N299.86m Fraud: Trial of OBD Petroleum, others fixed for Jan. 26

The trial of a limited liability company, OBD Petroleum Limited and seven others for allegedly defrauding a new generation bank of the sum of N299.86m could not proceed today due to the absence of the first defendant, Obinna Michael and OBD Petroleum Limited. When the matter came up for hearing today , it was observed , Obinna and OBD Petroleum Limited and their counsel were not in court forcing the prosecutor, Mrs Kehinde Bode- Ayeni to ask that the case be adjourned till further date. Consequently, the trial judge, Justice…

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FG announces preferred bidders for establishment of Aviation Leasing Company, MRO Centre in Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Aviation has announced the emergence of the preferred bidders for the establishment of an Aviation Leasing Company, ALC and the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, MRO Centre in Nigeria. This follows the evaluation of the proposals submitted by bidders in response to the request for proposals for the ALC and the MRO Centre. The consortium of A J Walters Leasing Limited and Glovesly Pro-Project Limited emerged as the preferred bidder to establish the Aviation Leasing Company; while the consortium of A J Walters Aviation Limited, EgyptAir Maintenance…

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300 sacked Access Bank staff protest in Onitsha over illegal dismissal without benefits

No fewer than 300 sacked Access Bank staff of November 2020 batch, in the South East states protested in Onitsha, Anambra State over alleged illegal dismissal without benefits. The protesters who marched through some major roads and final­ly landed at the gate of Basilica of Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha, said they were in the church premises for God to hear their prayers and not man. Some of them carried placards with the inscriptions, “CBN/NLC/ Bankers Committee come to our rescue; Access Bank at it again, sacking staff without lay-off bene­fits;…

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