Thursday, December 2

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Merson predicts Arsenal vs Norwich, Man Utd vs Newcastle, Chelsea vs Villa
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Merson predicts Arsenal vs Norwich, Man Utd vs Newcastle, Chelsea vs Villa

Former Arsenal star, Paul Merson, has predicted some of the Premier League fixtures that will be played this weekend. The English top flight resumes on Saturday following a two-break of international football. One of the most anticipated games is Manchester United vs Newcastle, when Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to make his second debut. Merson said: “It will be quite interesting to watch Manchester United adapt to having Ronaldo in their ranks. United should be able to blow Newcastle away this weekend. “I hope Ronaldo scores a hat-trick on Saturday – it won’t be easy, but I wouldn’t put it past him. Manchester United 3-0 Newcastle United.” Arsenal are without a win or a goal in three fixtures, but Merson expects a big win for Mikel Arteta’s men against Norwi...
Thierry Henry lands Coaching job
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Thierry Henry lands Coaching job

Former Arsenal captain, Thierry Henry, has agreed terms for a permanent role with Belgium’s coaching staff until after the 2022 World Cup. The country’s football federation confirmed this on Monday. Henry returned to the coaching staff in May, after working as an assistant coach for Belgium from 2016-2018. He was also with the team for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, where the Red Devils reached the semi-finals. Belgium were eliminated by eventual champions Italy in the quarter-finals of Euro 2020 this summer. Henry retired from playing football in December 2014. His coaching career includes stints at Monaco and Major League Soccer team Montreal. Group E leader Belgium resumes its World Cup qualifying campaign in Estonia on Thursday.
First Bank Accepts CBN New Board As Adeduntan Resumes
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First Bank Accepts CBN New Board As Adeduntan Resumes

First Bank of Nigeria Limited on Friday said its Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, who was earlier removed has resumed back to his office in the same capacity. The bank also said it is cooperating with the Central Bank of Nigeria on the board newly constituted for the bank. This was sequel to the pronouncement on the reconstitution of new board of directors for the bank by the Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday. At a press conference by the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, in Abuja on Thursday, said the boards of FBN Holdings Plc and First Bank of Nigeria Limited were dissolved and reconstituted, pursuant to its power under Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA) 2020. In a statement on Friday titled ‘Corporate state...
Taraba Commissioner, Jethro Yakubu Resumes Work Under A Tree
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Taraba Commissioner, Jethro Yakubu Resumes Work Under A Tree

The new Commissioner of Co-operatives and Poverty Alleviation in Taraba State, Mr. Jethro Yakubu, assumed his role under a tree on Wednesday. The Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Mr Jibrin Na Wukari, who handed over to the new Commissioner, said the staff of the ministry have been working under the tree for nearly six months. He lamented that it is sad for a ministry that is saddled with the responsibility of alleviating poverty to be operating in a deplorable environment. Wukari urged the new commissioner to collaborate with the relevant authorities to “ensure that the needful is done”. Offices of the ministry were destroyed during the #EndSARS protest in October last year. “This is where we always sit and now that the raining season is here, you should not be surpr...
Lagos Judicial Panel Resumes Sitting Without Rinuola and Adegboruwa
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Lagos Judicial Panel Resumes Sitting Without Rinuola and Adegboruwa

The Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for victims of SARS and other related matters resumed its sitting today without two of its members, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Ebunolu Adegboruwa and youth representative on the panel, Rinuola Oduala. Recall that while Adegboruwa said last weekend that he was considering his continued participation at the panel following the dehumanisation of the protesters by security operatives on Saturday February 13, Rinuola announced that she will be quitting the panel which gave a nod to the "reopening of Lekki toll gate when justice is yet to be served". With the absence of the two, seven other members of the panel sat to listen to 10 petitions listed for hearing today February 16.
Ibrahim Attahiru Resumes As Chief Of Army Staff
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Ibrahim Attahiru Resumes As Chief Of Army Staff

Major General Ibrahim Attahiru has resumed office as the new Chief of Army Staff. Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai handed over to Attahiru on Thursday. During the ceremony at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja, Buratai urged military officers to cooperate with Attahiru. The PUNCH reports that Buhari, on Tuesday, removed service chiefs and appointed a new set of officers to replace them. Those newly appointed are Chief of Defence Staff, Major-General Lucky Irabor; Chief of Army Staff, Major-General I. Attahiru; Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo, and the Chief of Air Staff, Air-Vice Marshal Isiaka Amao. Findings by The PUNCH showed that Attahiru, who was elevated to the position of Chief of Army Staff by the President, was in 2017 removed as the Theatre Commander...
Nigeria Resumes Petrol Import From China
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Nigeria Resumes Petrol Import From China

