River State set to host best, most colourful NAFEST

Rivers State is set to host the best and most colourful and entertaining National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) ever. With the high level of preparations, the State is set to beat the record that was set last year by the Kaduna State government, which was commended by the organisers of the event, the National Council of Arts and Culture (NCAC), stakeholders and the general public for a successful fiesta. Governor Nyeson Wike has never hidden his pleasure to give his people the desire to transform the state and…

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National Carrier as 2019 strategy?

The desperation and rate at which this government is doing everything to save face before election is alarming. This rush we didn’t see after President Buhari spent 6 months before appointing ministers, calls for worry and concern We cannot make progress as a nation, if we continue to rely on politicians and governments who make progressive decisions for the benefits they will get in return. Only recently, and as a result of the wide criticism that greeted the President’s description of the Nigerian youths as lazy, the President hurriedly signed…

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EFCC arraigns 3 youths for defrauding customers of N1.2bn through Access Bank’s POS

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today, arraigned three youths, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting Nigerians of N1. 231,105,297.88 billion through Access Bank Plc’s Point of Sales machine (POS). The three youths arraigned by the EFCC on the alleged fraud are: Ifeanyi Nwaner, Omede Silas Shehu, and Monday Akor.  EFCC claimed that the three suspects committed the alleged offence between 5 August and September, 2017. To by precise, the EFCC in charge marked FHC/L/225c/18, alleged that the first accused, Ifeanyi Nwaneri, used the Access Bank’s…

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SAHCOL emerges ground handler to Air Namibia, Camair-Co

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) has won the contract to provide Aviation Ground Handling services to Air Namibia at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The new contract will see SAHCOL providing unequalled Passenger, Ramp and Cargo Handling Services to the Airline from Friday, the 29th of June, 2018. Air Namibia which is wholly owned by the Namibian Government is the National Airline of the Republic of Namibia. The airline whose flights will be originating from Windhoek, Namibia will be operating three flights weekly to Lagos, Nigeria. The…

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Three men arraigned for stealing N75m properties

Three men, Yusuf Mustapha, 28, Sikiru Moshood, 41 and Abiodun Adebisi, 40, were today, arraigned before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for stealing properties valued at N75 million. The three men were brought before Magistrate K. S. Abdulsalam led-court, by men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID) Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos, on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy and stealing. The defendants, according to a charge marked E/49/2017, on April 7, 2018, conspired among themselves and unlawfully entered the parking yard of Mid-City International Company, located at Iponri, Lagos,…

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Court sentences 3 businessmen to 72 years imprisonment for fraud

Justice Ibrahim Buba of a Federal High Court,  Lagos, today, convicted and sentenced three businessmen, to total of 72 years imprisonment, for defrauding a company of N187 million. The convicts are: Uwem Ntia, Isa Hassan and Mfom Iniunam. Equally, Justice Buba also ordered that the two companies, Kafisto Oil and Gas Limited and M4 Connections Nigeria Limited, used in perpetrating the fraud be forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria.  The three convicts were charged and arraigned before the court by Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of Nigeria Police Force, Ikoyi-Lagos,…

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Preparations on top gear as FTAN AGM gathers momentum

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) has confirmed that preparations are in top gear for its 21st Annual General Meeting (AGM), which has been scheduled to hold on Wednesday July 11 at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Speaking on this development, the President of FTAN, Alhaji Rabo Saleh, disclosed that the AGM planning committee is working on having a very successful and colourful AGM that is focused on strengthening the federation and consolidating on its gains over the years as well as on Nigeria tourism development and…

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