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NCAA warns airlines against debts

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has warned airlines against indebtedness. This call was made by the Director-General of NCAA, Capt Usman Muhtar, on Tuesday.

He said the NCAA would not hesitate to penalise airlines indebted to it, he also noted that the volume of traffic was on the increase and therefore advised the operators to ensure compliance with the NCAA’s safety guidelines and regulations.

While the primary safety lies in the purview of the operators, the regulatory authority will continue to provide the framework that will increase their value chain,” he said.

He thereby urged all operators to adhere to their maintenance schedules and train their workers to allow for symmetrical working relationship with the NCAA personnel.

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Ailing Nollywood actor may be flown abroad

Acting on a medical report that Nollywood actor, James Uche, is due for a kidney transplant, some members of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul in Our Lady the Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Gbagada, are considering flowing him abroad for treatment.

Though no destination has been chosen, members of the Society may be looking at a few options. In a telephone conversation with  Punch, a member of the church  said, “we are waiting for a comprehensive medical report on Prince James Uche’s condition. We have asked the doctor to make a referral for treatment abroad and send us the cost implication.

It was gathered that the Society of St. Vincent De Paul at Our Lady the Queen of Peace Catholic Church held a meeting with the medical team in the parish on Sunday to discuss what to do about Uche’s failing health.

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Oil Production to Resume in Ogoniland as Community Seals Deal with New Firm

There are indications that oil production will soon resume in Ogoniland as the people have endorsed an indigenous firm, Belemaoil.

The Chairman, Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers, King Godwin Giniwa, and other traditional rulers of oil producing communities in Ogonilandsigned a five-point communiqué which was read by the paramount ruler of Ogale community in Eleme Local Government Area of  Rivers State state.

The communique read: “We hereby accept, present, endorse and declare Belemaoil Producing Limited to all Ogoni people, Shell Africa, Shell Investor Group, the Federal Government of Nigeria, World Investors Finance Groups,  Finance Group, United Nations, all Human Rights Support Groups, European Union.

“Ogoni oil is now open for exploration and production for Belemaoil Producing Limited.

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CJN to judges: Don’t truncate democracy

The CJN has warned judges not to accept gifts or engage in illicit communication with politicians or their lawyers

He gave the warning while swearing-in the 242 judges who have been selected to serve as chairmen and members of the 2015 Election Petition Tribunals, yesterday at the Supreme Court in Abuja.

He said “all your considerations must be founded in law only and not coloured by personal sympathies, opinions or affiliations, remembering that there is a resonance to the truism that the Judiciary is ‘the last hope of the common man’, and may I add, also the hope of the not so common man.

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