NCPC opens bid for the construction of pilgrims heritage camp

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) has opened Bid for Engineering and Construction Companies for the Construction of her Pilgrims Heritage Camp called the “Heritage C House ” Abuja. The bidding was held on Friday 16th August 2019 at the NCPC Corporate headquarters, Abuja. Speaking at the bid opening, the executive secretary NCPC Rev. Tor Uja disclosed that the Heritage Camp would enable the Commission organize proper orientation for intending Pilgrims before they embark on their trip to the Holy Land. He further hinted that the Heritage Camp would also…

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Dubai reveals unique shopping experiences for Nigerians, others

A global shopping destination for style-setters items , Dubai is a gateway to the world’s top designers, chic boutiques, specialty and local market gems. Though some Nigerians assume that the best, latest and affordable fashion and luxury items can only be found in Western cities of Europe and the United States, unique shopping experiences and stylish mementos are also available in Dubai. In fact, you can pick up a few statement pieces or be inspired to create your own signature look in the beautiful and scenic Emirati city. Unique shopping…

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2 ladies, 4 men arraigned for unlawful dealing in hard drug

Two ladies and four men have been arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over unlawful dealing in 20. 160 kilograms of a banned substance, Methamphetamine. The two ladies are: Awelesom Kings, who also goes by the name Busola Ashamu and Odoemena Chinonye Jessica. While their male counterparts are: Akpan Jacobs, Emeka Ozokechukwu, Okechukwu Remigius Menilu and Ekene Aleabo. The defendants were arraigned on separate charges before Justice Nicholas Oweibo on charges bordering on conspiracy and unlawful dealing in the banned substance. Arraigning the trio of Akpan Jacobs, Emeka Ozokechukwu and…

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Money laundering: Atiku’s son-in-law, lawyer gets N20m bail each

A Federal High Court, today, admitted bail Atiku Abubakar’s son-in-laws, Abdullahi Babalele, Barrister Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, who is said to be Atiku’s lawyer and the lawyer’s Erhunse Giwa-Osagie, in the sum of N20 million with one surety each. The trio were arraigned before the court yesterday, on two separate charges, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on money laundering charges. While the Atiku’s son-in-law was arraigned on a two count-charge of Laundering $140,000 USD, the Giwa-Osagie’s brothers were arraigned on three counts charge of Laundering $200 million USD. In…

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Africa-African Diaspora Tourism Association to be launched at Akwaaba in Lagos as winners emerge

Plans have been concluded to inaugurate the Africa-African Diaspora Tourism Association at 15th Akwaaba as winners emerge. The Global Tourism Association is for Tourism players in Africa and the diaspora. Meanwhile, African Travel Quarterly, (Atqnews.com), has unveiled a shortlist of Diaspora winners of the Africa Travel 100 Global personalities awards. The award recognizes personalities of African Origin, living in Africa or outside the continent, irrespective of their current citizenship or nationality that has been contributing to the development of the continent and its Diaspora in the area of Tourism and…

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Ayozie’s Essentials of Corporate Strategic Management & Ethics hits book stands

Ayozie Kingsley Ndubueze has through Essentials of Corporate Strategic Management and Ethics, his fourth publication simplified all the key topics embeded under Strategic Management, Risk Management, Governance and Ethics. Ayozie Kingsley stated that his latest effort, Essentials of Corporate Strategic Management and Ethics is a global textbook with a Nigerian outlook as it addresses all the contemporary issues in the global business-world with clear cut examples and case studies from a Nigerian perspective. The author, Ayozie Kingsley Ndubueze spoke on what inspired him to pen down his thoughts on this…

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NGO supports FG move to stop indecent exposure of women

A pan African non governmental  Organization (NGO) on female gender protection and advancement has commended the director general of National Council for Arts and Culture( NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe for standing up in defence of Nigerian Culture and the Respect to the dignity of the women and girl child. The Kenya based Women Arise  in Africa (WAA) organisation in a press statement, noted the seeming growth of slavish entertainment offering heavily tinted to corrupt the souls of young female persons and also paint women as slaves to mundane and unacceptable…

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Stanbic IBTC promotes healthy living, wellness, among employees

Stanbic IBTC, a member of the Standard Bank Group, has held its 2019 edition of the Stanbic IBTC Employee Health and Wellness week. According to the management of the bank, the Health and Wellness week is part of its contribution towards promoting wellness and healthy living amongst employees. The Health and Wellness Week marked the culmination of activities of Stanbic IBTC’s annual Health Week programme, designed to educate and enlighten the company’s employees and the public on issues concerning healthy living and wellness.  The 2019 Health and Wellness Week was…

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Money Laundering: Court remands Atiku’s son-in-law, lawyer, one other in EFCC custody

A Federal High Court, today, remanded Atiku’s son-in-laws, Abdullahi Babalele, a lawyer, Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, who is said to be Atiku’s lawyer and the brother to the lawyer, Erhunse Giwa-Osagie, in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) till tomorrow, Thursday, when their bail applications would be entertained.  The court presided by Justice Nicholas Oweibo, remanded Babalele, and the Giwas-Osagie’s brothers in the EFCC’s custody, after pleas were taken in money Laundering charges. Prior to the remand order, the EFCC had arraigned the trio in two different charges. While the Atiku’s son-in-law,…

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SON to sanction erring manufacturers over Import Permit Abuse

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has stated that it would sanction manufacturers who take advantage of the SON import permit to bring in substandard goods, noting that the permit is only used for the importation of raw materials and machinery for local production. The director general of SON, Osita Aboloma said this during a meeting with Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN president and his team to finalise an MoU that could strengthen both bodies. Aboloma explained that SON and MAN have had a robust partnership over the years, adding…

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