We recorded two air incidences in one month – AOC TAC

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi

Air Officer Commanding (AOC), Tactical Air Command (TAC), of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Vice Marshal, Oladayo Amao, has disclosed that the Command, in the last one month, recorded two aircraft incidents.

AVM Amao, who disclosed this, on Monday, during the NAF TAC Safety Week tagged ‘Inculcating Safety Culture for Enhanced Operational Effectiveness’, said one of the incidents resulted in damage to aircraft while the other resulted in injury to personnel.

“The whole idea of safety week is the initiative of the CAS Air Marshal SB Abubakar. ln the last CAS meeting with Branch Chiefs and AOCs, the CAS directed all Commands to organize Safety Week where issues of operational, domestic and personnel as well as infrastructural safety will be discussed.”

While noting that each time an aircraft is damaged or personnel injured, a lot of resources is required to repair the damaged aircraft and treat the injured personnel, the AOC said it was for that reason…

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Justice Akanbi, a selfless Nigerian, says Ortom

 

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has described the death of former President of the Court of Appeal and pioneer Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Justice Mustapha Akanbi as a ‘painful loss’ to the nation.

Governor Ortom, in a condolence message signed by his Chief arrests Secretary, Terver Akase, said Justice Akanbi, who died at 85, represented a generation of Nigerians who selflessly served the country and contributed to building the values of discipline and honesty among fellow countrymen.

The governor while describing the late Akanbi as a principled jurist who was courageous and firm in upholding the rule of law and the fight against corruption said the country will dearly miss him.

Governor Ortom also prayed God to grant the late Justice Akanbi eternal rest and his family the strength to bear the irreplaceable loss.

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Ibeto Cement acquires US firm

…Set for US Stock Exchange listing

Ibeto Cement Company Limited has announced a reverse merger with its acquisition of Century Petroleum Corporation, a United States of America (USA), publicly traded petroleum exploration and production company.

A statement by Ibeto Cement said the company has acquired 70 per cent control of Century Petroleum Corporation, resulting in the reverse merger of Ibeto Cement’s assets into Century Petroleum. Dr. Cletus M. Ibeto, has already taken over as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

By this reverse merger, to be sealed and publicly presented in 90 days, Ibeto Cement will achieve the historic milestone of being the first Nigerian firm to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Ibeto said, “it has been a long journey since we have been in business and none of our companies or businesses has gone public so far. In line with our collective dream to place Nigeria in its rightful place in the comity of nations, we had to come up with a strategy…

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Ibeto Cement acquires US firm

…Set for US Stock Exchange listing

Ibeto Cement Company Limited has announced a reverse merger with its acquisition of Century Petroleum Corporation, a United States of America (USA), publicly traded petroleum exploration and production company.

A statement by Ibeto Cement said the company has acquired 70 per cent control of Century Petroleum Corporation, resulting in the reverse merger of Ibeto Cement’s assets into Century Petroleum. Dr. Cletus M. Ibeto, has already taken over as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

By this reverse merger, to be sealed and publicly presented in 90 days, Ibeto Cement will achieve the historic milestone of being the first Nigerian firm to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Ibeto said, “it has been a long journey since we have been in business and none of our companies or businesses has gone public so far. In line with our collective dream to place Nigeria in its rightful place in the comity of nations, we had to come up with a strategy…

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Ibeto Cement acquires US firm

…Set for US Stock Exchange listing

Ibeto Cement Company Limited has announced a reverse merger with its acquisition of Century Petroleum Corporation, a United States of America (USA), publicly traded petroleum exploration and production company.

A statement by Ibeto Cement said the company has acquired 70 per cent control of Century Petroleum Corporation, resulting in the reverse merger of Ibeto Cement’s assets into Century Petroleum. Dr. Cletus M. Ibeto, has already taken over as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

By this reverse merger, to be sealed and publicly presented in 90 days, Ibeto Cement will achieve the historic milestone of being the first Nigerian firm to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Ibeto said, “it has been a long journey since we have been in business and none of our companies or businesses has gone public so far. In line with our collective dream to place Nigeria in its rightful place in the comity of nations, we had to come up with a strategy…

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Shocker as dream of new National airline fades under Buhari

…FG yet to file AOC application with NCAA

Louis Ibah

Nigerians hoping to savour the delight of flying in a new national carrier before the end of 2018 as proposed by President Muhamadu Buhari may, have to wait longer as there are no strong indications that the Federal Government is committed to the actualisation of the project.

Investigations by Daily Sun reveal that the government is yet to submit to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) an application for Air Operators Certificate (AOC) for he proposed carrier nearly six month to the proposed take-off  date of the airline.
It is also not clear when the government intends to seal the final investment decision (FID) with prospective investors to commence the purchase of aircraft and recruitment of staff, particularly pilots, aeronautical engineers, and cabin crew for the airline given the nearness to the December 24, 2018 target deadline for its inaugural flight.

There are also many safety regulatory processes that…

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Shocker as dream of new National airline fades under Buhari

…FG yet to file AOC application with NCAA

Louis Ibah

Nigerians hoping to savour the delight of flying in a new national carrier before the end of 2018 as proposed by President Muhamadu Buhari may, have to wait longer as there are no strong indications that the Federal Government is committed to the actualisation of the project.

Investigations by Daily Sun reveal that the government is yet to submit to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) an application for Air Operators Certificate (AOC) for he proposed carrier nearly six month to the proposed take-off  date of the airline.
It is also not clear when the government intends to seal the final investment decision (FID) with prospective investors to commence the purchase of aircraft and recruitment of staff, particularly pilots, aeronautical engineers, and cabin crew for the airline given the nearness to the December 24, 2018 target deadline for its inaugural flight.

There are also many safety regulatory processes that…

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Shocker as dream of new National airline fades under Buhari

…FG yet to file AOC application with NCAA

Louis Ibah

Nigerians hoping to savour the delight of flying in a new national carrier before the end of 2018 as proposed by President Muhamadu Buhari may, have to wait longer as there are no strong indications that the Federal Government is committed to the actualisation of the project.

Investigations by Daily Sun reveal that the government is yet to submit to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) an application for Air Operators Certificate (AOC) for he proposed carrier nearly six month to the proposed take-off  date of the airline.
It is also not clear when the government intends to seal the final investment decision (FID) with prospective investors to commence the purchase of aircraft and recruitment of staff, particularly pilots, aeronautical engineers, and cabin crew for the airline given the nearness to the December 24, 2018 target deadline for its inaugural flight.

There are also many safety regulatory processes that…

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