Lawyer drags MC Oluomo, NURTW, 9 others to court over union levies

A lawyer, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje has dragged the suspended chairman of Lagos State Chapter of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Alhaji Musilu Akinsanya, a.k.a. MC Oluomo and nine others before a Lagos Federal High Court, over collection of Union Levies from drivers that are not members of the Unions. Others listed as Oluomo’s co-respondents in the suit marked FHC/L/CS/224/2022 are: Registered Trustees Of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW); Registered Trustees Of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN); Registered Trustees Of Nigerian Association of Road Transport…

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Extortion: FAAN bans indicted Immigration Officers, withdraws On Duty Cards, forces them to refund money collected

The management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has forced the Immigration Officers indicted in the extortion of a 14 year old passenger at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos to refund the money collected while their On Duty Cards has been withdrawn. The Authority stated that the affected Immigration officials have been banned from working in any Nigerian airport. FAAN explained that the response followed a tweeted allegation on the 19th of February 2022 by the mother of a 14year old girl travelling on Lufthansa Airline that…

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Green Africa introduces special ‘Easter’ offer from N25,500

Green Africa, Nigeria’s Lagos-based value airline has commenced a special ‘One Month of Easter’ offer with starting fare of N25,500 only from 17th March to 18th April 2022 across selected routes. The offer which commences Thursday is applicable for travel dates between 17th March and 18th April 2022 allowing customers book their tickets to meet loved ones for Easter and return to base after the celebrations with affordable flight fares. According to Obiukwu Mbanuzuo – Chief Commercial Officer, Green Africa, ‘This offer is timely for our existing customers and new…

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Real estate company; HEREL expands portfolio, operations

Launched in 2021, premium real estate investment company HEREL has expanded its operations to include real estate development in addition to its hospitality and investment arms.    With this expansion comes the addition of the new portfolios, clientele, asset under management and management staff acquired from Dynasty Real Estate, a subsidiary of VFD Group. The organisation is now being led by Olaposi Lawore, an architect and social entrepreneur with seasoned experience in project development, management, and transaction structuring.    Before becoming the Managing Director of HEREL, Olaposi was the Managing…

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InterswitchSPAK 4.0 Kicks off with registration of science students

Interswitch, Africa’s leading integrated payment and digital commerce company, has announced the commencement of the fourth edition of its National Science competition, InterswitchSPAK, in Nigeria. Secondary schools are implored to visit the InterswitchSPAK portal to register between six (6) to twenty (20) of their best science students in Year 11 or Senior Secondary 2 (SS2) for the competition. InterswitchSPAK is a competition designed to re-ignite the study of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects among secondary school students. As part of the registration process, co-educational schools are required to…

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