Court dismisses IGI’s N52m suit against EFCC, others over fraud in shares  

A N52 million fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by Industry and General Insurance Plc (IGI) against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), two of its officials and four others, has been dismissed, by a Lagos Federal High Court. Justice Tijjani dismissed the suit for being incompetent, frivolous and aimed to mislead the court. The insurance giant, IGI had approached the court in a suit marked FHC/L/CS//2021, wherein it sought several declaratively injunctions and orders against the anti graft agency and others. Those joined as defendants alongside EFCC are: Ahmed Ghali,…

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United Airlines to begin flights between Lagos, Washington, DC. in November

United Airlines announced today that new service between Washington, D.C. and Lagos, Nigeria will begin November 29 (subject to government approval). The airline will operate three weekly flights connecting the U.S. capital to Nigeria’s largest city, which is also the top Western African destination for U.S-based travelers. Tickets will be available for sale on united.com http://united.com/ and the United app this weekend. “This new flight to Lagos has been highly anticipated by our customers and offers the first ever nonstop service between Washington, D.C. and Nigeria, as well as convenient,…

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Quickteller Paypoint empowers Nigerians, recruit more agents to grow economy

Quickteller Paypoint, a service under Interswitch Financial Inclusion Services (IFIS), has continued to live up to its commitment to empower Nigerians. Recently, the brand visited several locations in Lagos – Agege, Alimosho, Ikorodu and Ajah to recruit more Quickteller Paypoint Agents in a market activation drive targeted at cities across Nigeria. While four locations; Agege, Alimosho, Ikorodu and Ajah have been activated, there will be other activations in Abuja next week. The objective of the market activation is to recruit new agents who will be gainfully engaged and empowered to…

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Runsewe hosts diplomatic community to dinner to Herald 2021 INAC Expo

Members of the Diplomatic Community in a group photograph with Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, DG National Council for Arts and Culture & President World Craft Council, African Region In a strategic bid to ensure that the 2021 International Arts and Crafts (INAC) Expo meets its desired objectives, the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) played host to the Diplomatic Community in Nigeria to a Pre-INAC dinner in Abuja. Speaking at the occasion, the Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture Otunba Olusegun Runsewe explained that the purpose of the…

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Mompha demands apology from EFCC over alleged libelous publication

Social Media influencer, Mr. Ismail Mustapha, popularly called Mompha, has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to retract all libelous publications made against him. Mompha also asked the antigraft agency to tender unreserved apology as the libelous statements were published. Mompha made the above request in a statement captioned “Request For A Retraction of The Libellous Publication Made of and Against Our Person, Mr. Ismaila Mustapha Vide An Online Publication”, dated September.., 2021, made by his solicitors, made available The statement reads in part: “We are Solicitors to…

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Court denies alleged drugs lord arrested in Lagos Church bail

Justice Tijjani Ringim of a Lagos Federal High Court, today, dismissed the bail appllication filed by an alleged drug lord, Stephen Afam Ikeanyionwu, who was arrested in a Pentecostal church, Ojodu, Lagos. Justice Ringim refused and dismissed the drug lord application, for lacking in merit and unmeritorious. The defendant was arraigned before the court on September 9, by the men of the National drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for attempting to smuggle combined had drugs of Cocaine, heroin and Indian Hemps, weighing 66.65 kilograms,to the United Kingdom (UK), through his…

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Air Peace boss remarkable speech of patriotism inspired Eagles to victory against Cape Verde -NFF President

..Onyema a true Nigerian Nationalist- Emefiele The President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has dedicated the Super Eagles’ Cape Verde victory in the ongoing Qatar World Cup qualifiers to Air Peace, the National Teams’ Official Carrier. The NFF helmsman made the statement at an event tagged ‘Dinner with the Best of Corporate Nigeria’, which held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. Pinnick emphasised that the Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema’s remarkable speech of patriotism inspired the Eagles and boosted their morale for…

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Dana Air committed to Nigeria’s economic growth- Jacky Hathiramani

Photo Caption Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, flanked by the Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele, and Dana Air’s Head Corporate Communications during the VP’s visit to Dana Air stand at the 14th Annual Banking and Finance Conference by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) recently in Abuja.​ The Chief Executive Officer of Dana Air, Jacky Hathiramani has restated Dana Air’s commitment to Nigeria’s Economic growth.​ The Dana Air boss made this known at the​ 14th​ ​ Annual​ Banking and​ Finance​ Conference with the theme “Economic Recovery, Inclusion and…

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BASL honors driver who returned lost bag containing millions of naira, other valuables at MMA2 

Management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two, MMA2, has rewarded Mr. Eluu Emmanuel for returning a bag containing bundles of local, foreign currencies, jewelry and other valuables worth millions of Naira. The bag was left inside one of the passenger buses used for conveying travellers at the Airside of MMA2. While narrating his experience, Mr. Eluu said he was returning to the Operations office when he discovered a bag left by one of the passengers and decided to do the right thing…

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How Stanbic IBTC is transforming Nigeria’s trade landscape

Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has reiterated its commitment to fostering international trade and help the nation actualise its economic growth and development goals.   The Bank said it will continue to fine-tune its three-pronged approach to facilitating trade activities for clients. These are the development of bespoke financial solutions to help boost trade for clients; sponsorship of relevant trade shows that bring together stakeholders in global trade, including exporters and importers; and organisation of seminars and workshops to provide clients and other stakeholders…

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