Marwa seeks community support as OchiIdoma, others back drug war

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has challenged traditional rulers, religious and community leaders to champion the campaign against substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking in their communities and spheres of influence. Marwa gave the charge at different occasions in Igumale, Ado local government area and Otukpo in Benue state on Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd January respectively. The NDLEA boss was in Igumale to perform the ground-breaking ceremony of the Agencys Area Command office in the community. Speaking…

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National Hotel Association urges members to deposit old notes in banks before CBN deadline

The National Hotel Association has directed its members to ensure that all notes in their possession are deposited in commercial banks before the deadline Central Bank of Nigeria earmarked for the deposition of the notes in banks nationwide The National President of the Association His Highness Eze Patrick Anyanwu said this during an interactive session with newsmen on the redesigned notes in Abuja He said the leadership of NHA in the 36 states and FCT will swing into action with a view to educating the hoteliers on the new policy…

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Police arraign man for alleged attempt to defraud Insurance Firm of N21.8m

Men of Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), Ikoyi-Lagos, has arraigned one Bright Azuonwu Onyebuchi, before a Lagos Federal High Court, for attempt to swindle an insurance firm, AIICO Insurance Plc, of the sum of N21.8 million. Onyebuchi was arraigned before the court presided over by Justice Ambrose Allagoa, on three counts charge of conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence and forgery. The prosecutor, Mr. Henry Obiazi, told the court that the defendant, and others now at large, committed the offences between the months of March-May 2019. The prosecutor informed the court…

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Ethiopian Airlines set to launch new passenger flight to Copenhagen May 22

Ethiopian Airlines is set to launch a new passenger flight to Copenhagen, Denmark as of 22nd of May 2023. The new flight will be operated five times a week except on Tuesdays and Sundays. Regarding the new flight, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr Mesfin Tasew said, “We are glad to open a new route to Copenhagen, Denmark which will be our 21st destination in Europe. With the launch of the flight, Copenhagen will become a crucial gateway for Ethiopian Airlines in northern Europe and southern Scandinavia. Thanks to the wide…

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NAHCO lauds clients for showing understanding as staff calls off strike

NAHCO Aviance workers have lauded their clients for showing great understanding, as the workers called off the industrial action they embarked upon early Monday, January 23. The action lasted about 14 hours. In a communique signed by Management of the Company, unions’ representatives and regulatory agencies, it was resolved that the unions call off the strike and all staff resume work immediately. Other issues agreed upon are that NAHCO management withdraw the suit it instituted at the National Industrial Court (NIC) against the unions; negotiations on staff welfare to resume…

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