Ethiopian wins two prestigious awards at Air Cargo News Awards

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, has been crowned with ‘Cargo Airline of The Year’ and ‘Best Cargo Arline – Africa’ at the Air Cargo News Awards 2022. In a ceremony held in London on 16 September 2022, Ethiopian has been crowned with the two awards in the presence of cargo leaders from across the globe. Global cargo players including freight forwarders, ground handlers, general and cargo sales agents cast their votes online, where the highest votes for ‘The Cargo Airline of The Year’ and ‘Best Cargo Arline – Africa’ titles…

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Our mandate is to collect taxes, not to grant tax waivers to taxpayers – FIRS

The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Muhammad Nami has disclosed that the mandate of the Service is to collect taxes that are due to the federation and the Federal Government not to grant tax waivers to any taxpayer in the country. Nami stated this in a swift reaction to the news making the rounds that some companies among them Dangote Sinotruck Limited, Lafarge, Honeywell, etc had been granted tax waiver on pioneer status between 2019 and 2021 in the sum of N16 trillion by the FIRS…

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NDLEA convicts two Tramadol smugglers

Tvhe National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has secured the conviction of a physical challenged man, Ehiarimwian Osarobo Emmanuel and Olagunju Abass Ayodeji, who were arrested for smuggling tramadol, a prohibited drug. The convicted smugglers, were sentenced to five and three years imprisonment respectively, by a Lagos Federal High Court on Friday, after they both pleaded guilty to a count charge each made against them by the anti-narcotic agency. Arraigning the convicts on separate charges marked FHC/L/489c/2022 and FHC/L/504c/2022, before the court, the prosecutors, Abu Ibrahim and Augustine Nwagu, informed…

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NIHOTOUR boss commends Plateau’s rich tourism potential, as agency trains Tour Guides on improved hiking experience

The Director General of National Institute of Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Nuru Sani Kangiwa has commended Plateau State for its rich tourism potential. This is coming just as the agency organised a two days training programme for Tour guides and tour operators in Jos, with participant from the 17 local governments of Plateau State, as well as stakeholders from Lagos and Abuja. Speaking at the event, the Executive Governor, Rt Hon Simon Bako Lalong who was represented by Hon. Barrister Samuel Kwankur, Special adviser on Enterpreneurship and Job Creation lauded…

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Court remands Canada returnee over alleged N360m fraud

A Canada based Nigerian, Joseph Ifeanyichukwu, has been remanded in the custody on the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), over alleged fraud of N360 million USD, by a Lagos Federal High Court. Justice Daniel Osiagor, who presided over the court, ordered the remand of the Canada returnee, after he pleaded not guilty to the charges of alleged conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence and fraud of the N360 million, preferred against him by the men of PSFU, Ikoyi, Lagos. Before his arraignment on Friday, the prosecutor, Mr. Emmanuel Jackson, a Chief…

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