EFCC arraigns man arrested with over 2,886 ATM Cards

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a man, Abubakar Ishaq, who was arrested in August 2020, for being unlawful possession of 2886 Automated Teller Machine Cards (ATM Cards), before a Lagos Federal High Court. He was arrested while attempting to smuggle the said ATM cards to Dubai, the capital of United Arab Emirates (UAE). However, the EFCC upon conclusion of Investigation, slammed the defendant with 11 counts Charge of unlawful posession of 10 ATM cards. Arraigning the defendant today, EFCC’s prosecutor, Mr. Sulaiman I. Sulaiman, told the…

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Nigerian Media Monitoring services hosts 2021 AMEC Measurement Month in Nigeria

As the year is coming to a close and organizations are continuously having conversations around thriving in a post-pandemic era, the International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC), an international association for communications measurement and evaluation practitioners is organizing its annual AMEC Measurement Month (AMECMM) 2021 this November. This year’s edition will bring together more than 160 members of the association in 86 different countries around the world and P+ Measurement Services, the foremost media intelligence agency and a member of AMEC is spearheading the 6th edition…

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Sterling Bank commended for supporting Ake Arts, Books Festival

Sterling Bank Plc has received commendation from poet and novelist Lola Shoneyin who is the founder and Director of the annual Ake Arts and Books Festival. This year’s edition featured thirty events, including book chats, panel discussions, documentary and film screenings, a poetry video album, an art show-case and a music concert. The festival curated five intergenerational conversations that reflected the 2021 festival theme: Generational Discordance. In her closing remarks at this year’s edition of the festival, which held virtually for the second year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Shoneyin…

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Runsewe urges World leaders to embrace peace as heritage

Photo Caption: L – R: Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, MP, Foreign Minister, Bangladesh, Member Organising Committee, Dr. Shirin Sharmin Churdhurin, MP, Speaker, Bangladesh Parliament and Chair, Organising Committee and Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, DG NCAC & President, World Craft Council, African Region at the International Peace Conference Themed: Advancing Peace Through Social Inclusion at Dhaka, Bangladesh. Worried by the rise in local and global strifes and conflicts, occasioned by socio-economic and political exclusion, President, World Craft Council (WCC), Otunba Segun Runsewe says time has come for focal attention on Culture…

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Eziaku Esther emerges winner of UBA Foundation’s NEC 2021

Photo Caption: Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, United Bank for Africa, (UBA) Plc, Kennedy Uzoka; 1ST Prize Winner, 2021 UBA National Essay Competition, Eziaku Esther Enwereuzo, (Middle)  and Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, UBA Foundation, Bola Atta at the grand finale of the UBA Foundation, National Essay Competition for Secondary Schools, held at UBA House, Marina, Lagos on Tuesday.  UBA Foundation, the CSR arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, on Tuesday, held the Grand finale of its eleventh annual National Essay Competition (NEC) at the Tony Elumelu…

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2021 Akwaaba: NIHOTOUR DG calls for strengthening of synergies amongst employers, training providers, stakeholders

The director general of the National Institute of Hospitality and Tourism, NIHOTOUR, Alhaji Nura Kangiwa has called for the strengthening of synergies amongst all employers, training providers and related stakeholders to develop a new training package for sustainable quality training and tourist destination service culture. Kangiwa observed that addressing training issues to scale the Nigeria’s hospitality industry to international standards is most desirable. He stated that this is necessary considering the high volume of demand for its services and huge volume of investments in the sector. Kangiwa also stressed the…

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