World Water Day: Table Water Producers of Nigeria begin self regulation campaign

The Association of Table Water Producers of Nigeria, ATWAP, the umbrella body of all table water producers in in Nigeria has flagged off self regulation campaign to compliment the effort of the regulatory agencies in ensuring zero tolerance to substandard and low quality products in Nigeria. The Association duly recognised by NAFDAC and other regulatory agencies at all levels since its formation emphasised that it has decided to compliment the effort of the regulatory agencies by flagging off self regulation. Speaking in Ikeja Lagos, on Monday during the World Water…

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West African ministers, iPADIS map out air transport recovery plan

A high-level ministerial meeting of Western African States concluded yesterday with a 15-point post-covid recovery plan for air transport in the region, including strategies for the long-term sustainable development of the industry. The two-day virtual event on enhancing air connectivity and growth in West Africa was organized by the Federal Ministry of Aviation of Nigeria, in cooperation with the International Partners for Aviation Development, Innovation and Sustainability (iPADIS). Also, participating were Central African and Caribbean States, international and regional financial and regulatory organizations, as well as industry stakeholders from air…

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Crown Flour Mill explores opportunities for wheat development in Nigeria

Crown Flour Mill, a subsidiary of Olam, a leading food and agribusiness conglomerate in a statement has reiterated that it is resolute to explore avenues for strategic collaborations and partnerships with key stakeholders in both the public and private sectors in its pursuit to support Nigeria’s wheat development programme and country’s aspiration of self-sufficiency in wheat production. The company made this assertion on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 when its senior management paid a courtesy visit on the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje at the Government House in Kano…

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Alleged N179.4m fraud: Judge transfer stalls trial of ex-Zenith Bank manager

The scheduled trial of Mr. Fidelis Egueke, the former manager with Zenith Bank Plc, over alleged N179, 498 million fraud, before a Lagos Federal High Court, suffered a set back, today, due to the transfered of the presiding judge, Justice (Prof) Chuka A. Obiozor, to another jurisdiction of the court. Th defendant, Fidelis, a former manager of Asaba Branch of Zenith Bank, was arraigned before Justice Obiozor led-court, on December 1, 2020, by the men of the Force Criminal Investigation Department (ForceCID) Alagbon, Ikoyi-Lagos, on a three-count charge of conspiracy, obtaining by…

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