Is Arik slipping into oblivion?

Government is at a crossroads on what to do with Arik Air, having injected N1.5 billion since it took over the carrier. It’s time to take far reaching decision on the airline’s future, writes WOLE SHADARE   Arik on life support For those who don’t know, Arik Air is currently dying a slow death and here are some of the signs. The airline has just five aircraft from the over 29 it acquired when it made a debut 10 years ago. It purportedly came with a difference with state-of-the-art aircraft,…

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Chibok girls, the mirror in our faces

As we remember the girls captured in Chibok three years ago, we must remember that they constitute only a fraction of the victims of the Boko Haram insurgency. I would urge Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG), while you keep this issue of Chibok on the table, to broaden your message to cover all girls and boys abducted by Boko Haram, and also draw attention to the condition of girls and women in our society in general. To give you an idea of the extent of this problem, as at today,…

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Law Union & Rock’s profit rises100% to N561m

Foremost underwriting firm, Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc, has posted a 100 per cent increase in profit after tax from N280.92 million in 2015 to N561.85 million in 2016. Managing Director of the company, Jide Orimolade, who disclosing this, expressed hope of achieving similar feat this year by growing its premium income by 50 per cent. He said that the firm was committed and strategically positioned to consolidate on profit earned this year to delight its shareholders and stakeholders. He noted that the company’s giant stride in profit after…

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