UK appoints Ben Llewellyn-Jones OBE Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos 

Ben Llewellyn-Jones OBE has been appointed the new British Deputy High Commissioner (DHC) in Lagos, Nigeria. Ben Llewellyn-Jones is an experienced diplomat who has worked in different parts of the world including previously in Nigeria. He takes over from Ms. Harriet Thompson who recently concluded four years as DHC in Abuja and Lagos.  Ben will be focusing his time and energy on supporting trade, investment and development in Nigeria and growing commercial links between the UK and Nigeria. He previously worked at the British High Commission in Abuja in the role…

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Delta resumes Lagos to Atlanta service with added safety measures

Delta Air Lines has resumed operations from Lagos to Atlanta. Starting today (September 9, 2020), the airline will fly four times a week with departures on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. “We know how important access to the United States is for our customers and now the restrictions have been lifted, we’re looking forward to re-starting our Lagos service to facilitate travel and business opportunities in Atlanta and beyond,” said Bobby Bryan, Delta’s commercial director – Africa . “Customers will have a different flying experience the next time they step…

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NDLEA arraigns six syndicate for importing, exporting drugs to Saudi, USA

Six men allegedly to be hard drugs Syndicate, were today, charged and arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for exporting and importing hard drugs to Saudi-Arabia and United States of America (USA) through posting. The six men-syndicate, who were arraigned before Justice Nicholas Oweibo led-court in two separate charges are: Olabode Ikotun; Ramon Olanrewaju;  Adegboyega Ayodeji, Tayo Ismail, Adekunle Osikomaiya, and Tunbosun Jagun, by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). All the six men were alleged to have committed the offence in August, 2020 and were also alleged…

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Runsewe alerts industry players of palliatives scammers

President World Craft Council, Africa region and director general National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe has advised industry players and institutional investors in Culture and tourism economy to beware of scammers and fraudsters masquerading as government licensed consultants and financial consortium with powers to provide post Covid palliatives and sundry investment titles for a fee. He stated that their modus operandi are to present well articulated and faultless proposals, parade fictitious and forged references, backed by mouth watering financial intervention, all packaged to suck up the unassuming…

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