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New Nigerian Airline To Begin Operations
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New Nigerian Airline To Begin Operations

Nigeria’s air transport is set to experience a revolution as a proposed low-cost carrier – Green Africa Airways – is set to commence operations. It has already reached the final stage of certification. Regulatory sources hinted that promoters of the carrier are putting finishing touches to secure the Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), a mandatory regulatory prerequisite before any scheduled carrier could take off. Sources hinted that commencement of flight operations by Green Africa Airways promises to reshape the aviation industry with its state-of-the-art aircraft. Despite the ongoing pandemic, industry analysts agree that the long-term potential in the aviation market remains vibrant. Experts say the right business model, ...
270 Indian Workers At Dangote Company Depart Nigeria
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270 Indian Workers At Dangote Company Depart Nigeria

It was gathered that the aircraft conveying the nationals departed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Thursday evening and is expected to arrive India on Friday. The High Commission of India in Abuja confirmed this in a tweet, noting that the evacuees were workers of Dangote Group while adding that it was the second evacuation flight operated by a Nigerian airline, Air Peace. “Enabled repatriation of 270 needy employees of Dangote Group to India from Lagos Airport today (Thursday), with support of Nigeria Immigration Service and the Federal Ministry of Health. Second direct flight by Air Peace to India within a week,” it tweeted late Thursday. We Reported that Air Peace conveyed 312 Indian citizens from the Lagos Airport to the Cochin International Airport in...
CEO Of Airpeace, Allen Onyema Indicted For Bank Fraud And Money Laundering In America
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CEO Of Airpeace, Allen Onyema Indicted For Bank Fraud And Money Laundering In America

Allen Ifechukwu Athan Onyema, the Chairman, CEO, and founder of Air Peace, a Nigerian airline, has been charged with bank fraud and money laundering for moving more than $20 million from Nigeria through United States bank accounts in a scheme involving false documents based on the purchase of airplanes. The international airline’s Chief of Administration and Finance, Ejiroghene Eghagha, has also been charged with bank fraud and committing aggravated identity theft in connection with the scheme. “Onyema allegedly leveraged his status as a prominent business leader and airline executive while using falsified documents to commit fraud,” said U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak. “We will diligently protect the integrity our banking system from being corrupted by criminals, even when they ...
I Ran For My Life, Returning Nigerian From South Africa Says
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I Ran For My Life, Returning Nigerian From South Africa Says

Nigeria began repatriating more than 600 of its citizens from South Africa following a wave of deadly xenophobic attacks that frayed relations among neighbouring nations. Private Nigerian airline Air Peace volunteered to fly people for free back to the commercial capital Lagos on Wednesday. A flight carrying 189 Nigerians landed in the commercial capital Lagos late Wednesday, with some of those onboard punching the air and singing the national anthem while waving pictures of burnt shops. "I ran for my life, they would have killed me," Samson Aliyu, a clothes seller who lived in South Africa for two years, told AFP news agency. "They burnt my shop, everything," he added. The repatriation came after riots in Pretoria and Johannesburg killed at least 12 people as 1,000 fore...