Japan Cruise Ship Has 61 Coronavirus Positive Passengers In Dilemma

AFP report has it that at least 61 people on board a cruise ship off Japan have tested positive for the new coronavirus, the government said Friday, as thousands of passengers and crew face a two-week quarantine. An additional 41 passengers were found to have contracted the virus, which has killed hundreds of people, most of them in China, and infected more than 30,000 on the mainland. Japanese authorities have so far tested 273 people on board the Diamond Princess, which was quarantined after a former passenger, who disembarked in…

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Saudi Arabia Releases Detained Zainab After Alleged Possession Of Tramadol

Bashir Ahmad, the Personal Assistant to the President of Nigeria on New Media, has said that the Federal Government has finally secured the release of a Nigerian student, Zainab Habibu, who was detained in Saudi on suspicion of drug trafficking. Zainab, a student of Maitama Sule University, Kano, was arrested after a banned drug, Tramadol, was found in her bag. She claimed it was planted in her luggage by unknown persons. The student had travelled from Aminu Kano International Airport with her mother, Mrs. Maryam Aliyu, and sister, Hajara Aliyu,…

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Arik Will Have About 14 Serviceable Planes Before June, Says Arik CEO

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Captain Roy Ilegbodu, the Chief Executive Officer of Arik Air (appointed by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), says the interim management of the airline now has eight operational aircraft in the fleet, which has stabilized the hitherto epileptic operations of the airline before AMCON intervention. He also disclosed that Arik refunds between N65 to N75 million every week as a result of cancelled air tickets from the past administration. Speaking in Lagos on Tuesday, the CEO said despite the huge debt it inherited from the old management, Arik, under…

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Sanity Gradually Returning To Arik – Capt. Roy


Sanity Gradually Returning To Arik – Capt. Roy Barely over two months after Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) took over the management of Arik Airlines, Nigeria’s largest local carrier, a lot of positive and cheery developments have returned at the airline.  Information reaching us has it that the Airline in matter of days would have not less than 10 serviceable aircraft on its fleet.   Although the airline now managed by Capt. Roy Ukpebo Ilegbodu, under the receivership of Mr. Oluseye Opasanya, SAN were confronted with a barrage of…

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