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Recession: Nigerian Billionaire Snubs Country, Floats Airline In Swaziland

A Nigerian tycoon, Chief Benjamin Aghalieku Arinze, has launched an airline in Swaziland. Aghalieaku Airways as called, commenced operations last month and has its base at the Manzini King Mswati III International Airport, Swaziland.

A statement on the airline’s website said: “Aghalieaku Airways is an aviation company that has a business strategy to set up base in the Beautiful Country of Swaziland.”  “Developing the cargo aviation sector with a powerful and dynamic vision to create a hub site that will become your channel partner to servicing the aviation sector, locally, nationally, globally.


Speaking, Arinze, the President of Aghalieaku Airways, said: “Driven by passion for people, development, growth and positive changes coupled with a strong will and sheer determination, my dream is to capture the aviation market sector and develop the african continent. “My vision is to leave a legacy behind that will inspire and motivate the future generation to strive for greater heights, leaving no stones unturned in achieving their goals and vision, by beating all odds in turning their dreams into reality.” The news is coming at a time Aero Contractors and First Nation are out of operations.

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Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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