ATBOWATON urges LASG to name Falomo or Ikorodu Ferry Terminals after Jakande

Photo Caption: Wife of late Jakande, Alhaja Abimbola, Mr. Gani Tarzan Balogun and ATBOWATON Lagos chapter chairman, Honourable Lawal, during the visit. President, Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON), Mr Gani Tarzan Balogun has called on Lagos State Government to name either Falomo or Ikorodu Ferry Terminals after late Lateef Jakande, first civilian Governor of Lagos State. Mr Balogun explained that the late Jakande institutionalized the construction of jetties across the riverine communities in the state, thereby opening up the Lagos littoral communities to development…

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BCG prescribes post-COVID recovery roadmap for Nigeria

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consultancy firm, has proposed the promotion of financial inclusion, equitable distribution of resources, infrastructural development and formulation of requisite fiscal policies as initiatives that will drive Nigeria’s post-Covid economic recovery. The measures were highlighted in a recent BCG report titled “How to Forge an Inclusive Post-Covid Recovery in Nigeria” authored by Tolu Oyekan, a Partner at the firm’s Lagos office. The report stated that the initiatives, which form part of Nigeria’s sustainability plan, are critical in staving off the Covid-19 induced economic…

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Interswitch launches Quickteller Business for SME growth across Africa

Interswitch Group, Africa’s leading technology-driven company focused on the digitization of payments in Africa, has announced the launch of Quickteller Business, a new comprehensive corporate solution focused on empowering businesses of all sizes, facilitate payments and manage transactions from anywhere in the world – through one, simple integrated platform. Complementing Interswitch’s existing Quickteller platform, Quickteller Business will broaden its payment management capabilities to businesses and merchants of all sizes, allowing them to access a wide range of integrated payment offerings, ranging from disbursements to value financing. The addition of Quickteller…

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NCPC boss meets with natives of Bassa LG, Fulani leaders over attack on Plateau

The executive secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam, has met with the natives of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State and the Fulani leaders over the recent attack on the people of Irigwe by the Fulani herders. During the meeting which was held at the Police officers Mess in Jos, Plateau State on the 15th February, 2021, Rev. Pam condemned the attack on the people of Bassa and pleaded with the residents to embrace peace and shun acts of violence. He said he would rather love to…

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E195-E2 uniquely configured to offer superior travel experience to Air Peace’s customers – COO

… The E2s are really fantastic airplanes- Embraer President The chief operating officer of Air Peace, Mrs Oluwatoyin Olajide has disclosed that the airline’s E195-E2 will offer passengers superior travel experience Air Peace recently took delivery of the first brand new E195-E2 aircraft in Africa, from Brazilian aerospace conglomerate, Embraer. The aircraft is one out of 13 E195-E2s ordered by the airline in 2019, with purchase rights for 17 of the same aircraft type. According to the Olajide, the E195-E2 is uniquely configured to offer a superior travel experience to…

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