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NIGERIA’S leading and most innovative telecommunications company Etisalat, in line with its commitment to promote the nation’s cultural heritage,   has once again made known its support for the third annual Lagos Photo Festival. The Festival uses the power of photography to bring stories that address social issues in and around the country, as well as celebrating Lagos State, a melting pot for arts and culture in Nigeria.

Speaking at the press conference to kick off the 2012 Lagos Photo Festival, Chief Executive Officer Etisalat Nigeria Mr. Steven Evans said that Etisalat appreciates the need and importance of creating partnerships that bring new and exciting content to the market they operate in.

THE Regional Manager South West airports of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Mr Edward Olalerin has called on the Lagos state government to build fire stations along the Iju axis of Agege Local government.
Mr Olalerin who made the call at a stakeholders meeting on airport emergency plan said the call became necessary following the difficulties accessing the site of the crashed Dana aircraft few weeks ago.

AS a result of daily traffic jam and severe hold up along the popular Lagos Street linking Bama Highway and Gidan Madara-Government House which has been a worrisome issue to motorists plying the route, BOSG has awarded contract for the idealization of the street at cost of N680 million.
Similarly in efforts to reduce the hardship people are exposed to following the ban on movement of motorcycles in Maiduguri metropolis, BOSG has procured 100 units of 15-seater buses at the cost of N736.8 million apart from the several millions spent on tricycles.

AKURE Airport manager, Mrs Victoria Shin-Aba has lamented the poor patronage of the airport by airlines which have negatively affected its revenue generation drive.
According to her, the airport records three flights weekly with passenger traffic of between 20 and 30 through associated airlines on the Akure-Abuja route.
"We need more flights and more airlines to come to Akure airport. There is no life here with the level of operations". She explained that discussion was on going with some airlines on the possibility of commencing operations into the airport from Lagos.

AS part of its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and in fulfillment of its partnership promise to the Lagos state's Support-Our-Schools programme, Etisalat Nigeria has handed over a fully reconstructed primary school comprising 3 blocks of 15 classrooms, modern toilets and administrative offices, to the Lagos state government, as part of the telecommunication company's support for educational development in the country.

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