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MMA2 Training Academy obtains operational approval

In its determination to help bridge the apparent knowledge gap in the nation’s aviation sector, the MMA2 Training Academy has successfully obtained regulatory accreditation to offer industry-relevant training courses. The MMA2 Training Academy is the Aviation training wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2). The ultra-modern training facility commenced operations in 2019. It...

Insecurity: 2023 elections unlikely to hold – INEC

With just 47 days to the start of the much awaited 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has once again said that the conduct of the exercise hangs in the balance due to increasing insecurity in the country. Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, stated this while speaking at the validation...

Mixed reactions trail CBN’s new policy on naira withdrawals

*Experts say it will cause job losses, disorganize businesses The new directives from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) effecting withdrawal limit for customers in the country have been greeted with diverse reactions. The decision is coming after the CBN began the distribution of its newly redesigned bank notes. The bank said redesigning the notes...

Entrepreneur lifts secondary school students with free books in Lagos

*Urges collaborative efforts to tackle juvenile delinquency amongst teenagers As part of efforts aimed at lifting the youth in the society, especially in addressing pre-marital sex amongst teenagers, an entrepreneur, Mr. Alabi Olamide distributed copies of one of his books to no fewer than 25 secondary schools in Lagos. The book titled; “Defining Sex and...

That they may learn from Prof Lumumba’s sermonisation

The gathering was never an unusual one. Neither was it a type that is different from others held in the past where critical national issues were brought to the fore with such a rare candour and painstaking audacity. One distinct, microscopic attribute, however, was that the Guest Speaker came prepared. Not only was he prepared,...

Now that Akeredolu’s ‘Half-Sa’ is gradually gaining momentum

What started like a child’s play in the Sunshine State, has within a short time graduated to become a nation-wide phenomenon. When the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, at a time cited dwindling economic conditions as part of the reasons why the state government could not fulfil its obligations to its workforce in the...