Uganda to showcase top attractions at Akwaaba in Lagos

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) in collaboration with Ugandan Tour Operators will be presenting the country’s top tourist attractions to Nigerian travel Trade and travelers at the 15th Akwaaba, African Travel Market 2019. Uganda with a rich pristine nature, cultural and historical African religious heritage has lined up tourism experts from the tourism board and tour operators to market and promote its tourists potential to the West Africa market at the “Uganda Day” on 22nd September at 2:00pm and at the expo schedule to commence September 22nd -24th at Eko Hotel…

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Dubai: The perfect wellness destination to recharge, relax

For revellers feeling worn out from daily stress, Dubai is the perfect wellness destination to step out of the ordinary and recharge with experiences that both relax and nourish the body.  There are several things to do, experience and eat for a wholesome visit to the beautiful Emirati city. There are holistic getaways, nature escapes, wellness centres, unique rejuvenation, fitness events and health spas to nourish the body.   Holistic getaways The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel is the Middle East’s first holistic wellbeing resort, tucked away on the shores of…

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Fuel depot manager docked for alleged theft of N10.3m aviation fuel

Men of Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) of Nigeria Police Force, Ikoyi-Lagos, today, arraigned a depot manager with Cita Petroleum Limited, Adebunmi Oladapo Olawuyi, before a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, on alleged theft of the total sun of N10.373, 470 million, belonging to his employer. The 37 years old depot manager, was arraigned before Chief Magistrate A. O. Alogba, on charges bordering on stealing. The Police lawyer, Mr. Chukwu Agwu, while arraigning the defendant today, told the court that defendant, while acting as the  depot manager of Murtala Murtala Mohammed,…

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Stanbic IBTC boss assures Nigerians of bank’s stable, sustainable operations

Chief executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, Yinka Sanni, has assured Nigerians that Stanbic IBTC Bank remains strong, stable and sustainable in its operations. Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC posted a profit of N36 billion for the half-year which ended June 30, 2019 and rewarded shareholders with an interim dividend of N10.2 billion at 100 kobo per share. “We remain committed to operating to the highest level of corporate governance standards while delivering sustainable long-term value to clients and other stakeholders through world-class innovative operations and our customer-centric approach,” Sanni assured.  According…

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AFCAC/Singapore CAA conduct safety oversight course in Nigeria

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has hosted the 18th African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) On Site Cabin Safety Oversight Course in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigeria was selected to play host to participants from different African countries after due consideration which included its safety record of airline operations in the country. The course was conducted under the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). The course commenced from Monday…

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Developer’s secretary jailed 3 years for defrauding accommodation seekers

A 43 year-old Secretary to a property developer, Salawu Babatunde, was today, convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment for defrauding two accommodation seekers, by a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Igbosere. The court presided over by Magistrate Mrs M.O Ope-Agbe, convicted and sentenced Babatunde, after admitting the facts of the case against him and according found him guilty of the offence of stealing. Magistrate Ope-Aigbe said that the sentence is to run concurrently. The convict who was first arraigned before the court on July 12, on a two…

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Nigeria musician, Dammy Krane arraigned for defamation, threat to life 

A Popular Nigeria singer, composer and performer, Johnson Oyindamola, with the stage name, Dammy Krane, was on Monday, arraigned by the Police, before a Lagos Magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere, over threat to life and defamation.  Krane was docked on alleged four counts charge of conspiracy, threat to life, defamation, and conduct likely to cause a breach of public peace. The Afro pop singer, was said to have threatened the lives of staff members of betting company, Merrybet Gold Limited, on July 29, 2019, and also released a song in…

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