Kuru expresses sadness over AMCON obligors still occupying leadership positions in Nigeria

Photo Caption: L-R: National President, Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), Otunba Toyin Akomolafe; Dame Debola Williams; Guest Speaker and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, Ahmed Lawan Kuru; Vice President, NACC, Mr Ehi Braimah; Director-General NACC, Mrs Joyce Akpata and Honourary Vice President, NACC Alhaji Abayomi Adigun at the NACC’s July 2019 Breakfast Meeting at Oriental Hotel, Lekki Lagos Managing director/chief executive officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, Ahmed Lawan Kuru, in Lagos today disclosed that the Corporation is working with other sister agencies such as the…

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Police arrests American loverboy for fighting airport workers at MMIA

A 52 year old Breedlov Shawn, was on today, Wednesday July 24 arrested at the premises of Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMIA), Lagos on arrival into the country.  It was learnt that Shawn was coming to Nigeria to visit his Yoruba fiancee.  The Divisional Police Officer, DPO MMIA, SP Danjuma Garuba Ridah who confirmed the arrest, told journalists that the foreigner fought and stabbed an operator of the towing van working at the airport.  According to SP Ridah, the Uber vehicle which had come to pick Shawn packed wrongly and an…

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Our Airplanes are Airworthy — Air Peace Airline

The Air Peace management has disclosed that the landing incident of flight P4 7191 at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, MMIA, on the 23rd of July 2019, has nothing to do with the airworthiness of the airplane. The airline in a statement signed by the safety manager, Godfrey Ogbogu,  explained that “our preliminary in-house investigation indicates that in a bid to make a positive touchdown as required by procedures during such wet weather operations, the pilot landed the airplane harder than intended which affected the nose-wheel. Ogbogu noted that there are…

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Edos in Diapora show keen interest in NAFEST, pray for Oba of Benin

Two months away to the flag off of Nigeria’s unity festival slated for Edo state capital, Benin,feverish logistics activities and promotion are currently ongoing among Edo indigenes living abroad From daily calls, electronic mails and video calls, Edos in diaspora have inundated the Abuja office of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) asking for updates, travel tips, hotel accommodation  and other logistics in place to ensure a hitch free festival even as many of them stated that they will storm the foremost National festival with their families and…

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AIB begins investigation into Med-View Airline serious incident

Med-View Airline Boeing 737-500 with registration marks 5N-BQM was on Thursday involved in a serious incident en-route Lagos from Abuja on the 23rd July, 2019 at about 3:07pm local time with 27 passengers and six (6) crew members on board. There was no fatality in the incident. This is coming just as the Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, Nigeria has commenced investigation into the Airline’s serious incident. AIB in a statement signed by the commissioner, Engr. Akin Olateru said the Bureau has been notified that an aircraft operated by Med-View Nigeria…

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N8.7m fraud: Union Bank restitutes customer , as Court convicts ex-staff

Union Bank Plc, has paid back the sum of N8.7 million, to one of its customers,   Alexander Cherembem Okan, whom the money was fraudulently withdrew from his account with the bank. This was made known today, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) while reviewing the fact of criminal charge brought against a contract staff of the bank, Kazeem Alli, who was arrested and prosecuted in connection with the fraud. The convict, Kazeem, was first arraigned before the court by the EFCC on on October 22, 2018, on a…

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