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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Runsewe urges World leaders to embrace peace as heritage

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 and Religious heritage as drivers of peace. ” We must revisit culture as a veritable tool of ensuring the Unity, peace and development of the society, hence every government and nation must strive towards the preservation of their heritage as means of collective identity” Runsewe explained. Speaking as a special guest at the World Peace Conference,…

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Ethiopian launches car hire, transfer service in partnership with CarTrawler

Ethiopian Airlines aviation group has partnered with CarTrawler, the leading provider of online car rental distribution systems, launching car hire and transfer services for its passengers globally. The partnership enables Ethiopian to offer seamless transport service to passengers throughout their journeys. Commenting on the launch of the car-hire and transfer services, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said, “We are very glad to partner with CarTrawler which enables our passengers to book car rental and transfer services at their destinations. As a customer centric airline, we always look for…

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NCPC boss charges Christian pilgrimage operators to protect image of Nigeria

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC Rev Yakubu Pam has charged Christian Pilgrimage Operators to always ensure that the image of Nigeria is protected outside the country while on Pilgrimage exercise. He gave the charge on 6th December, 2021 during a meeting with the Christian Tourism Practitioners Association of Nigeria, CTPAN at Shepherd hills Baptist Church, Obanikoro,Lagos . Rev Pam affirmed that COVID 19 pandemic had made the issue of travelling to Israel difficult since 2019, but with his recent visit to Israel where he met with the…

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Charles O’Tudor releases nuggets for future of audacious branding

Photo Caption: Martins Iluyomade (CEO and Founder of Aimart International),Daughter of Mrs Unyime King, Mrs. Unyime King, Charles O’Tudor (The GroupPrincipal Consultant of ADSTRAT BMC), Lanre Olusola (Chief Catalyst at OlusolaLanre Coaching Academy), Olawale Ayilara (CEO/Founder, Landwey Investments). The just concluded season 05 of the Charles O’Tudor Brand Masterclass was a huge success as brilliant minds and industry thought leaders were present to stimulate the minds of the audience, which was a mix of young entrepreneurs and business moguls in the corporate world. Thought leads present were Mr. Fela Durotoye…

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Nigeria’s tax to GDP ratio only accurate when all revenue generated at national, sub-national levels are included -FIRS

The Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Muhammad Nami has highlighted the need to include all revenue generated at the national and sub-national levels in order to properly determine the accurate computation of Nigeria’s tax-to-GDP ratio.    He stated this in his welcome remarks at the “National Symposium On Taxation And Challenges Of External Shocks: Lessons and Policy Options for Nigeria,” on Monday, organised by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in collaboration with the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS) at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja.   “One of the recurring…

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Senate Directive: AMCON to publish debtors’ list in January

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has concluded arrangements to publish the full list of the names of individuals, institutions as well as their Directors on its Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) portfolio in national newspapers. Recall that the Chairman Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Senator Uba Sani (Kaduna Central) last week directed AMCON to publish again, the names of all debtors including prominent Nigerians who are frustrating the effort of AMCON at fulfilling its debt recovery mandate. But as a responsible corporate citizen, the Management of…

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Ebenezer Onyeagwu named “CEO of the Year” as Zenith Bank emerges Most Responsible Organisation in Africa

Zenith Bank’s Group Managing Director/CEO, Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu, has emerged CEO of the Year for a second consecutive year at the Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility (SERAS) CSR Africa Awards held at the weekend in Lagos. According to the judges, he was selected for a number of reasons, including engendering a culture that promotes the continued investment in social initiatives in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Under his leadership, the Zenith Bank’s social investments totalled NGN3.285 billion in 2020, representing nearly 2% of the Bank’s profit after…

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