Gov Ayade sets up task force on street light vandalization

Worried by the large scale theft and vandalization of street light armored cables around Calabar metropolis and its environs, Cross River State governor, Sir Ben Ayade has set up an anti-theft/vandalization task force. Announcing the setting up of the task force, Governor Ben Ayade, through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Christian Ita, said: “In the past couple of weeks, government has seen its effort sabotaged by vandals who engage in the wanton destruction and theft of street light armored cables, a development that has ensured some areas…

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Trader sues Saraki, Atiku, others over unauthorised use of photographs on campaign billboards

A Lagos-based trader, Mrs Amuda Adeleke, has instituted a suit before a Federal High Court, Lagos, against the former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki who was the director-general of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation during the 2019 General Election, for using her picture on campaign billboards without her consent. Joined in the suit marked FHC/L/CS/./19, were the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), the party’s presidential flag bearer and his Vice, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Mr Peter Obi. The trader, Amuda, in the suit filed by her counsel, Kingsley Iheakaram, is claiming…

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Four Points by Sheraton Lagos assures guests of memorable festive season experience

The Management of Four Points by Sheraton Lagos Hotel, has assured its guests that the experience of this festive season will linger on in their minds even long after it has ended. It has concluded plans to offer fantastic and exciting freebies to its esteemed customers this season and also thrill them to a 25 day of magic beginning from the 1st to the 25th of December 2019, there will be exciting freebies every day. The general manager of the hotel Mr. Jonathan Patterson explained that the hotel has made…

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Verve Global Card expands international acceptance to United Arab Emirates

Verve, a leading payments technology and card business in Africa, held a first transaction event today in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Verve Global cardholders can now use their cards on Discover Global Network to transact in more than 185 countries and territories, including Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The first transaction event took place at Emperor Retail outlet, City Walk by Meraas Al Safa Str. Dubai. Senior executive members of Verve International were joined at the event by key partners including Jerry Fosker, a senior Executive from Discover Global Network, Shamsudeen…

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IATA urges European governments to create sustainable aviation industry that protects environment

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments in Europe to seize the opportunity to create a sustainable aviation industry that protects the environment and increases connectivity opportunities for Europe’s citizens. The call came at the opening of Wings of Change Europe—a gathering of aviation stakeholders being hosted in Berlin, Germany. Amid continuing celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the role of aviation in the continent’s integration was top of mind. “Air transport has been at the heart of European integration. Europe is…

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ICPC bestows integrity award on FAAN staff

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) today, November 19, 2019 recognized a staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Mrs. Josephine Ugwu for her honesty and integrity in the discharge of her duties. Mrs Ugwu was presented with the award at a two day summit on ‘Diminishing Corruption in the Public Sector’ jointly organized by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and ICPC in Abuja. You will recall that in a celebrated case in the year 2015, Mrs. Ugwu while…

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Nigerian Immigration Service to digitalise Tourist Visa soon

The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, Muhammad Babandede has revealed the plans to digitalise tourist visa before the end of the year. He assured that the digitalisation of tourist visa, which is ongoing, would further improve tourism and the ease of doing business in Nigeria. Babandede made the disclosure when the director-general of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mr Folorunsho Coker and his team paid him a courtesy visit in his office, recently. He explained that the tourist visa would be web-based, saying “Everything will be…

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NAHCO rakes in N7.38 billion revenue in Q3

The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (nahco aviance) has posted a gross revenue of N7.38Billion for the nine – month period ended September 30, 2019. The Company subsequently posted a Profit Before Tax of 973.1 million for the Q3 ended September 30, 2019. The figure is 241.3million higher than the amount for the same period last year for Nigeria’s foremost groundhandling company. This represents 32.96 percent increase over the same period last year. Profit After Tax which stood at N782 million for the nine-month period compared favourably with the N601.31…

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