Exporters lament N9.28bn drop in grant

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 22, 2019
Exporters on Monday decried the N9.28bn drop in the Export Expansion Grant released by implementing agencies of the Federal Government. Speaking under the aegis of the Organised Private Sector Exporters Association, they explained that the grant was reintroduced by the Federal Government in 2017 to ensure exporters’ competitiveness in the international market. The Executive Secretary, […]

Airline passenger wears 2.5 KILOS of her clothing to avoid being charged

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 20, 2019
An airline passenger has gone to extreme lengths to avoid paying for extra baggage on a flight by wearing at least 10 pieces of her clothing. Gel Rodriguez, from the Philippines, decided to wear 2.5 kilograms of her garments after her carry-on luggage exceeded the maximum weight of seven kilos. The traveller said she was […]

Royal Air Maroc aircraft returns to MMIA over faulty door

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 20, 2019
Royal Air Maroc A B737-700 aircraft with registration number CN-RNQ on Sunday made an air return to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, over a discovered faulty door. Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), confirmed the incident in a statement in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]