Ethiopian Airlines, partners Only Merit to jointly promote Medical Tourism in Africa, India

Ethiopian Airlines has announced appointment of Only Merit (Merit Healthcare & Hospitality Solutions) India as its “Promoter” for Medical Travel Packages from African Territories to India, Malaysia & UAE. Ms. Rahel Assefa, Vice president Marketing, Ethiopian Airlines, remarked “To enhance the medical travel facilities across African territories, our vast network in the continent coupled with Only Merit’s expertise shall be of a great advantage and further strengthen the growing demand of Medical Tourism from Africa towards India. Director of OnlyMerit, Mr. Anil Mathew, on his part commented, “Our association as…

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Wife of Police Inspector bites off Sergeant’s ear, bath her, daughter with pepper

A woman identified as Onyinye Linda Nwadegwu, who is said to be the wife to a Police Inspector, attached to Olosan Police Division, Mushin, Lagos, has bee accused of bitten off a woman Sergeant ear during a minor misunderstanding. She was also alleged to have bath the woman Sergeant, Unongu A. O. Blessing and her daughter with pepper during the rancour. However, lawyer  to the assaulted woman,  Mr. Solomon Oladele, has written a petition to the Police authority in the State to look into the allegations and ensure that justice is…

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Nigeria makes history as global expo kicks off amid pump, pageantry in Abuja

Photo Caption: The chairman of the occasion and publisher of Leadership Newspapers, Mr. Sam Nda Isaiah and cross session of the high table, standing to declare the International Arts and Crafts Expo (INAC) organised by the National Council for Arts and Culture open in Abuja on Monday. Nigeria made history on Monday November 19 with the historic flag-off of the 2018 edition of the International Arts and Crafts Expo (INAC) organised by the National Council for Arts and Culture. The country with this stride have assumed its pride place among…

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Teenager, street sweeper docked for stealing N1.7m jewelry

A 16 year-old maid, Zainab Ibrahim and a street sweeper, Shade Yusuf, 56, have been arraigned before a Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing assorted jewelry worth over N1. 7 million, belonging to one Oyinkansola Olanipekun. The police from State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (SCIID) Panti-Yaba, Lagos, in a charge marked B/276/2018, alleged that the teenager and the street sweeper committed the act sometimes in October, at 29, Alhaji Mustafa Street, Iju-Ishaga, Lagos. The teenager was slammed with two counts charge of conspiracy and stealing, while the…

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Nigeria Travel Week to honour young tourism personality, others on Nov 23

Preparations for the second edition of the Nigeria Travel Week (NTW) has reached an advanced stage for the tourism event that opens on Nov 23 at the Federal Palace Hotel and Casino, Lagos, spanning November 24. This was disclosed by the Chief Executive Officer of NTW, Efe Ahwana, who said that the major event for the first day of the two days gathering is the tourism roundtable, which will feature a number of panelists. The list include: Prince Yemisi Shyllon of OYASAF, Desmond  Majekodumi of LUFASI Park, Jon Howell of…

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U.S. Consulate Grant Program gives $453 568 to 45 Nigeria civic organizations

The United States Consulate General in Lagos has awarded $453, 568 to 45 individuals, non-government organizations (NGOs), and academic institutions from January 2018 till date. The grants support a variety of worthwhile projects in the areas of human rights, transparency in government, freedom of the media, empowerment of women and youth, health, education, entrepreneurship, and the promotion of mutual understanding. Speaking at the grant award ceremony in Lagos on Monday, U.S. Consul General F. John Bray recognised the commitment of the grantee organizations working to improve the lives of community…

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Illegal Demolition: Court issues bench warrant against Nigerian Railway Corporation’s MD

A Lagos Federal High Court, on Monday, November 19, issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the managing director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Fidet Okhiria, for alleged disobedience of court order. The court presided over Justice Muslim Hassan issued the bench warrant for the arrest of Okhiria, consequent upon an application made by Mr Akeem Aponmode asking the court for an order directing the police to arrest the corporation’s managing director and bring him to court to come and show cause why he should not be committed…

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Cyber Crime: 3 Men arraigned for impersonating Aisha Buhari

The alleged impostor of President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari, were on Monday, November 19 arraigned before a Lagos Federal High Court. The impostor: Uche Julius a.k.a Musa Mohammed who was recently arrested by the police has been remanded in prison custody by Justice Babs Kuewumi of the Federal High Court Lagos. The 48-years-old, Julius was arraigned alongside two others defendants, Kenneth Chikwado Ezeonu a.k.a Abdul Karim and Agu Ifeanyi George  a.k.a Dr. Lina Norman on 16-count charge bordering on cyber crime. Out of the 16-count charge preferred against the…

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