Ethiopian Airlines warns passengers on increasing activities of Scammers

Ethiopian Airlines has warned passengers on the bincreasing activities of scammers who post fake Promotions and Payment platforms in Nigeria for different Airlines. A statement signed by Shimeles Arage, General Manager Ethiopian Airlines Nigeria explained that this development has necessitated a notice to Travellers and the public to beware of these Criminals. The Management of Ethiopian Airlines is appealing to the Public to always Crosscheck the Website and Payment advice sent to them as many Travellers are falling victim to these Scammers. Arage stated further that: “It has come to…

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ATBOWATON President, Balogun inaugurates FTAN committee on World Tourism Day Celebration

A new private sector tourism enterprinuers initiative to give new meaning to the industry value chain through the celebrations of World Tourism Day celebration , September 27th, was unveiled yesterday in lagos. To give vent and fresh air to redirecting focus on key areas of the sector, five strategic sub committees on Security and logistics, Fund raising and mobilisation, Hospitality and Protocol, Event planning and programmes and Media and Publicity were empanelled by President of Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters ( ATBOWATON) Dr Gani Tarzan Balogun work…

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Air Peace announces suspension of Johannesburg flights due to delayed issuance of visas, worsening forex crunch, other

The management of Air Peace has announced the suspension of its Johannesburg flight operations from August 22, 2022, till October 8, 2022. The airline noted in a statement signed by its management that though the development is regretted but has become inevitable due to the delayed issuance of South African visas to travellers, worsening forex crunch and the increasing cost of aviation fuel as well as its scarcity.  Air Peace explained that, “having informed the South African High Commission in Lagos of the effects of the difficulty in getting SA…

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Primary: Court strikes out Lagos PDP Reps aspirant’s suit

A Lagos Federal High Court, today, struck out a suit filed by a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant to the Federal House of Representatives, Mrs. Emilia Ezeude, challenging the emergency of Mr. Chima Francis Batholowmen, as the candidate of the party, at the last party’s primary. Justice Tijjani Garuba Ringim who presided over the court, struck out Ezeude’s suit, for lack of diligent prosecution. Ezeude through her lawyer, Best Yusuf, had approached the court in an originating motion marked FHC/CS/1176/2022, wherein she listed the PDP, it’s national chairman, Independent National…

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InterswitchSPAK Alumni showcase excellence in 2022 UTME

Excellence certainly shines bright on every platform. This is evident in the exemplary performance of three young alumni of the InterswitchSPAK National Science Competition, who have shown outstanding academic performance at the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The UTME, organized by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) serves as the national prerequisite for Senior Secondary School candidates to gain admission to higher institutions for advanced studies within Nigeria. Interestingly, out of over 1.7 million students who wrote the 2022 examination, three Interswitch SPAK alumni emerged among the top…

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Verve Life makes grand return with Fifth Edition

Are you seeking the motivation to start your fitness journey, or have you begun the journey but require the support of a wider community of fitness enthusiasts like yourself? Here’s some exciting news – Verve Life, Africa’s biggest fitness party, is back and bigger with the fifth edition- Verve Life 5.0! Verve Life, powered by Africa’s leading payment cards and digital tokens brand, Verve, is a gathering of fitness enthusiasts and is focused on encouraging fitness among Nigerians through exciting workouts led by renowned dance and fitness experts. This year,…

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Collaboration key to driving growth in Nigeria’s Financial Industry

Photo Caption: L-R; Anant Rao, Group Head, Consumer Lending, United Bank for Africa (UBA); Akeem Lawal, Managing Director, Interswitch Purepay and Ogazi Chikwendu, Group Head of Data and Analytics, Fidelity Bank at the Nigeria Fintech Forum powered by Interswitch Group and EventHive.ng, which held at Civic Centre, Victoria Island last Wednesday To accelerate growth and deepen financial inclusion in Nigeria, it is imperative for players in the financial service industry including banks, telcos and fintechs to collaborate to provide innovative solutions and unique offerings to customers. Akeem Lawal, Managing Director,…

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Runsewe tasks PMAN to develop stronger Nigerian music brand

Photo Caption The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe in a group photograph with some Exco members of PMAN during the courtesy call to the NCAC headquarters in Abuja he Performing Musicians Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN) have been charded to utilize the music platform at their disposal to develop a strong brand that will unify the country. The Director General National Council for Arts and Culture, Otumba Segun Runsewe gave the charge in his office when he received in audience the Executive members of…

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Stanbic IBTC set to host 2022 Africa-China Trade Expo

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, would host the 2022 Stanbic IBTC Africa China Trade Expo as part of its efforts at promoting trans-regional trade and development between Nigeria and China. The trade expo would feature a panel discussion, masterclasses on trade, a presentation on the Stanbic IBTC Africa China Trade Solutions and a fully virtual exhibition. The two-day hybrid conference and exhibition-themed “Synergy For Growth’ is slated for 10 and 11 August 2022, and is geared at providing insights and opportunities for participants. The event…

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Court declares SURCON as only statutory body that can regulate Survey Practices in Nigeria

A Lagos Federal High Court, has declared that the only statutory body that can regulate Survey Practices in Nigeria, is the Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON), adding that any registered surveyor is qualifed to practice in any part of the country, without the consent of the State’s Surveyor-General. Justice Osiagor also ruled that the Lagos State House of Assembly acted unconstitutionally, in enacting the Section 5 of the Survey Law of Lagos State, which requires Surveyors to obtain written consent of the State’s Surveyor General, before carrying out survey on…

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