NIGERIA TRADE & INVESTMENT FORUM (NTIF)

President Muhammadu Buhari on 4th December 2021 in Dubai declared that Nigeria remains the most viable and attractive investment destination in Africa, adding that the country is on the path of becoming the continent’s leading industrial and trading nation. Addressing a trade and investment forum at Dubai Expo 2020, organized by the Nigerian Arabian Gulf […]

MY FIRST AVIATION EXPERIENCE

My name is Ada. I was born in the 70ies and grew up in a small village right outside of Port Harcourt. My dad was a civil servant and my mom a teacher, so we lived comfortably in my rural township. Growing up back then, travel by air was so rare that I believed it […]

A TENURE THAT BUILDS CASTLES IN THE AIR?

No doubt Nigerians tend to forget the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in a hurry for broken promises for drawing some sections of the aviation industry into a frenzy. It is certain that during the 2015 elections that paved way for Buhari to power, there were several assurances the team made in order to re-invigorate the aviation […]

Take-off/Landing Prerequisites

A first-timer always wonders how a plane takes off or lands. Others will say; can a plane land by itself? So many questions… But let’s - yes a plane can land by itself! Of course it can, more especially using a system that is often referred to as ‘autoland.’ This piece intends to give a little but comprehensive basics to take-off and landing. Anyone who is familiar with flights can testify that take-offs and landings are statistically more dangerous than any part of the flight. More casualties are recorded during these two processes of flight segments. Although some argued that despite all the hazards associated with the process of take-off/landing, passengers stand better chances of survival than other points in the flight operations.

Taking off and landing can best be described as processes that occur in opposite proportions. But there are slight differences in take-offs and landings. In all orthodox planes, we see how they accelerate along the ground until they gain and generate momentum with sufficient lift for takeoff, while reverse is the process for landing in […]

History Of Argungu Fishing Festival

The Argungu Fishing Festival, observed annually in Northern Nigeria, is one of the most popular festivals in Africa. It originated in the area that includes today’s Kebbi State in about the 16th century before the time of Surame Gungu of Kebbi kingdom and the conquest of Kanta of Kebbi. Presently, it is a four-day event […]

MUDASSIR COMMISSIONED MULTI-MILLION NAIRA COMPLEX IN KANO

MUDASSIR AND BROTHERS LIMITED COMMISSIONED ANOTHER MULTI-MILLION NAIRA COMPLEX IN KANO, CREATES HUNDREDS OF JOBS

The Managing Director of Mudassir and Brothers Limited, Alhaji Mudassir Idris Abubakar, on Saturday, 18th July 2020 commissioned a multi-million Naira ultra-modern shopping complex in Kano State. The facility houses many sections which include high-class textile materials, kitchenware, children wear, cosmetics, and furniture amongst other things. According to the Managing Director, the first two floors […]