World top golfers, Rory McLLroy and Tiger Woods have been confirmed for the Turkish Airlines World Golf Tour billed for November 3 to 6 in Antalya/ Belek, alongside other 76 players battling it out for the $7 million prize money.
Having won the Tour Championship to finish at the top of the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup standings, McIlroy travels to Turkey looking to boost his attempt to emulate Henrik Stenson and be-come just the second man in history to win both the FedEx Cup and the European Tour’s Race to Dubai in the same year.
McIlroy said: “I’ve really enjoyed my previous trips to Turkey and can’t wait to get back there. I expected more from my first outing in 2012 but enjoyed a better showing in last year’s event with a share of 6th place. “Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya/Belek has already established itself as a key week in the golfing calendar and one I know all the guys really look forward to.”
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Air Peace has donated multi million naira worth of relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons in Yobe State.
Commending the airline, Governor of Yobe State, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam described Air Peace’s commitment to CSR projects as unrivaled.
The governor disclosed this when Air Peace presented the relief items running into millions of naira to the state government for distribution to internally-displaced persons (IDPs) in Yobe.
Yobe, he said, was saddled with caring for a total of 23, 016 IDPs in four camps at Pompomari, Bukar Ibn Ali Elkanemi, Kurareta and Ngabrawa in Damaturu, the state capital.
Indications have emerged that the authorities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have stopped issuing visas to Nigerians, following the stabbing of a police officer by a group of six boys. The incident which took place in Deira, the hub of business in Dubai, resulted in the massive arrest of blacks irrespective of their nationalities.
The officer was said to have died immediately from the injuries he sustained from the incident. A source who in the region during the incident, warned Nigerians to careful in order to avoid arrest. “Those of you have relatives in Dubai should be warned. The atmosphere is so hot especially for those without permit,” he said.
Aviation Crises: Aero Contractors Airline Risks N16bn Loss In 2016
Aero had on September 1, suspended its scheduled services, which was part of the strategic business realignment to reposition the airline and return it to the part of profitability.
Before Aero stopped flight operations, an impeccable industry source told LEADERSHIP that the airline was making up the sum of N4 billion in a month with seven functional aircraft. According to the source, it is estimated that if Aero had been functional since September 1, the local carrier may have been able to generate about N16 billion over a period of four months that is from September 1 till the end of December, 2016.