Stanbic IBTC dismisses report of agreement with Tingo on new payments system

The management of Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC has disclosed that it did not conclud any agreement with Tingo International in respect of any payment system whatsoever, including “Tingo Pay”. The bank said in a statement that in the event that such an agreement with Tingo International is finalised at any time in the future, then the Bank will issue an appropriate Press Release at that time. “While we have a Memorandum of Understanding with Tingo International Holdings on a possible partnership arrangement, we must state categorically that Stanbic IBTC Bank…

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Conviction: Appeal Court admits  Televangelist, ‘Genesis’ to bail

Reprieve came the way of televangelist and head of Genesis Parish of Celestial Church of Christ, Evangelist Israel Ogundipe, as the Appeal Court of Lagos Division, on Thursday granted him bail pending his appeal, filed before the court. It would be recalled that the popular Celestial Evangelist was sentenced to a year imprisonment by Justice Olabisi Akinlade of an Ikeja High Court of Lagos, for defrauding a woman of N11 million, last year November. Justice Akinlade had also refused Genesis’ application for bail pending appeal. Dissatisfied with Justice Akinlade verdicts,…

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UBA well-positioned to benefit from recovery trends in 2021 – Elumelu

.. As shareholders express optimism about future earnings prospects  Photo Caption: L-R: Group Managing Director/CEO, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka and Group Chairman, Mr. Tony Elumelu, at the 59th Annual General Meeting of United Bank for Africa(UBA) Plc, held in Lagos on Thursday United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has assured its teeming shareholders and investors of even greater returns in the coming months, with the bank having established a diversified business model that ensures impressive performance even in periods of uncertainty, across its geographical network. UBA Group Chairman, Tony O. Elumelu, who…

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Willie Walsh takes over from Alexandre de Juniac as new Director General of IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Willie Walsh has officially taken on the role of Director General of the organization. He succeeds Alexandre de Juniac.  “I am passionate about our industry and about the critical work that IATA does on behalf of its members, never more so than during the COVID-19 crisis. IATA has been at the forefront of efforts to restart global connectivity, including developing the IATA Travel Pass. Less visible but of equal importance, airlines continue to rely on IATA’s financial settlement systems, Timatic and…

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Delta gives customers more ways to reclaim joy of travel

Global airline’s people-first approach continues with landmark moves that boost loyalty rewards, simplify travel and reignite the experience   Delta customers can now look forward to industry-first loyalty rewards, digital tools that make it simple and seamless to satisfy travel requirements, more seats to more destinations, and new and classic onboard refreshment options. Consumer confidence and demand for travel are growing as COVID-19 vaccinations accelerate, and Delta is welcoming customers back with new travel experiences – all while enhancing the Delta CareStandard health and safety commitment the airline has become…

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ATBOWATON president inaugurates Gbaji Yeke jetty

Photo Caption: Gani Tarzan Balogun president ATBOWATON, Dr Meshilaye Vice president, Engineer Joseph Phillip (m) and Hon Lawal, Lagos State chairman, ATBOWATON President, Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON), Mr Gani Tarzan Balogun on Wednesday, commissioned a boat jetty at Gbaji Yeke, Badagry West local government of Lagos State for the ease and safety of growing members of boat operators and water users in the area. Speaking at the well attended jetty commissioning project witnessed by all ATBOWATON Lagos State Zonal chairmen and members, Mr…

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Easter Celebration: FAAN assures of safety, readiness for upsurge in passenger traffic

As Easter holiday approaches, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has assured passengers and other airport users that its network of airports are fully prepared and ready for the usual upsurge in passenger traffic that is the norm around this season. The Authority in a statement signed by the general manager, Corporate Affairs, Yakubu Henrietta (Mrs) said it has put all necessary facilities, infrastructure and manpower in place, to ensure seamless facilitation at the airports during the season and beyond. FAAN assured all passengers and airport users of safety and…

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