Nigeria, Africa’s biggest oil producer and exporter, has resumed importation of petrol from China, the world’s top crude oil importer.  The Asian country shipped 37,000 metric tonnes of petrol to Nigeria in September for the first time since July 2019, data from General Administration of Customs showed, according to S&P Global Platts. China, a major exporter of transportation fuels, has extended exports to Africa in recent years. The first African country to receive Chinese petrol was Togo in April 2018 at 50,000 mt, followed by Nigeria in January 2019 at 51,000 mt, historical GAC data showed. The most recent diesel exports from China to Africa were in June, with Kenya and South Africa receiving 40,000 mt and 35,000 mt, respectively, according to the data. China’s an...
TVC Resumes Broadcasting 3 Days After Mob Attack
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TVC Resumes Broadcasting 3 Days After Mob Attack

After being burnt down in the #Endsars protests on Wednesday 21st October, 2020, TVC News has resumed broadcasting this morning. Although I noticed that they are only showing old recorded programs and not live studio content yet, it is a step in the right direction. We hope they will learn from this to have multiple live studios in more cities across the nation. Imagine CNN or even NTA being shut down because the lost one studio. We also noticed that their radio arm Max Fm 102.3 Lagos is also back on air too. Their Max Fm 90.1 Abuja which was also taken off air, I believe for security reasons, is now back on air. I pray for Divine recovery for everyone affected in one way or the other by the protests. God bless Nigeria and Nigerians. #Endsars #EndTheLooting #EndTheDistruct...
Tom Cruise, 58, Throws Himself Out Of Helicopter From 10,000ft As He Resumes Filming
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Tom Cruise, 58, Throws Himself Out Of Helicopter From 10,000ft As He Resumes Filming

For a man who has swung from a 2,700ft building, clung to the outside of a plane taking off and learned to hold his breath underwater for six minutes, a parachute jump doesn’t represent a Mission: Impossible, even at the age of 58. Tom Cruise, who famously likes to perform his own stunts, last week threw himself out of a helicopter 10,000ft over the Oxfordshire countryside for the latest movie in the franchise.Two of the other cast members joined him in the skydive after filming on Mission: Impossible 7 resumed following a Covid shutdown. Writer-director Christopher McQuarrie has promised at least three ‘obscene’ stunts as the franchise continues, admitting that even he’s ‘terrified’ of his own plans. Cruise has been practising his stunts during lockdown, and has been seen ra...
Aso Villa Shooting: Sabiu Tunde Yusuf Resumes Work, Refuses To Self Isolate
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Aso Villa Shooting: Sabiu Tunde Yusuf Resumes Work, Refuses To Self Isolate

All the security officers involved in the fracas that led to gunshots in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, have been released and redeployed to new locations. Sources told Daily Trust last night that those redeployed but whose new posts were not known were security aides attached to the First Lady, including her Aide-De-Camp, Usman Shugaba and Escort Commander. Meanwhile, the Special Assistant to the President, Sabiu Tunde Yusuf, has resumed work, jettisoning advice to go on self-isolation after returning from Lagos recently. Sabiu, who is popularly known as Tunde was sighted in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, yesterday. It would be recalled that Aisha Buhari had approached Tunde to respect the COVID-19 guidelines, following his alleged refusal to go on self-isolation for 14 days. The ...
Travel Resumes Across Europe Amid Hopes Of Economic Recovery
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Travel Resumes Across Europe Amid Hopes Of Economic Recovery

France, Germany and Switzerland on Monday allowed travel to resume three months after unprecedented restrictions were imposed in a bid to curb the coronavirus pandemic. France reopened its borders with all EU countries except Spain, where restrictions would remain in place until June 21 in line with a similar decision on the Spanish side. Passengers arriving from Britain would also be asked to self-isolate for 14 days, in line with British restrictions on individuals arriving from France. Borders with non-EU countries remain closed to all but essential travel, except for incoming foreign students who can now head to France. Traffic was reported on a motorway leading to the German-Danish border on Monday, just hours after Copenhagen lifted entry restrictions for German, Norw...
COVID-19: Kante Decides to Stay Away from Chelsea Training
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COVID-19: Kante Decides to Stay Away from Chelsea Training

