NewGen ISS not specific to Nigeria alone, IATA clarifies

.. Says agents must comply with local licensing, registration requirements to sell travel The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has clarified that NewGen ISS (New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems) is not a program that is specific only to Nigeria. IATA in a statement signed by Linden Birns – Plane Talking, Advisor to IATA, Sub-Sahara Africa  stated that it represents the modernisation of the IATA Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) used by more than 50,000 IATA-accredited travel agents around the world. NewGen ISS is being rolled out progressively to all…

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Sirika, Lai Mohammed, Runsewe, Coker to grace NANTA AGM in Lagos

The minister of state for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, the minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the director general of the National Council for Art and Culture, NCAC, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe and the director general of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, Folarin Coker are among the dignitaries expected to grace the Annual General Meeting, AGM of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA on the 27th of March at the Muson Centre in Lagos. Also expected at the AGM are the Ooni of Ife, His Majesty…

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Police charge 12 to Court for swindling UBA N139.8m

The Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Ikoyi-Lagos, have charged 11 persons and a limited liability company, before a Lagos Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding United Bank Plc (UBA) of the sum of  N139. 860 million. Those accused of swindling UBA of the said sum are: Obinna Michael Umeanor, Lanre Smith, Bashir Adamu Gusau, Ogugua Anthonia and a company, Synergy Mineral Resources Limited. Others include: Afanga Leonard Wodar, Samson Egbuwoku, Ilolo Ogho Gift, Isaac Okorodudu, Nwachukwu Loveth, Bandy Onikoyi and Judith Okorodudu. SFU in…

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NANTA records N565b Ticket Sales in 2018, set for AGM In Lagos

Photo Caption: L-R: Mr. Daisi Olotu, the president of NANTA, Mr. Bernard Bankole  and the chairperson of the 2019 AGM committee, Mrs Susan Akporaye at the 2019 AGM  press briefing IN Lagos on Tuesday, March 19 The National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA recorded N565 billion in ticket sales in 2018. This was disclosed by the president of NANTA, Mr Bankole Bernard on Tuesday in Lagos during the press briefing for its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) slated for the 27 of March at the Muson Centre in Lagos.…

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