Stanbic IBTC pledges to continue promoting gender equality

Photo caption: (l-R) Dr Helen Paul, comedian; Mrs, Betty Irabor, Publisher / Founder, Genevieve Magazine; Yinka Sanni, Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings; Nike Bajomo, Executive Director, Business Development, Stanbic IBTC Pensions Managers limited and Dr. Demola Sogunle, Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC during the unveiling of the sixth edition of the Blue Women Network Magazine (BWN), an activity to mark the International Women’s Day in Lagos recently. Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC has pledged to continue promoting the tenets of gender equality. The pledge was made by chief executive officer…

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COVID-19 crisis: IATA tasks African, Middle East governments on emergency support to airlines

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is appealing to governments in Africa and the Middle East, as part of a worldwide campaign, to provide emergency support to airlines as they fight for survival due to the evaporation of air travel demand as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.  “Stopping the spread of COVID-19 is the top priority of governments. But they must be aware that the public health emergency has now become a catastrophe for economies and for aviation. The scale of the current industry crisis is much worse and…

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COVID-19: NCAA suspends foreign training, orders officers on recent travel to self-isolate for 14 days

Following the outbreak of Coronavirus outbreak tagged COVID-19 pandemic the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has taken steps to protect its workforce from the scourge. The Authority has issued detailed guidelines for officers of the Authority who have recently travelled abroad to self-isolate for 14 days among sundry other measures upon their return to Nigeria. The Authority in a statement signed by the general manager public relations, Sam Adurogboye stated that this is just as a directive for compilation of details of all NCAA staff already on any official assignments…

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Musician sues Airtel for N102m over illegal deductions

For alleged several deductions for unsubscribed apps, a Nigeria musician, Mrs. Rita Murphy, has slammed a N102  million suit on one of Nigerian leading telecommunication providers, Airtel Nigeria Limited. Rita, leading member of Survival True Reggae Band, apart from asking the court to award the sum of N102 million as general damage and cost of instituting the suit against Airtel Nigeria Limited, in her favour, is also asking the court to declare that all deductions made by Airtel Nigeria Limited from her airtime between 2018 and 2019, are illegal. Joined as Airtel…

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COVID-19: Air Peace scalesdown operations, suspends Dubia, Dakar, Monrovia flights

Air Peace has downsized its operations in response to the adverse effects of the pandemic, Coronavirus. The airline said it took the decisive decision after an emergency meeting with its top management staff to review its operations in the face of the disease, which the World Health Organisation (W.H.O) has already declared as a global pandemic. The management also announced several measures aimed at addressing the adverse effects occasioned by the disease. Mrs. Toyin Olajide, the chief operating officer (COO), Air Peace after the emergency meeting said the airline also…

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