Businessman remanded for alleged forging of Min. Of Industry’s documents, fake trademark

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, remanded in prison custody, a businessman, Robinson Ojukwu for allegedly forging acceptance forms belonging to Federal Ministry of Industry, Trades and Investment. Justice Saliu Saidu, made the remand order of the businessman, after he pleaded not guilty to the 11 counts charges of conspiracy, forgery, alterations and trademark theft made against him by the men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (ForceCIID) Annex, Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos. The police in the charge marked FHC/L/166c/2019, alleged that the businessman, his company, Ronik Multitrade Limited and others…

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Stanbic IBTC reiterates commitment to agricultural development

Stanbic IBTC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has reiterated its readiness to support the Nigerian agricultural sector with the aim of boosting food production in the country. Dr. Demola Sogunle, chief executive, Stanbic IBTC Bank, disclosed this at the 2019 edition of the Lagos Farm Fair. The Lagos Farm Fair is an initiative of the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation in partnership with the Lagos State Government to commemorate the World Food Day which is celebrated on October 16, annually. The Stanbic IBTC Bank Chief Executive was represented by…

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Air Peace begins Kano-Owerri-Kano flights

Air Peace is set to commence Kano-Owerri-Kano flight effective from Tuesday, November 26, 2019. The airline’s Corporate Communications Executive, Stanley Olisa, disclosed this in a statement released on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. Olisa revealed that the flight days are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. He noted that Air Peace has provided a direct connectivity between the two destinations, adding that passengers do not have to travel from Kano to Lagos or Abuja to connect a flight to Owerri. “It is our promise to interconnect every part of this country. This is…

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Rear Admiral Madueke set to launch autobiography in Lagos

Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (Rtd) is set to launch his autobiography, ‘Riding the Storms, with God in my Sails’, in Lagos. The new narrative which is set for launch on Wednesday, 27th November 2019 at the Agip Recital Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos at 11am is written by a man who mainstreamed his being, honour and personal risks devoid of self interest in the service of humanity. The autobiography narrates the catalytic involvements of Admiral Alison Amaechina Madueke, who in the peak of his career served Nigeria at the highest…

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Gov Ayade sets up task force on street light vandalization

Worried by the large scale theft and vandalization of street light armored cables around Calabar metropolis and its environs, Cross River State governor, Sir Ben Ayade has set up an anti-theft/vandalization task force. Announcing the setting up of the task force, Governor Ben Ayade, through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Christian Ita, said: “In the past couple of weeks, government has seen its effort sabotaged by vandals who engage in the wanton destruction and theft of street light armored cables, a development that has ensured some areas…

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Trader sues Saraki, Atiku, others over unauthorised use of photographs on campaign billboards

A Lagos-based trader, Mrs Amuda Adeleke, has instituted a suit before a Federal High Court, Lagos, against the former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki who was the director-general of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation during the 2019 General Election, for using her picture on campaign billboards without her consent. Joined in the suit marked FHC/L/CS/./19, were the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), the party’s presidential flag bearer and his Vice, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Mr Peter Obi. The trader, Amuda, in the suit filed by her counsel, Kingsley Iheakaram, is claiming…

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Four Points by Sheraton Lagos assures guests of memorable festive season experience

The Management of Four Points by Sheraton Lagos Hotel, has assured its guests that the experience of this festive season will linger on in their minds even long after it has ended. It has concluded plans to offer fantastic and exciting freebies to its esteemed customers this season and also thrill them to a 25 day of magic beginning from the 1st to the 25th of December 2019, there will be exciting freebies every day. The general manager of the hotel Mr. Jonathan Patterson explained that the hotel has made…

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Verve Global Card expands international acceptance to United Arab Emirates

Verve, a leading payments technology and card business in Africa, held a first transaction event today in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Verve Global cardholders can now use their cards on Discover Global Network to transact in more than 185 countries and territories, including Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The first transaction event took place at Emperor Retail outlet, City Walk by Meraas Al Safa Str. Dubai. Senior executive members of Verve International were joined at the event by key partners including Jerry Fosker, a senior Executive from Discover Global Network, Shamsudeen…

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IATA urges European governments to create sustainable aviation industry that protects environment

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments in Europe to seize the opportunity to create a sustainable aviation industry that protects the environment and increases connectivity opportunities for Europe’s citizens. The call came at the opening of Wings of Change Europe—a gathering of aviation stakeholders being hosted in Berlin, Germany. Amid continuing celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the role of aviation in the continent’s integration was top of mind. “Air transport has been at the heart of European integration. Europe is…

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ICPC bestows integrity award on FAAN staff

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) today, November 19, 2019 recognized a staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Mrs. Josephine Ugwu for her honesty and integrity in the discharge of her duties. Mrs Ugwu was presented with the award at a two day summit on ‘Diminishing Corruption in the Public Sector’ jointly organized by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and ICPC in Abuja. You will recall that in a celebrated case in the year 2015, Mrs. Ugwu while…

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