Travel & Tourism

Aug 14, 2018
Ethiopian Airlines should be co-owned by African governments, suggested its Group chief executive Mr Tewolde Gebremariam. Commenting on the recently announced privatisation plan by the government for the national carrier,…
Aug 13, 2018
Deep in the rainforest in a northern corner of the Republic of Congo, some of the most sophisticated monitoring of animal sounds on earth is taking place. Acoustic sensors are…
Aug 04, 2018
No fewer than 1,500 refugees and migrants have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean in the first seven months of 2018, the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)…
Aug 03, 2018
Saudi Arabia said Thursday it banned five vehicles loaded with camels from entering Mecca in a bid to protect pilgrims from contagious diseases.   Omar Al Faqih, director of the…
Aug 03, 2018
The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said it was shocked to learn of the tragic death of six Nigerian asylum-seekers, among them three children, who were killed in a…
Jul 29, 2018
Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved 123 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa.   The service says it pulled the migrants from 12 different…
Jul 28, 2018
The federal government has increased the duration of international passport from five to 10 years. This was disclosed yesterday by the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mohammed…
Jul 28, 2018
The UN says for the fifth straight year, 1,500 migrants perished in the Mediterranean, with the route between Libya and Italy being the deadliest.   According to the International Organisation…
Jul 22, 2018
According to the government, the strategic partners are expected to run the airline as a private sector initiative to avoid suffering the fate of defunct Nigeria Airways. The previous national carrier,…
Jul 20, 2018
The Federal Government of Nigeria have unveiled the branding and livery for the new national carrier, Nigeria Air, and stated that the airline would be inaugurated at the end of…
Jul 18, 2018
The Akwa Ibom State Government has signed a  Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SERGE Capital Investment Limited on the resuscitation of Ibom Science and Technology Park.    Speaking on the…
Jul 17, 2018
Nigeria’s government has taken it upon themselves to repatriate a large number of its citizens who were tricked into buying football World Cup passes to travel to Russia for the…
Jul 13, 2018
Airbus and its many subsidiaries have come up with some wonderfully ambitious and interesting aircraft over the years. The double-decker A380 superjumbo is one example that comes to mind.  But…
Jul 12, 2018
Danvic Petroleum International Corporation has unveiled plans to establish a privately owned Petroleum Institute/University to bridge the skill gap in the Nigeria’s oil and gas sector. Besides, the company has…

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