New wave of Covid 19: FAAN steps up safety protocols at airports

As the world grapples with the second wave of the dreaded Coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has stepped up measures to ensure the safety of travelling passengers and other airport users across the nation. From the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Port Harcourt International Airport, Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport and others within its network, the Authority is not leaving any stone unturned to ensure safe and secure facilitation of travellers. FAAN in a statement signed by the general manager corporate…

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Persistent disobedience to court order: First Bank chairman, Awosika, MD, 2 others risk jail

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, fixed January 21, 2021, for hearing of contempt application against the First Bank of Nigeria, its Chairman, Ibukun Awosika, the bank’s managing director, Adesola K. Adeduntan, for their alleged persistent failure to obey an order of the court. Others listed as alleged contemnors are: Francis O. Shobo and Bridget Osazuwa. Justice Sule Hassan, who presided over the court, fixed the date, after listening to the submission of Mr. Olukayode Ogungbeje, who moved the court to hear the application exparte. Ogungbeje in a suit marked…

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Tourism in 2021: Runsewe calls for faster Covid testing, certification

The director general, National Council for Arts and Culture ( NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has called for deep measures of support for tourism sector in 2021, through faster Covid testing and certification process. The reality of new strain of the pandemic, coupled with very stringent measures for inbound travels across board with partial lockdown affecting out door recreation, hospitality business and impacting on jobs, have advanced additional burden to industry players, not knowing how to survive next year. Runsewe who also doubles as President, Africa Region of the World Craft…

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