Chelsea midfielder, N’Golo Kante, was given permission by the club to miss training on Wednesday. According to Sky Sports, the France international expressed safety concerns over a return amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Kante was present at Cobham on Tuesday, on the first day Premier League clubs were allowed to resume small group sessions. However, the 29-year-old decided against training on Wednesday. Kante lost his older brother to a heart attack just weeks before the 2018 World Cup and a few months earlier, the player himself fainted in training before being given a clean bill of health.
Ini Edo Bags New Job With Pedini Kitchen, Resumes
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Ini Edo Bags New Job With Pedini Kitchen, Resumes

Despite the massive job losses that took place during the lock down in many parts of the country, some celebrities are having job opportunities. The latest to bag a new job just days after the lock down was lifted is actress Ini Edo. The celebrity actress Ini Edo dressed in a very beautiful outfit on her first outing after the lock down and many people wondered where she was going to. It was to take up a job at Pedini Kitchen. The company had employed her as their brand ambassador and this also gives her the privilege of having free supply of the kitchen equipment. She is now a brand ambassador for the company and it is considered a major breakthrough because the situation in the country has made getting contracts and deals very difficult for the celebrities in Nigeria. Sh...
‘How do you disinfect grass?’ – West Ham chief Brady questions Premier League ‘Project Restart’ measures
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‘How do you disinfect grass?’ – West Ham chief Brady questions Premier League ‘Project Restart’ measures

As plans to resume the season continue to come together, questions of player safety and hygiene still need to be answered West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady says Premier League clubs will have to disinfect the grass they play on if play resumes. Despite the cancellations of Ligue 1 and the Eredivisie, the league’s ‘Project Restart’ appears to be gathering momentum with football set to return in Germany and Turkey. There are still disagreements between clubs to be ironed out, but Brady claims safety remains the priority for all 20 teams.
COVID-19: Abia Relaxes Lockdown, Work Resumes, Worship Centres, Markets To Open
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COVID-19: Abia Relaxes Lockdown, Work Resumes, Worship Centres, Markets To Open

According to a statement made available on Friday morning by the Secretary to State Government/Chairman, Abia State Covid-19 Committee, Barr. Chris Ezem, the Abia State Goverment decided to ease the COVID-19 lockdown in the state after consultations and considerations, including advice from medical experts. It stated that the COVID-19 lockdown in the state has been relaxed in the following ways: 1. All markets in the state shall open only 3 times a week viz: Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 9am to 3pm daily. Relevant markets leadership have constituted a 17-man Enforcement Team that shall ensure provision of a minimum of 20 litres bucket with tap for running water, in addition to soap and sanitizers by each trader, and the wearing of face masks by both sellers and buyers i...
COVID-19 Testing Resumes In Kano
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COVID-19 Testing Resumes In Kano

Thanks to incredible efforts of a joint Team from @NCDCgov @aminokanoth & our partners, the #COVID19 lab at AKTH is back up & testing has resumed. A second lab at Bayero University Kano will be activated tomorrow Not where we want to be yet but, will #keeppushing  
Mane Resumes Liverpool Training After Hamstring Injury
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Mane Resumes Liverpool Training After Hamstring Injury

The Reds have been boosted with the return of the Senegal international ahead of Saturday's league trip Carrrow Road Liverpool star Sadio Mane has returned to training with the rest of his teammates after recovering from a hamstring injury. Back at Melwood ?? pic.twitter.com/MLR9aBWsY2 — Liverpool FC (@LFC) February 10, 2020 Mane suffered the injury during a Premier League match against Wolverhampton Wanderers on January 23 with Jurgen Klopp's men going on to win the encounter 2-1. He subsequently missed league fixtures against West Ham United and Southampton, and their FA Cup clash against Shrewsbury Town.   View this post on Instagram   ? A post shared by Sadio Mane (@sadiomaneofficiel) on Fe...
Asisat Oshoala Resumes Training With The Barcelona Team
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Asisat Oshoala Resumes Training With The Barcelona Team

Asisat Oshoala suffered a hamstring injury on the 17th of March in Barcelona's game against Atletico Madrid. It was speculated that the injury would keep her out of the game for 5 weeks. She has now partially resumed training with the team and this was announced on Barcelona's Twitter feed.
ABSU Resumes Academic Activities
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ABSU Resumes Academic Activities

