More news from West Africa, again courtesy of Ikechi Uko’s ATQ News Service
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Sixty-three men who were unable to secure visas to stay in the country legally on humanitarian relief claims, according to a source within ICE who spoke to ThinkProgress on condition of anonymity. Activists who spoke with deported individuals said they were sent back to Nigeria, Ghana, and Senegal.
TALEB Rifar secretary-general of the UN World Tourism Agency UNWTO, has hailed the demonstration of political will by the Nigerian government to move tourism forward in the country.
”There is the existence of political will and we can feel it from outside (the country),” Rifai said on Tuesday at the opening of a two-day meeting with Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, in Madrid, Spain
MARCEL de Souza, president of the ECOWAS Commission, and his management team held a meeting on July 21, with the permanent representatives of ECOWAS in Abuja. The meeting which will from now be held bi-monthly was called by President de Souza to among other things brief the permanent representatives on the main conclusions of the 49th Ordinary Session…
According to Nigerianflightdeck.com one of Nigeria’s foremost carrier, Okada Air was an airline based in Benin City. The carrier was established in 1983 with a fleet of BAC-One Eleven 300s and started charter operations in September the same year.The owner of Okada Air was Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, the Esama of Benin. In 1984, a Boeing 707-355C was acquired for cargo operations. By 1990, ten BAC One-Elevens were bought, and eight more were ….