NCPC boss expresses pain, sadness over Plateau killings

The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC, Rev Dr. Yakubu Pam said Wednesday he was pained and saddened over the continued killings of Plateau people. Rev Pam disclosed this when he paid separate condolence visits to the Paramount Rulers of Irigwe and Anaguta Chiefdoms in Bassa and Jos North Local Government Areas of the state on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. According to Rev Pam, the killings that took place in Jebu Miango where the entire village was ransacked and thousands of inhabitants of the area displaced from their ancestral…

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InterswitchSPAK: Inspiring next generation in tech

Amid a flurry of reality television shows across a gamut of themes keeping viewers glued to their screens, there can never be enough educational programmes that aim to develop and hone the knowledge base of students, and this is where the InterswitchSPAK competition comes in. The InterswitchSPAK competition was developed with a narrowed focus on subjects around Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), with a view to sustaining interests in these subject areas for students in schools across the African continent. The programme also serves as a reminder of the…

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IATA announces speakers, agenda for World Air Transport Summit in Boston

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the program and speakers for the World Air Transport Summit (WATS), which is being held in conjunction with the IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Boston, USA, 3-5 October. “I’m very excited that the World Air Transport Summit will again take place as a live event for the first time since June 2019. Virtual forums are no substitute to the value created when people meet face to face. As we plan for the industry recovery from COVID-19 and address critical climate change…

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UK broadcaster, Adesope harps on impact of Afrobeats in UK Parliament

The UK-based broadcaster and ardent promoter of Afrobeat in the diaspora, Olajide Adesope has harped on impact of Afrobeats in the United Kingdom, UK Parliament Adesope appealed to the United Kingdom government to collaborate with its Nigerian counterpart and multilateral organisations to provide funding support for both the established and up and coming creatives in Nigeria. He made the plea recently at the UK parliament when he met select members of the parliament on foreign affairs alongside Afrobeats star, Patoranking to discuss the impact of Afrobeats on the Nigerian economy,…

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Contempt: Court fixes Nov. 1 to hear contempt proceedings against Oba of Agege’s brother

Justice Olabisi Ogungbesan of Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere, has fixed November 1, 2021, for the hearing of contempt proceedings against Chief Olatunbosun Isiba, a brother to the traditional ruler of Agege, Oba Kamila Oyedeji Isiba, who is the first claimant in the suit, over failure to account for rents collected from tenants of the Estate of late Mr Fredrick Bamgboye. The traditional ruler and two of his siblings, Olatunbosun and Adebayo Isiba, had in sometimes July 2015, approached the High Court of Lagos state praying for the possession…

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Court fixes Oct. 27 for hearing of Rites Foods contempt suit against NBC

Justice Lewis Allagoa of a Lagos Federal High Court, today, fixed October 27, for hearing of all applications in a Contempt application filed by Rite Food Limited against Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) and it’s Managing Director, Mattieu Seguine, over alleged  trademark infringement. Justice Allagoa fixed the date after counsel to the parties informed him that all application in the suit have been filed and exchanged among the parties. Rite Foods Limited in the suit numbered FHC/L/CS/92/2021, has accused NBC and it’s Managing Director of using it’s Fearless energy drink’s logo…

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FTAN set to honour Otunba Runsewe with first Nigerian Tourism Award

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, FTAN is set to honour Otunba Segun Runsewe the director general of National Council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, with the First Nigerian Tourism Awards to on the 24th of September at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos. The President of the Federation, Mr Nkereuwem Onung made this announcement in Abuja during the Inauguration of the FCT Council of FTAN. He said that the Nigerian Tourism Awards will be an annual Recognition for major Players who have Made huge Contributions to the Growth…

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AMCON takes over former Kwara State Governor’s mansion over ₦5b debt

Following the order of Hon. Justice A.M. Liman of the Federal High Court, Lagos Division, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on Wednesday September 22, 2021, in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital took over the palatial mansion of Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, the former two-time governor of Kwara State over a staggering indebtedness of nearly ₦5billion.  Hon. Justice A.M. Liman also ordered the freezing of the Bank Accounts of the former governor and his two companies including Trans Properties and Investment Limited and Trans It Consulting Limited in Suit No:…

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