 by African governments, African private […]