Minister of State Foreign Affairs Khadijah Bukar Abba, Senator BukarAbba Console Parents of 110 GGSTC Dapchi Missing Schoolgirls

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Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim and his wife, Hon Khadijah Bukar Abba Ibrahim, the Honourable Minister of State, Foreign Affairs were in Dapchi the Headquarters of Bursari Local Government to console with the parents of the 110 missing school girls in ...Powered by WPeMatico

Will British airlines lose their rights to fly to America after Brexit?

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THERE has been much chatter among frequent flyers in London this week about a front-page splash in the Financial Times claiming that British negotiations with America to replace the EU-US Open Skies Treaty are in trouble:The US is offering Britain a worse “open skies” deal after Brexit than it had as an EU member, in a negotiating stance that would badly hit the transatlantic operating rights of British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. British and American negotiators met secretly in January for the first formal talks on a new air services deal, aiming to fill the gap created when Britain falls out of the EU-US open skies treaty after Brexit, say people familiar with talks.The talks were cut short after US negotiators offered only a standard bilateral agreement. These typically require airline

China Resources seeks buyout of Heineken’s Chinese business

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China Resources Beer (Holding) Co Ltd (CR), China’s largest brewer is said to be in talks to acquire Heineken NV’s Chinese business as the Dutch brewer looks to exit the market. According to Reuters which first broke the news on Thursday, the transaction could be worth more than $1 billion. Details of the talks are still ongoing and could yet fall apart. Heineken is looking to exit the China market due to strong competition from local rivals as well as multinationals like AB InBev and Carlsberg. In 2017, Japan’s Asahi Group Holdings sold its 19.9% stake in Chinese brewer Tsingtao Brewery Co, CR’s biggest rival – for $937m as it gave up on the market and set its sights on Europe and elsewhere in Asia. While China is the world’s largest beer market by volume, most of the volumes come from lo