NANTA expresses deep concern over Airlines trapped funds in Nigeria

The President, Mrs Susan Akporiaye and council members of National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) have expressed deep concern about the impression the trapped funds of foreign Airlines operating in the country portrays Nigeria. Akporaye explained in a statement that NANTA as a strategic concerned partner in the downstream aviation sector have over the years appealed to the government through the central Bank of Nigeria and also through the ministry of Aviation to see to the possibility of reducing the humongous trapped funds which at the month of May,…

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NCAC, NCWS inaugurates new cultural brand to empower Nigerian women

Photo Caption Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture Otunba Segun Runsewe (middle) in a Group Photograph with the executive officers of the National Council of Women Society (NCWS) during their visit to NCAC, lead by their National President, Hajia Lami Adamu during their official visit to NCAC The National Council for Arts and Culture ( NCAC) and the National Council for Women Society (NCWS) have reached an agreement to evolve a new brand that will empower vulnerable Nigerian women and create a platform that will enable them contribute…

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Oguntoye tourism twins applaud Gov. Makinde on appointment of Demola Ojo

The Most Famous Twins in African Tourism and Initiators of Twins Tourism, Ambassadors Taiwo and Kehinde Oguntoye has applauded Governor Seyi Makinde for appointing Hon. Ademola Obafemi Ojo ( Ijaya) as his new Deputy Chief of Staff. In a statement jointly signed by the duo where they described the appointment by Governor Makinde as a brilliant move of the moment. The duo expressed confident that Hon. Ojo will join Engr. Makinde to successful steer this present administration to the end of its term and continue to play a constructive role…

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Access Bank CEO, Roosevelt Ogbonna risks jail as COSON begins contempt proceedings

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of one of Nigeria’s biggest banks, Access Bank Plc, Mr. Roosevelt Michael Ogbonna and the bank’s Company Secretary, Mrs. Ifeyinwa Osime risk jail terms as Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), begins contempt proceedings against them following Access Bank’s failure to unfreeze the accounts of COSON in the bank and to pay damages for unlawful freezing of COSON’s account as ordered by the Federal High Court. Weary of Access Bank’s intransigence, COSON has just filed a “Notice of Consequences of Disobedience to Order of Court”, otherwise…

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Senator Ekweremadu’s alleged human, Organ trafficking – why we must exercise caution

Nigerians will not continue to amaze me when in any situation or circunstance, novices, rookies, uneducated (the deplorables quoting US former presidential candidate Senator Hilary Clinton), the educated, ‘pundits,’ ‘wana-be’ journalists / photojournalists, ‘motivational speakers’ and ‘commentators’ suddenly turn into ‘experts’ in psychology, counselling, medical sciences, and law or all of the above in one individual with no clues on what he or she is talking about. The irony is that you could easily read their sentiments and at the same time their tribal/religious/political undertones in what they claimed to…

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Onyema honours Nigeria’s sports heroes with Wall of Fame, lifetime free flights, financial rewards

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Barrister Allen Onyema, has again demonstrated his characteristic love for the unity of this country through sports, by pledging to build a Wall of Fame for Nigeria’s distinguished sports icons whose strides played a tremendous role in unifying the country, projecting her in a favourable light and representing the entire Black race positively. Onyema, who was represented by his daughter, Nnenna Onyema, Executive Director, Air Peace, made the statement while delivering a keynote speech at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs,…

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Court sentences Yahoo Boy to 12 months imprisonment, gets N1m fine

A Lagos Federal High Court, today, convicted and sentenced an internet fraudster popularly called Yahoo Boy, Lekan Bibire Usman, to twelve months Imprisonment. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke gave the convict the jail term, after pleaded guilty to a count charge of fraudulent impersonation made against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The convicted Yahoo Boy who also bears Christopher Karmond, according to Sulaiman I. Sulaiman, on April 4, impersonated one Christopher Karmond by using the name on his Google account. Sulaiman told the court that the convict used…

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+ Measurement to host 20th edition of EvaluatePR

Nigeria’s foremost Media Intelligence agency, P+ Measurement Services is set to host its quarterly edition of EvaluatePR, as it welcomes all Communications and PR professionals around the globe to the 20th edition of the event. Evaluate PR is an enlightening, interactive and informative event, featuring Communications, Public Relations, and Media Monitoring professionals who will be sharing their experiences, advice, insights, and quotes on Media Monitoring Measurement and Evaluation in a Question and Answer session. This edition will feature Abimbola Shukrah Bello, Marketing & Communications, Johns Hopkins Centre for Communication Program,…

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Court orders interim forfeiture of suspected drug baron’s funds to FG

Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of a Lagos Federal High Court, today, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of N4, 413,110.03, million, belonging to an alleged drug baron, Okoewo Ikechukwu, a returnee from Brazil, to the Federal government of Nigeria. Justice Aneke ordered the forfeiture of the said sum while granting an Exparte motion filed and argued for the order by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) prosecutor, Juliana Imaobong Iroabuchi. The drug baron was arrested with the drug, on January 17, 2022, while returning from Brazil through Ethiopia, Addis-Ababa,…

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Adeduntan sustains winning streak, Pioneers leadership excellence in banking

Oluchi Chibuzor highlights the recent special recognition and honour bestowed on the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Bank Nigeria Limited by Cranfield University Since his appointment as Managing Director/CEO of First Bank of Nigeria Limited in 2016, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan has completely transformed the financial institution and has made it attractive to every strata of the society. From an institution that used to be perceived as an old-generation bank, FirstBank is now a darling to all as it leverages latest digital tools to meet its customers’ needs. Also, under…

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