Aviation stakeholders acknowledge interlining, code-share as tools for domestic airlines profitability, passengers comfort

Nigeria Aviation industry stakeholders webinar conference has acknowledged that interlining and code-share are veritable tools for domestic airlines profitability and passengers comfort. The stakeholders noted that flight cancellation and the perishabililty of unused seats are important challenges to trigger interlining and code-share agreements as tools for minimising hardship experienced by passengers and the enhancement of airlines profitability, quality of service and revenue generation. They noted that interline and code-share are business decisions not to be initiated by regulatory fiat, but by endorsement by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA as…

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Millionaires emerge in UBA savings Promo as 10 customers win N1m each

Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has rewarded 10 of its loyal customers with a total sum of  N10m in the quarterly draws of the ongoing UBA Savings Promo. The promo, which is held every quarter, is intended to appreciate loyal customers of the bank, who have stayed with the bank over the years,  and offers fresh opportunities for potential and intending customers to join the growing number of UBA millionaires who have in the past benefitted from several Promo. The virtual and transparent electronic draw…

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St.Ange of Seychelles leads consolidation of cooperation between AFRICA, ASEAN Block

Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles is leading the consolidation of cooperation between AFRICA and the ASEAN Block through FORSEAA. St.Ange, the well-known Seychelles former Tourism Minister who is now the President of the African Tourism Board and executive director of FORSEAA (Forum of Small Medium Economic AFRICA ASEAN)  is currently on a working visit to Indonesia to help through FORSEAA to consolidate cooperation between the AFRICA and the ASEAN Block. FORSEAA is actively working with small businesses partnerships from both sides to benefit economically especially at time when the effects…

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NCPC boss advises youths to embrace education

Photo Caption: Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam (3rd left); West Africa Youth Council (WAYC) Ambassador, Evelyn Umeh (3rd right); SA Media to the ES NCPC, Mr. Ayuba Pam (l) with the Head Media and Public Relation, NCPC, Mr. Celestine Toruka (r) and other Members of the WAYC during their courtesy visit to the Commission’s Corporate Headquarters in Abuja recently. The executive secretary Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev.Yakubu Pam has called on Nigerian Youths to embrace education as it is the bedrock of development. Reverend Pam…

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Seychelles former minister, Jacques Hodoul dies

Jacques Hodoul, an influential politician of the seychelles who later sat as a Justice of Appeal has died. Jacques Hodoul who was born on 1 September 1943 and died 3 May 2021 served as a member of the Legislative Assembly in 1976 before becoming the Seychelles Minister of Education & Culture in 1977 and was later the minister of Foreign Affairs from 1979 to 1982. He resigned from his ministerial post and as a member of the Seychelles People’s Progressive Front (SPPF), the rebranded SPUP party of President Albert Rene…

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UBA’s REDTV unveil new series, Public Figure in Ghana

United Bank for Africa’s Lifestyle and Entertainment channel continues to blaze the trail in online entertainment as it pushes the best of Africa to the world.  REDTV, producers of awarding winning hit series such as The Men’s Club (TMC), Our Best Friend’s Wedding, Inspector K, Assistant Madams, RedHot Topics, Hotel Boutique and a host of other hit series is set to put on display its depth and Pan African reach with the new series, The Public Figure.   The Public Figure was developed and produced in Ghana and revolves around…

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10 customers set to become millionaires in UBA savings promo

United Bank for Africa, UBA Plc, has announced that 10 of its loyal customers will get a chance to win N1,000,000 each, in the ongoing UBA Savings Promo which is scheduled to hold on to May 7, 2021 at the bank’s corporate head office, in Lagos.   The promo intends to appreciate loyal customers of the bank, who have stayed with the bank over the years, and will also offer fresh opportunities for potential and intending customers to join the growing number of UBA millionaires who have in the past benefitted from the ongoing Promo.…

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IATA welcomes G20 push to restart tourism

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism. IATA urged G20 governments to quickly follow up their endorsement of the guidelines with actions, particularly the five-point agenda to safely restore mobility: Sharing information among industry and governments to inform policies and decisions to ensure safe mobility. Agreeing common international approaches to COVID-19 testing, vaccination, certification and information. Promoting digital traveler identity, biometrics and contactless transactions…

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United Nigeria Airlines increases frequency to Lagos, Abuja

United Nigeria Airlines has announced an increase in flight frequency from the Murtala Mohammed Airport (MM2) in Ikeja, Lagos into the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja and vice versa. With the development, United Nigeria Airlines will additionally fly Lagos-Abuja at 16:00hrs every day. United Nigeria Airlines will also, additionally, fly Abuja-Lagos every day at 17:30hrs The new schedule adds to United Nigeria Airlines regular schedule on the Lagos-Abuja-Lagos route which emanates from MM2 at 13:00hrs and from Abuja at 14:30hrs. The airline said the additional schedule is effective Friday, May…

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UBA wins ‘Bank of the Year’ Awards

Photo Caption: The Editor, Independent Newspapers, Don Okere Presenting the Bank of the Year Award to Directorate Head, Lagos Island, United Bank for Africa, Uzoechina Molokwu United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has added to its growing list of laurels at the Independent Newspaper Awards, winning the Bank of the Year.   The bank was announced winner of the coveted awards at a glamorous event which was well-attended by the top echelon of the financial sector including Bank CEOs, Captains of Industries and Senior financial executives. The event was held…

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