Academic activities have resumed earnestly in Abia State University, Uturu, despite the lingering academic industrial showdown by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU). The national union of academics in the country has been on strike since November 4, 2018, following non-implementation of 2009 agreement with federal government as well as lack of funding of public universities in the country. When Orient Campus Gist visited the institution, students were seen taking lectures in their respective departments, while most lecturers were also spotted in the campus. It was also learnt that the Students Union of Government (SUG) of the institution was gearing towards the election of new executives to pilot the affairs of the students for the 2018/2019 academic session, although...
N’assembly Resumes Plenary Today
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N’assembly Resumes Plenary Today

The National Assembly will resume plenary today after a 25- day adjournment. The lawmakers had on December 20, 2018 adjourned plenary till January 16 a day after receiving the N8.8 Trillion 2019 budget from President Muhammadu Buhari. Sources close to the lawmakers said that the highlight of today’s plenary will be the formal presentation of the 2019 Appropriation Bill to both chambers of the National Assembly by Senator Danjuma Goje (APC Gombe) and Hon. Mustapha Bala (APC Kano), Chairmen of Senate and House Committee on Appropriations, respectively. A ranking Senator who would not want to be named, told our reporter that once the Appropriation Bill is presented before the lawmakers, it will be referred to the relevant committees of both the Senate and House of Representatives...
ASUU Boycott!!! LAUTECH Resumes Today
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ASUU Boycott!!! LAUTECH Resumes Today

New year's gift to all Ladokites as the students received mail from the school yesterday that goes thus : LADOKE AKINTOLA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OGBOMOSO OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR WELCOMING ALL BACK TO THE UNIVERSITY The Vice Chancellor, Professor A. S. Gbadegesin and the entire Management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso hereby welcome all back to the University after the Christmas and New Year celebrations. As the University resumes fully on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, Management wishes to enjoin all to ensure that all hands are on deck so that the University can experience a crisis-free session and thereby move the University forward. Best wishes. Signed J. A. Agboola Registrar Distribution All Staff All Students REG/ADM.3...
Ooni Of Ife’s New Wife, Evangelist Naomi Resumes Her Call On The Altar (Photo)
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Ooni Of Ife’s New Wife, Evangelist Naomi Resumes Her Call On The Altar (Photo)

After the Ooni of Ife got married to his new wife, a 25 years Evangelist/ Prophetess, Oluwaseyi Naomi, many people became curious to known if Evangelist Oluwaseyi Naomi, the new wife of Ooni Of Ife would abandon her church and the altar to assume her new role as the Queen. From the look of things, she’s not. In her first Instagram post since she got married to the Ooni, Evangelist Naomi shared (picture above)
‘Only Buhari Can Sack Me’ – NHIS Boss Defies Governing Council, Resumes Work
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‘Only Buhari Can Sack Me’ – NHIS Boss Defies Governing Council, Resumes Work

The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, who was suspended indefinitely by the governing council of the NHIS on Thursday, resumed work on Friday, ignoring the resolution of the council, Saturday PUNCH can confirm. It was learnt that Yusuf resumed at the head office of the agency in Abuja around 10am to the surprise of members of staff. In a memo with reference number NHIS/ES/091/1/192, signed by Yusuf and addressed to the chairman of the council, Dr Enyantu Ifenne, the Executive Secretary said only President Muhammadu Buhari could suspend him. Citing sections 6, 7 and 8 of the NHIS Act, Yusuf said the council only had the powers to manage the scheme and other related activities, adding that he had not even been informed of the petitio...
Lagos Resumes Work On Okokomaiko-Badagry Road
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Lagos Resumes Work On Okokomaiko-Badagry Road

The Lagos State Government has assured residents who commute along the Lagos- Badagry Road that efforts to rehabilitate the bad portions of the road have resumed following the cessation of the rains. A press release signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan said that despite being an international route under the purview of the Federal Government, Lagos State will deploy equipment and its maintenance team to the road until commuters and other users are relieved of the stress caused by the bad portions. Addressing the need to overhaul the road, the statement revealed that the Ministry of Works & Infrastructure has maintained the road regularly in the last three and a half years through rehabilitation, explaining that discussions with inves...
‘Small Girl With Big God’: Mercy Aigbe’s 17-Year-Old Daughter Resumes High School
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‘Small Girl With Big God’: Mercy Aigbe’s 17-Year-Old Daughter Resumes High School

