Corona Virus: FTAN expresses confidence on Nigeria health agencies containment measures

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) has expressed confidence that Nigeria’s health officials’ effort at containing the Corona Virus would be successful, and that the Covid-19 scare should not stop leisure and business tourists from visiting Nigeria. The Tourism Federation gave this assurance on the culmination of their Governing Council Meeting held in Abuja March 5th 2020. The President of the Tourism Federation, Alhaji Saleh Rabo, who spoke to reporters after the Council Meeting called on all Nigerians and foreign travelers to fully comply with the Corona virus…

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UNWTO, WHO agree on further cooperation in COVID-19 response

The Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili has led a high- delegation to the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva to further advance the two agencies’ coordinated response to the worldwide Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus welcomed the delegation to Geneva and thanked UNWTO for its close collaboration since the very start of the ongoing public health emergency. On the back of the productive meetings, the heads of both United Nations agencies stressed the need to include the following guiding…

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Police arraign 3 Celestial Church members for alleged inciting publication

Three members of celestial Church of Christ (CCC) were today, arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on 18 counts charge of cyber stalking and inciting publication against the Church’s treasurer, Pius Olanrewaju. The three men arraigned before Justice Muhammad Liman led-court on the said charges are: Awonusi Oluwasegun; Emmanuel Soyemi and Michael Longe. The three men according to the charges brought against them by the men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (ForceCIID) Annex, Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos, committed the offences between 2016 and 2019. The three defendants and…

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Alleged embezzlement of funds: NUATE suspends chairman

The national body of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has suspended its Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) branch chairman over purported diversion of funds. The body in a letter dated March 9, 2020 with the reference number: NUATE.GS/ESICHIR.LOSFAAN/ENP/001-20 with the head ‘Letter of Suspension’ and signed by its Head of Admin, Mrs. Philip Nkiru ordered Comrade Eritex Shola Idowu, NUATE’s FAAN branch chairman to handover all union materials to Comrade Emmanuel Onyeukwu. According to the letter, which was made available to media, Idowu admitted receiving some…

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