Stanbic IBTC shines at All Africa Employee Engagement Awards

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, won three awards at the All Africa Employee Engagement Awards held recently in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. The All-African Employee Engagement Awards rewards individuals and businesses for contributions to the development of employee engagement and the future of work on the African continent. Stanbic IBTC Holdings emerged winner in three of the 12 categories. The organisation won in the Customer and Employee Experience and Major Corporate Engagement Company of the Year categories. Mrs. Olufunke Amobi, Country Head, Human Capital at…

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2019 Amended Act: Legal consultant challenges, AMCON, others to recover over N5trillion debt

In what seemed like an x-ray of the newly amended 2019 AMCON Act, which was recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, a legal consultant and Senior Partner, Olaniwun Ajayi -LP, Mr Muyiwa Balogun has challenged the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON); Asset Management Partners (AMPs) and the Inter-Agency Presidential Committee set up by the federal government to leverage the 2019 Amended AMCON Act, to recover the over N5trillion outstanding AMCON debt before the corporation’s sunset.   Balogun who made a case in support of the 2019 Amendments…

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Pensions Alliance Limited appoints Godwin Onoro as acting MD

Leading Nigerian Pension Fund Administrator, Pensions Alliance Limited, has announced a change of guards in the highest level of its leadership. A press statement from the Company, dated 4th October 2019, and signed by the Company Secretary, Folasade Modebelu, stated that the erstwhile managing director, Mrs. Morohunke Bammeke, concluded her term with effect from 3rd October 2019. Mr. Godwin Onoro, executive director of Finance and Operations since 2013, has been appointed as acting managing director to steer the affairs of the company, until a new substantive Managing Director is announced.…

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Runsewe, Pastor Balogun admonish Christians to uphold tenets of Christianity

Photo Caption: DG, NCAC, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe (left) and Pastor Peter Balogun of Citizens Church during the launch of 4 books at the International Conference Centre in Abuja on Sunday. Christians have been enjoined to uphold the tenets of Christianity as enshrined in the Holy Bible and other Christian literature in order to build a more prosperous nation. Both men gave the counsel in Abuja on Sunday during the launch of four books written by Pastor Peter Balogun all reflecting several themes aimed at enhancing the spiritual life of Christians.…

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Arik Air re-launches flight operations to Owerri

Arik Air is re-launching flight services to Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri the Imo State capital. Daily flights to Owerri from the Murtala Muhammed Domestic Airport, Lagos will resume on Monday, October 21, 2019. Arik Air suspended flights to Owerri early this year due to operational exigencies and since then passengers have been yearning for a return of the leading carrier. The re-launch of flights to Owerri is coming on the heels of the resumption of services to Warri by the airline on September 6, 2019. Arik Air’s Chief Executive Officer,…

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Retired Judge, NGO sue NAFDAC, others over importation of banned chemical

A retired judge, Justice Olamide Oloyede and Virtues Unlimited Restorative Justice Initiative (VURJI) have dragged the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and eight others before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged importation of a banned chemical, methyl bromide into the country. Joined as defendants alongside NAFDAC before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo are: National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Ministry of Health, Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Justice.      Justice Oloyede who retired from…

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Finance minister charges AMCON on recovery of 5trillion debt

Photo Caption R-L: Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC); Mr Ahmed Kuru, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and Mr Modibbo Hamman Tukur, Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) during one of the meetings of the Inter-Agency Committee set up by the Vice President to recover AMCON debt…in Abuja Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed has charged the management of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) led by Mr. Ahmed Kuru, managing director/chief executive officer to…

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Court grants Atiku’s son-in-law, permission to travel abroad for Medical treatment

Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, Lagos, today, permitted Abdullahi Babalele, the son-in-law to the former Nigeria Vice President, Mr. Abubakar Atiku, to travel to the United State of America (USA) for medical treatment. Justice Aneke however ordered that Babalele must returned his travel passport to the court’s Registrar, by November 11, when his trial over alleged money laundering will commenced. Justice Aneke granted Babalele permission to travel to America for treatment of an ailment described as ‘life threaten’ by his lawyer, Mr. Mike Ozekhome (SAN) who filed…

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Arik Air celebrates customer service week with on- board gifts, musical performance

Arik Air is celebrating this year’s customer service week in grand style with on- board gifts and musical performance at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja Domestic Terminal 1 otherwise known as General Aviation Terminal (GAT). The objective is to celebrate the customer and thank them for keeping faith in the airline even during its turbulent periods. Since Monday, October 7 when the customer service week started, Arik Air has been serenading passengers at GAT with piano and violin thus making check-in procedure a pleasurable one. Passengers have also been winning…

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Dubai reveals multi-generational offerings for families

With a wide range of attractions for all ages, family-friendly hotels, and a geographically central location, Dubai is an ideal destination to visit with a multi-generational family and reconnect as one. Those looking for adventure in a truly memorable destination ahead of the yuletide need not look further than the beautiful Emirati city which has everything for infants and toddlers right to parents. Infants and toddlers Dubai ensures a hassle-free trip for parents with little ones. In addition to easy access to baby-changing stations and strollers or push cars in…

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