Mercy Aigbe 17-year-old daughter, Michelle has finally secure an admittion to high school. Read Mercy Aigbe post below; I am super emotional right now......see who is off to school @michelleio__ .....Permit me to scream Jehovah Overdo!!!!!!!! All sufficient God! Thank you Lord for ALL ........for strength, for provision and above all for your unending GRACE.....For 17 years it's been me and you, we have been tru a lot together, laughed together, cried together, danced together and we fight often � I am gonna miss you my best friend @michelleio__ My confidante....Go My child, pursue, overtake and take dominion, I am solidly behind you in prayers.....LOVE YOU LOADS #strongwoman #childofgrace #singlemom #smallgirlwithbigGod #internationalstudent #childofaprayingmother #amazon #mercifi...
Makarfi Resumes At Wadata House
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Makarfi Resumes At Wadata House

Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, on Wednesday afternoon, resumed at the party’s national secretariat, in Abuja, after the Supreme Court validated the sack of Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff as the party’s leader. Makarfi arrived the secretariat in company of members of the committee and other top notchers of the party few minutes after the apex court quashed the judgment of the Appeal Court, Port Harcourt Division that declared Sheriff as the ‘authentic’ national chairman of the PDP. Party chieftains present at the secretariat included Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, former ministers, among other party stalwarts. Addressing a crowd of party faithful that thronged the Wadata...
Fighting Resumes In Marawi After Eid Ceasefire
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Fighting Resumes In Marawi After Eid Ceasefire

The Philippine military has temporarily halted its offensive against fighters linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in Marawi city to allow Muslims to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan. No gunfire or air strikes were heard over the city, 800km south of Manila, as the eight hour “humanitarian pause” took effect from 6am local time on Sunday, but gunfire erupted as soon as the truce ended at about 2pm local time, AFP reporters in Marawi said. “Our troops only consolidated at our strong points,” Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez told Manila radio station DZBB. “There was no deployment of military assets as security forces maintained an active distance [during the ceasfire].” Brigadier-General Restituto Padilla, Philippine military spokesman, said ...
Gtbank Restores Normalcy And Resumes Operational Services Fully
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Gtbank Restores Normalcy And Resumes Operational Services Fully

On 23rd of April Sunday, GTBank sent SMS messages and mails to GTBank account holders informing them of full operational services. This means that from today GTBank users can now run their various transactions without any hitch involved and even faster services.
Complete Resume Reference Guide You Must Follow
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Complete Resume Reference Guide You Must Follow

Are you in the process of finding a new job or changing careers? If you are, you may also be in the process of creating a resume for yourself. Although resumes can be complicated and nerve-wracking to develop, they are usually a lot easier to write than originally thought. With that in mind, there are still many problems or complications that arise. For many resume writers that problem has to do with references. On your resume, there is a good chance that you will list references. These references can typically come in two different formats. These formats are personal references and professional references. You will find that many employers actually like to see a combination of them both. Also, on average, most hiring companies like to see at least three references on their job applica...
Amina Mohammed Resumes Work At UN Tuesday
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Amina Mohammed Resumes Work At UN Tuesday

The immediate past Minister of Environment, Ms Amina Mohammed, will be sworn-in on Tuesday as the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General at the UN Headquarters in New York. Mohammed, who was appointed by the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, on December 15, 2016 as his deputy, was initially expected to assume office on January 1. She, however, delayed the assumption of her new role at the request of President Muhammadu Buhari to complete some ongoing responsibilities she was handling at that time. Guterres, while announcing the appointment of Mohammed alongside two other women, described them as “highly competent.” “I am happy to count on the efforts of these three highly competent women, whom I have chosen for their strong backgrounds in global affairs, development, dip...
Aero Contractors Resumes Flight Operations After Four Months Suspension
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Aero Contractors Resumes Flight Operations After Four Months Suspension

Aero Contractors has resumed flight operations today after four months of self-imposed suspension,  embarked upon as a strategic business realignment to reposition the airline and return it to the part of profitability. The resumption had been delayed due to labour issues with workers of the airline who were retrenched. Confirming the resumption of flight operations yesterday, the Chief Executive Officer, Aero Contractors, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu said; “We are delighted to inform our esteemed customers that our schedule operation is back. Full flights will commence on Thursday, December 22 with consistent passenger demand despite the suspension of schedule services.”

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