Bauchi Governor tests positive to Covid 19 pandemic

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has tested positive to Covid 19 pandemic. This is following his encounter with Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s son, Mohhamed at Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, MMA2 where they boarded Aero Contractors flight. Governor Mohammed went into self isolation Immediately following that encounter Atiku’s son has since tested positive to the virus and has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for treatment and management. It will also be recalled that the chief of staff to the President, Abba Kyari tested positive to the virus…

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Atiku Abubakar’s son tests positive to Covid 19

The son of the former Nigerian Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has tested positive to Covid 19 pandemic. This was confirmed by Atiku on his tweet @atiku. Atiku Tweeted: “My son has tested positive to coronavirus. @NCDCGov has been duly informed, and he has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for treatment and management. I will appreciate it if you have him in your prayers. Stay safe, coronavirus is real”. -AA.

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Stanbic IBTC launches giveaway to reward customers during Easter

To mark this year’s Easter celebration, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has launched a giveaway to reward its esteemed customers. To participate in the promo, customers have to follow and engage with Stanbic IBTC on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to increase their chances of winning. The customers who actively engage with the content which will be posted on the financial institution’s social media platforms will be eligible to win the prizes which consist of vouchers valued at N10,000. The higher a customer engages Stanbic IBTC…

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Court fines Facebook N10m for unlawful trademark interference

A Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered Facebook Inc and Facebook Ireland Limited to pay the sum of N10 million to a Nigerian firm, Double Paws Enterprise, as damages for unlawfully interfering with the use of the firm’s trademark.  Justice Ayokunle Faji, who presided over the court in a judgment delivered on Friday, also granted an order of perpetual injunction restraining Facebook from interfering with the plaintiff’s statutory rights under the trademark Act.  The Nigerian company, Double Paws Enterprise, had sometimes in July, 2017, instituted the suit marked  FHC/L/CS/1164/2017, against Facebook…

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Stanbic IBTC manager sued over alleged false information 

A branch manager of Stanbic IBTC Plc, Mrs Tomi Offor, has been dragged before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, the Lagos State, for allegedly giving false information to the police, which culminated in the false imprisonment of the bank’s customer. Mrs Offor who is the branch manager of the bank at Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, was dragged before the court by an automobile expert, Mr. Ogunmuyiwa Sanni through his counsel, Gideon Okebu of GM George-Taylor & Co. Joined as Offor co-defendants in the suit marked MCL/345/2020, are: Stanbic IBTC Bank,…

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Covid 19 pandemic: FG announces restriction of all international flights into Nigeria

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has announced the restriction of all international flights into the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from Monday 23rd March at 23007 to 23rd April 2020 at 2300Z. In a statement signed by the director general of NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu, disclosed that emergency and essential flights are exempted from the restriction. The DG in the restriction letter sent to all foreign airline operators in the country including the airline’s country’s managers titled update on clarification of flight restriction…

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Report relied upon by CBN, NDIC to remove Intercontinental Bank CEO not perfect -NDIC

The prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Dr. Erastus Akingbola, former managing director of Intercontinental Bank Plc, Paul Akali, today told the court that the report that the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) and Nigerian Deposits Insurance Corporation (NDIC) used in removing Akingbola were not perfect. Akali also told Justice Ayokunle Faji led-court that as at the time the bank was taken over by the CBN and NDIC, it was not a failed or failing bank. Akali, an official of Nigerian Deposits Insurance Corporation (NDIC) made the assertions while being…

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Nigerian Travel agencies lose about N180b to Covid 19, as NANTA postpones AGM

.. Calls for government bailout through interest free soft loans The president of National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA, Mr. Bankole Bernard has disclosed that the Nigerian travel agencies has so far lost about N180billion and still counting to the Coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world. This is coming just as the Association has postponed its Annual General Meeting, AGM slated for Kano from the 25th to 27th of March, 2020 to a later date as a result of the pandemic. Speaking during a press conference in Lagos today, Friday,…

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Musician sues Airtel for N102m over illegal deductions

For alleged several deductions for unsubscribed apps, a Nigeria musician, Mrs. Rita Murphy, has slammed a N102  million suit on one of Nigerian leading telecommunication providers, Airtel Nigeria Limited. Rita, leading member of Survival True Reggae Band, apart from asking the court to award the sum of N102 million as general damage and cost of instituting the suit against Airtel Nigeria Limited, in her favour, is also asking the court to declare that all deductions made by Airtel Nigeria Limited from her airtime between 2018 and 2019, are illegal. Joined as Airtel…

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Plateau State to make history with NAFEST 2020 world class cultural centre  

hoto caption Picture1: Fifth from left is His Excellency Professor Sonni Tyoden, Deputy Governor  of plateau state, fourth Otunba Segun Runsewe, Director-General (NCAC), Plateau Exco  and top management of the culture industry in group photograph after the courtesy call.                           The  Executive Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon Simon Bako Lalong has promised to thrill guests with a world class cultural centre during the forthcoming NAFEST 2020 slated for October later this year. He made this assertion while…

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