Emirates commemorates 15 years of service in Nigeria

Emirates, celebrates 15 years of successful operations in Nigeria, with flights starting to Lagos in 2004, a key gateway to West Africa, with four flights per week from Dubai to Lagos linked with Accra in Ghana, operated by the A330-200 aircraft. The following year, Emirates increased its services from four to six flights a week, and following further demand, it became a daily operation in October 2005. The airline has seen a steady growth in operations, and on 1 January 2006, Lagos was delinked from Accra and became a direct service to Dubai. Emirates started its second daily service to Lagos in February 2009.

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TUC backs NFIU’s plans to check corruption

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) is fully in support of the recent circular released by one of the anti-graft agencies, Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU), to curb the unending corrupt activities going on at the State and Local Government levels. We have always said it that cash transactions and withdrawals of the states from Joint LG Accounts is a threat to development at the grassroots; in fact, it even fans the embers of insecurity and major crisis, etc.

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